Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 1 August 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.

Poetry File | Anne Tannam

Poetry File | Anne Tannam

This week, Anne Tannam reads her poem Turning 52

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: Sea Fever

Composer: Ireland, John

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Annette Byrn Parri (Piano)

Album: Bryn Terfel (Recordno: Scd909) / Sain / Scd909

Duration: 2:22


Title: Scheherazade - I. The Sea And Sinbad's Ship -

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): John Georgiadis (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Rimsky-Korsakov \ Arensky \ Glazunov / EMI / 724356936126

Duration: 12:37


Title: Piano Concerto In D Major: (I) Allegretto

Composer: Bach, C.P.E.

Performer(s): Michael Rische (Piano)

Album: CPE Bach: Piano Concertos / Hanssler Classic / CD C17034

Duration: 6:15


Title: Cancion

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

Performer(s): Renee Fleming, Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Guilty Pleasures / Decca / 4785107

Duration: 1:09


Title: Gallop From William Tell Overture

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Vienna Symphony Orchestra

Album: 100 Popular Classics - Volume 4 / Castle Communications PLC / MBSCD5174

Duration: 3:32


Title: Lenski's Aria Paraphrase From Eugene Onegin

Composer: Tchaikovsky

Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute)

Album: Fantasy - A Night at the Opera / Warner Classics / 50999 4 57814 2 1

Duration: 5:31


Title: Quartetto In C Minor, Op. 22 No. 2: 2. Menuetto Presto

Composer: Viotti, Giovanni Battista

Performer(s): The Revolutionary Drawing Room

Album: Revolutionary Flute Quartets: Mozart, Mannheim & Paris / Uppernote / UPCD0004

Duration: 3:36


Title: Sull 'Aria

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Edith Mathis & Gundula Janowitz, Deutsch Oper Berlin

Album: The Shawshank Redemption - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Epic Soundtrax / EK 66621

Duration: 3:33


Title: Sea Pictures Op.37 (1st Movement) Sea-Slumber Song

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Elgar: Cello Concerto & Sea Pictures / EMI / CDC 747329 2

Duration: 5:02


Title: Sea Pictures Op.37 (2nd Movement) In Haven (Capri)

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Elgar: Cello Concerto & Sea Pictures / EMI / CDC 747329 2

Duration: 2:06


Title: Meath Pastoral

Composer: Duff, Arthur

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Irish Chamber Orchestra / director Fionnuala Hunt / RTE Lyric FM

Duration: 4:19


Title: Mattinata

Composer: Leoncavallo

Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau

Album: My World - Angela Gheorghiu / Decca / 4787153

Duration: 1:55


Title: Eskimos Op.64 - Movement Iv - With Dog-Teams

Composer: Beach, Amy

Performer(s): Kirsten Johnson (Piano)

Album: Amy Beach: Piano Music, Vol.2 / Guild / GMCD7329

Duration: 2:13


Title: Echoes Of A Waterfall

Composer: Thomas, John

Performer(s): Susan Drake (Harp)

Album: Echoes of a Waterfall - Susan Drake / Hyperion / CDA66038

Duration: 4:16


Title: The Swan Of Tuonela

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Halle Orchestra

Album: Best Loved Classics 16 / Seraphim / 724356958524

Duration: 7:55


Title: Quintet In E Flat Major (2nd Movement) Andante Cantabile

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Radu Lupu (Piano), Hans De Vries (Oboe), George Pieterson (Clarinet), Vicente Zarzo (French Horn), Brian Pollard (Bassoon)

Album: Brahms Piano Concerto No.1 Beethoven Quintet / Decca / 4782925

Duration: 7:32


Title: Rondino On A Theme Of Beethoven

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

Performer(s): Catherine Leonard (Violin), Hugh Tinney (Piano)

Album: The Kreutzer Sonata and Other Works / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd111

Duration: 2:34



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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