Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 7 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.

Poetry File with Louis de Paor

Poetry File with Louis de Paor

This week ..Louis de Paor reads Hats Off

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: Agiaco Cubano - Grand March

Complete Work Name: Agiaco Cubano

Composer: Bull, Ole Bornemann

Performer(s): Avre Tellefsen (Violin), Harvad Gimse (Paino), Trondheim Symphony Orchestra

Album: Ole Bull: A Norweigan Pioneer - Arve tellefsen / Simax Classics / PSC1261

Duration: 3:59


Title: Cello Sonata In A (2nd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Franck, Cesar

Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pré (Cello), Daniel Barenboim (Piano)

Album: Jacqueline Du Pre: A Cello Recital (Recordno: Hmv5731822) / HMV / Hmv5731822

Duration: 8:45


Title: Praise The Name Of The Lord (Khvalite Imya Gospodne)

Composer: Khristov, Dobri

Performer(s): The Grand Choir "Masters Of Choral Singing"

Album: The Bells of Dawn: Russian Sacred and Folk Songs / Ondine / ODE 1238-2

Duration: 3:40


Title: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No.2 In B Flat Major Op. 19 (3rd Movement) Molto Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Barry Douglas (Piano), Camerata Ireland

Album: Beethoven Piano Concertos - Barry Douglas - Camerata Ireland / Satirino / SR 051

Duration: 6:00


Title: Imperial March

Composer: Gilbert / Sullivan

Performer(s): The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Utopia Limited / Decca / 436 816-2

Duration: 6:26


Title: Casta Diva

Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Voices

Album: Renée Fleming - By Request / Decca / 475244-2

Duration: 6:01


Title: Symphonic Variations For Piano And Orchestra

Composer: Franck, Cesar

Performer(s): Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Beethoven, Franck, Ravel / Supraphon / SU 37142031

Duration: 16:01


Title: Cello Suite No. 1 In G Major (V) Menuets 1 & 2

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello)

Album: Richard Tunnicliffe J.S.Bach Cello Suites / Linn / Linn CKD 396

Duration: 3:39


Title: Andalucia Op. 86

Composer: Busser, Henri

Performer(s): Edward Beckett (Flute), London Festival Orchestra

Album: Fantasie, Romantic French Flute Music - Edward Beckett, Ross Pople: London Festival Orchestra / Black Box / BBM1049

Duration: 6:14


Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat (1st Movement) Allegro Con Spirito

Composer: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Performer(s): Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Bremen Chamber Philharmonic

Album: Alison Balsom: Haydn / Hummel Trumpet Concertos / EMI Classics / 2162130

Duration: 9:24


Title: O Tu, Palermo (Act Ii)

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): La Scala Milan Orchestra

Album: Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani / EMI Classics / 7540432

Duration: 4:30


Title: Trio For Piano, Oboe And Bassoon (1st Movement) Presto

Composer: Poulenc, Francis

Performer(s): Jacques Fevrier (Piano), Robert Casier (Oboe), Gerard Faisandier (Bassoon)

Album: Poulnec: Piano Music, Chamber Music - Disk 3 / Brilliant Classics / 7890

Duration: 5:51


Title: A Summer's Day In The Country Op.55 (3) Solitude Of The Woods

Composer: Gade, Niels W.

Performer(s): Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz

Album: Niels Wilhelm Gade / CPO / 999 362-2

Duration: 6:10


Title: Song To The Moon

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus

Album: Opera Arias - Anna Netrebko / Vienna Philharmonic / Noseda / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777566

Duration: 5:07


Title: An Die Musik D547

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Cello), Daria Hovora (Piano)

Album: Schubert: Song Without Words, Arpeggione Sonata / Deutsche Grammophon / 449817-2

Duration: 3:13


Title: Symphony No.1 In G Minor 'Winter Dreams' (1st Movement) Allegro Tranquillo

Composer: Tchaikovksy, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky Symphonies 1, 2 & 5 - Volume 1 - Vasily Petrenko - RLPO / Onyx / ONYX 4150

Duration: 10:42


Title: An Evening Hymn On A Ground

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Wolfgang Muthspiel (Acoustic/Electric Guitar), L'Arpeggiata

Album: Music For a While: Improvisations on Henry Purcell / Erato/ Warner Classics / 0825646337507

Duration: 6:06


Title: Symphonie Espagnole (2nd Movement) Scherzando

Complete Work Name: Symphonie Espagnole Op.21

Composer: Lalo, Edouard

Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Tasmin Little: Scottish Fantasy / Symphony Espagnole / EMI / 5731182

Duration: 4:27


Title: Fantasie For Bassoon And Orchestra (2nd Movement) - Variations Iii

Composer: Kreutzer, Conradin

Performer(s): Karen Geoghegan (Bassoon), Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Bassoon Concertos - Geoghegan / BBC Philharmonic /Noseda / Chandos Records / CHAN 10613

Duration: 2:02



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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