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Marty in the Morning Tuesday 10 September 2013

All this week we are giving you the chance to be in the big draw on Friday for our trip to the
opera in Verona to see Carmen in association with the Travel Department.

Travel Department is a leading tour operator in Ireland specialising in guided group holidays to over 100 different destinations all over the world.  Lake Garda, Venice & Verona Opera Holiday with
RTE lyric fm’s Marty Whelan. 7 Nights for 2 people!


                                                                                                                                  Carmen at the Arena di Verona, 2015.

Join me for the opera trip of a lifetime. During this magical holiday, explore the historic towns that hug the coast of Lake Garda and stroll through quaint streets and squares, all set in the tranquil surroundings of blue waters and towering mountains. You will take in an unforgettable performance of Bizet's Carmen at the Arena di Verona, which is sure to leave you spellbound. First performed in 1875, Bizet’s acclaimed masterpiece tells the story of the downfall of Don Jose, a naïve soldier who is seduced by the fiery gypsy, Carmen.  

There are two further excursions included in this 7-night holiday. In Venice, gaze upon St. Mark’s Basilica; watch gondolas sail along the canals, and admire the stunning piazzas, bridges and gothic buildings that make this city so magnificent. You will also take a guided boat trip of Lake Garda to view some of the beautiful sites and places of interest on the lake, including stops in the towns of Malcesine and Limone.
With the serene waters of Lake Garda, the unique beauty of Venice, and the classic Italian romance of Verona, this trip to Italy is the perfect combination of opera, culture and history.

This fabulous prize includes:                                                            GH Liberty Hotel, Riva del Garda

  • Flights from Dublin to Milan
  • 7 night stay in the 4 *star GH Liberty Hotel, Riva del Garda on a half board basis.
  • Guided Boat tour of Lake Garda, with stop overs in the beautiful towns of Limone & Malcesine. 
  • Opera Performance of Bizet's Carmen on Friday 29th June
  • Full day guided excursion to Venice. 
  • T & C's apply

Travel Department offer holidays to suit a range of tastes and interests…...whether it’s some down time in down town San Francisco, a trip to discover the secrets of the Great Wall of China or soaking up the culture and sights in stunning Sorrento

Just answer the simple question set each day to be in with a chance to be in the draw on Friday:

TEXT: 51554 or email: marty.lyricfm@rte.ie      Traveldepartment.ie for full details of all holidays.

Marty in the Morning

Join the dawn chorus with Marty for your morning wake-up call with music, travel updates, competitions and news and weather.

Have a look back at some of our recent adventures!
Rome 2017 - Day 1

Rome 2017 - Day 2

Verona 2017

 


Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Holberg Suite - Gavotte (3rd Mvt)

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:27

07:05

Title: O Soave Fanciulla

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 4:44

07:11

Title: Forlana

Performer(s): Finzi, Gerald

Duration: 3:13

07:15

Title: Johnny And Mary

Performer(s): Palmer, Robert

Duration: 5:17

07:23

Title: Wired To The Moon

Performer(s): Rea, Chris

Duration: 5:33

07:33

Title: Try A Little Tenderness

Performer(s): King, Irving/Campbell, James/Connelly, Reginald/Woods, Harry M.

Duration: 4:20

07:40

Title: Pie Jesu (Rutter)

Performer(s): Rutter, John

Duration: 4:25

07:45

Title: Don Giovanni: Finch'han Dal Vino (Act 1)

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 1:45

07:49

Title: I'M Your Man

Performer(s): Cohen, Leonard

Duration: 4:31

07:57

Title: Libiamo Ne'lieti Calici, From La Traviata

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 3:35

08:00

Title: Sicilienne

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 4:12

08:05

Title: American Collection Theme

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 3:41

08:19

Title: On An Evening In Roma

Performer(s): Taccani/Bertini/Fredrics

Duration: 2:41

08:23

Title: Girl

Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney

Duration: 2:41

08:27

Title: Etude In F Op25/3

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 1:56

08:33

Title: Too Marvelous For Words

Performer(s): Mercer, Johnny/Whiting, Margaret

Duration: 2:49

08:42

Title: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo

Composer: Mascagni, Pietro

Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Album: Not Available (recordno: Cmfmcd30) / Classic Fm / Cmfmcd30

Duration: 3:40

08:46

Title: Someone Like You

Performer(s): Van Morrison

Duration: 4:17

08:55

Title: Mamma

Performer(s): Cherubini/Bixio

Duration: 3:45

09:05

Title: Minuetto

Performer(s): Bolzoni, Giovanni

Duration: 4:18

09:11

Title: Galileo (Somone Like You)

Performer(s): O'Rourke, Declan

Duration: 3:34

09:16

Title: O Fortuna (From Carmina Burana)

Performer(s): Orff, Carl

Duration: 2:57

09:24

Title: Besame Mucho

Performer(s): Velazquez, Consuelo

Duration: 4:18

09:33

Title: Green Green Grass Of Home

Performer(s): Claude Putman, Jr.

Duration: 3:16

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Presenter: Marty Whelan

Producer: Sinead Wylde

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O' Kane

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