Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 - 6.30pm & Sunday 4 – 7pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 28 May 2017

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Some of the world's best music played by the world's finest musicians, familiar favourites and new releases. Plus news and traffic updates.

RTÉ All-Ireland Drama Festival 2017

The 2017 RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival takes place at the Dean Crowe Theatre, Athlone from Thursday 4th May to Friday 12th May 2017, with the Presentation of Awards on Saturday 13th May. On Classic Drive and Weekend Drive we bring you reports on the previous night’s performances, every day at 5pm.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Tambourin

Composer: Hasse, Johann Adolph

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: James Galway Plays Songs for Annie / RCA / Rd83061

Duration: 1:34


Title: Horn Concerto No. 1 In E Flat Major Op. 11 - Movement Iii - Allegro

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Peter Damm (Horn), Staatskapelle Dresden

Album: Richard Strauss: Orchestral Works - Disk 1 / Brillaint Classics / 7591

Duration: 5:31


Title: Caruso

Composer: Dalla, Lucio

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Vocal)

Album: The Classical Album 2009 - Disk 1 / UCJ / 4801711

Duration: 5:20


Title: Summertime

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Lorin Maazel (Violin), Barton Weber (Piano)

Album: Virtuoso Violin / RCA Victor / 09026684142

Duration: 4:10


Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In F Sharp Minor (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Wieniawski, Henyrk

Performer(s): Marat Bisengaliev (Violin), Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Wienawski: Violin Concertos 1 and 2 / Naxos / 8.553517

Duration: 7:22


Title: Waltz Of My Dreams From A Waltz Dream

Composer: Straus Oscar

Performer(s): Peter Morrison (Baritone), Marilyn Hill Smith (Soprano), Chandos Concert Orchestra

Album: Treasures Of Operetta Iii / Chandos / Chan8759

Duration: 4:24


Title: Piano Concerto No 2 In C Minor (1st Movement) Moderato

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Julius Katchen (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2 / Decca / 4336272

Duration: 9:50


Title: Der Holle Rache (Queen Of The Night Aria)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Sumi Jo (Soprano), Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Verdi, Rossini & Mozart Virtuoso Arias / Erato / 4509-97239

Duration: 2:59


Title: Fantasie Sur Lucia Di Lammermoor

Composer: Parish-Alvars, Elias

Performer(s): Emmanuel Ceysson (Harp)

Album: Opera Fantasie (Harp transcriptions) / Naive / V 5297

Duration: 11:57


Title: Chorus Of The Hebrew Slaves

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Robert Shaw Chorale, Rca Victor Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 09026-61241-2) / RCA Victor / 09026-61241-2

Duration: 4:51


Title: Music For The Royal Fireworks (1st Movement) Overture

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Le Concert Spirituel

Album: Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks / Archiv / 4151292

Duration: 2:14


Title: Regna Terrae

Composer: De Lalande, Michel-Richard

Performer(s): Carolyn Sampson (Soprano), Ex Cathedra

Album: A French Baroque Diva: Arias for Marie Fel / Hyperion / CDA68035

Duration: 2:29


Title: Concerto In C Minor (4th Movement)

Composer: Telemann, Georg Philipp

Performer(s): Christian Lindberg (Trombone), New Stockholm Chamber Orchestra

Album: The Winter Trombone / BIS / BIS CD 348

Duration: 2:45


Title: Vienna, City Of My Dreams

Composer: Sieczynski, Rudolf

Performer(s): Andre Rieu (Violin)

Album: Waltzes - Andre Rieu / Philips / 522933-2

Duration: 4:12


Title: Oboe Concerto In C (3rd Movement) Rondo Allegretto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): John Anderson (Oboe), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart: Concertos for Wind / Avie / Av0035

Duration: 5:52


Title: Sonata Reminiscenza, From 'Forgotten Melodies, Op. 38' (Encore)

Composer: Medtner, Nikolai

Performer(s): Daniil Trifonov (Piano), Mariinsky Orchestra

Album: Recorded at Kissinger Sommer Festival (Broadcast 180516) / EBU / SM/15/10/38/01

Duration: 3:14


Title: Waltz From Swan Lake

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Philadelphia Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Ballet Suite / Sleeping Beauty / EMI / 7470752

Duration: 6:28


Title: Winterreise, D911: Vi- Wasserflut

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Helmut Deutsch (Piano)

Album: Franz Schubert: Winterreise / Sony Classical / 88883795652

Duration: 3:43


Title: Elegie In D Flat Op17

Composer: Glazunov, Alexander

Performer(s): Nina Kotova (Cello), Moscow Chamber Orchestra

Album: Nina Kotova (Recordno: 462612-2) / Philips / 462612-2

Duration: 6:39


Title: Cornet Carillon

Composer: Binge, Ronald

Performer(s): Black Dyke Mills Band, Black Dyke Mills Band

Album: A Golden Hour Of Brass Bands / Knight Recordings LTD / KGHCD 154

Duration: 3:03


Title: 1. Danse Cosaque

Composer: Rossini/Arr. Dan Godfrey

Performer(s): Eastman Wind Ensemble

Album: Eastman Wind Ensemble - Frederick Fennell / Mercury / 434 322-2

Duration: 1:38



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

Tweet: @evelynlyric

Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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