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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 Friday 29 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

    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: Suite From Nais - Rigaudons
      Composer: Rameau, Jean Philippe
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Eighteenth Century
      Album: Jean-Philippe Rameau Orchestral Suites: Nais & Zoroastre, The Grand Tour/Glossa Music, GCD921106
      Duration: 2:42
    • 16:04
      Title: Electric Counterpoint
      Composer: Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)
      Album: Crossing The Stone, Sony, SK87320
      Duration: 4:22
    • 16:10
      Title: Forward With Valour Polka Op.432, Le Cavalier Op.441
      Composer: Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic
      Album: New Year's Concert 2011 ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782601
      Duration: 2:52
    • 16:13
      Title: You Are My Heart's Delight --
      Composer: Lehar, Franz
      Performer(s): Piotr Beczala
      Performer(s): Piotr Beczala, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Heart's Delight, Deutsche Grammophon, 4790838
      Duration: 3:27
    • 16:16
      Title: Love And Marigolds
      Complete Work Name: Monsoon Wedding Ost
      Composer: Mychael Danna
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Ensemble
      Album: Monsoon Wedding OST, Milan, 5050466308122
      Duration: 2:45
    • 16:21
      Title: Sonata No.14 In C Sharp Minor Moonlight - I. Adagio Sostenuto
      Complete Work Name: Sonata No.14 In C Sharp Minor Moonlight
      Composer: Beethoven
      Performer(s): Moura Lympany (Piano)
      Performer(s): Moura Lympany (Piano)
      Album: The Best Classical Album in the World... Ever, EMI Records, 724384416126
      Duration: 5:49
    • 16:34
      Title: Matinees Musicales (5th Movement) Moto Pepetuo
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): National Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Britten, Decca, 425 659-2
      Duration: 3:00
    • 16:47
      Title: Scottish Fantasy (5th Movement)
      Composer: Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Anne Akiko Meyers (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anne Akiko Meyers (Violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Lalo: Symphony Espagnole, RCA, Rd60942
      Duration: 6:51
    • 16:56
      Title: Concerto In D Minor (4th Movement) Vivace
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet), Pierre Pierlot, Jacques Chambon (Oboes). Paul Hongne (Bassoon)
      Album: Maurice Andre Edition Concertos 1 ~~ PD OB, Erato, 256469572-2
      Duration: 4:45
    • 17:04
      Title: Ich Folge Dir Gleichfalls
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Carolyn Sampson (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Carolyn Sampson (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Eighteenth Century
      Album: JS Bach: St. John Passion, Glossa, GCD 921113
      Duration: 4:08
    • 17:06
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In B Flat Major Op. 19 - Movement Ii - Adagio
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Alfred Brendal (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alfred Brendal (Piano), Wiener Philharmoniker
      Album: Beethoven: The 5 Piano Concertos - Alfred Brendal, Simon Rattle: Wiener Philharmoniker - Disk 2, Philips, 462 781-2
      Duration: 9:08
    • 17:17
      Title: Philou
      Composer: Praetorius, Michael
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New London Consort
      Album: Praetorius: Terpsichore Dances ~~ G023206, Decca, 4146332
      Duration: 2:58
    • 17:21
      Title: Drive Away From Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events
      Composer: Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events - Newman, Sony Classical / Sony Music Soundtrax, SK 93576
      Duration: 5:04
    • 17:26
      Title: Poor Roger
      Composer: Martland, Steve
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Evelyn Glennie (Percussion), King's Singers
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 09026631752), BMG, 09026631752
      Duration: 3:07
    • 17:33
      Title: Hansel And Gretel - Overture
      Composer: Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: A Classic Christmas The Ultimate Collection of Christmas Classics and Carols, EMI Records Ltd, 724355725622
      Duration: 5:39
    • 17:40
      Title: Symphony No.3 In D Minor (5th Movement) Lustig In Tempo Und Keck Im Ausdruck
      Composer: Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Birgit Remmert (Contralto)
      Performer(s): Birgit Remmert (Contralto), Ladies Of The City Of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City Of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus
      Album: Mahler: Symphony No.3, EMI Classics, 7243 5 56657 2 0
      Duration: 3:57
    • 17:45
      Title: Oboe Quartet In F (3rd Movement) Rondeau -- Oboe Quartet In F Major K370
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): John Ferrillo (Oboe)
      Performer(s): John Ferrillo (Oboe), Mela Tenenbaum (Violin), Richard Brice (Viola), Jerry Grossman (Cello)
      Album: Musical Evenings with the Captain vol II. More Music- the Aubrey-Maturin Novels of Patrick O' Brian, Essay, CD1056
      Duration: 4:32
    • 17:48
      Title: Ciacona
      Composer: Foscarini, Giovanni Paolo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Private Musicke
      Album: Lettere Amorose - Magdalena Kozena /Private Musicke /Pierre Pitzl, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778764
      Duration: 1:48
    • 17:52
      Title: The Piano - The Heart Asks Pleasure First
      Composer: Nyman, Michael
      Performer(s): Lucia Ahn (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lucia Ahn (Piano), Angela Ahn (Violin), Maria Ahn (Cello)
      Album: Ahn Trio, Ahn-Plugged, EMI, 7243 5 57022 2 7
      Duration: 3:09
    • 17:56
      Title: Ah, Mes Amis...
      Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), Verdi Symphony Orchestra Of Milan, Verdi Symphony Choir Of Milan
      Album: The Tenor ~~ A352904, Decca, 4758418
      Duration: 7:04
    • 18:03
      Title: Les Biches: Final
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Poulenc: Oeuvres Orchestrales -- CZS7626902, EMI, CZS7626902
      Duration: 3:34
    • 18:09
      Title: Concerto In G Minor Bwv 1058 (2nd Movement) Andante
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano), Marieke Blankestijn (Leader), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
      Album: J.S.Bach The Complete Keyboard Concertos (Recordno: 4782431), Decca, 4782431
      Duration: 5:40
    • 18:16
      Title: The Revd Mustard His Installation Prelude
      Composer: Muhly, Nico
      Performer(s): James Mcvinnie (Organ)
      Performer(s): James Mcvinnie (Organ)
      Album: Cycles, Bedroom Community, HVALUR19CD
      Duration: 3:34
    • 18:20
      Title: Serenata And Scherzo From Pulcinella
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: The Special Sound Of Chandos ~~ G003809, Chandos, 0008301
      Duration: 7:22
    • 18:33
      Title: Cold Mountain- Anthem
      Composer: Yared, Gabriel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Studio Orchestra
      Album: Cold Mountain- OST, DMZ/Columbia, 5151192
      Duration: 3:17
    • 18:42
      Title: Summa -- Not Available
      Composer: Part, Arvo
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Tapiola Sinfonietta
      Album: Arvo Part: Summa, BIS, BIS-CD-834
      Duration: 5:24
    • 18:48
      Title: Violin Sonata No. 1 In G Major Op. 78 - Movement I - Vivace Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Renaud Capucon (Violin)
      Performer(s): Renaud Capucon (Violin), Nicholas Angelich (Piano)
      Album: Brahms: Violin Sonatas - Renaud Capucon, Nicholas Angelich, Virgin Classics, 7243 5 45731 2 5
      Duration: 11:32

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