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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 Monday 11 August 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

    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

    • 16:00
      Title: Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring -- Not Available
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Mainly Mozart Orchestra, Elmer Iseler Singers
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: SMCD-M100), CBC Records, SMCD-M100
      Duration: 3:03
    • 16:03
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In C Major (1st Movement) Allegro Aperto
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet), Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Maurice Andre Edition Concertos 1 ~~ PD OB, Erato, 256469572-2
      Duration: 6:52
    • 16:12
      Title: Doctor Zhivago - Main Title And Theme
      Composer: Jarre, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Reel Love - The Cinematic Romantic Album - Disk 1, Silva Screen, SILCD 1177
      Duration: 5:26
    • 16:17
      Title: Fly Up From Your Sorrows
      Composer: Korvits, Tonu
      Performer(s): Gillian Franklin (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Gillian Franklin (Soprano), Britten Sinfonia, The Choir Of Royal Holloway
      Album: Kreek's Notebook Spiritual Songs from the Baltic States, Hyperion, CDA67968
      Duration: 3:31
    • 16:22
      Title: Early One Morning -- Early One Morning
      Complete Work Name: Early One Morning
      Composer: Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica), Skaila Kanga (Harp)
      Album: Pastoral Classics (Recordno: CHAN241-35), Chandos, CHAN241-35
      Duration: 2:16
    • 16:24
      Title: Rondo In E Flat
      Complete Work Name: Rondo In E Flat
      Composer: Field, John
      Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)
      Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)
      Album: Impromptu - Finghin Collins (Recordno: CD104) ~~ D418502, RTÉ lyric fm, CD104
      Duration: 4:34
    • 16:36
      Title: Roses Of Picardy -- Not Available
      Composer: Wood, Charles
      Performer(s): Dermot Troy (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Dermot Troy (Tenor), Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Dermot Troy Remembered (Recordno: Cd114) ~~ CDA03581, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd114
      Duration: 4:05
    • 16:40
      Title: Capriol Suite (4th Movement)
      Composer: Warlock, Peter
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: The British Collection: Warlock, Butterworth ~~ G115604, London, 421391
      Duration: 1:59
    • 16:42
      Title: Capriol Suite (5th Movement)
      Composer: Warlock, Peter
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: The British Collection: Warlock, Butterworth ~~ G115605, London, 421391
      Duration: 2:24
    • 16:46
      Title: La Campanella (Rondo)
      Composer: Paganini, Niccolo
      Performer(s): David Garrett (Violin)
      Performer(s): David Garrett (Violin), Alexander Markovitch (Piano)
      Album: David Garrett 14, Deutsche Grammophon, 479 0933
      Duration: 6:14
    • 16:53
      Title: Bauern-Polka Op.276 (Peasant Polka)
      Composer: Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Carlos Kleiber Conducts Johann Strauss (Recordno: SK45938), Sony, SK45938
      Duration: 2:52
    • 16:57
      Title: Overture In A Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio
      Composer: Myslivecek, Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concerto Koln
      Album: Myslivecek: Symphonies - Concerto Koln, Archiv, 477 6418
      Duration: 5:00
    • 17:01
      Title: Ein Mädchen Oder Weibchen -- Not Available
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Anton Scharinger
      Performer(s): Anton Scharinger, Les Arts Florrisants
      Album: Mozart: Die Zauberflote (Recordno: Not Available), Erato
      Duration: 4:13
    • 17:07
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 (1st Movement) Allegro -- Brandenburg Concerto No.4 In G
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Irish Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Irish Baroque Orchestra...Plays Bach, RTÉ lyric fm, Cd110
      Duration: 7:22
    • 17:15
      Title: Summer - Movement Viii - Tanabata Feast
      Composer: Bedetti, Tiziano
