Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 24 June 2018

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.

Coming up on the programme:

Saturday 23rd March

Thus week, Poetry File at 6.05pm features Nell Regan, a recent recipient of the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship. She is an educator and literary programmer based in Dublin. She reads her poem, So You Are To Me. Majella Cullagh joins Evelyn in studio for Bel Canto Moments, to explore this style of singing and listen to some of Majella's huge discography of operatic rarities. 

Poet Nell Regan

Sunday 24th March

Majella Cullagh joins Evelyn again in studio for part two of Bel Canto Moments and she talks of her admiration for the work of Saverino Mercadante.

Soprano Majella Cullagh

Music Played on the Show


Title: Ritual Fire Dance

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

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

Album: Not Available (Record No: 4626122) / Philips / 4626122

Duration: 3:10


Title: Kalinka

Composer: Folk

Performer(s): Dimitri Hvorostovsky (Bass), Osipov Russian Folk Orchestra, Saint Petersburg Chamber Choir

Album: Dimitri Hvorostovsky Portrait / Phillips / 4757643

Duration: 4:02


Title: Woodbrook

Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal

Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain (Piano), Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: The Most Relaxing Classical Album In The World... Ever Vol 2 / Virgin/Emi / 724384763824

Duration: 3:32


Title: Blackwells

Composer: Davey/ O'Flynn

Performer(s): Liam O'Flynn (Uileann Pipes), Bill Dowdall (Flute Piccolo), Mathew Manning (Oboe Cor Anglais), Voice Squad

Album: Out To An Other Side / Tara / TARA CD 3031

Duration: 4:07


Title: Chitarra Romana

Composer: Di Lazzaro/Cherubini

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Henry Mancini Orchestra & Chorus

Album: Luciano Pavarotti - Mamma / Decca / 475 8387

Duration: 3:19


Title: Romance In F Minor

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Romances For Violin / Deutsche Grammophon / 449923-2

Duration: 11:55


Title: Dances From The Quechua Indians

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Derek Bell (Harp)

Album: Ancient Music for the Irish Harp / Claddagh / CC59CD

Duration: 4:49


Title: Ave Maria (Arranged Version Of Intermezzo From Cavalleria Rusticana)

Composer: Mascagni, Pietro

Performer(s): Placido Domingo (Tenor), Sissel (Vocals), Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppe Verdi

Album: The Singer and the Song - Various Artists / Decca Records / 478 2360

Duration: 5:18


Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor - Adagio

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Jorge Bolet (Piano), Germany Symphony Orchestra Berlin

Album: Romantic Adagios II / DECCA / 4735962

Duration: 6:43


Title: Gratitude

Composer: Broderick / Cannon / Keane

Performer(s): Sean Keane With The Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Gratitude

Duration: 3:04


Title: Qui Di Sposa Eterna..Ah! Verranno A Te Sull'aure

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Renata Scotto (Soprano), Orchestra Sinfonico Della Rai Di Torino

Album: Pavarotti Classic Duets / Decca / 4787583

Duration: 7:35


Title: 1812 Overture (Conclusion)

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Very Best Of The Classic Experience / Virgin/EMI / 724384752125

Duration: 3:35


Title: Oblivion

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Ksenija Sidorova (Accordion), Thomas Gould (Violin), Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales

Album: Fairy Tales / Champs Hill Records 2013 / Champs Hill B00D4AZXEG

Duration: 4:24


Title: Lied Aus Wien

Composer: Schubert/Berte

Performer(s): Bernd Weikl (Baritone), Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Operetta Recital with Bernd Weikl / Orfeo / C077831a

Duration: 3:12


Title: Piano Concerto No. 5 In F Minor Op. 180 - Movement Iii - Finale: Allegro Agitato

Composer: Herz, Henri

Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Album: Herz: Piano Concertos 3, 4 and 5 - Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra: Howard Shelley / Hyperion / CDA67537

Duration: 5:28



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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