Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 630pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 20 February 2021

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

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

Poetry File | Liz Quirke

Poetry File | Liz Quirke

Liz Quirke reads and discusses her poem entitled 'Women poets teach me how to be a woman'. Quirke's poetry has appeared in various publications, including New Irish Writing in the The Irish Times, Southword, Crannóg, The Stony Thursday Book and Eyewear Publishing's The Best New British and Irish Poets 2016. She was the winner of the 2015 Poems for Patience competition and in the last few years has been shortlisted for the Cúirt New Writing Prize and a Hennessy Literary Award. 

Music Played on the Show


Title: Malaguena Salerosa (Graceful Woman From Málaga)

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Aquarelle Guitar Quartet, Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Album: Dances - Aquarelle Guitar Quartet / Chandos Records / CHAN 10609

Duration: 3:55


Title: Carino Verda (True Love)

Composer: Lacosta, Genaro Monreal

Performer(s): Placido Domingo, Orquesta De La Comunidad De Madrid

Album: Pasion Espanola - Domingo / Del Rey / Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid / Roa / Deutsche Grammophon / 4776590

Duration: 4:22


Title: Deux Arabesques (1st Movement) Andantino Con Moto

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Philadelphia Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Sfk47278) / Sony / Sfk47278

Duration: 5:38


Title: The Butterfly

Composer: Llinsky, A

Performer(s): Seunghee Lee (Clarinet), Evan Solomon (Piano)

Album: Embrace - Seunghee Lee / Summit Records / DCD577

Duration: 1:51


Title: Qual Farfalla

Composer: Leo, Leonardo

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano), Il Giardino Armonico

Album: Sacrificium - Cecilia Bartoli / Decca Records / 4781521

Duration: 5:29


Title: Concerto For Two Keyboards In C Minor Bwv 1060 (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Bach, J S / Gounod

Performer(s): Guher And Suher Pekinel (Piano), Zurcher Chamber Orchestra

Album: JS Bach : Keyboard Concertos - Guher and Suher Pekinel / Warner Classics / 2564-61950-2

Duration: 5:17


Title: Fata Morgana Konzert-Gavotte

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances (Recordno: 9997612) / DeutschlandRadio / 9997612

Duration: 5:35


Title: Gold And Silver Waltz

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): New London Orchestra

Album: Eurpean Light Music Classics - New London Orchestra. Ronald Corp. / Hyperion/Helios / CDH55477

Duration: 8:40


Title: There Is An Isle

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Suzanne Murphy (Soprano), Welsh National Opera Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 474364-2) / Colombia / 474364-2

Duration: 3:44


Title: Hebrides Overture 'Fingal's Cave'

Composer: Mendelsshon, Felix

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn / Widmann - Jorg Widmann / Orfeo / C 945 181 A

Duration: 9:39


Title: Fra Poco A Me Ricovero

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Best of Opera / EMI Gold / 724356368224

Duration: 3:40


Title: The Teddy Bears' Picnic

Composer: Kennedy/Bratton

Performer(s): Cambridge Chord Company

Album: If You Go Down to the Woods / MILCD.02

Duration: 2:53


Title: Parade Of The Tin Soldiers

Composer: Jessel, Leon

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics / RTE lyric fm / CD129

Duration: 4:41


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In E Flat Major (3rd Movement) Allegretto Vivace

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Julius Katchen (Piano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Liszt: Piano Concertos, Etc. / Decca / 458361-2

Duration: 4:11


Title: La Strada Nel Bosco

Composer: Bixio, Neri

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna

Album: Luciano Pavarotti - Volare / Decca / 475 8389

Duration: 3:26


Title: Cello Concerto In D Minor (2nd Movement)

Composer: Lalo, Edouard

Performer(s): Pieter Wispelwey (Cello), Flanders Symphony Orchestra

Album: Pieter Wispelwey Lalo and Saint-Saens / ONYX / ONYX4107

Duration: 6:00


Title: Zum Schloss Nun Ihr Musen Genug

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano), Kurt Streit (Tenor), Olaf Bar (Baritone)

Album: Brahms / Schumann (Recordno: 724355543028) / EMI / 724355543028

Duration: 3:09


Title: Trinklied D183

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): John Mark Ainsley (Tenor), Simon Keelyside, Jamie Mac Dougall

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cdj33020) / Hyperion / Cdj33020

Duration: 2:10


Title: Caprice Viennois For Violin And Piano

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

Performer(s): Brodsky Quartet

Album: Petit-fours - Favourite Encores / Chandos / 10708

Duration: 4:22


Title: Elegie For Violoncello And Orchestra - Adagio

Composer: Boyle, Ina

Performer(s): Weimar Staatskapelle

Album: Cello Abbey / Ars Produktion Schumacher / 4260052382219

Duration: 7:33


Title: Exsultate Jubilate (1st Movement) Aria

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Emma Kirkby (Soprano), Academy Of Ancient Music

Album: Voices / Decca / 472256-2

Duration: 4:36



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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