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    Placido Domingo Competition

    World famous tenor Plácido Domingo will make his long awaited return to Ireland on the 31st May 2015 to perform in Dublin’s 3Arena for a very special concert. Liz has a pair of tickets to give away to the concert every day this week and on Friday, she will pick out an overall winner to receive VIP Tickets, an overnight and dinner for two in the Marker Hotel on May 31st. 

    On the night, Placido will be accompanied by conductor Eugene Kohn and world renowned sopranos Angel Blue & Michaela Oeste, performing with the RTE Concert Orchestra. Don’t miss this unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to see a living legend live on stage.

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Monday 6 May 2013


    The Bank Holiday Classic Drive

    From 4 to 6 Classic Drive. From 6 to 7 Beloved Jussi: A profile of the Swedish tenor Jussi Björling.

    Eurovision for the Birds

    Birds have been singing. People have been listening. For thousands of years. Now we want you to record your favourite birdsong in Ireland and email  Classic Drive your MP3 (max 10MB) before Wednesday 6th May. 

    We'll then pick the best recordings and send them to the Eurovision Birdsong Contest. The basic condition for all entries is that they must be your self-made recording, your self-selected find, your self-defined confrontation with the phenomenon of bird calls and birdsong. On 23 May, the day of the Eurovision Song Contest, Radio Oe1 in Austria will present recordings of birds made by radio listeners all over Europe.

    The best contribution will win  a high-quality pair of binoculars worth €1000 provided by Swarovski Optik, So get listening and recording and send us your birdsong. Listen to our sample from West Cork, recorded last year.


    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:14
      Title: Flute Concerto No.2 Op31 (3rd Movement) Polacca
      Performer(s): Danzi, Franz
      Performer(s): Danzi, Franz
      Duration: 5:49
    • 16:20
      Title: Harp Concerto In 3 Tempi (Rondeau)
      Complete Work Name: Complete Work Name
      Composer: Composer
      Performer(s): Boieldieu, Francois Adrien
      Performer(s): Soloist, Additional Performer, Orchestra, Choir, Enaemble, Vocalist
      Duration: 7:18
    • 16:27
      Title: Court Song (From The Lark)
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 1:33
    • 16:31
      Title: Pno Quintet In A (3rd Movement) "Trout" Scherzo-Presto
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 4:48
    • 16:42
      Title: Chinese Dance From Nutcracker Suite
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 1:22
    • 16:58
      Title: Premiere Valse Op. 83
      Performer(s): Durand, August
      Performer(s): Durand, August
      Duration: 4:15
    • 17:18
      Title: Deus Tuorum Militum
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:51
    • 17:50
      Title: La Speme Un Dolce Palpito
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Performer(s): Donizetti, Gaetano
      Duration: 2:49
    • 18:06
      Title: Better A Dry Crust
      Performer(s): Torke, Michael
      Performer(s): Torke, Michael
      Duration: 4:07

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