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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 Wednesday 23 April 2014


    Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

    Evelyn Grant presents Classical Daytime with four hours of great music from all around the world including the NDR Symphony Orchestra from Frankfurt in the Coffee Concert at 11am


    Coffee Concert Wednesday 23rd April

    Laeiszhalle, Hamburg Wilhelm Stenhammar:
    Symphony No. 2 in G minor NDR Symphony Orchestra
    Herbert Blomstedt (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

    • 10:01
      Title: Orpheus In The Underworld: Overture
      Complete Work Name: Orpheus In The Underworld
      Composer: Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Gulbenkian Orchestra
      Album: Offenbach: Music from the Operettas, Nimbus Records, Ni5303
      Duration: 9:09
    • 10:14
      Title: Flute Concerto No.2 (2nd Movement) Adagio Ma Non Troppo
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): James Galway (Flute)
      Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), New Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: James Galway: Mozart ~~ H041005, Imp, Pcd807
      Duration: 6:29
    • 10:19
      Title: Octet In F Major D 803 (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace
      Complete Work Name: Octet In F Major D 803
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Gidon Kremer (Violin)
      Performer(s): Gidon Kremer (Violin), Isabelle Van Keulen, Tabea Zimmermann, David Geringas, Eduard Brunner, Radovan Vlatkovic, Kluas Thunermann
      Album: The Many Musics of Gidon Kremer - Disk 2, Deutsche Grammophon, 4776536
      Duration: 6:00
    • 10:27
      Title: Sonata No.2 In A Major (1st Movement) Dolce
      Complete Work Name: Sonata No.2 In A Major For Violin And Harpsichord Bwv1015
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin)
      Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Andrea Marcon (Harpsichord)
      Album: Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord ~~ H724001, Sony Classical, S2K 89469
      Duration: 3:03
    • 10:31
      Title: Sonata In G K259
      Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Evgeny Zarafiants (Piano)
      Performer(s): Evgeny Zarafiants (Piano)
      Album: Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas Vol. 6, Naxos, 8.554793
      Duration: 5:50
    • 10:39
      Title: Tales From The Vienna Woods
      Complete Work Name: Tales From The Vienna Woods Op.325
      Composer: Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Wiener Johann Strauss Orchestra
      Album: Johann Strauss II Waltzes, EMI Records, 724357523929
      Duration: 11:03
    • 10:51
      Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King -- Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Complete Work Name: Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peer Gynt (Recordno: 8.550864) ~~ G377804, Naxos, 8.550864
      Duration: 2:41
    • 10:54
      Title: Boutique Fantasque (3rd Movement) Mazurka
      Complete Work Name: Boutique Fantasque
      Composer: Rossini / Arr Respighi
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra
      Album: Dukas / Saint-Saens / Rossini-Respighi: Scottish National Orchestra / Gibson, Chandos, CHAN6503
      Duration: 2:09
    • 10:56
      Title: Nessun Dorma -- Turandot
      Complete Work Name: Turandot
      Composer: Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis Choir
      Album: The Greatest Pavarotti Album Ever! ~~ A247604, Decca, 4361732
      Duration: 3:06
    • 11:52
      Title: Malaga
      Complete Work Name: Suite Iberia
      Composer: Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Trio Campanella
      Album: Albeniz ~~ H728010, Naxos, 8.557064
      Duration: 4:56
    • 11:57
      Title: Deep In My Heart, Dear
      Complete Work Name: The Student Prince
      Composer: Romberg
      Performer(s): Jose Carreras (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Jose Carreras (Tenor), London Musicians Orchestra
      Album: Jose Carreras: My Romance ~~ A232411, Erato, 0630-17789-2
      Duration: 4:18
    • 12:04
      Title: Dance Of The Blessed Spirits -- Orfeus And Euridice
      Complete Work Name: Orfeus And Euridice
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Paul Davies (Flute)
