Aedín Gormley's Sunday Matinée

Aedín Gormley's Sunday Matinée

Sunday, 1 - 4pm

Aedín Gormley's Sunday Matinée Sunday 18 February 2018

Aedín Gormley's Sunday Matinée

Music for your Sunday afternoon featuring live performances from across the globe and standout works from our featured artists.

Watch Again: Sunday June 17th, 'Glorious Gounod'

Elspeth Hanson presents a mix of classical favourites this afternoon, and at 3pm we're live from the National Concert Hall as Paul Herriott introduces 'Glorious Gounod', featuring Our Lady’s Choral Society with soloists Sinéad Campbell- Wallace (Soprano), Andrew Gavin (Tenor), Padraic Rowan (Bass), and the RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Proinnsias O Duinn. Join us for the 200th birthday celebration of the great composer, with works including his Messe Solennelle St. Cecilia and extracts from Romeo and Juliet and Mors et Vita, the Ave Maria and more. (Pictured - Sinéad Campbell-Wallace)

Sunday June 24th

Join Elspeth Hanson for classocal favourites this afternoon including highlights from the final 'Sounds Amazing' concert, recorded at the National Concert Hall and presented by Aedín Gormley and Niall Carroll.

For our last outing of Sounds Amazing we are delighted to bring the multi award-winning toast of the West End, Killian Donnelly to the stage of the National Concert Hall.  Since the moment he joined the cast of Les Miserables in 2008, Killian has not looked back; making major roles in Billy Elliott, Les Mis, The Phantom of the Opera and Kinky Boots his own.  Killian will be joined on stage by Molly Lynch (pictured) and they will perform hits from Carousel, Les Miserables, The Phantom of The Opera, Funny Girl and Beauty and the Beast, with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by Stephen Bell. 

Music Played on the Show


Title: The Bartered Bride: Overture

Composer: Smetana, Bedrich

Performer(s): Brno Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 111115-2) / Supraphon / 111115-2

Duration: 6:35


Title: 4 Impromptus Op. 142 D 935 - No. 3 In B Flat Major - Theme (Andante) With Variations

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)

Album: Schubert: Impromptus - Mitsuko Uchida / Philips / 456 245-2

Duration: 11:58


Title: Recondita Armonia

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Plácido Domingo (Tenor), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Opera Classics / EMI / 5550172

Duration: 2:58


Title: Serenade For Strings In E Minor, Op. 20 (1st Movement) Allegro Piacevole

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Vaughan Williams - Elgar - Pinchas Zukerman/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / 2016 Decca Music Group / 478 9386

Duration: 3:29


Title: Clarinet Concerto (3rd Mt)

Composer: Finzi, Gerald

Performer(s): Andrew Marriner (Clarinet), Academyst Martin In The Fields

Album: Finzi: Clarinet Concerto / Philips / 454438-2

Duration: 8:16


Title: Sanctus

Composer: Monteverdi, Claudio

Performer(s): Ensemble Vocal European

Album: A New Sacred Art - Masses and Motets at the turn of the 17th century / Harmonia Mundi / HMX2958006

Duration: 3:44


Title: Violin Concerto (2nd Movement) Andante Sostenuto

Composer: Glazunov

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti Violin, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Nicola Benedetti - Shostakovich/Glazunov / Decca / 4788758

Duration: 9:46


Title: Polonaise

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Pearls of Czech Classics / Suprahon / 110624-2011

Duration: 4:20


Title: Song To The Moon

Complete Work Name: Rusalka

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Czech Philharmonic

Album: The number one Opera album 2004 CD 1 / Universal Classics and Jazz / 4762004

Duration: 5:56


Title: Suite No. 2 Op. 17 - Valse (Presto)

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano), Hilary Mcnamara (Piano)

Album: Rachmaninov: Suites for Two Pianos, Symphonic Dances - Howard Shelley, Hilary McNamara / Helios / CDH55209

Duration: 6:19


Title: Wachet Auf (Sleepers Awake)

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Album: The Essential Yo-Yo Ma / Legacy / Sony Classical / S2K93927

Duration: 3:48


Title: Violin Concerto In A Minor, Bwv 1041

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Viktoria Mullova (Violin), Accademia Bizantina

Album: Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York (Broadcast 180218) / SM/17/12/01/04

Duration: 12:03


Title: L'Air Des Bijoux (The Jewel Song)

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Sop), Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Celine Byrne: For Eternity / RTE lyric fm / CD128

Duration: 4:38


Title: The Wasps Overture

Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Walton: Symphony No 1/Vaughan Williams: Wasps Overture / RCA Victor Gold Seal / GD87830

Duration: 8:55


Title: The Last Time I Saw Paris

Composer: Kern, Jerome

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), London Sinfonietta

Album: Jerome Kern Treasury / Angel / 077705488326

Duration: 4:26


Title: Bill

Composer: Hammerstein / Kern /Woodhouse

Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano), Ray Brown (Bass), Ed Thigpen (Drums)

Album: Oscar Peterson Plays The Jerome Kern Songbook / Verve / 0602517995765

Duration: 2:58


Title: A Streetcar Named Desire - I Can Smell The Sea Air

Composer: Previn, Andre

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Sop), Orchestra Of The San Francisco Opera

Album: Andre Previn - A Portrait (Recordno: CDG03276) / Universal Classics and Jazz / CDG03276

Duration: 3:32


Title: Vocalise

Composer: Previn, Andre

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Moray Welsh (Cello), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Previn - Diversions, Songs / Deutsche Grammophon / 471 028-2

Duration: 4:43


Title: Chi Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: La Rondine / EMI / 7243 5 56338 2 8

Duration: 2:22


Title: Violin Concerto In E, Bwv 1042

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Viktoria Mullova (Violin), Accademia Bizantina

Album: Recorded at Carnegie Hall, New York (Broadcast 180218) / SM/17/12/01/04

Duration: 15:14


Title: Swans In Flight

Composer: Dubery, David

Performer(s): Michael Cox (Flute)

Album: Observations - Seventeen Songs and a String Quartet / Divine Art Ltd / Metier / MSV 28548

Duration: 2:45


Title: Locus Iste

Composer: Bruckner, Anton

Performer(s): Choir Of Magdalen College Oxford

Album: Choral Chillout (Recordno: Vmef0070-2) / BBC / Vmef0070-2

Duration: 3:00



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Presenter: Aedín Gormley

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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