Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Liz is going to Wexford Festival Opera

    Davide Bartolucci, Filippo Fontana & Marie-Eve Munger in Don Bucefalo by Antonio Cagnoni Wexford Festival Opera 2014 On Wednesday 22nd October, we'll be broadcasting live from the foyer of Whites Hotel in the heart of Wexford. Liz will be getting backstage news and views from cast and crew members of the three main operas Salome, Silent Night and Don Bucefalo.

    Are you a regular at Wexford Festival Opera? Were you a volunteer at WFO? Liz would love about Festivals past. Email us your WFO memories.

    Culture File

    Culture file is our daily guide to the world of culture and the arts presented there by Luke Clancy. If you have an item that might be of interest to Luke or if you want to comment on something you heard on Culture File you can contact Luke by email. Culture File is a Soundsdoable production for RTÉ lyric fm.

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Thursday 22 May 2014

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 5.40pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us
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    Culture File: New Irish Opera - The Invader

    The first new Irish opera to premiere at Theatre Royal Waterford for more than 200 years is Eric Sweeney's The Invader.

    Competition Time

    This week Liz has the fantastic prize of two tickets to hear the Tallis Scholars in concert at the National Concert Hall as they open the 2014-15 Choral Series at the NCH on Thursday 6th November. The winner will also get complimentary overnight  accommodation for two people with B&B at the luxurious Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephen’s Green on the night of the concert.

    Walton's Music for Schools Competition 2015

    The annual Waltons Music for Schools Competition is a national  celebration of music in Irish schools. The competition awards a total of €10,000 worth of vouchers for musical instruments, accessories, books, music technology or PA equipment from Waltons Music.

