Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 630pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 6 September 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: Zigeunerfest (Gypsy Feast)

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances / DeutschlandRadio / 9997612

Duration: 5:52


Title: Zapateado Op.23 No.2

Composer: Sarasate, Pablo de

Performer(s): Paul Tortelier (Cello), Shuku Iwasaki (Piano)

Album: Paul Tortelier - Encores / EMI / 7694562

Duration: 3:45


Title: Concerto Rv 271 In Mi Maggiore (I) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Riccardo Minasi (Violin And Director), Il Pomo D'Oro

Album: Vivaldi Concerti per violino IV L'Imeratore / Naive / OP 30533

Duration: 4:02


Title: Romanian Folk Dances: (Iv) Dance From Bucium

Composer: Bartok, Bela

Performer(s): Olof Wendel (Cimbalon), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Martin Frost: Roots / Sony Classical / 88873065292

Duration: 2:08


Title: Romanian Folk Dances: (V) Romanian Polka

Composer: Bartok, Bela

Performer(s): Olof Wendel (Cimbalon), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Martin Frost: Roots / Sony Classical / 88873065292

Duration: 0:40


Title: Vier Letze Lieder - September

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Gundula Janowitz (Soprano)

Album: Vier Letze Lieder / Deutsche Grammophon / 447422

Duration: 4:48


Title: Lenney's Reel

Composer: Crehan, Dermot/Honey, Paul

Performer(s): Dermot Crehan (Violin)

Album: Toss the Feathers - RTE Concert Orchestra / Gearoid Grant / RTE Lyric fm

Duration: 5:21


Title: America

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Caroline O'Connor, Julie Paton, National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bernstein: West Side Story (Recordno: Cdter21197) / Ter / Cdter21197

Duration: 4:34


Title: Asturiana

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)

Album: Sarasate / Falla / Granados/ Halffter / Albeniz / Emi / 7635332

Duration: 2:32


Title: 'Si Fiero Dolore'

Composer: Burghesh, Lord

Performer(s): Majella Cullagh (Soprano)

Album: Ora Divina (The Sublime Hour) / Opera Rara / ORR239

Duration: 3:45


Title: Schwips-Lied

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Ronald Schneider (Piano)

Album: Im Chambre Séparée / Decca / 473 473-2

Duration: 2:44


Title: Gaite Parisienne - Valse Lente

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Album: Offenbach Gaite Parisienne Gounod Faust Ballet Music Rossini / Respighi Rossiniana / Universal Music Australia / 0289476272-4

Duration: 3:12


Title: I Never Met A Rose

Composer: Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Baritone), English Northern Philharmonia

Album: Bryn Terfel: If Ever I Would Leave You / Deutsche Grammophon / 457 628-2

Duration: 2:30


Title: Jasmine Flower (Mo Li Hua)

Composer: Goss, Stephen

Performer(s): Xuefei Yang (Guitar)

Album: 40 Degrees North - Xuefei Yang / EMI Classics / 2063222

Duration: 4:02


Title: It Might As Well Be Spring

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), English Northern Philharmonia

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 449163-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 449163-2

Duration: 4:07


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



Contact the Show

Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @evelynlyric


Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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