In a new series, members of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra share their own musical favourites...
Today, meet flautist Deirdre Brady - listen to Deirdre's playlist now, via Spotify, and read more about her picks below...
Aslan – Crazy World
A great Dublin Band, I have their Platinum Collection, and was thrilled when they came to record with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra – lovely guys, as well.
Glenn Gould playing Bach's Goldberg Variations
The opening track is what I call my Sunday morning music – it just eases you into the day.
Rod Stewart – Sailing
I’ve always loved Rod, such a great performer, I’ve gone to nearly all his gigs here over the years.
South Rampart Street Parade
This piece always reminds me of our dear departed friend, drummer Tony Kavanagh, as it was a piece he played regularly with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.
Jean-Pierre Rampal playing Bach's Badinerie
My hero of the flute, with whom I was lucky enough to study on a French government scholarship in the 1970s in Nice.
Linda Ronstadt singing Nelson Riddle’s arrangement of When I Fall in Love
A beautiful arrangement! Nelson’s daughter Rosemary came to work with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and signed my 'vinyl’ – she was impressed that I still had LPs! And she also gave me his book Arranged, which I passed on to the arranger Johnny Tate, who was delighted with it.
Louis Armstrong’s What a Wonderful World
My father is a trumpeter and met Louis Armstrong here in Dublin in 1956 in the National Stadium, when he came on tour. This is a song full of hope for the future...
Picture: Andres Poveda