Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 630pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 19 September 2020

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

The best orchestral works, chamber music and favourite tunes, performed by great international and Irish artists.

Poetry File with Joseph Woods

This week, Joseph Woods reads his poem Fiery-Necked Night Jar

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: Hungarian March

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 8497312) / BBC/Virgin / 8497312

Duration: 4:56


Title: String Quintet In C (1st Movement) Allegro Con Moto

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Richard Lester (Cello);Vanbrugh Quartet

Album: Boccherini - Cello Quintets / Hyperion / Cda6783

Duration: 5:54


Title: Standchen

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Jussi Bjorling (Ten), Frederick Schauwecker (Pno)

Album: Jussi Bjorling: The Ultimate Collection (Recordno: 74321242812) / RCA Victor / 74321242812

Duration: 4:33


Title: A Tribute To Jussi Bjorling

Composer: Various

Performer(s): Christian Lindberg (Trombone), Swedish Wind Ensemble

Album: A Lindberg Extravaganza with the Swedish Wind Ensemble/Hans Ek / 2011 BIS Records AB / BIS-CD-1878

Duration: 11:00


Title: One Hundred Years A Nation: Music Of The Birds

Composer: Davey, Shaun/ Muldoon, Paul

Performer(s): Massed Adult And Children's Choirs Of Ireland

Album: One Hundred Years A Nation / RTE lyric fm / n/a RTE Guide Slipcase

Duration: 4:32


Title: Alfie

Composer: Bacharach / Prevert

Performer(s): Gerald Peregrine (Cello), Sarah O' Grady, Karen Dervan, Riona O' Dunnin, Dianne Marshal, Eva Hurely, Suzanne Brennan, Gavin Murphy

Album: Heavenly: Gerald Peregrine / geraldperegrine.com

Duration: 2:56


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In C Op.15 (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 462781-2) / Philips / 462781-2

Duration: 8:55


Title: Meine Lippen Die Kussen So Heiss

Composer: Lehar

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

Album: Im Chambre Separee / Decca / 473437-2

Duration: 4:08


Title: Polka Concertante: Pluie D'Etoiles

Composer: Waldteufel, Emile

Performer(s): David Smith (Cornet), The Desford Colliery Band

Album: Bach to Bernstein / 1997 Hermitage Music / HMCD 7002-2

Duration: 6:25


Title: A Ship Is Sailing

Composer: Stenhammar

Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano)

Album: Wings In The Night:Swedish Songs / Deutsche Grammophon / 449189-2

Duration: 1:32


Title: Never Mind The Why Or Wherefore

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): Nicklas Grace, New Sadler's Wells Opera Orchestra, New Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus

Album: HMS Pinafore Highlights / Koch / 340292

Duration: 2:20


Title: Piano Concerto No 9 In E Flat Kv271 (3rd Movement) Rondeau. Presto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Mitsuko Uchida (Piano)

Album: Great Pianists Of The 20th Century: Mitsuko Uschida (Recordno: 4569822) / Philips / 4569822

Duration: 9:31


Title: Mir Ist So Wunderbar

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Helen Donath (Soprano), Helga Dernesch (Soprano), Horst R. Laubenthal (Tenor),Karl Ridderbusch (Bass), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Deutsch Oper Berlin

Album: Fidelio: Extracts / EMI / 7630772

Duration: 4:46


Title: Where Corals Lie

Composer: Elgar, Edward

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

Album: Elgar - Cello Concerto - Sea Pictures / EMI Classics / CDC 7 47329 2

Duration: 4:06


Title: Primavera Porteña (Spring)

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Katherine Hunka (Violin/Director)

Album: Katherine Hunka and the Irish Chamber Orchestra / Orchid Classics

Duration: 5:59


Title: Moskovskie Okna (Moscow Windows)

Composer: Khrennikov/Matusovskiy

Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)

Album: Moscow Nights / Delos / DE 3339

Duration: 3:51


Title: Souvenir De Florence (3rd Movement) Allegro Moderato

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Ying Quartet

Album: Tchaikovsky: String Quartets / Souvenir de Florence / Sextet - Ying Quartet / Telarc / 80685

Duration: 5:55


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In C Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio Sostenuto

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano), Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre

Album: Lang Lang : It's Me. the Piano Concertos / Deutsche Grammophon / 4791500

Duration: 12:27


Title: Il Core Vi Dono, Bell'idolo Mio

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Orchestra Of The National Academy Of Santa Cecilia

Album: Duets (Recordno: 458928-2) / Decca / 458928-2

Duration: 4:23



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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