Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    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 Friday 27 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: Alternative Hedonism

    Philosopher, Kate Soper, on how "alternative hedonism" might inspire a new radical creativity in humanity - and save the planet. Nice.


    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

    • 16:01
      Title: Polonaise B100
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Dvorak: Czech Suite / Prague Waltzes / Polonaise Polka, Decca, 414370
      Duration: 5:20
    • 16:06
      Title: Votre Toast, Je Peux Vousle Rendre, Senors
      Composer: Bizet Georges
      Performer(s): Simon Estes
      Performer(s): Simon Estes, Jessye Norman - Ghylaine Raphanel - Jean Rigby, Orchestre Nationqal De France, Choeurs De Radio France
      Album: Bizet - Carmen - Jessye Norman, Decca, 478 4141
      Duration: 4:56
    • 16:13
      Title: Trio For Clarinet, Cello And Piano In A Minor (Iii) Andantino Grazioso
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet), Steven Isserlis (Cello) Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: Brahms/ Schumann/ Fruhling/ Clarinet trios, BMG Entertainment, 09026635042
      Duration: 4:26
    • 16:17
      Title: Love So Sincere/ Soave Sia Il Vento
      Composer: Mozart/Friesen, Eugene
      Performer(s): Eugene Friesen (Cellos)
      Performer(s): Eugene Friesen (Cellos)
      Album: A Different Mozart: Contemporary Collectioin, Imaginary Road, 314534065-2
      Duration: 3:55
    • 16:27
      Title: Dixit Dominus -- Dixit Dominus Rv595
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The King's Consort, The Choir Of The King's Consort
      Album: Vivaldi Sacred Music - 3, Hyperion, CDA66789
      Duration: 2:08
    • 16:33
      Title: Oboe Concerto In D Minor - Andante
      Composer: Marcello, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Heinz Holliger (Oboe)
      Performer(s): Heinz Holliger (Oboe), I Musici
      Album: The very best of relaxing classics, Decca, 4738622
      Duration: 4:24
    • 16:39
      Title: Sanctus -- Missa Luba
      Composer: Haazen
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Muungano National Choir, Kenya
      Album: Missa, 446 976-2
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:41
      Title: Adelina De Maya (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Mike Miller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mike Miller (Guitar), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Awakening ~~ H618908, Black Box, BBM1050
      Duration: 5:01
    • 16:47
      Title: Masquerade (Suite From The Drama) - Mazurka
      Composer: Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Khachaturian - Spartacus (Suite No.4) / Masquerade / Circus / Dance Suite, NAXOS, 8.550802
      Duration: 2:47
    • 16:50
      Title: Plyna Tratwy Po Wisle
      Composer: Moniuszko, Stanislaw
      Performer(s): Piotr Beczala (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Slavic Opera Arias: Piotr Beczala, Orfeo, C814101A
      Duration: 4:31
    • 16:55
      Title: Fashion Show 1
      Composer: Preisner, Zbigniew
      Performer(s): Janusz Strobel (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Janusz Strobel (Guitar), Sinfonia Varsovia
      Album: Trois Couleurs Rouge, Virgin
      Duration: 4:49
    • 17:04
      Title: Death And The Maiden String Quartet In D Minor D. 810 (4th Movement) Presto
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Jerusalem Quartet
      Performer(s): Jerusalem Quartet, Jerusalem Quartet, Alexander Pavlovsky (Violin), Sergei Bresler (Violin), Amichai Grosz (Viola), Kyril Zlotnikov
      Album: Der Tod Und Das Madchen - Jerusalem Quartet, Harmonia Mundi, HMC901990
      Duration: 9:03
    • 17:10
      Title: D'Ici Voyez Ce Beau Domaine
      Complete Work Name: La Dame Blanche
      Composer: Boieldieu, Francois Adrien
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo-Soprano), Jean-Christophe Keck (Tenor), Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Choir Of The Musiciens Du Louvre
      Album: French Arias (Recordno: 474 214-2), Deutsche Grammophon, 474 214-2
      Duration: 4:33
    • 17:15
      Title: Six Bagatelles (3rd Movement) Allegro Grazioso
      Composer: Ligeti, Gyorgy
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Quintette A Vent Claude Debussy
      Album: Ligeti/Janacek (Recordno: HMN911624), Harmonia Mundi, HMN911624
      Duration: 2:29
    • 17:18
      Title: The Watermill -- Not Available
      Composer: Binge, Ronald
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Light Music Society Orchestra
      Album: British Light Music (Recordno: Cdm566537), EMI, Cdm566537
      Duration: 4:01
    • 17:23
      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
    • 17:26
      Title: Papillons
      Composer: Rosenthal, Moritz
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: The Piano Album - Stephen Hough, Virgin, VC790732-2
      Duration: 2:35
    • 17:36
      Title: Pushkin Waltz No.1 -- Pushkin Waltz No.1
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Russian Dances (Recordno: CHAN6598) ~~ CDG03233, Chandos Records Ltd, CHAN6598
      Duration: 4:17
    • 17:58
      Title: An Ending
      Composer: Eno, Brian
      Performer(s): Tyler Rix (Saxophone)
      Performer(s): Tyler Rix (Saxophone), Studio Orchestra
      Album: The Classical Album 2009 - Disk 2, UCJ, 4801711
      Duration: 3:52
    • 18:02
      Title: Building The Barn From Witness
      Composer: Jarre, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Jarre By Jarre, CBS, Mk42307
      Duration: 4:32
    • 18:07
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition:The Great Gate Of Kiev
      Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New York Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Passport to Russia (Recordno: SFK47282), Sony, SFK47282
      Duration: 6:07
    • 18:18
      Title: No.3 Pas De Six (Prologue)
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Russian National Orchestra
      Album: The Sleeping Beauty, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779788
      Duration: 4:55
    • 18:23
      Title: Meine Lippen, Sie Kussen So Heiss
      Composer: Lehar
      Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Prague Philharmonia
      Album: Anna Netrebko - Souvenirs, Deutsche Grammophon, 002894777639
      Duration: 5:41
    • 18:33
      Title: Three Intermezzi Op. 117 - Andante Non Troppo E Con Molto E Con Molto Espressione
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano)
      Album: Brahms: The Piano Quartets, Three Intermezzi Op. 117 - Leopold String Trio - Hamelin - Disk 1 ~~ CDH08466, Hyperion, CDA67471
      Duration: 4:43
    • 18:40
      Title: Quartet For Flute, Violin, Viola And Cello In G Major Op. 3 No. 6 (3rd Movement) Tempo Di Gavotta
      Composer: Schmitt, Joseph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New Dutch Academy Chamber Soloists And Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Schmitt Early Symphonies - New Dutch Academy: Simon Murphy, PentaTone Classics, 5186 039
      Duration: 2:22
    • 18:42
      Title: Die Schone Mullerin: (Ii)- Wohin?
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Fritz Wunderlich (Tenor), Hubert Giesen (Piano)
      Album: Franz Schubert: Die Schone Mullerin, Deutsche Grammophon, 447 452-2
      Duration: 2:28
    • 18:56
      Title: A, Del Cielo!
      Complete Work Name: A, Del Cielo!
      Composer: De Araujo, Juan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ex Cathedra Baroque Ensemble, Ex Cathedra Consort
      Album: Fire Burning in Snow -- CDA7600 ~~, Hyperion, CDA7600
      Duration: 4:10

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