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    Friends of the National Concert Hall Competition

    If you love music  - then this is definatelyt the competition for you. We have three Season Friend of the National Concert Hall memberships worth €125 to give away. Friends of the National Concert Hall enjoy ticket discounts, priority booking, music courses, open rehearsals, tours and talks throughout the year.

    Plus the overall winner will get a pair of tickets to see Natalie Dessay on March 26th 2015 with a two-course dinner for two with tea/coffee in the Terrace restaurant at the National Concert Hall before the performance courtesy of With Taste. After the concert, you can spend a €50 Gift Voucher in Music Box, The National Concert Hall music shop.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Monday 16 June 2014


    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

    Culture File: Artificial Intelligence

    Prof Aisling Kelliher sniffs out grade inflation in Alan Turing classic test for artificial intelligence.


    We're afraid that all the listener tickets for this have been applied for. We will have a reserve list so feel free to email in case we get any returns.

    RTÉ lyric fm’s Classic Drive Live with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra Studio 1, 12th December

    On Friday the 12th December from 5.30pm, Liz Nolan’s Classic Drive will broadcast live from Studio 1 in the RTE Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 in the company of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Finucane and she would love you to be there. Expect great orchestral and seasonal music from the masters including Tchaikovsky, Grieg and Prokofiev.

    Liz will also introduce some of the great new musical talent in Ireland. Rising stars soprano Jennifer Davis and tenor Patrick Hyland, and violinst Aoife Ní Bhríain will perform with the RTÉ NSO and talk to Liz about their plans for the future. Culture File’s Luke Clancy will present a live insight to the world of culture and the arts, and as usual Liz will have all the usual sport and traffic updates.

