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 15 August 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


    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: Caprice No.24 In A Minor
      Composer: Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cd-Cfp4492), EMI, Cd-Cfp4492
      Duration: 4:23
    • 16:05
      Title: Oboe Quintet In F Major (4th Movement) Vivace
      Composer: Reicha, Antoine
      Performer(s): Sarah Francis (Oboe)
      Performer(s): Sarah Francis (Oboe), Allegri String Quartet
      Album: Crusell / Kreutzer / Reicha: Oboe Quintets, Hyperion, CDA66143
      Duration: 5:47
    • 16:12
      Title: Variationen Uder 'Je Suis Encore Dans Mon Printemps' Von Mehul
      Composer: Spohr, Louis
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Ceysson (Harp)
      Performer(s): Emmanuel Ceysson (Harp)
      Album: Opera Fantasie (Harp transcriptions), Naive, V 5297
      Duration: 5:55
    • 16:22
      Title: Die Forelle (The Trout) -- Die Forelle (The Trout)
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), Richard Studt (Piano)
      Album: The Hmv Collection - Sampler - Disc 1, HMV, Hmv5722142
      Duration: 2:06
    • 16:32
      Title: Thunder And Lightning Polka -- Not Available
      Composer: Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics, RTE lyric fm, CD129
      Duration: 2:53
    • 16:36
      Title: O Let Me Hold Your Tiny Little Hand
      Composer: Ziehrer, Carl Michael
      Performer(s): Peter Morrison (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Peter Morrison (Baritone), Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano), Chandos Concert Orchestra
      Album: Treasures Of Operetta Ii ~~ C160305, Chandos, Chan8561
      Duration: 3:45
    • 16:39
      Title: Waltz In A Op.54 No.1 -- Not Available
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Prague String Quartet
      Album: Dvorak: String Quartets (Recordno: 429193) ~~ H566905, Deutsche Grammophon, 429193
      Duration: 4:05
    • 16:48
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In E Flat (2nd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Field, John
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Album: John Field: Sonatas and Nocturnes, Telarc, Cd-80290
      Duration: 4:30
    • 16:53
      Title: Standchen D920
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano), Bengt Forsberg (Piano), Ladies Of The Swedish Radio Chorus
      Album: Schubert: Lieder (Recordno: 4534812) ~~ A267411, Deutsche Grammophon, 4534812
      Duration: 5:25
    • 17:04
      Title: Romance For Violin And Orchestra No.2 In F Major, Op.50
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Vln)
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Vln), New York Philharmonic
      Album: Simply Anne-Sophie ~~ CDH8805, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 7166
      Duration: 8:27
    • 17:09
      Title: Guitar Sonata In B Minor - Larghetto
      Composer: Cimarosa, Domenico
      Performer(s): Steve Kostelnik (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Steve Kostelnik (Guitar)
      Album: Guitar Recital ~~ D319504, Naxos, 8.554214
      Duration: 2:09
    • 17:12
      Title: Voi Che Sapete -- The Marriage Of Figaro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo-Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: The Glory Of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Decca, 417201-2
      Duration: 2:59
    • 17:16
      Title: Dance Suite -- Not Available
      Composer: Seiber, Matyas
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Maggie Cole (Piano)
      Album: Cello World - Stephen Isserlis, RCA Red Seal, 09026689282
      Duration: 4:15
    • 17:24
      Title: Thunderball -- Thunderball
      Composer: Barry, John/Black, Don
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): John Barry & His Orchestra
      Album: The Music of John Barry, Columbia, 494507 2
      Duration: 3:17
    • 17:34
      Title: Danza De Jalisco -- Not Available
      Composer: Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Nashville Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Pilgrims Progress: Pioneers of American Classical Music, Naxos, 8.559200
      Duration: 3:36
    • 17:38
      Title: Spanische Tanze Zapateado
      Complete Work Name: Spanische Tanze 3.Heft Op.23
      Composer: Sarasate, Pablo De
      Performer(s): Julia Fischer
      Performer(s): Julia Fischer, Milana Chernyaska
      Album: Julia Fischer - Sarasate, Decca, 478 5950
      Duration: 3:13
    • 17:41
      Title: Cafe Music (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Schoenfeld, Paul
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Eroica Trio
      Album: The Sunday Sessions - Alfresco: Music from St. Paul Sunday, Minnesota Public Radio, MPR206
      Duration: 5:55
    • 17:47
      Title: Barcarolle From Tales Of Hoffman -- Not Available
      Composer: Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 4194061881), Deutsche Grammophon, 4194061881
      Duration: 3:31
    • 17:55
      Title: Concerto In G Minor Rv 578 Adagio E Spicatto - Allegro - Larghetto - Allegro
      Complete Work Name: Concert In G Minor Rv 578
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Fabio Biondi (Violin)
      Performer(s): Fabio Biondi (Violin), Concerto Italiano
      Album: Vivaldi Concerti for Strings ~~ PD OB, Brilliant Classics, 93315
      Duration: 9:16
    • 18:04
      Title: February - The Artic Circle
      Composer: Talbot, Joby
      Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joby Talbot (Piano), Everton Nelson (Violin), Chris Worsey (Cello), Rob Farrer (Percussion), Manon Morris (Harp)
      Album: Joby Talbot: Once Around The Sun, Sony BMG, 82876 695252
      Duration: 5:36
    • 18:11
      Title: Polonaise, Op.40 No.1 (Orchestral Arrangement)
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Chopin Piano Sonata No.2; Various Piano Works, BBC Music, BBCM315
      Duration: 5:55
    • 18:19
      Title: Symphony No. 25 In G Minor K.183 (173db) (4th Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Prague Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Mozart: the Symphonies I - Prague Chamber Orchestra: Charles Mackerras - Disk 6, Telarc, CD-80300
      Duration: 7:33
    • 18:26
      Title: Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair -- Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair
      Complete Work Name: Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair
      Composer: Foster, Stephen
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Jay Ungar (Violin), Molly Mason (Guitar); David Alpher (Piano); Michael Parloff (Flute)
      Album: Thomas Hampson - Somgs of America, EMI/Angel Records, 0946 3 41645 2 8
      Duration: 4:20
    • 18:34
      Title: Pieces De Clavecin - Livre I - L'Harmonieuse
      Composer: Dandrieu, Jean-Francois
      Performer(s): Terence Charlston (Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Terence Charlston (Harpsichord)
      Album: Couperin: Les Delices de la Solitude, Deux-Elles, DXL 917
      Duration: 4:12
    • 18:37
      Title: Surabaya-Johnny -- From Happy End
      Composer: Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Lotte Lenya
      Performer(s): Lotte Lenya
      Album: Weill - Lotte Lenya ~~ A320217, Sony Classical, Mhk63222
      Duration: 4:25
    • 18:44
      Title: Symphony No.4 In A 'Italian' (4th Movement) Saltarello - Presto -- Symphony No.4 In A 'Italian'
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: 101 Great Orchestral Classics Vol.3, Naxos, 8.551143
      Duration: 5:59
    • 18:51
      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
    • 18:58
      Title: Steal Away
      Composer: Trad Arr Tippett
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Tippett
      Performer(s): Schola Cantorum Of Oxford
      Album: Gloria! The Nation's Favourite Choral Classics, Decca, 4805207
      Duration: 2:27

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Latest Show

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive on Twitter

    Schedule Open Schedule