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    RTÉ lyric fm Choirs for Christmas Competition 2014

    Its time once again to share a fantastic range of festive carolling with our listeners.  This Christmas is the 16th Choirs for Christmas Competition.  

    We have now scheduled the selected choirs to feature on Niall Carroll’s Classical Daytime, The Music Box with Trish Taylor, Classical Kids and on The Hamilton Scores with George Hamilton.

    Click here to see this year's winners and details of the prizes awarded

    Listen Back to the winners performance

    Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Monday 24 June 2013


    Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

    Join Niall for some great classical music as he takes you from brunch to late lunch on Classical Daytime with a Coffee Concert from around the world at 11am.


    Coffee Concert Monday 24th June

    Switzerland: Victoria Hall, Geneva

    Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, Op. 30
    Mendelssohn: Wedding March from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
    Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
    Alexander Gavrylyuk (piano)

    Neeme Järvi (conductor)

    Coffee Concerts:

    Monday 15th December to Friday 19th December 

    Monday 22nd December

    National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Glinka: Jota Aragonesa
    Debussy: Danse Sacre et Danse Profane
    Abreu: Tico Tico no Fubá
    Granados: Oriental and Andaluza from 12 Spanish Dances
    Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol
    Andreja Malir (harp)
    RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
    John Finucane (conductor)

    Tuesday 23rd December                  

    National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Verdi: Nabucco Overture
    Verdi: Quando le sere al placid from Luisa MilleLeoncavallo: Vesti la giubba from I Pagliacci
    Coates: By the Sleepy Lagoo
    Donizetti: Una Furtiva Lagrima from L’elisir d’amore
    Sibelius : Excerpts from Pelléas et Mélisand
    Kabalevsky: Scherzo and Galop from The Comedians
    Eamonn Mulhall (tenor)
    RTÉ Concert Orchestra
    George Jackson (conductor)

    Wednesday 24th December

    National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Suppé: Light Cavalry Overture
    A.J. Potter: Finnegan’s Wake
    Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
    Smetana: Vltava
    Sibelius: March of the Finnish Infantry
    Róisín Walters (violin)
    RTÉ Concert Orchestra
    John Finucane (conductor)

    Thursday 25th December

    National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Rossini: The Barber of Seville Overture
    Puccini: Chrysanthemums
    Cilea: Io son l’umile ancella from Adriana Lecouvrer
    Puccini : Si, mi chiamano Mimi from La Bohéme
    Mascagni : Intermezzo from L’amico Fritz
    Puccini: Donde lieta usci from La Bohéme
    Cilea: Poveri Fiori from Adriana Lecouvrer
    Rossini (arr. Respighi): La Boutique Fantasque
    Kelley Lonergan (soprano)
    RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
    David Brophy (conductor)

    Canadian Brass: Christmas Time is Here

    One of the world’s best loved brass ensembles in concert from New York. Hosted by WQXR’s Jeff Spurgeon, this recital features arrangements of music by Vince Guaraldi and Luther Henderson as well as traditional favourites from 'A Charlie Brown Christmas,' 'The Grinch Who Stole Christmas,' 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,' 'Frosty the Snowman' and more – timeless classics infused with  lush harmonies.


    Friday 26th December

    National Concert Hall
    Beethoven: Egmont Overture
    A.J. Potter: Rhapsody under a High Sky
    Emmanuel Séjourné: Marimba Concerto
    Britten/Rossini: Moto Perpetuo from Matinées Musicales
    Alex Petcu-Colan (marimba)
    R.T.É. Concert Orchestra
    Elaine Kelly (conductor)


    Le Concert de Paris

    Celebrating Bastille Day at the foot of the Eiffel Tower last July in front of an audience of half a million people, a host of opera superstars joined the French National Orchestra and Radio France Chorus to perform operatic and orchestral favourites.

    Music by Donizetti, Bizet, Verdi, Puccini, Michel Legrand, John Williams and many others

    Featuring amongst others;

    Lawrence Brownlee (tenor)

    Olga Peretyatko (soprano)

    Piotr Beczala (tenor)

    Music Played on the Show

    • 10:00
      Title: Vln Concerto In Dmin (3rd Movement) Allegro Ma Non Tanto
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 7:53
    • 10:08
      Title: Benedictus
      Performer(s): Arwyn, Robat
      Performer(s): Arwyn, Robat
      Duration: 3:49
    • 10:12
      Title: Quartet No. 3 In D Major (3rd Movement) Andante Espressivo Ma Co
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 5:40
    • 10:19
      Title: Overture In D
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 6:39
    • 10:25
      Title: Chorale : Jesus Bleibet Meine Freude (Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desirin
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:10
    • 10:31
      Title: Chitarra Romana
      Performer(s): Di Lazzaro/Cherubini
      Performer(s): Di Lazzaro/Cherubini
      Duration: 3:34
    • 10:36
      Title: Waltz No.2 (Jazz Suite No.2)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 3:58
    • 10:44
      Title: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 Aria
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 7:20
    • 10:51
      Title: Trio In G Major For Flute, Cello And Piano - Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 4:52
    • 10:56
      Title: Cavatina : "Largo Al Factotum"
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 5:05

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