      Performer(s): Paul Davies (Flute), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: The Academy - By Request ~~ G080809, EMI, Cdc-7470272
      Duration: 5:55
    • 12:17
      Title: Slavonic Dance In G Minor, Op.46 No.8 (Presto)
      Complete Work Name: Slavonic Dances In G Minor
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Passport to Eastern Europe (Recordno: SFK 47283), Sony, SFK 47283
      Duration: 4:27
    • 12:23
      Title: Concerto No 2 In D Minor (2nd Movement) - Molto Vivace - Allegretto - Adagio - Molto Vivace
      Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto No 2 In D Minor Op 23
      Composer: Stenhammar, Wilhelm
      Performer(s): Seta Tanyel (Piano)
      Performer(s): Seta Tanyel (Piano), Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Stenhammar: Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 2, Hyperion, CDA67750
      Duration: 6:28
    • 12:46
      Title: Concerto In C Major (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Complete Work Name: Concerto In C Major Hob V11:1 For Violin And Strings
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Adelina Oprean (Violin)
      Performer(s): Adelina Oprean (Violin), European Union Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Haydn Violin Concertos . Violin and Piano Concerto ~~ PD OB, Helios, CDH55007
      Duration: 6:20
    • 12:53
      Title: Serenade From The Fair Maid Of Perth (From 1.51)
      Complete Work Name: The Fair Maid Of Perth
      Composer: Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Alfredo Kraus (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), New Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: La Jolie Fille De Perth, Emi, 7475598
      Duration: 7:06
    • 13:02
      Title: Mass In C Minor 'Great' - Gloria
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Gabrieli Consort And Players
      Album: Great Mass in C minor, Archiv, 002894775744
      Duration: 2:04
    • 13:05
      Title: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring -- Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
      Complete Work Name: Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Bach and Beyond ~~ D445401, EMI, 094636735924
      Duration: 5:25
    • 13:12
      Title: When I Am Laid In Earth
      Complete Work Name: Dido And Aeneas
      Composer: Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Ann Murray (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Ann Murray (Mezzo-Soprano), Concentus Musicus Wien
      Album: Purcell: Dido And Aeneas, Baroque, 0630-13814-9
      Duration: 4:33
    • 13:18
      Title: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 In F Minor Rondo, Allegretto
      Complete Work Name: Clarinet Concerto No. 1 In F Minor
      Composer: Weber, Calr Maria Von
      Performer(s): Sharon Kam (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Sharon Kam (Clarinet), Gewandhausorchester Leipsig
      Album: Artist Portrait - Sharon Kam, Warner Classics, 0927 49708-2
      Duration: 6:28
    • 13:25
      Title: The Padstow Lifeboat Op94
      Complete Work Name: The Padstow Lifeboat Op94
      Composer: Arnold, Malcolm
      Performer(s): Grimethorpe Colliery Band
      Performer(s): Grimethorpe Colliery Band
      Album: Classic FM: Morning March ~~ G325210, Classic FM, CFMCD9
      Duration: 4:45
    • 13:35
      Title: Song To The Moon
      Complete Work Name: Rusalka
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Czech Philharmonic
      Album: The number one Opera album 2004 CD 1, Universal Classics and Jazz, 4762004
      Duration: 5:56
    • 13:42
      Title: La Follia For Recorder & Basso Continuo
      Complete Work Name: La Follia For Recorder & Basso Continuo Op 5 No 12
      Composer: Corelli, Arcangelo
      Performer(s): Pieter-Jan Belder (Recorder)
      Performer(s): Pieter-Jan Belder (Recorder), Rainer Zipperling (Cello) Menno Van Delft (Harpsichord & Organ)
      Album: The Art of the Recorder CD 2, Brillant Classics, 92460
      Duration: 11:03
    • 13:55
      Title: Una Furtiva Lagrima -- L'Elisir D' Amore
      Complete Work Name: L'Elisir D' Amore
      Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), Verdi Symphony Orchestra Of Milan
      Album: The Number One Opera Album 2004 (Recordno: 4734402), Decca, 4734402
      Duration: 4:38

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