Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 9 June 2018

Military Bands and Pipes of the Defence Forces Summer Proms Live from UCH Limerick this Saturday

The mighty Military Bands and Pipes of the Defence Forces, under the baton of Captain Brian Prendergast, return to University Concert Hall for the now annual Summer Proms, performing delightful operatic arias, musical numbers and rousing military band tunes. Limerick’s Mairéad Buicke (soprano) will join them for what will be a hugely enjoyable evening of music this Saturday 16th June at 5pm.

This year’s Proms will be extra special as it will be broadcast live on Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive, marking the launch of the CD celebrating Irish wind band music on the RTÉ lyric fm label.

The concert will open with the rousing Olympic Fanfare and Theme written for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, by celebrated film composer John Williams. Other delightful tunes to be performed on the night include Percy French’s Gortnamona, a medley from the 1930’s musical Me and My Girl, the well-known 19th century Irish ballad The Boys of Wexford, a Cole Porter spectacular and one of the most popular arias from Czech composer Dvorak, Song To The Moon – among many others!

Join Evelyn Grant live on Weekend Drive this Saturday from 5pm! 

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

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Music Played on the Show

16:10

Title: Rosemary And Thyme - Caprice For Guitar And Orchestra

Composer: Gunning, Christopher

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), Studio Orchestra

Album: Rosemary And Thyme / Carnival / Pcacd002

Duration: 4:04

16:20

Title: Espana Op. 236

Composer: Waldteufel, Emile

Performer(s): Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Gaite Parisienne/Waltzes / Emi / Cdm763136

Duration: 6:26

16:27

Title: J'Ai Deux Amants (I Have Two Lovers)

Composer: Messager, Andre

Performer(s): Susan Graham (Mezzo-Soprano), City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Art of Susan Graham / Erato / 2564686256

Duration: 2:32

16:32

Title: Piano Concerto No. 4 (3rd Movement) Rondo Vivace

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Mikhail Pletnev (Piano), Russian National Orchestra

Album: Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos - Pletnev / Russian National Orchestra / Gansch / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777475

Duration: 10:30

16:46

Title: Forlana

Composer: Finzi, Gerald

Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Emma Johnson Voyage / UCJ / 986618-0

Duration: 2:58

16:51

Title: Etude No.5 In E Major 'La Chasse'

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano)

Album: Liszt: Paganini Studies & Schubert March - Hamelin / Hyperion / CDA67370

Duration: 2:54

17:09

Title: Hopkins On Skellig Michael: Empires

Composer: Farrell, Ciaran

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Perfect State / Rtécd Recording

Duration: 6:06

17:17

Title: Spanish Dance

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar), John Williams (Guitar)

Album: Together Again (Record No: 09026614502) / RCA Victor/Red Seal / 09026614502

Duration: 3:39

17:32

Title: Sonata For Piano And Cello In B Flat (2nd Movement) Andante

Composer: Osborne, George Alexander

Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano), Justin Pearson (Cello)

Album: Shower Of Pearls / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd103

Duration: 5:54

17:39

Title: D'Umana Gente

Composer: Balfe, Michael William

Performer(s): Marcel Vanaud (Baritone), Rté Concert Orchestra, National Chamber Choir

Album: Balfe: Falstaff - Disk 2 / RTÉ lyric fm / CD119

Duration: 2:12

17:41

Title: The Damnation Of Faust - Hungarian March

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Munich Radio Orchestra

Album: A Date with the Devil / NAXOS / 8.555355

Duration: 4:50

17:49

Title: Si Bheag, Si Mhor

Composer: O'Carolan, Turlough

Performer(s): David Power (Uilleann Pipes)

Album: Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen / RTE lyric fm / CD156

Duration: 3:59

17:54

Title: Fionnghuala 2015 Re-Mix Single

Composer: Trad arr McGlynn

Performer(s): John Mcglynn (Voice), Anuna

Album: Single Re-Mix / Danu 2015 / Single Release itunes

Duration: 1:42

18:01

Title: May Song

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Marat Bisengaliev (Violin), Benjamin Frith (Piano)

Album: Elgar: Re-Discovered Works (Recordno: Bbm1016) / Black Box / Bbm1016

Duration: 3:27

18:05

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: (Iv) Tortoises

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales

Album: The Great Animal Orchestra / Nimbus Alliance / NI 6274

Duration: 1:47

18:18

Title: La Donna E Mobile

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milan

Album: The Classical Album 2007 / Decca / 442888-2

Duration: 2:21

18:25

Title: En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor

Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin

Performer(s): Katherine Jenkins (Soprano)

Album: Katherine Jenkins - Sweetest Love / Universal/Spectrum / SPEC2064

Duration: 4:08

18:29

Title: Inishlacken: (Iii) Evening Céilí

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bill Whelan: Linen and Lace: Inishlacken / Riverdance / RTE lyric fm / CD155

Duration: 4:49

18:39

Title: Octet In E Flat (4th Movement)

Composer: Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph

Performer(s): Consortium Classicum

Album: Ignaz Pleyel (Recordno: MDG L3460) / MDG / MDG L3460

Duration: 2:40

18:47

Title: The Prince Of Denmark's March

Composer: Clarke, Jeremiah

Performer(s): Philip Jones (Trumpet), Elgar Howarth (Trumpet), Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Album: Weekend Brass / Trumpet Voluntary: Philip Jones / Decca / 4216332

Duration: 2:55

18:52

Title: Every Valley Shall Be Exalted

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Mark Padmore (Tenor), Les Arts Florissants

Album: Messiah: Handel / Harmonia Mundi / 901498.99

Duration: 3:20

18:58

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: (Ii) Hens And Roosters

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales

Album: The Great Animal Orchestra / Nimbus Alliance / NI 6274

Duration: 0:40

18:58

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: (Iii) Wild Asses

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales

Album: The Great Animal Orchestra / Nimbus Alliance / NI 6274

Duration: 0:48

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