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Yoshino Nishida (Sop), Anna Chulkina (Solo Violin), Michiko Inoue (Chorus Director / Narrator), Glazunov Chamber Orchestra, Coro Dell'accademia Internazionale Di Musica Di Roma
      Album: Tiziano Bedetti - The Seasons - Japanese Ballet in Four Parts (Recordno: Not Available), Tiziano Bedetti
      Duration: 3:10
    • 17:18
      Title: Signor Ascolta From Turandot
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Puccini: Opera Arias (Recordno: Cdc-7478412) ~~ C019901, EMI, Cdc-7478412
      Duration: 2:30
    • 17:22
      Title: Times Square: Finale, Act 1
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Bernstein: On The Town ~~ C431213, Deutsche Grammophon, 437516-2
      Duration: 4:34
    • 17:27
      Title: Five Negro Spirituals From 'A Child Of Our Time': I- Steal Away
      Composer: Tippett, Michael
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Finzi Singers
      Album: Tippett: Choral Works, Chandos, CHAN 9265
      Duration: 2:49
    • 17:33
      Title: Polonaise -- Not Available
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 110624-2), Supraphon, 110624-2
      Duration: 4:20
    • 17:38
      Title: Caro Mio Ben -- Caro Mio Ben
      Composer: Giordani, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Ramon Vargas (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Ramon Vargas (Tenor)
      Album: The Best Classical Wedding Album in the World... Ever, EMI Records, CDWED1
      Duration: 3:00
    • 17:53
      Title: Violin Concerto In D Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro Ma Non Tanto
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin)
      Performer(s): Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky / Sibelius ~~ H444006, Decca, 4250802
      Duration: 7:39
    • 18:01
      Title: Alma Redemptoris Mater
      Composer: Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi Da
      Performer(s): Julian Podger (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Julian Podger (Tenor), The Monteverdi Choir
      Album: Christmas Adagios ~~ CDC09632, Decca, 4685032
      Duration: 4:02
    • 18:12
      Title: Concerto In G Minor For Two Cellos, Strings And Basso Continuo Rv 531 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Baroque Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Baroque Cello), Jonathan Manson (Baroque Cello), Ton Koopman (Harpsichord), The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Vivaldi's Cello - Yo-Yo Ma, Sony Classical, SK 90916
      Duration: 3:22
    • 18:16
      Title: The Clock On The Wall (From On The Frontier)
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): John Constable (Piano), Gregory Knowles (Percussion)
      Performer(s): John Constable (Piano), Gregory Knowles (Percussion), Beverley Davison (Violin), Graham Ashton (Trumpet), Chris Lawrence (Double Bass), David Roach (Clarinet/Sax)
      Album: Britten's Blues & Cabaret Songs, Unicorn-Kanchana, DKP(CD)9138
      Duration: 4:26
    • 18:26
      Title: Libertango -- Not Available
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Fionnuala Hunt (Violin)
      Performer(s): Fionnuala Hunt (Violin), Orchestra Of The National Concert Hall
      Album: Ireland's Finest (Recordno: NCH ), National Concert Hall, NCH
      Duration: 3:35
    • 18:32
      Title: Simple Gifts (Variations On A Shaker Melody)
      Composer: Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Virtuosi
      Album: American Anthem (Recordno: 09026638882) ~~ G391508, BMG, 09026638882
      Duration: 3:42
    • 18:37
      Title: Short Ride In A Fast Machine
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Adams Harmonielehre City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Rattle, EMI, 5550512
      Duration: 4:24
    • 18:41
      Title: Oh, Happy We
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Jerry Hadley (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Jerry Hadley (Tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, June Anderson (Mezzo Soprano)
      Album: Bernstein: Candide ~~ C272506, Deutsche Grammophon, 4297342
      Duration: 2:03
    • 18:45
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In F Minor (2nd Movement) Larghetto
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Nikolai Lugansky (Piano)
      Performer(s): Sinfonia Varsovia
      Album: Chopin - The Piano Concertos, Naive, AM212
      Duration: 10:02

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