Aedín Gormley's Sunday Matinée

Aedín Gormley's Sunday Matinée

Sunday, 1 - 4pm

Aedín Gormley's Sunday Matinée Sunday 25 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 Firebird (Suite) - Round Dance Of The Princesses

Composer: Stravinsky, Igor

Performer(s): Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse

Album: Stravinsky - The Firebird, The Rite Of Spring / Naive / V 5360

Duration: 5:14


Title: Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir

Album: Great Bach Choruses (Recordno: 445610-2) / Archiv / 445610-2

Duration: 2:32


Title: Toccata In C Minor, Bwv 911

Composer: Bach, J.S.

Performer(s): Nelson Freire (Piano)

Album: Nelson Freire - Bach / Decca / 4788449

Duration: 10:24


Title: Lascia Ch'io Pianga

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Album: Angela Gheorghiu Live From Covent Garden / Emi Classics / 724355726421

Duration: 4:48


Title: Who Is Sylvia

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): King's Singers

Album: Chanson D'Amour - The King's Singers / BMG / 09026 61427 2

Duration: 2:48


Title: My Funny Valentine

Composer: Rodgers / Hart

Performer(s): The King's Singers

Album: The King's Singers - Great American Songbook / Signum Records / SIGCD341

Duration: 3:24


Title: Clarinet Sonata In E Flat, Op.167: Iv- Molto Allegro

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael Mchale (Piano)

Album: The Lyrical Clarinet / Chandos / CHAN 10637

Duration: 5:01


Title: Spring

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Album: Grieg - Bergliot - 7 Lieder / Deutsche Grammophon / 437519

Duration: 4:32


Title: On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring

Composer: Delius, Frederick

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring / Naxos / 8.557143

Duration: 5:53


Title: Fruhling (Spring) From 4 Last Songs

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Lucia Popp (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Armchair Concerts / EMI / 7644392

Duration: 3:52


Title: It Might As Well Be Spring

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Fred Hersch (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7559-79414-2) / Nonesuch / 7559-79414-2

Duration: 6:38


Title: They Say It's Spring

Composer: Clark/Haymes

Performer(s): Blossom Dearie (Vocals/Piano), Herb Ellis (Guitar) Ray Brown (Bass)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 5299062) / Verve / 5299062

Duration: 3:42


Title: Four Seasons Of Buenos Aires

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Claudio Bohorquez (Cello), Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra

Album: Recorded at the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, Warsaw (Broadcast 250218) / SM/17/12/06/15

Duration: 26:17


Title: Introduction; Summertime

Composer: Gershwin, George\Gershwin, Ira\DuBose, Hayward

Performer(s): Leontyne Price, William Warfield, Rca Victor Orchestra And Chorus

Album: Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (Highlights) / RCA Victor / 85234

Duration: 3:40


Title: The Last Rose Of Summer

Composer: Moore, Thomas

Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Come to the Fair - Kiri Te Kanawa / EMI / Cdc7470802

Duration: 3:28


Title: The Four Seasons, Op. 8

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra

Album: Recorded at the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, Warsaw (Broadcast 250218) / SM/17/12/06/15

Duration: 37:09


Title: Hi-Deedle-Dee-Dee (An Actor's Life For Me)

Composer: Washington, Ned/Harline, Leigh

Performer(s): Walter Catlett (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: Pinnochio / Walt Disney Records / 0946 3 51035 2

Duration: 1:40


Title: O Soave Fanciulla

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Nicolai Gedda (Tenor) Mirella Freni (Soprano), Rome Opera House Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cdz7625201896) / EMI / Cdz7625201896

Duration: 4:03


Title: Dolly Suite For Piano Duet - Berceuse

Composer: de Falla, Maunel

Performer(s): Katia Labeque (Piano), Marielle Labeque (Piano)

Album: The World of Piano Encores / DECCA / 4731452

Duration: 2:59



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Presenter: Aedín Gormley

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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