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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 21 July 2014


    Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

    Niall Carroll presents Classical Daytime with four hours of great music and at 11am, Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 4 in B flat in the Coffee Concert


    Coffee Concert Monday 21st July

    Philharmonie, Cologne
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat, op. 60
    WDR Symphony Orchestra
    Jukka-Pekka Saraste (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

    • 09:59
      Title: Barber Of Seville: Overture
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Classical Players
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 724356190023), Virgin, 724356190023
      Duration: 7:09
    • 10:07
      Title: Cielo E Mar -- La Gioconda
      Composer: Ponchielli, Amilcare
      Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia
      Album: Jonas Kaufmann Verismo Arias ~~ PD OB, Decca, 4782258
      Duration: 5:23
    • 10:13
      Title: Souvenirs De Flanders Op. 5 - Rondeau
      Composer: Coste, Napoleon
      Performer(s): Frederic Zigante (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Frederic Zigante (Guitar)
      Album: Coste: Guitar Works Op. 2-6 - Frederic Zigante, Naxos, 8.554194
      Duration: 4:54
    • 10:19
      Title: O Fairest Of Ten Thousand Fair
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): James Bowman (Countertenor)
      Performer(s): James Bowman (Countertenor), Susan Gritton (Soprano), King's Consort
      Album: Handel: English Arias (Recordno: Cda66797) ~~ L812903, Hyperion, Cda66797
      Duration: 3:13
    • 10:22
      Title: Romance No.1 In G Op.40
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): David Oistrakh (Violin)
      Performer(s): David Oistrakh (Violin), State Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Rv60001), Revelation, Rv60001
      Duration: 7:21
    • 10:30
      Title: Overture From Manfred
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic
      Album: Schumann Gold (Recordno: 4778817) ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778817
      Duration: 12:09
    • 10:43
      Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In F Minor Op.21 (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano)
      Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano), Montreal Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Chopin: Piano Concertos (Recordno: 724355679826) ~~ H592306, EMI Classics, 724355679826
      Duration: 8:27
    • 10:52
      Title: Divertimento In E Flat (1st Movement) Andante
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists
      Album: Mozart: Wind Serenades ~~ H696606, Naxos, 8.555943
      Duration: 4:26
    • 10:57
      Title: Vesti La Giubba -- Pagliacci
      Complete Work Name: Pagliacci
      Composer: Leoncavallo, Ruggero
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Vienna Volksopera Orchestra
      Album: The Greatest Pavarotti Album Ever! ~~ A247608, Decca, 4361732
      Duration: 3:38
    • 11:39
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In D Minor (2nd Movement) Allegro Moderato
      Composer: Mozart, Leopold
      Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Maurice Andre (Trumpet), Jean-Francois Paillard Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Maurice Andre Edition Concertos 1 ~~ PD OB, Erato, 256469572-2
      Duration: 5:46
    • 11:46
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.4 In G Major Bwv 1049 (3rd Movement) Presto
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Remy Baudet (Violin)
      Performer(s): Remy Baudet (Violin), Saski Coolen (Recorder), Musica Amphion
      Album: Bach Brandenburg Concertos (Recordno: 93125) ~~ PD OB (see memo details), Brilliant Classics, 93125
      Duration: 4:34
    • 11:51
      Title: Steyrische Tanze
      Composer: Lanner, Joseph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Alles Walzer ~~ G395202, Orf Bayer, LC5130CD230
      Duration: 5:56
    • 11:57
      Title: Symphony No.88 In G Major (4th Movement) Finale
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Fritz Reiner: The Director, BMG Entertainment, 74321842192
      Duration: 3:32
    • 12:02
      Title: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Album: Best of Lang Lang -- 477 9014, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 9014
      Duration: 9:05
    • 12:22
      Title: Rondo In G Minor Op.94
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: Brahms: Cello Sonatas - Isserlis / Hough, Hyperion, CDA67529
      Duration: 7:07
    • 12:33
      Title: Lohengrin: Prelude To Act 1 -- Not Available
      Composer: Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Wagner Highlights Vol.3, Asv, Cddca666
      Duration: 9:04
    • 12:43
      Title: Il Mio Ben Quando Verra
      Composer: Paisiello, Giovanni
      Performer(s): Mojca Erdmann (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Mojca Erdmann (Soprano), La Cetra Barockorchester Basel
      Album: Mojca Erdmann Mostly Mozart ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778979
      Duration: 7:05
    • 12:52
      Title: Waltz No.3 Op.9 - For Lola
      Composer: Joel, Billy
      Performer(s): Richard Joo (Piano)
      Performer(s): Richard Joo (Piano)
      Album: Billy Joel: Fantasies and Delusions - Richard Joo, Sony Classical, CK 85397
      Duration: 3:28
    • 12:55
      Title: Fugata
      Composer: Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Antonio Agri (Piano), Nestor Marconi (Bandoneon), Horacio Malvicino (Guitar), Hector Console (Bass)
      Album: Soul of the Tango ~~ D385906, Sony, Sk63122
      Duration: 3:46
    • 13:01
      Title: Huntsmen's Chorus
      Complete Work Name: Der Freischutz
      Composer: Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Choir
      Album: The A-Z of Opera (Recordno: 8.555037-38), Naxos, 8.555037-38
      Duration: 2:39
    • 13:06
      Title: 1812 Overture -- 1812 Overture Op. 49
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Banda Musicale Della Polizia Di Stato, Coro Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilla
      Album: Tchaikovsky: Overtures and Fantasies, EMI Records, 094637006528
      Duration: 16:30
    • 13:22
      Title: Petite Valse Op.36
      Composer: Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Stephen Coombs (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Coombs (Piano)
      Album: The Essential Hyperion - 2 CD1 Various Artists, Hyperion Records Ltd, HYP20
      Duration: 2:57
    • 13:25
      Title: Panis Angelicus (Saint-Saens)
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Toulouse City Orchestra
      Album: Sanctus: Sacred Songs - Alagna / Toulose City Orchestra / Plasson, EMI, CDC556206
      Duration: 3:29
    • 13:32
      Title: Divenire
      Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico
      Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)
      Album: Einaudi - Islands: The Essential Einaudi: Deluxe Edition, Decca, 4764491
      Duration: 6:38
    • 13:40
      Title: Ah! C'Est Un Fameux Regiment
      Composer: Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano), Gilles Ragon (Tenor), Les Musiciens Du Louvre, Choeur Des Musiciens Du Louvre
      Album: Anne Sofie von Otter Sings Offenbach, Deutsche Grammophon, 471501-2
      Duration: 3:24
    • 13:45
      Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves -- Not Available
      Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Barbirolli conducts English String Music, EMI, 7475372
      Duration: 4:37
    • 13:50
      Title: Wie Lieblich Sind Deine Wohnungen -- German Requiem
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Silke-Thora Matthies (Piano)
      Performer(s): Silke-Thora Matthies (Piano), Christian Kohn (Piano)
      Album: Brahms: Four Hand Piano Music Vol. 4, Naxos, 8.554115
      Duration: 4:46
    • 13:55
      Title: Gallop
      Composer: Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Saint Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Khachaturian: Spartacus / Masquerade / Circus Dance Suite ~~ G294909, Naxos, 8.550802
      Duration: 3:17

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