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    CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNERS: Alison Kenealy from Dublin, John Rea from Cork and runner-up Seamus Nugent from Kilkenny. 

    Two prize-winners this week! Tune in to Drive to win tickets to see the wonderful tenor Mark Padmore and renowned pianist Paul Lewis perform Schubert‘s sublime masterpiece Die Schöne Müllerin in the National Concert Hall on Sunday 22nd November at 3pm. This is a tale of unrequited love that moves from joyful journeying to anguish and despair, brilliantly interpreted by Padmore, recently voted Vocalist of the Year by Musical America Awards. In addition to the tickets, the first winner will received,a delicious lunch for two at the Terrace Café in the National Concert Hall, with a glass of prosecco on arrival, before the concert.

    Our second winner will receive two tickets to hear virtuoso violinist Nikolaj Znaider and pianist Robert Kulek perform in the National Concert Hall on Wednesday 25th November, followed by an overnight stay for two that night at the magnificent Shelbourne Hotel.

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Thursday 26 June 2014


    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:00
      Title: Andalucia -- Andalucia
      Composer: Lecuona
      Performer(s): Pink Martini
      Performer(s): Pink Martini
      Album: Sympathique -- WRASS 143, Wrasse Records, WRASS 143
      Duration: 3:39
    • 16:04
      Title: Wind Quintet In C Major Op. 91 No. 1 - Movement Iii - Minuetto
      Composer: Reicha, Antoine
      Performer(s): Michael Thompson (French Horn)
      Performer(s): Michael Thompson (French Horn), Jonathan Snowden (Flute), Derek Wickens (Oboe), Timothy Lines (Clarinet), John Price (Basson), Michael Thompson Quintet
      Album: Reicha: Wind Quintets Op. 88 and 91, Naxos, 8.554227
      Duration: 6:49
    • 16:12
      Title: Triduanas A Domino
      Composer: Steffani, Agostino
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo), Franco Fagioli, I Barocchisti, Coro Della Radiotelevisione Svizzera
      Album: Agostino Steffani: Stabat Mater, Decca, 4785336
      Duration: 2:54
    • 16:15
      Title: Symphony In G Major (3rd Movement) Minuet And Trio
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Christian Cannabich
      Performer(s): Christian Cannabich, London Mozart Players
      Album: Cannabich: Symphonies - London Mozart Players / Matthias Bamert, Chandos, CHAN 10379
      Duration: 4:26
    • 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
    • 16:34
      Title: The Boulevardier
      Composer: Curzon, Frederic
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The New London Orchestra
      Album: British Light Music Classics (Recordno: CDA20868), Hyperion Records Ltd, CDA20868
      Duration: 3:58
    • 16:38
      Title: Le Coq D'Or - Hymn To The Sun (Turkish Princess)
      Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Nina Kotova (Cello)
      Performer(s): Nina Kotova (Cello), Moscow Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Nina Kotova, Philips, 462 612-2
      Duration: 4:18
    • 16:42
      Title: Lydie, From Etudes Latines
      Composer: Hahn, Reynaldo
      Performer(s): Ian Bostridge (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Ian Bostridge (Tenor), London Schubert Chorale, Graham Johnson (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Hyp20), Hyperion, Hyp20
      Duration: 2:27
    • 16:47
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In F Minor (4th Movement) Prestissimo
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
      Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op.2 - Maurizio Pollini ~~ D472404, Deutsche Grammophon, Not Available
      Duration: 6:59
    • 16:55
      Title: Nacqui Al'affanno.....Non Piu Mesta
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano), Orchestre E Coro Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna
      Album: Cecilia Bartoli - A Portrait ~~ A192916, Decca, 448300-2
      Duration: 7:06
    • 17:03
      Title: String Quartet In D (3rd Movement) Nocturne -- String Quartet No.2 In D
      Composer: Borodin, Alexander
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: The Academy - By Request ~~ G080810, EMI, Cdc-7470272
      Duration: 7:41
    • 17:12
      Title: Verano Porteno -- Not Available
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
      Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Rodolfo Mederos (Bandoneon), Hector Console (Double Bass)
      Album: My Beloved Buenos Aires, Teldec, 063013474
      Duration: 5:35
    • 17:17
      Title: Se Equivoco La Paloma
      Composer: Guastavino, Carlos
      Performer(s): José Cura (Tenor)
      Performer(s): José Cura (Tenor), Ernesto Bitetti (Oboe & Strings)
      Album: Anhelo: Argentinian Songs, Erato, 3984-23138-2
      Duration: 2:28
    • 17:21
      Title: Sonata In G Major Longo 388
      Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Chardonnet (Harp)
      Performer(s): Elisabeth Chardonnet (Harp)
      Album: Angelus - Elisabeth Chardonnet, Millenia Music, CD1001
      Duration: 3:31
    • 17:25
      Title: Tres Pecas Nordestinas (1st Movement) No Reino Da Pedra
      Composer: Pereira, Clovis
      Performer(s): Yerko Pinto (Violin)
      Performer(s): Yerko Pinto (Violin), Ronedilk Cavalcante (Violin), Samuel Espinoza (Viola)
      Album: Quinteto Da Paraiba ~~ H516701, Nimbus, Ni5483
      Duration: 3:36
    • 17:34
      Title: Concerto No. 5 In C Major (3rd Movement) Rondo. Allegro
      Composer: Lebrun, Ludwig August
      Performer(s): Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
      Performer(s): Heinz Holliger (Oboe), Camerata Bern
      Album: Lebrun / Mozart: Oboe Concertos - Heinz Holliger - Disk 2, Universal, 471 724-2
      Duration: 5:56
    • 17:48
      Title: Suite Of Irish Airs (4th Movement) - Along With My Love I'Ll Go
      Composer: May, Frederick
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Frederick May: Sunlight & Shadow, RTE lyric fm, CD135
      Duration: 2:52
    • 17:55
      Title: Marche Du Couronnement, Op.117
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Neeme Jarvi conducts Saint-Saens, Chandos, CHSA5104
      Duration: 6:23
    • 18:03
      Title: Che Faro Senza Eurydice?
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Derek Lee Ragin (Haut Contre)
      Performer(s): Derek Lee Ragin (Haut Contre), English Baroque Soloists
      Album: Gluck: Orfeo ed Eurydice, Philips, 434 093-2
      Duration: 3:53
    • 18:06
      Title: The Heart Asks Pleasure First -- The Piano
      Composer: Nyman, Michael
      Performer(s): Jean Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jean Yves Thibaudet (Piano)
      Album: Classic Love At The Movies, Decca/Universal, 466 563-2
      Duration: 2:16
    • 18:09
      Title: Symphony No. 100 In G Major Hob. I:100 Military (4th Movement) Finale: Presto
      Complete Work Name: Symphony No. 100 In G Major Hob. I:100 Military
      Composer: Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
      Album: Haydn: Symphonies 68 and 93-104 - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Disk 4, Warner Classics, 2564 63061-2
      Duration: 5:31
    • 18:16
      Title: Prelude In C Sharp Minor Op.3 No.2
      Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): David Quigley (Piano)
      Performer(s): David Quigley (Piano)
      Album: David Quigley: Piano Classics, El Greco, DJQ 002
      Duration: 5:05
    • 18:33
      Title: Violin Concerto In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Orchestra Mozart
      Album: Pergolesi : Stabat Mater / Violin Concerto / Salve Regina, Archiv Produktion, 4778077
      Duration: 5:10

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