    Liz will announce the year’s twelve Finalist schools on Friday, 20 March 2015. More information and entry forms, here.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:04
      Title: Quanta Qualia
      Composer: Hawes, Patrick
      Performer(s): Janet Coxwell (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Janet Coxwell (Soprano), English Chamber Orchestra, Conventus
      Album: Blue in Blue ~~ C821301, Black Box, Bbm1081
      Duration: 4:55
    • 16:09
      Title: Prelude From Suite No. 1 In G Minor, Bwv 1007
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Album: The Essential Yo-Yo Ma ~~ CDD04923, Legacy / Sony Classical, S2K93927
      Duration: 2:19
    • 16:14
      Title: Symphony No.3 In E Flat 'Rhenish' (5th Movement) Lebhaft
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Schumann: Symphony No.3 'Rhenish' - Philharmonia Orchestra / Thielemann, Deutsche Grammophon, 459680-2
      Duration: 6:16
    • 16:22
      Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In A Major Op.67: Iv- Allegretto Grazioso
      Composer: Esposito, Michele
      Performer(s): Mia Cooper (Violin)
      Performer(s): Mia Cooper (Violin), Lance Coburn (Piano)
      Album: Esposito: Violin and Cello Sonatas, Champs Hill Records, CHRCD066
      Duration: 5:15
    • 16:27
      Title: Canarios -- Not Available
      Composer: Sanz, Gaspar
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Album: Baroque Guitar Julian Bream ~~ Not Available, RCA VIctor Red Seal, 60494-2-RV
      Duration: 1:07
    • 16:34
      Title: Sarabande --
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Gerard Mcchrystal (Saxophone), Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Debussy & Ravel - Orchestral Works (Recordno: CHAN 9129), Chandos, CHAN 9129
      Duration: 4:31
    • 16:39
      Title: Faites-Lui Mes Aveux
      Composer: Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Joyce Didonata (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Joyce Didonata (Mezzo-Soprano), Orchestre De L'Opera National De Lyon
      Album: Diva Divo, EMI/Virgin Classics, 5099964198606
      Duration: 2:57
    • 16:43
      Title: Pas De Huit
      Composer: Kuhlau, Friedrich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Best of Danish Golden Age Music ~~ G296806, Dacapo, 8.224020
      Duration: 3:15
    • 16:47
      Title: Liebesleid -- Liebesleid
      Complete Work Name: Liebesleid
      Composer: Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Sergei Nakariakov (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Sergei Nakariakov (Trumpet), Maria Meerovitch (Piano)
      Album: Widmung, Warner Classics, 2564 65958-9
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:52
      Title: Caro Nome, From Rigoletto
      Complete Work Name: Rigoletto
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Sumi Jo (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Sumi Jo (Soprano), Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Virtuoso Arias, Erato, 4509-972391851
      Duration: 5:34
    • 17:04
      Title: Cello Concerto No.1 In C (1st Movement) Moderato
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
      Album: Haydn (Recordno: 09026685782) ~~ G384401, RCA Victor / Red Seal, 09026685782
      Duration: 10:01
    • 17:16
      Title: Scherzo A La Russe
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Stravinsky: Firebird, Nightingale & More, Mercury, 432012-2
      Duration: 3:50
    • 17:26
      Title: Springtanz/ Thugamar Fein An Samhradh Linn
      Composer: Praetorius / Trad
      Performer(s): Laoise O'Brien (Recorders)
      Performer(s): Laoise O'Brien (Recorders), John Feeley (Guitar)Odhra O Casaide (Violin)
      Album: How Happy For The Little Birds ~~ Not Available, DIT
      Duration: 4:26
    • 17:34
      Title: Septet In E Flat (4th Movement) Gavotte Et Final
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Nash Ensemble
      Album: Saint-Saens: Chamber Music - Nash Ensemble (Recordno: CDA67431-2), Hyperion, CDA67431-2
      Duration: 3:54
    • 17:38
      Title: I Love Paris -- Not Available
      Composer: Porter, Cole
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Ten) Jean Reno (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Ten) Jean Reno (Vocals), Claude Engel (Guitar), Yvan Cassar (Piano), Paris Symphonic Orchestra
      Album: C'est Magnifique, Deutsche Grammophon, 2894775569
      Duration: 2:28
    • 17:49
      Title: Berlin By Overnight
      Composer: Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Max Richter (Piano)
      Performer(s): Max Richter (Piano), Louisa Fuller (Violin), John Metcalfe (Viola), Ian Burdge (Cello), Chris Worsey, Preston Reed (Guitar)
      Album: 24 Postcards in Full Colour - Max Richter, FatCat Records, CD1307
      Duration: 1:27
    • 17:52
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium -- Carnival Of The Animals
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Members Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: 25 TV Commercial Classics ~~ F109307, ASV, Cdqs6137
      Duration: 2:25
    • 17:56
      Title: Ballade From The Sleeping Beauty
      Composer: Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bamberg Symphoniker
      Album: Humperdinck: Fairy Tale Music, Virgin Classics, VC791494-2
      Duration: 3:37
    • 18:00
      Title: Serena I Vaghi Rai
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Joyce Didonato (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Joyce Didonato (Mezzo Soprano), Orchestra Of The National Academy Of Saint Cecilia, Choir Of The National Academy Of Saint Cecilia
      Album: Rossini: Colbran, the Muse - Joyce DiDonato, Virgin Classics, 50999 6945790 6
      Duration: 3:15
    • 18:05
      Title: Young Apollo
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano), Lyn Fletcher,Dara De Cogan (Violins), Tim Pooley (Viola), Peter Worrall (Cello), Halle Orchestra
      Album: Britten: Double Concerto, Erato, 3984 25502 2
      Duration: 7:14
    • 18:17
      Title: Horn Concerto No. 2 In E Flat Major - Movement Iii - Rondo: Allegro Molto
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Peter Damm (Horn)
      Performer(s): Peter Damm (Horn), Staatskapelle Dresden
      Album: Richard Strauss: Orchestral Works - Disk 1, Brillaint Classics, 7591
      Duration: 5:33
    • 18:23
      Title: The Hippopotamus Song (Mud Mud)
      Composer: Flanders And Swann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chappell Music Ltd, Flanders/Swann
      Album: Hello Children Everywhere Vol 2 (Recordno: Cds7932532), Emi, Cds7932532
      Duration: 2:41
    • 18:26
      Title: Minor Swing -- Not Available
      Composer: Grappelli
      Performer(s): N/K
      Performer(s): N/K
      Album: Chocolat OST ~~ F228501, Sony, Sk89472
      Duration: 2:14
    • 18:33
      Title: Nixon In China: Landing Of The Spirit Of 76
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of St Luke's
      Album: Maximum Minimalists (Recordno: 9548384702) ~~ G362207, Warner Classics, 9548384702
      Duration: 2:28
    • 18:41
      Title: Don Quixote Suite: Ouverture
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Northern Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Telemann: Orchestral Suites ~~ H710501, Naxos, 8.554019
      Duration: 5:42
    • 18:49
      Title: Symphony No.8 In G Major Op.88 (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Wiener Philharmoniker
      Album: Brahms Symphony No.3 Dvorak Symphony No.8 Wiener Philharmoniker Herbert Von Karajan, Decca, 4782661
      Duration: 9:56

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