    To attend this free broadcast, simply email your name, contact details and number of tickets required to The broadcast will run from 5.30-7.00pm and we will need you to be at the Radio Centre in RTÉ by 5.00pm.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:03
      Title: Seaside Girls
      Composer: Norris
      Performer(s): Frank Dunne (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Frank Dunne (Tenor), Padhraic O'Cuinneagain (Piano)
      Album: Joyce Songs (Recordno: Cd101) ~~ A311809, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd101
      Duration: 3:31
    • 16:07
      Title: Holberg Suite: Gavotte - Allegretto Musette - Poco Piu Mosso
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Grieg, Dvorak, Elgar - Conrad van Alphen / Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra, Telarc, CD80623
      Duration: 3:07
    • 16:11
      Title: Sinfonie No.83 In G Minor 'La Poule' (4th Movement) Finale: Vivace
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concentus Musicus Wien
      Album: Haydn: The Paris Symphonies Nos. 82-87 - Concentus Musicus / Nikolaus Harnoncourt ~~ CDH07878, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, 82876 60602 2
      Duration: 5:41
    • 16:17
      Title: The Four Seasons: Summer (1st Movement) Allegro -- The Four Seasons
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin)
      Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin), English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: The Four Seasons (Recordno: 72435562532) ~~ H177604, EMI, 72435562532
      Duration: 5:22
    • 16:24
      Title: All'arme Si Accesi Guerrieri
      Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Les Musiciens Du Louvre
      Album: Opera Proibita ~~ A335201, Decca, 4756924
      Duration: 2:39
    • 16:27
      Title: Partita No. 3 In E Major Bwv 1006 (7th Movement) - Gigue
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)
      Album: Hilary Hahn Plays Bach, Sony Classical, SK 62793
      Duration: 1:53
    • 16:33
      Title: Entry Of The Gladiators -- Entry Of The Gladiators
      Composer: Fucik, Julius
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
      Album: The No.1 Classical Album, PolyGram Classics an Jazz, 4561952
      Duration: 3:01
    • 16:38
      Title: Pulcinella Suite For Chamber Orchestra - Movement Ii - Serenata. Larghetto
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New York Philharmonic
      Album: Stravinsky: Petrushka, Pulcinella Suite - New York Philharmonic: Leonard Bernstein, Sony Classical, 82876 78749 2
      Duration: 3:07
    • 16:43
      Title: Las Abejas
      Composer: Barrios, Augustin
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: The Great Paraguayan - John Williams Plays Barrios ~~ D444910, Sony Classical, SK64396
      Duration: 2:18
    • 16:47
      Title: Get Me To The Church On Time
      Composer: Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick
      Performer(s): Stanley Holloway (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Stanley Holloway (Baritone), Original Broadway Orchestra, Original Broadway Chorus
      Album: My Fair Lady (Recordno: SMK89997), Sony, SMK89997
      Duration: 2:44
    • 16:50
      Title: March To The Scaffold
      Composer: Berlioz, Hector
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: March, Decca, 425 086-2
      Duration: 4:57
    • 16:56
      Title: Prelude In D Flat Major No.15 "Raindrop"
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Claudio Arrau (Piano)
      Performer(s): Claudio Arrau (Piano)
      Album: 50 x Chopin PD LM, Decca, 4786744
      Duration: 5:32
    • 17:02
      Title: Concerto In E Major For Trumpet, Oboe D'Amore, Violin, Strings And Continuo - Affettuoso
      Composer: Fasch, Johann F
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Philharmonia
      Album: The Jane Austen Companion, Nimbus Communications International Ltd, NI7032
      Duration: 5:02
    • 17:10
      Title: Cantate Domino -- Not Available
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Christopher Bowers (Organ)
      Performer(s): Christopher Bowers (Organ), Theatre Of Voices
      Album: De Profundis (Recordno: Hmu907182), Harmonia Mundi, Hmu907182
      Duration: 2:53
    • 17:13
      Title: Spiegel Im Spiegel
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Simon Mulligan (Piano)
      Album: Relax More (Recordno: Cfmcd032), Classic FM, Cfmcd032
      Duration: 8:48
    • 17:28
      Title: Cinque, Dieci, Venti, Trenta (Act 1) -- Le Nozze Di Figaro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Lucio Gallo (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Lucio Gallo (Tenor), Sylvia Mcnair (Soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor
      Album: Le Nozze di Figaro (Recordno: 4779124) ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779124
      Duration: 2:35
    • 17:34
      Title: Sonata For 2 Cellos (Allegro Prestissimo)
      Composer: Barriere, Jean
      Performer(s): Bobby Mcferrin (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Bobby Mcferrin (Vocal), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Album: Hush (Recordno: SK48177), Sony Music Entertainment, SK48177
      Duration: 2:36
    • 17:36
      Title: String Quartet No.1 In F - Serenade (Andante) -- String Quartet In F Op.3 No.5
      Composer: Hofstetter
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philadelphia Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Sfk47284) ~~ G221010, Sony, Sfk47284
      Duration: 3:53
    • 17:49
      Title: Wall E - Theme
      Composer: Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: Wall E - OST, Pixar, 0000174302
      Duration: 1:59
    • 17:54
      Title: On Parade
      Composer: Sousa, John Philip
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philip Jones Brass Ensemble
      Album: The World of Sousa Marches, Decca, 4433922
      Duration: 3:05
    • 17:58
      Title: Piano Concerto No.3 In A Minor (3rd Movement) Rondo : Allegro Vivace
      Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto No.3 In A Minor Op.107 (1829)
      Composer: Kalkbrenner, Fredreich
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano)
      Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Kalkbrenner : Piano Concertos 2 & 3, Hyperion, CDA67843
      Duration: 7:26
    • 18:07
      Title: Cello Concerto In A Major: 1- Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Ophelie Gaillard
      Performer(s): Pulcinella Orchestra
      Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Ophelie Gaillard/ Pulcinella Orchestra, Aparte/ Harmonia Mundi, AP080
      Duration: 6:18
    • 18:14
      Title: Awake The Harp
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City Of Birmingham Chorus
      Album: The Best Choral Album In The World...Ever (Recordno: Vtdcd234) ~~ C662806, Virgin EMI, Vtdcd234
      Duration: 2:14
    • 18:19
      Title: Wonderful Town - Overture
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
      Album: Simon Rattle - Americana, EMI Classics, 724355769121
      Duration: 5:17
    • 18:24
      Title: Send In The Clowns -- Not Available
      Composer: Sondheim, Stephen
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Singer and the Song - Various Artists ~~ CDA03873, Decca Records, 478 2360
      Duration: 4:53
    • 18:33
      Title: El Fandango De Candil
      Composer: Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
      Performer(s): Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)
      Album: Goyescas ~~ PD AF, Hyperion, CDA67846
      Duration: 6:12
    • 18:40
      Title: Monsieur Verdoux - Bitter Tango
      Composer: Chaplin, Charlie
      Performer(s): Lucie Svehlova (Violin Leader)
      Performer(s): Lucie Svehlova (Violin Leader), Jaromir Klepac (Piano), Gareth Williams (Mandolin), Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Charlie Chaplin: The Essential Film Music Collection - Disk 1, Silva Screen, SILCD1198
      Duration: 2:51
    • 18:43
      Title: Tango Espanol
      Composer: Pujol, Emilio
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Album: Spanish Guitar Recital ~~ D361713, BMG, 74321680162
      Duration: 3:48
    • 18:47
      Title: The Seal Lullaby -- Not Available
      Composer: Whitacre, Eric/Kipling,Rudyard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Christopher Glynn (Piano), The Eric Whitacre Singers
      Album: Eric Whitacre : Light & Gold, Decca Records, 2743209
      Duration: 4:10
    • 18:52
      Title: La Mer (2nd Movement) Jeux De Vagues
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Montreal Symphony Orchestra
      Album: The Number One Debussy Album ~~ G471702, UCJ, 4765882
      Duration: 6:12
    • 18:59
      Title: Russian Dance (Trepak)
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 4114712), Philips, 4114712
      Duration: 1:09

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