Liz Nolan's Lyric Notes

Liz Nolan's Lyric Notes

Monday - Friday 10am-12noon

Liz Nolan's Lyric Notes Friday 17 March 2017

Poetry file on Thursday August 31st  will feature Cork poet Billy Ramsell reading 'Glitch'.

Coffee Concerts this coming week.

Mon August 28th   – Fri September 1st.

Monday Aug 28th               

Pau Casals Hall, L’Auditori, Barcelona
Johan de Meij : Magic Garden, from Venetian Collection.
Bill Whelan : Highlights from Riverdance
Orchestration : Johan de Meij

Tuesday Aug 29th                            

Residenz, Kaisersaal, Würzburg
Mozart : Serenade for Strings in G, K. 525 (Eine kleine Nachtmusik)
Alina Pogostkina (violin)
The Ostrobothnian Chamber Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

Wednesday Aug 30th                

Grand Hall, Conservatory, Zurich
Andreas Romberg : Flute Quintet in E minor, op. 41/1
The Camerata Variabile, Basel

Thursday Aug 31st                

Barbican Hall, London
Beethoven : Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73 ('Emperor').
Emanuel Ax (piano)
The BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jirí Belohlávek (conductor)

Friday Sept 1st                

Witold Lutoslawski Concert Studio, Polish Radio, Warsaw
Copland : Clarinet Concerto
Andrzej Cieplinski (clarinet)
The Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)

Liz Nolan's Lyric Notes

In the Coffee Concert, the RTE Concert Orchestra and conductor Kenneth Montgomery perform Ina Boyle's Symphony No. 1 Glencree.

A new series on Lyric Notes - Poetry File -

Poetry File
will be broadcast each Thursday at 11 am just after the Coffee Concert on RTÉ lyric fm's morning programme, Lyric Notes presented by Liz Nolan. 

Future poets include, Tony Curtis, Doireann Ni Griofa, Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, Jane Clarke, Theo Dorgan, Katie Donovan, Tara Bergin, Mary O'Malley, Thomas Mc Carthy and others. 
Download and keep the Poetry file schedule from here.

Download or stream the Poets featured in the series so far.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Springtanz/ Thugamar Fein An Samhradh Linn

Composer: Praetorius / Trad

Performer(s): Laoise O'Brien (Recorders), John Feeley (Guitar)Odhra O Casaide (Violin)

Album: How Happy For The Little Birds / DIT

Duration: 4:26


Title: The Cliffs Of Dooneen

Composer: trad

Performer(s): Deirdre Moynihan (Soprano), Pauline Frizelle (Soprano)

Album: The Dolce Divas: Sweet Undertones / Dolce Divas / DDCD-010

Duration: 3:33


Title: Candide: Overture

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: RTÉ National Symphony Orcestra: Copland, Bernstein

Duration: 4:45


Title: I Want To Be A Prima Donna

Composer: Herbert, Victor

Performer(s): Lesley Garrett (Soprano), Hugh Bean (Leader), The Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Lesley Garrett - Prima Donna / Silva Screen / SONGCD 907

Duration: 3:24


Title: Symphony No. 1 Glencree

Composer: Boyle, Ina

Performer(s): Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: RTÉ Recording

Duration: 22:22


Title: A Nun Takes The Veil 'Heaven-Haven' Op.13 No.1

Composer: Barber, Samuel

Performer(s): Polyphony

Album: Polyphony: Stephen Layton / Hyperion / CDA67929

Duration: 2:42


Title: Hymn To A Great City

Composer: Part, Arvo

Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)

Album: A Place Between - Louth Contemporary Music Society / Louth Contemporary Music Society / LCMS901

Duration: 3:13


Title: The Spanish Lady

Composer: Hughes, Herbert

Performer(s): Ailish Tynan (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)

Album: A Purse of Gold: Irish Songs by Herbert Hughes / signum / SIGCD106

Duration: 2:13


Title: King Of The Faeries

Composer: Trad Arr

Performer(s): Siobhan Armstrong (Harp), Francesco Turrisi (Tombak)

Album: Sonnets for the Cradle / Laoise O'Brien 2012 / LOB002

Duration: 3:18


Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In G Minor (2nd Movement)

Composer: Bruch, Max

Performer(s): Ioana Petcu-Colan (Violin), Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Four x Four / RTE Lyric FM / CD105

Duration: 8:34


Title: Quartet In F: (Ii) Allegro

Composer: Fasch, J.F.

Performer(s): Peter Whelan (Bassoon), Pamela Thorby (Recorder)

Album: J.F. Fasch: Quartets and Concertos / Linn / LC11615

Duration: 2:59


Title: Hark The Echoing Air

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Armonico Consort, Orchestra Of The Baroque

Album: The Fairy Queen: Henry Purcell / Deux-Elles / DXL 1120

Duration: 2:40


Title: String Quartet No.2 In A Minor (4th Movement Allegro Con Brio)

Composer: Hamilton Harty, Herbert

Performer(s): Goldner String Quartet

Album: Hamilton Harty: String Quartets / Hyperion / CDA67927

Duration: 6:13


Title: Maire My Girl

Composer: Aitken/ Casey

Performer(s): Stuart Burrows (Tenor), John Constable (Piano)

Album: Stuart Burrows: Favourite Ballads / Belart / 4613162

Duration: 2:53


Title: Nocturne No.3 In A Flat

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Daniel Adni (Piano)

Album: Favourite Irish Songs (Recordno: Hmv5730432) / HMV Classics / Hmv5730432

Duration: 4:03


Title: Suite For Strings (1st Movement) Prelude

Composer: Trimble, Joan

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Silver Apples Of The Moon (Irish Chamber Orchestra) / Black Box / Bbm1003

Duration: 4:52


Title: Luireach Phadraig

Composer: O'Leary, Martin

Performer(s): Maynooth University Chamber Choir

Album: Lorica: Maynooth University Chamber Choir / Maynooth University Chamber Choir / LORICA

Duration: 4:04



Contact the Show

Text: 51554

Presenter: Liz Nolan

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Michael O'Kane


Ways to Listen

Radio Player