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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 Friday 18 July 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- Branar

    Is it simple? Is it magical? Is it beautiful? Testing new children's theatre with Galway company, Branar.


    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

    • 16:00
      Title: Piano Quartet No. 1 In C Minor Op. 15 - Movement Ii - Allegro Molto
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jean Hubeau (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jean Hubeau (Piano), Raymond Gallois-Montbrun (Violin), Colette Lequien (Viola), Andre Navarra (Cello)
      Album: Faure: The Piano Quartets and Quintets - Disk 2, Apex, 2564 69986-3
      Duration: 3:25
    • 16:04
      Title: Clarinet Sonata (4th Movement) Vivace
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet), Lars Vogt (Piano)
      Album: Spannungen Special, EMI, 724355752420
      Duration: 5:14
    • 16:09
      Title: Act 2 / Scene 1 / Kommt Ein Schlanker Bursch Gegangen
      Composer: Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): Edith Mathis (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Edith Mathis (Soprano), Staatskapelle Dresden
      Album: Carl Maria von Weber / Der Freischutz / Carlos Kleiber (Recordno: 415 432-2) ~~ C072814, Deutsche Grammophon, 415 432-2
      Duration: 3:44
    • 16:13
      Title: Curve Of The Sand
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Performer(s): John Metcalfe
      Album: Scorching Bay
      Duration: 2:59
    • 16:16
      Title: Concerto For 2 Mandolins In G (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Giovanni Scaramuzzino (Mandolin)
      Performer(s): Giovanni Scaramuzzino (Mandolin), Sonia Maurer (Mandolin), Europa Galante
      Album: Vivaldi Mandolin Concertos ~~ H715703, Virgin Veritas, 724354552724
      Duration: 3:20
    • 16:21
      Title: Gaspard De La Nuit (1st Movement) Ondine
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Vlado Perlemuter (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vlado Perlemuter (Piano)
      Album: Ravel Piano Works Vol.1, Nimbus, Nim5005
      Duration: 6:30
    • 16:33
      Title: Symphony No. 54 In G Major (4th Movement) - Finale, Presto
      Composer: Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Heidelberger Sinfoniker
      Album: Haydn: Symphonies No 53 and 54, Hanssler Classic, CD 98.626
      Duration: 6:45
    • 16:41
      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
    • 16:53
      Title: Keyboard Concerto No. 4 In A Major Bwv 1055 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Pno)
      Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Pno), Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields
      Album: Murray Perahia plays Bach Concertos ~~ PDIM, Sony Classical, 88697742912
      Duration: 4:01
    • 17:03
      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
    • 17:08
      Title: Ave Maria -- Not Available
      Composer: Lauridsen, Morten
      Performer(s): Polyphony
      Performer(s): Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony
      Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna / Madrigali / Latin Motets, Hyperion, CDA67449
      Duration: 6:44
    • 17:15
      Title: Trittico Botticelliano - La Primavera: Allegro Vivace
      Complete Work Name: Trittico Botticelliano
      Composer: Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Respighi Ancient Airs and Dances / Trittico Botticelliano, Telarc Digital, CD-80309
      Duration: 5:32
    • 17:22
      Title: Swan Lake Op. 20 - Act 3 - No. 35 Scene Finale - Allegro Agitato / Moderato E Maestoso
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Marinsky Theatre
      Album: Tchaikovsky: Swan lake - Orchestra of the Marinsky Theatre: Valery Gergiev - Disk 2, Decca, 475 7669
      Duration: 4:15
    • 17:26
      Title: Evenstar
      Composer: Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Isabel Bayrakdarian
      Performer(s): Isabel Bayrakdarian, Studio Orchestra
      Album: The Lord Of The Rings - The Two Towers, Reprise/WMG Soundtracks, 936248421-2
      Duration: 3:15
    • 17:33
      Title: America -- Not Available
      Composer: Simon, Paul
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): King's Singers
      Album: America -- 7497012, EMI, 7497012
      Duration: 4:01
    • 17:53
      Title: Violin Concerto In B Flat Major (3rd 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: 3:52
    • 18:16
      Title: Viennese Musical Clock
      Composer: Kodaly, Zoltan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics, RTE lyric fm, CD129
      Duration: 2:27
    • 18:19
      Title: Printemps Qui Commence
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano), Georges Pretre (Conductor), French National Radio Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 72435570625), EMI Classics, 72435570625
      Duration: 5:15
    • 18:24
      Title: Les Biches (2nd Movement) Adagietto
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Cbso Chorus
      Album: Francis Poulenc, Emi, Cdm7696442
      Duration: 3:24
    • 18:33
      Title: Rhapsody In Blue (Opening)
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Wayne Marshall (Piano)
      Performer(s): Wayne Marshall (Piano), City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Simon Rattle - American Music - Disc 1, EMI Classics, 2 15015 2
      Duration: 4:44
    • 18:38
      Title: Concerto For Guitar And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Allegretto
      Composer: Bernstein, Elmer
      Performer(s): Christopher Parkening (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Christopher Parkening (Guitar), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Christopher Parkening Plays Elmer Bernstein - Albeniz - Marshall ~~ D340803, Angel, 724355685926
      Duration: 4:12
    • 18:46
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Major (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Vadim Repin (Violin)
      Performer(s): Vadim Repin (Violin), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven: Violinkonzert / Kreutzer Sonate - Repin / Argerich / Wiener Philharmoniker / Muti ~~ H0891302, Deutsche Grammophon, 4776596
      Duration: 10:00
    • 18:57
      Title: Umoja
      Composer: Coleman
      Performer(s): Rolando Morales-Matos (Percussion)
      Performer(s): Rolando Morales-Matos (Percussion), Imani Winds
      Album: Imani Winds ~~ E420312, Koch, KIC-CD-7661
      Duration: 2:56

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