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    Wexford Festival Opera Compeition 

    Booking opened on Saturday for the 64th Wexford Festival Opera, which takes place this year from October 21st to November 1st at the National Opera House, Wexford. 

    On Wednesday Liz will be giving away 2 tickets to Koanga by Frederick Delius on Tuesday 27 October along with an overnight stay for two at the 4* Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford and a whole raft of gifts to make your visit extra special, including complimentary champagne, complimentary programme and pre-opera supper on the 3rd Floor Restaurant at the National Opera House


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Wednesday 21 May 2014


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Riccardo Chailly and the Gewandhaus Orchestra take another significant step in an extraordinary musical journey with the release of the two Brahms Serenades. The Serenades have been unjustly neglected and are rarely heard in concert, making them perfect repertoire for Chailly’s enquiring mind. Widely respected as a conductor with a “rare talent for transforming music ripe for rediscovery” (Gramophone), his reading of the Serenades fits with his philosophy that “all music must aspire to be ‘new music’ again”. 

    Sadly, after nearly 30 years together the wonderful vocal group  Anonymous 4 will make the 2015-16 season its last. What a legacy they have left behind, over 20 recordings on the harmonia mundi label and here on Classic Drive we love their latest, 1865 is a CD with Bruce Molsky of material from the American Civil War. That year marked the end of the war and it was also smack dab in the middle of the Romantic period in art, literature, and music. Romanticism flowed through American pop culture as well, so on this disc of Civil War-era songs, expect to hear music infused with highly expressive, sensitive, personal, ofttimes sentimental overtones.


