Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 630pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Sunday 14 February 2021

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

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

Musical Migrations | Laois

Musical Migrations | Laois

Evelyn Grant meets musicians who have settled in Ireland. At the Laois Music Centre, she talks with American flute teacher, Kimberley Melia; Italian singing teacher Andrea Saachi; cellist Sonja Cadogan from the Netherlands; the Director of the centre, Jason Ritchie and Music Generation Music Development Officer, Rosa Flannery.

Musical Migrations | Donegal

Musical Migrations | Donegal

Evelyn Grant meets musicians who have settled in Ireland. This week in Donegal, she meets with cellist and conductor Victor Yelamo from Spain, violinst Orsolya Szabó-Yelamo from Hungary and Martin McGinley, Music Development Officer Donegal ETB.

Musical Migrations | Sligo

Musical Migrations | Sligo

Evelyn Grant meets violinist Niamh Crowley, who returned to her native Sligo to establish The Sligo Academy of Music, and her multi-national team of teachers from Russia, Australia, Germany, and Romania. They are joined by Austrian violinist, Claudia Schuab, who combines Irish traditional music with yodelling.

Music Migrations | Gort

Music Migrations | Gort

Evelyn's travels to meet musicians who have settled here, making huge contributions to the musical landscape in Ireland. Today, Evelyn meets the extraordinary Katharina Baker, who has created a thriving hub of music-making in Gort, Co Galway

Musical Migrations | Galway

Musical Migrations | Galway

Evelyn Grant meets musicians who have settled in Ireland. She travels to Galway to discover how the Luminosa Orchestra was founded with Nicola Geddes from Scotland and Lucy Hayward from England. She talks to French saxophonist Bertrand Huve and learns about the vital contribution made by the ConTemp String Quartet to music education in Connaught.

Music Played on the Show


Title: My Funny Valentine

Composer: Rodgers/Hart

Performer(s): Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stephane Grappelli (Violin)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 5733812) / Emi / 5733812

Duration: 4:10


Title: In Mia Man Alfin Ti Sei

Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo

Performer(s): Maria Callas (Soprano), Franco Corelli (Tenor), La Scala Orchestra Milan, La Scala Chorus Milan

Album: Norma / EMI Classics / 7243 5 66047 2 8

Duration: 7:34


Title: Prologue And Main Titles

Composer: Bock, Jerry/Harnick, Sheldon

Performer(s): Chaim Topol

Album: Fiddler on the Roof OST / United Artists / UAS 10900

Duration: 11:20


Title: Piano Sonata No.3 In B Minor (2nd Movement) Scherzo: Molto Vivace

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Dong-Hyek Lim (Piano)

Album: Chopin Recital - Dong-Hyek Lim / EMI / 7243 5 57702 2 6

Duration: 2:41


Title: When You Wish Upon A Star

Composer: Harline/washington

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano)

Album: Disney Goes Classical / Decca / 724242

Duration: 4:00


Title: Cinderella - Grand Waltz From Act Ii

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Favourite Ballet Classics / EMI / 7675952

Duration: 4:56


Title: Beauty And The Beast (In The Style Of Rachmaninov)

Composer: Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard

Performer(s): Carol Rosenberger (Piano), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Heigh-ho Mozart / Delos / DE 3186

Duration: 3:57


Title: Once Upon A Dream (From Sleeping Beauty)

Composer: Fain/lawrence

Performer(s): Mary Costa/ Bill Shirley

Album: The Disney Collection Volume One / Disneyland Records / CD002

Duration: 2:42


Title: Morgen!

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Helmut Deutsch (Piano)

Album: Strauss Lieder: Jonas Kaufmann / Harmonia Mundi / HMC901879

Duration: 3:30


Title: Song Without Words In D Op.109

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Lynn Harrell (Cello), Bruno Canino (Piano)

Album: Mendelssohn: Cello Sonatas / Decca / 430198-2

Duration: 4:11


Title: You Talk Just Like My Maw

Composer: Bizet/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Olga James (As Cindy-Lou), Lavern Hutcherson (As Joe)

Album: Carmen Jones OST / BMG / BMG 1882-2-R

Duration: 2:21


Title: Elizabethan Serenade (Where The Gentle Avon Flows)

Composer: Binge, Ronald

Performer(s): The Black Dyke Mills Band

Album: 100 Brass Band Classic / Castle Communications PLC / PBXCD 427/1

Duration: 2:53


Title: Do You Love Me?

Composer: Boch, Jerry/Harnick, Sheldon

Performer(s): Topol/ Norma Crane, Studio Orchestra

Album: Fiddler on the Roof (Recordno: E2077774609128) / EMI / E2077774609128

Duration: 3:13


Title: I Won't Send Roses

Composer: Herman, Jerry

Performer(s): Bernadette Peters

Album: Mack and Mabel

Duration: 3:09


Title: Tap Your Troubles Away

Composer: Herman, Jerry

Performer(s): Caroline O'Connor, Studio Orchestra

Album: Mack and Mable - 1995 London Cast Recording / EMI / 724383677122

Duration: 4:33


Title: If I Loved You

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

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

Album: Something Wonderful - Bryn Terfel Sings Rodgers And Hammerstein / Deutsche Grammophon / 449163-2

Duration: 3:30


Title: I Loves You, Porgy

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Keith Jarrett (Piano)

Album: The Melody at Night with You / ECM / ECM 314547949-2

Duration: 5:43


Title: On The Street Where You Live

Composer: Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick

Performer(s): Plácido Domingo (Tenor), Peter Land (Vocal), Michael Sandler (Vocal), Peter Fleetwood (Vocal), The United Kingdom Symphony Orchestra

Album: Evening with Alan Jay Lerner / First Night Records / Encorecd2

Duration: 4:11


Title: Wedding Celebration

Composer: Bock, Jerry/harnick, Sheldon

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Fiddler on the Roof OST / United Artists / UAS 10900

Duration: 3:53


Title: Klezmer Dance No.2

Composer: Frost, Goran

Performer(s): Martin Frost (Clarinet);Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Martin Frost: Roots / Sony Classical / 88873065292

Duration: 3:54


Title: My Funny Valentine

Composer: Rodgers/hart

Performer(s): Frank Sinatra

Album: Seduction Sinatra Sings Of Love (alternate Version) / Warner Music / 8122798816

Duration: 2:25



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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