Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 16 February 2020

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.

My Creative Life - The Lawlor Family

To mark Cruinniú na nÓg 2020, Ireland's national day of free creativity for children and young people, we meet the musical Lawlor family who explain how they make music together during lockdown, made under the auspices of Music Generation Roscommon. 

"My Creative Life" is made by Grey Heron Media for RTÉ Jr and Creative Ireland. Subscribe to My Creative Life wherever you get your podcasts. 

Music Played on the Show


Title: The Sleeping Beauty Suite (1st Movement) Marche

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Great Conductors of the 20th Century - Pierre Monteux / IMG Artists / 72435754742

Duration: 2:39


Title: Vogliatemi Bene

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Pavarotti Classic Duets / Decca / 4787583

Duration: 7:55


Title: Oboe Concerto 4th Movement -

Composer: Strauss , R

Performer(s): Gregor Zubicky (Oboe), Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Strauss Oboe Concerto / SIMAX / PSC 1064

Duration: 3:07


Title: Berceuse From The Dolly Suite

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Faure: Orchestral Music / Naxos / 8.553360

Duration: 2:36


Title: Cello Concerto In G Minor (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Monn, Matthias Georg

Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre (Cello), Valda Aveling (Harpsichord Continuo), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Sound of Jacqueline du Pre / EMI / 50999 0 91975 2 7

Duration: 7:38


Title: Vesti La Giubba

Composer: Leoncavallo, Ruggero

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Vienna Volksopera Orchestra

Album: The Greatest Pavarotti Album Ever! / Decca / 4361732

Duration: 3:38


Title: Morning, Noon And Night In Vienna Overture

Composer: Suppe, Franz von

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Suppe: Overtures and Marches / CHANDOS / CHSA 5110

Duration: 8:10


Title: The Fair Day From An Irish Symphony

Composer: Harty, Hamilton

Performer(s): The Band Of The Irish Defence Forces

Album: The Band of the Irish Defence Forces: Rhapsodic Winds / RTE lyric fm / CD157

Duration: 2:58


Title: The Butterflies (3rd Movement)

Composer: Nesbitt, Mairead

Performer(s): Nesbitt, Mairead (Violin), The Orchestra Of Ireland

Album: Hibernia - Mairead Nesbitt / Cosmic Trigger / CT20161200

Duration: 2:58


Title: Irish Dance No.2 (The Frost Is All Over)

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): The Band Of The Irish Defence Forces

Album: The Band of the Irish Defence Forces: Rhapsodic Winds / RTE lyric fm / CD157

Duration: 4:49


Title: Nel Posar Sul Mio Capo La Corona

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Nicolai Ghiaurov, Mirella Freni, Berlin Philharmonic, Chor Der Deutschen Oper Berlin

Album: Don Carlo / EMI / 7693072

Duration: 6:21


Title: Moonlight Sonata (1st Movmt)

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)

Album: Craig Ogden The Guitarist / Universal / CFMD14

Duration: 4:28


Title: Concerto In D Minor: (Iii) Allegro

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Avi Avital (Mandolin)

Album: J.S.Bach: Avi Avital / Deutsche Grammophon / 4836590

Duration: 7:46


Title: Fantasie-Impromptu In C Sharp Minor Op. 66

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)

Album: Piano Recital - Gabriela Montero - Disk 1 / EMI / 724355803924

Duration: 5:11


Title: Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo

Composer: Mascagni, Pietro

Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Album: Not Available (recordno: Cmfmcd30) / Classic Fm / Cmfmcd30

Duration: 3:40


Title: O Soave Fanciulla

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor) Mirella Freni (Soprano), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Best Luciano Pavarotti / Decca / 4756816

Duration: 4:18


Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade

Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest

Performer(s): James Crabb (Accordian), Geir Draugsvoll (Accordian)

Album: Duos for Classical Accordian / EMI Classics / 724356970526

Duration: 1:12


Title: Tango Para Una Ciudad

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Isabelle Van Keulen Ensemble

Album: Astor Piazzolla: Grand Tango / Challenge Records 2015 / CC72695

Duration: 5:58



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn


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