    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Also Sprach Zarathustra - Sunrise -- Also Sprach Zarathustra
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Boston Pops
      Album: Out of this World: John Williams / Boston Pops Orchestra, Philips, 411185-2
      Duration: 1:48
    • 16:03
      Title: Coronation Mass In C: Gloria
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English Concert, Choir Of The English Concert
      Album: Mozart: Coronation Mass / Vespers, Deutsche Grammophon, 445353-2
      Duration: 4:29
    • 16:07
      Title: Fantasie-Impromptu In C Sharp Minor -- Fantasie - Impromtu In C Sharp Minor Op. 66
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Artur Pizarro (Piano)
      Performer(s): Artur Pizarro (Piano)
      Album: Chopin: Reminiscences - Artur Pizarro, Linn Records, CKD 248
      Duration: 5:05
    • 16:13
      Title: Bordel 1900 -- Bordel 1900
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Cecile Daroux (Flute)
      Performer(s): Cecile Daroux (Flute), Pablo Marquez (Guitar)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Hmn911674), Harmonia Mundi, Hmn911674
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:19
      Title: A Tendinha
      Composer: Galhardo/Ferrao
      Performer(s): Herminia Silva (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Herminia Silva (Vocal)
      Album: The Story of Fado, Hemisphere, 7243 8 55647 2 7
      Duration: 2:06
    • 16:21
      Title: Malaguena -- Not Available
      Composer: Lecuona, Ernesto/ Gould
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Cinninnati Pops Orchestra
      Album: Bella Espana ~~ G461411, Telarc, 80662
      Duration: 4:21
    • 16:26
      Title: Hungarian Dance No.1 In G Minor
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Budapest Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Brahms: 21 Hungarian Dances, Naxos, 8.550110
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:33
      Title: Waltz Caprice Op.37
      Composer: Zabel, Albert Heinrich
      Performer(s): Susan Drake (Harp)
      Performer(s): Susan Drake (Harp)
      Album: Caprice and Fantasies - Susan Drake, Hyperion, CDA66340
      Duration: 4:03
    • 16:38
      Title: Roses Of Picardy
      Composer: Weatherly/Wood
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Armen Guzeliman (Piano)
      Album: An Old Song Re-Sung, Emi, 7540512
      Duration: 4:23
    • 16:43
      Title: Ballet Suite No.2 - Waltz (I)
      Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Moscow Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Shostakovich Waltzes, Delos, DE3257
      Duration: 2:22
    • 16:48
      Title: Concerto In E Flat For 2 Horns And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Kerry Turner (Horn)
      Performer(s): Kerry Turner (Horn), Kristina Mascher (Horn), Sinfonietta Cracovia
      Album: Haydn, Rosetti, Turner and Vivaldi - Virtuoso Horn Duo, Msr Classics, Ms1181
      Duration: 5:00
    • 16:54
      Title: Impromptu In G Flat D899 No.3
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Dong-Hyek Lim (Piano)
      Performer(s): Dong-Hyek Lim (Piano)
      Album: Martha Argerich presents Dony-Hyek Lim, EMI, 724356793323
      Duration: 6:09
    • 17:01
      Title: Le Cheval De Bronze: Overture
      Composer: Auber, Daniel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir
      Album: Tortelier's French Bonbons: BBC Philharmonic / Tortelier, Chandos, CHAN9765
      Duration: 7:26
    • 17:09
      Title: The Pirate King
      Composer: Gilbert & Sullivan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The King's Singers
      Album: Here's a Howdy Do: The King's Singers, BMG Classics, 09026 61885 2
      Duration: 2:18
    • 17:13
      Title: Die Dreigroschenoper - Foxtrot Potpourri (Tanzpotpourrri Ii)
      Composer: Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Max Raabe (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Max Raabe (Vocals), Palast Orchester
      Album: Charming Weill - Dance Band Arrangements, BMG Classics, 09026635132
      Duration: 4:48
    • 17:18
      Title: Prelude In C Major Bwv 846i
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney (Piano)
      Performer(s): Hugh Tinney (Piano)
      Album: Hugh Tinney: A Portrait -- CD142, RTE lyric fm, CD142
      Duration: 2:45
    • 17:22
      Title: Ode To Joy - Symphony No.9 In D Minor Choral
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): James Morris (Bass)
      Performer(s): James Morris (Bass), Philadelphia Orchestra, Westminster Choir
      Album: The Classic Millennium Collection (Recordno: HMV5737142), HMV Classics, HMV5737142
      Duration: 6:18
    • 17:29
      Title: Divertimento In F Major (4th Movement) Contredanse En Rondeau
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Quintet
      Album: Wind Quintets ~~ H541705, Nimbus, NI5479
      Duration: 1:30
    • 17:33
      Title: Sonata In G Minor Wq 65 (3rd Movement) Allegro Assai
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
      Performer(s): Mikhail Pletnev (Piano)
      Album: C.P.E. Bach: Sonatas & Rondos, Deutsche Grammophon, 459 614-2
      Duration: 4:11
    • 17:37
      Title: O Del Mio Dolce Ardor Bramatooggetto
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Soprano), Prague Philharmonia
      Album: La Belle Immagini - Magdalena Kozena, Deutsche Grammophon, 4790365
      Duration: 2:46
    • 17:49
      Title: Did I Miss It?
      Composer: Newton Howard, James
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: Water for Elephants - OST, SONY, 88697893052
      Duration: 1:49
    • 17:53
      Title: March Little Suite
      Composer: Duncan, Trevor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Roderick Elms (Piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: British Light Classics, Warner Classics, 2564614382
      Duration: 2:58
    • 17:57
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Minor - Movement Iii - Allegro
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Alexander Sitovetsky (Violin)
      Performer(s): Alexander Sitovetsky (Violin), New European Strings Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Menelssohn, Panufnik, Takemitsu, J. S. Bach - Alexander Sitovetsky, Angel Records / EMI, 7243 5 57440 2 9
      Duration: 4:42
    • 18:02
      Title: When I Am Laid In Earth
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Susan Graham
      Performer(s): Susan Graham, Le Concert D'Astree
      Album: Dido and Aeneas, Virgin Veritas, 724354560521
      Duration: 3:50
    • 18:06
      Title: Double Bass Quartet No.3 In D (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Composer: Hoffmeister, Franz Anton
      Performer(s): Norbert Duka (Double Bass)
      Performer(s): Norbert Duka (Double Bass), Erno Sebestyen (Violin) Helmut Nicolai (Viola) Martin Ostertag (Cello)
      Album: Hoffmeister Double Bass Quartets, Naxos, 8.572187
      Duration: 3:07
    • 18:11
      Title: Serenata -- Serenata
      Composer: Malats, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Album: Spanish Guitar Recital ~~ D361712, BMG, 74321680162
      Duration: 4:01
    • 18:21
      Title: Vier Stucke Fur Xylophon
      Composer: Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Karl Peinkofer Percussion Ensemble
      Album: Orff- Schulwerk, Celestial Harmonies, 13104-2
      Duration: 3:03
    • 18:24
      Title: Sextet For Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet Bassoon And Horn - Movement Ii - Divertissement (Andantino)
      Complete Work Name: Sextet For Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet Bassoon And Horn
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Jacques Fevrier (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jacques Fevrier (Piano), Le Quintette A Vent De Paris
      Album: Poulnec: Piano Music, Chamber Music - Disk 3, Brilliant Classics, 7890
      Duration: 4:33
    • 18:33
      Title: Humoresque No 4 In G Minor
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Cecilia Zilliakus (Violin)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Zilliakus (Violin), Vasteras Sinfonietta
      Album: Cecilia Zilliakus, Vasteras Sinfonietta, Hannu Koivula (Recordno: IMCD 093), Intim Musik, IMCD 093
      Duration: 3:46
    • 18:38
      Title: Piano Concerto No 3 In D Minor, Op 30 - 3rd Movement - Finale
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Jean -Yves -Thibaudet
      Performer(s): Jean -Yves -Thibaudet, The Cleveland Orchestra
      Album: Rachmaninov - Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3, Decca, 4783611
      Duration: 14:10
    • 18:52
      Title: Na Vosdushnom Okeane
      Composer: Rubinstein, Anton Grigor'yevich
      Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Kirov Orchestra
      Album: Dmitri Hvorostovsky: Portrait, Philips, 4757643
      Duration: 4:42
    • 18:57
      Title: Norwegian Dance No.2
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): National Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Classics (Recordno: CDP7469332), EMI, CDP7469332
      Duration: 2:16

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