Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 8 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: The Loveliest Night Of The Year

Composer: Aaronson/Webster

Performer(s): Mario Lanza (Tenor), Constantine Callinicos & His Orchestra

Album: Mario Lanza - The Ultimate Collection / RCA Victor / 7432 118574 2

Duration: 3:36


Title: Mas Que Nada

Composer: Ben, Jorge

Performer(s): 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: South American Getaway (Recordno: 5569812) / EMI / 5569812

Duration: 3:06


Title: Concerto Andaluz (3rd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin

Performer(s): Los Romeros, San Antonio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Rodrigo 6 Concertos / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 9999

Duration: 7:02


Title: La Source

Composer: Hasselmans, Alphonse

Performer(s): Susan Drake (Harp)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: CDA66038) / Hyperion / CDA66038

Duration: 4:00


Title: Piano Sonata No.2 In E Flat Op.36 (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Scharwenka, Xaver

Performer(s): Joseph Moog (Piano)

Album: Tchaikovsky Scharwenka Joseph Moog / Onyx / ONYX 4126

Duration: 7:44


Title: Por Una Cabeza

Composer: Gardel, Carlos

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Alexander Sitkovesky (Violin), Ksenija Sidorova (Accordian), Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Silver Violin / Decca / 4783529

Duration: 3:53


Title: Trumpet Concerto In A Flat (3rd Movement) Tempo I

Composer: Arutiunian, Alexander

Performer(s): Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Album: Alison Balsom: Seraph / EMI / 50999 6 78590 2 3

Duration: 3:34


Title: The Bare Necessities

Composer: Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Trumpet, Vocals)

Album: Disney Songs the Satchmo Way / Walt Disney Records

Duration: 2:26


Title: Symphony In D Minor (3rd Movement)

Composer: Franck, Cesar

Performer(s): Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Album: Franck / D'Indy: Symphonies / Decca / 430278-2

Duration: 10:27


Title: Eli Jenkins' Prayer: The Sunset Poem

Composer: Troyte, Arthur H.D

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Byran Davies (Organ)

Album: Not Available (Record No: 463593-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 463593-2

Duration: 2:41


Title: Vocalise Op.34 No.14

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Gautier Capucon (Cello), Gabriela Montero (Piano)

Album: Rhapsody / EMI/Virgin Classics

Duration: 6:10


Title: Old Comrades March

Composer: Teike, Carl

Performer(s): Philip Jones Ensemble

Album: Grand March (Record No: 417329-2) / Decca / 417329-2

Duration: 4:55


Title: Funiculì-Funiculà (Arr Schoenberg)

Composer: Denza (Arr Schoenberg)

Performer(s): Les Solistes De L'Opéra National De Lyon

Album: Schoenberg Transcriptions / Warner-Erato / Erato 0630-13541-2

Duration: 1:04


Title: Riverdance: (Xi) Cloudsong. Riverdance

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 5:04


Title: Swedish Dances Op.63 No.2 Ruhig Bewegt

Composer: Bruch, Max

Performer(s): Dene Olding (Violin), Piers Lane (Piano)

Album: Bruch - Piano Quartet. String Quartet No.1. Swedish Dances. Goldner String Quartet. Piers Lane Piano / Hyperion / Hyperion CDA68120

Duration: 1:16


Title: La Fille Au Cheveux De Lin (The Girl With The Flaxen Hair)

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Saxpak

Album: Not Available (Recordno: CDWHl2106) / ASV / CDWHl2106

Duration: 2:16


Title: Rigoletto - Ella Mi Fu Rapita!... Parmi Veder Le Lagrime

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Romantic Arias - Jonas Kaufmann, Marco Armiliato: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Decca / 475 9966

Duration: 5:27


Title: Scherzo In C Minor

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Album: Tchaikovsky (Recordno: Cd509116) / Claves / Cd509116

Duration: 3:43


Title: Piano Concerto No. 5 In F Major, Op. 103, 'Egyptian' (3rd Movement) Molto Allegro

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Romain Descharmes (Piano), Malmo Symphony Orchestra

Album: Saint-Saens: Piano Concertos, Vol. 3 - Nos. 4 and 5 / Naxos / 8.573478

Duration: 6:20


Title: Sonata In G Major Bwv1027 For Viola Da Gamba And Harpsichord - 4. Allegro Moderato

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Richard Eggar (Harpsichord), Robin Michael (Cello)

Album: Bach, Handel, Scarlatti: Gamba Sonatas / Hyperion / CDA68045

Duration: 3:03



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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