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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 Thursday 12 December 2013

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    Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

    Niall Carroll presents Classical Daytime with four hours of great music from all around the world and at 11am, highlights from the Chaise-Dieu Festival, France

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    Coffee Concert Thursday 12th December

    Abbatiale, La Chaise-Dieu
    Marc-Antoine Charpentier : Prelude from Te Deum, H. 146
    William Croft : With Noise of Cannons (Ode for the Peace of Utrecht)
    Elisabeth Watts (soprano)
    Thomas Hobbs (tenor)


    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)

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    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)

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    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

    • 10:09
      Title: Le Tombeau De Couperin (6th Movement) - Toccata
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 4:04
    • 10:13
      Title: The Wexford Carol
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Mcglynn
      Performer(s): Trad Arr. Mcglynn
      Duration: 3:21
    • 10:16
      Title: Tragic Overture Op.81
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 14:23
    • 10:32
      Title: Chi Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:37
    • 10:36
      Title: Africa - Fantasy For Piano And Orchestra
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 11:28
    • 10:48
      Title: Largo, Hwv 313
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 4:06
    • 10:52
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In Fmin Op21 (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 8:39
    • 11:38
      Title: Concerto For Violin, Piano And Strings In F (1st Movement) Alleg
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 7:05
    • 11:46
      Title: In The Bleak Midwinter
      Performer(s): Christina Rosetti/Gustav Holst
      Performer(s): Christina Rosetti/Gustav Holst
      Duration: 3:57
    • 11:50
      Title: Les Larmes De Jacqueline (Eligie)
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Duration: 5:36
    • 11:56
      Title: Concerto For Oboe In D Minor - Adagio
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso
      Duration: 6:17
    • 12:05
      Title: Danube Maidens Waltz Op.427
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 9:15
    • 12:19
      Title: Concerto For Violin, Strings And Continuo In E Major Bwv 1042 -
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 7:59
    • 12:32
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con Spirito
      Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Duration: 11:06
    • 12:43
      Title: The Bee
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 1:34
    • 12:49
      Title: Joy
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 3:46
    • 12:54
      Title: Piano Concerto No.3 (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 9:42
    • 13:05
      Title: Slavonic Dances Op. 46 - No. 4 In F Major - Sousedska
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 8:24
    • 13:18
      Title: Spanish Romance
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:10
    • 13:22
      Title: Tu Ventana (Your Window)
      Performer(s): Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando
      Performer(s): Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando
      Duration: 2:36
    • 13:24
      Title: Bethelem Down A Carol For Strings
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Performer(s): Warlock, Peter
      Duration: 4:27
    • 13:33
      Title: La Donna È Mobile, From Rigoletto
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 2:31
    • 13:35
      Title: Symphonie Espagnole (4th Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard
      Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard
      Duration: 6:31
    • 13:46
      Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In D Op6 (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Duration: 10:00
    • 13:56
      Title: Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum: Modérément Animé
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 2:27

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