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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 2 July 2014


    Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

    Niall Carroll presents Classical Daytime with four hours of great music including a performance of Mozart's Symphony No. 33 in B flat in the Coffee Concert at 11am


    Coffee Concert Wednesday 2nd July

    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
    Mozart: Symphony No. 33 in B flat, K. 319
    Casco Phil (Belgian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra)
    Ben Haemhouts (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: Hungarian Dance No.3 In F
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Brahms: Hungarian Dances - London Symphony Orchestra, Chandos, CHAN8885
      Duration: 2:21
    • 10:05
      Title: Romanian Rhapsody No.1
      Composer: Enesco
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Dallas Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Showpieces for Orchestra, RCA, RCD14439
      Duration: 13:07
    • 10:19
      Title: Caro Mio Ben -- Not Available
      Composer: Giordani, Guiseppe
      Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields
      Album: The Greatest Players Of The 20th Century, Philips, 465253-2
      Duration: 2:41
    • 10:23
      Title: Caprice Viennois
      Composer: Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Ruggiero Ricci (Violin)
      Performer(s): Ruggiero Ricci (Violin), Brooks Smith (Piano)
      Album: Homage to Fritz Kreisler (Recordno: 477 9942), Deutsche Grammophon, 477 9942
      Duration: 3:40
    • 10:26
      Title: Concerto In A Major For Two Oboes D'Amore (3rd Movement) Siciliana
      Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Anthony Robson (Oboe)
      Performer(s): Anthony Robson (Oboe), James Eastaway (Oboe), Collegium Musicum 90
      Album: Telemann: Ouverture Comique ~~ H654019, Chaconne/Chandos Early Music, CHAN0661
      Duration: 3:48
    • 10:47
      Title: Sposa Non Mi Conosci
      Composer: Giacomelli, Geminiano
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Il Giardino Armonico
      Album: Sospiri - Cecilia Bartoli (Recordno: 4782249) ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782249
      Duration: 10:01
    • 11:27
      Title: Tannhauser: Entry Of The Guests
      Composer: Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra, Choir Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden
      Album: Tannhauser ~~ C306607, Deutsche Grammophon, 435405-2
      Duration: 7:18
    • 11:35
      Title: Piano Quintet In A Op.81 (4th Movement) Finale-Allegro
      Composer: Dvorak
      Performer(s): Melvyn Tan (Piano)
      Performer(s): Melvyn Tan (Piano), Skampa Quartet
      Album: Dvorak Piano Quintet - Skampa Quartet, BBC, BBCW1001-2
      Duration: 7:46
    • 11:45
      Title: Ave Maria -- Not Available
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Romanian National Chamber Choir
      Album: Sacred Arias (Recordno: 466102-2), Decca, 466102-2
      Duration: 6:14
    • 11:51
      Title: Bojarenes Inntogsmarsj - Entry Of The Boyares
      Complete Work Name: Bojarenes Inntogsmarsj - Entry Of The Boyares
      Composer: Halvorsen, Johan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kristiansand Blaseensemble
      Album: Over the Hills and Far Away ~~ CDG04558, Lindberg Lyd AS, 2L31
      Duration: 4:48
    • 12:10
      Title: Poco Andante
      Composer: Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Mikhail Pletnev
      Performer(s): Mikhail Pletnev
      Album: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Sonatas & Rondos, Deustsche Grammaphon
      Duration: 4:34
    • 12:16
      Title: Sorcerer's Apprentice
      Composer: Dukas, Paul
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Tchaikovsky: 1812 - Dukas / Smetana / Dvorak / Mussorgsky Janson, EMI, Cdd7642912
      Duration: 11:08
    • 12:27
      Title: Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole - Movement Iii - Cancion
      Composer: De Falla, Manuel
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)
      Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin), Eduard Laurel (Piano)
      Album: Homage - James Ehnes, ONYX, ONYX4038
      Duration: 1:25
    • 12:32
      Title: Amor Ti Vieta
      Composer: Giordano, Umberto
      Performer(s): Ramon Vargas (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Ramon Vargas (Tenor), Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper
      Album: Ioan Holender Farewell Concert (DVD), Deutsche Grammophon, 00440 073 4621
      Duration: 1:49
    • 12:34
      Title: Marche Militaire In E Flat
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano)
      Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Radu Lupu (Piano)
      Album: Schubert: Grand Duo - Barenboim / Lupu, Teldec, 063017146
      Duration: 6:21
    • 12:45
      Title: L'Usignuolo (The Nightingale)
      Composer: Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Australian Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Respighi - Ancient Airs and Dances - The Birds, Deutsche Grammophon, 437 533-2
      Duration: 3:52
    • 12:50
      Title: Violin Concerto No.4 In D Major (1st Movement) Allegro -- Violin Concerto No.4 In D Major K218
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)
      Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin), Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Great Moments of Anne-Sophie Mutter - Vol. 1, EMI, 7243 5 65539 2 7
      Duration: 9:27
    • 13:02
      Title: Gnossienne No. 5
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Pascal Roge (Piano)
      Performer(s): Pascal Roge (Piano)
      Album: Satie: 3 Gymnopedies and Other Piano Works - Pascal Roge, Decca, 410 220-2
      Duration: 4:07
    • 13:06
      Title: Santo
      Composer: Florez, Juan Diego
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna, Coro Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna
      Album: Santo - Sacred songs by Juan Diego Florez, Decca Records, 4782254
      Duration: 3:37
    • 13:10
      Title: Symphony No.3 In E Flat 'Rhenish' (5th Movement) Lebhaft
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Schumann: Symphony No.3 'Rhenish' - Philharmonia Orchestra / Thielemann, Deutsche Grammophon, 459680-2
      Duration: 6:16
    • 13:17
      Title: Czárdás
      Composer: Monti, Vittorio
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti
      Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti, Tomas Andras Violin Ll; Thomas Caroll Cello; Ksenija Sidorova Accordian;Petr Lominov Piano
      Album: My First Decade - Nicola Benedetti, Decca, 478 6106
      Duration: 4:33
    • 13:25
      Title: Di Quella Pira
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Franco Corelli (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Franco Corelli (Tenor), Rome Opera Orchestra, Rome Opera Chorus
      Album: Viva Verdi -- Cdz762521 ~~ C121108, EMI, Cdz762521
      Duration: 2:04
    • 13:32
      Title: Ride Of The Valkyries -- Die Walkure
      Composer: Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Marita Napier, Marilyn Mins, Rheinhild Runkel, Ruthild Engert, Linda Kelm, Diane Kesling, Meredith Parsons, Anne
      Album: Die Walkure -- 4779135, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779135
      Duration: 7:45
    • 13:41
      Title: Raindrop Prelude -- Prelude In D Flat Major Op.28 No.15
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 436855-2), Decca, 436855-2
      Duration: 5:19
    • 13:47
      Title: Imperial March
      Composer: Gilbert / Sullivan
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Utopia Limited, Decca, 436 816-2
      Duration: 6:26
    • 13:55
      Title: Avec La Garde Montaine (Children's Chorus)
      Complete Work Name: Carmen
      Composer: Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Paris Opera Chorus
      Album: Carmen (Recordno: 0028948026234) ~~, Deutsche Grammophon, 0028948026234
      Duration: 2:33

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