Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

    Weekdays, 4 - 7pm

    Competition Time - DruidShakespeare @ Kilkenny Arts Festival

    Since its foundation in 1974, Kilkenny Arts Festival has brought many of the world’s finest musicians, performers, writers and artists to the heart of Ireland’s medieval city each August.

    One of the highlights this year must surely be . Come and experience DruidShakespeare, an epic theatrical event which the Guardian has called "exhilarating... extraordinary... a staggering venture";  On Monday, we have 2 x tickets to DruidShakepeare and accommodation for 2 in the beautifully restored 17th century Lyrath Estate Hotel.

    DruidShakespeare is a sweeping narrative of family, ambition, war and the making of nations with a rousing parade of characters including one of the playwright's greatest comic creations, Falstaff.  The open-air staging in Castle Yard will have a special resonance, as Richard II stayed at Kilkenny Castle while fighting his Irish campaigns.  

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Tuesday 4 August 2015

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    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive

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    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:01
      Title: Tango Op.165 No.2
      Composer: Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Fionnuala Hunt (Violin)
      Performer(s): Fionnuala Hunt (Violin), Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Tangos and Dances, Avie Records, AV2079
      Duration: 4:36
    • 16:09
      Title: Minuet In G Op.14 No.1
      Composer: Paderewski, Ignacy Jan
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: Piano Album: Stephen Hough, Virgin, Vc790732-2
      Duration: 4:34
    • 16:15
      Title: Oh, Happy We
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Jerry Hadley (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Jerry Hadley (Tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, June Anderson (Mezzo Soprano)
      Album: Bernstein: Candide, Deutsche Grammophon, 4297342
      Duration: 2:03
    • 16:25
      Title: Botany Bay
      Composer: Trad Australian Arr Robert Rice
      Performer(s): The King's Singers
      Performer(s): The King's Singers
      Album: Postcards: The King's Singers, Signum Classics, SIGCD393
      Duration: 3:08
    • 16:30
      Title: Arioso
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), National Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Celebration - Julian Lloyd Webber, RCA Red Seal, 74321 84112 2
      Duration: 3:26
    • 16:36
      Title: Concerto No.7 In F: (Iii) Adagio - Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Rachel Podger (Violin)
      Performer(s): Brecon Baroque
      Album: Antonio Vivaldi: L'Estro Armonico, Channel Classics, CCS SA 36515
      Duration: 4:44
    • 16:41
      Title: Why Do The Nations
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Nathan Berg (Bass)
      Performer(s): Nathan Berg (Bass), Les Arts Florissants
      Album: Handel: Messiah, Harmonia Mundi, 901499
      Duration: 2:40
    • 16:46
      Title: John O'Reilly The Active
      Composer: Hammond, Philip
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)
      Album: The Irish Piano, RTE lyric fm, CD138
      Duration: 2:40
    • 16:58
      Title: La Ci Darem La Mano
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nationale Di Santa Cecilia
      Album: Sospiri - Cecilia Bartoli (Recordno: 4782249), Decca, 4782249
      Duration: 3:14
    • 17:09
      Title: Adelina De Maya (2nd Movement)
      Composer: Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Mike Miller (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Mike Miller (Guitar), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Awakening, Black Box, BBM1050
      Duration: 5:01
    • 17:14
      Title: Amapola
      Composer: Lacalle
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), David Galvez (Guitar), Shields Collins Bray (Piano)
      Album: The Tenor, Decca, 4758418
      Duration: 4:27
    • 17:18
      Title: El Pajaro Chogui
      Composer: Pitagua
      Performer(s): Alfredo Rolando Ortiz (Harp)
      Performer(s): Alfredo Rolando Ortiz (Harp)
      Album: The South American Harp of Alfredo Rolando Ortiz Vol.2, Aroy, ARO CD1023
      Duration: 1:53
    • 17:23
      Title: Electric Counterpoint - Iii
      Composer: Reich, Steve
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Pat Metheny (Guitar)
      Album: Steve Reich -Different Trains / Electric Counterpoint / Three movements, Nonesuch Records, 7559794512
      Duration: 4:39
    • 17:34
      Title: Harp Concerto In A - Rondo Allegretto
      Composer: Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp), Academy Of Saint Martin In The Fields
      Album: Harp Concertos (Recordno: 4257232), Decca, 4257232
      Duration: 4:04
    • 17:40
      Title: I Went To A Marvellous Party
      Composer: Coward, Noel
      Performer(s): Noel Coward
      Performer(s): Noel Coward, Piano Accompaniment - Peter Matz
      Album: The Noel Coward Album, Sony, MDK 47253
      Duration: 2:49
    • 17:43
      Title: Gymnopedie No. 1
      Composer: Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): John O Connor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O Connor (Piano)
      Album: Piano Classics - Popular Works for Solo Piano - John O' Connor, Telarc, CD-80313
      Duration: 2:44
    • 17:46
      Title: Le Tombeau De Couperin - Menuet
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Imani Winds
      Performer(s): Imani Winds
      Album: Imani Winds, Koch International, KIC-CD-7661
      Duration: 4:52
    • 18:01
      Title: A Song For St Cecilia's Day, The Soft Complaining Flute
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Lucy Crowe (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Lucy Crowe (Soprano), Florian Cousin (Flute), Les Musciens Du Louvre-Grenoble
      Album: Ladies Sing Baroque, Naive, Naive v 5294
      Duration: 6:33
    • 18:17
      Title: Caprice No.4 In C Minor
      Composer: Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Julia Fischer (Violin)
      Performer(s): Julia Fischer (Violin)
      Album: Paganini 24 Caprices for solo violin Julia Fischer, Decca, 4782274
      Duration: 6:13
    • 18:24
      Title: Bella Figlia Dell 'Amore
      Complete Work Name: Rigoletto
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Dietrich Fisher Dieskau
      Performer(s): Dietrich Fisher Dieskau, Carlo Bergonzi; Renato Scotto; Fiorenza Cossotto, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala
      Album: Rolando Villazon's Viva verdi (My personal selection), Deutsche Grammophon, 479 1171
      Duration: 4:34
    • 18:33
      Title: Slavonic Dance
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
      Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Boston Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Classic Yo-Yo (Recordno: SK89667), Sony Music Entertainment, SK89667
      Duration: 5:03
    • 18:38
      Title: Song To The Moon
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Lucia Popp (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Lucia Popp (Soprano), Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Twilight: More Music for Dreaming (Recordno: 724356154629), EMI Records, 724356154629
      Duration: 5:03
    • 18:57
      Title: Duets (3rd Movement) Polka
      Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Amir (Violin)
      Performer(s): Amir (Violin), John Lenehan (Piano), Marat Bisengaliev (Violin)
      Album: Amir, Black Box, BBM1042
      Duration: 1:24

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