Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 1 July 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: String Quartet Op 59 No 2 In E Minor - Movement Iii - Allegretto

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Artemis Quartet, Natalia Prischepenko (Vln), Gregor Sigl (Vln), Friedemann Weigle (Viola), Eckart Runge (Cello), Artemis Quartet

Album: Beethoven String Quartets Op 18/4 & 59/2 - Artemis Quartet / Virgin Classics / 0094638028822

Duration: 6:08


Title: Goldberg Variations : Aria

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: JS Bach Goldberg Variations 2015 Recording / Hyperion / CDA68146

Duration: 4:21


Title: The Blue Bird

Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers

Performer(s): Anuna

Album: Essential Anuna / Universal / 064772-2

Duration: 2:36


Title: Hora Di Mars (The Clock)

Composer: Dinicu, Grigorias

Performer(s): The Philharmonics

Album: The Philharmonics : Oblivion / Deutsche Grammophon / 4810276

Duration: 2:11


Title: Die Nachtigall

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): The Baccholian Singers Of London

Album: The Very Best of Melodies for You / BBC / WMEF0055-2

Duration: 3:59


Title: Caprice Viennois Op.2

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin), Lambert Orkis (Piano)

Album: Tango Song and Dance (Recordno: 471500-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 471500-2

Duration: 4:15


Title: Old Cape Cod

Composer: Yakus/Rothrock/Jeffrey

Performer(s): Patti Page

Album: Golden Hits / Universal / 5329133

Duration: 2:35


Title: Piano Quartet In E Flat - Movement Iii - Andante Cantabile

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano), Martha Argerich, Renaud Capucon, Linda Chen, Gautier Capucon

Album: Martha Argerich and Friends - Live from the Lugano Festival / EMI Classics / 094638924128

Duration: 8:08


Title: Why Do The Nations

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), John Fisher (Harpsichord), Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Handel Arias - Bryn Terfel / Deutsche Grammophon / 453480-2

Duration: 4:54


Title: Mise Eire (1st Movement) Lento

Composer: O Riada, Sean

Performer(s): Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Sean O Riada: Orchestral Works (Recordno: RTÉ) / RTÉ recording / RTÉ

Duration: 2:16


Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream Nocturne

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Album: Meditation Music for Relaxation and Dreaming / Decca / 467414-2

Duration: 6:40


Title: Core 'Ngrato

Composer: Cardillo, Salvatore

Performer(s): Dermot Troy (Tenor), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Dermot Troy Remembered (Recordno: Cd114) / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd114

Duration: 2:42


Title: Overture From The Grand Duke

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Grand Duke / Decca / 436 813-2

Duration: 5:12


Title: Sinfonia Concertante In B Flat (2nd Movement)

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Haydn (Recordno: 09026685782) / RCA / 09026685782

Duration: 4:27


Title: Sinfonia Concertante In B Flat (3rd Movement) Allegro Con Spiri

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Haydn: Isserlis / BMG / 09026685782

Duration: 6:42


Title: The Pool Among The Rushes

Composer: Trimble, Joan

Performer(s): Elisaveta Blumina (Piano)

Album: Irish Holidays / Genuin / GEN 18495

Duration: 2:37



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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