Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 18 May 2018

Tickets for the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Live on Classic Drive


We’re looking forward to having our very own RTÉ Concert Orchestra live in the largest radio studio in Ireland on Thursday 24th May. The mood will be summery even if the weather isn’t with music from Mendelssohn, Bernstein, Chabrier and Rogers. Lorcan will be welcoming rising talent soprano Emma Nash, while virtuoso guitarist Alec O’Leary joins the orchestra for Tedesco’s Guitar Concerto. If you’d like to attend this very special concert live from the Radio Centre, Donnybrook, Dublin 4 , please email your name, phone number and the number of tickets you’d like (maximum 4) to lorcan.lyricfn@rte.ie.

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 6.05pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us

The Culture File Weekly: May 18

The Culture File Weekly: May 18

This weekly: the Baltimore Fiddle Fair, piper, David Power and clarinetist, Julian Milkis

Culture File "Likes": David Power

Culture File "Likes": David Power

Current keeper of the legendary 18 Moloney chanter, piper David Power shares his current "likes"

This Week's #DriveCDPick  Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen

In advance of it's launch on Friday 25th May at the Galway Early Music Festival opening concert at the O'Donoghue Theatre NUI Galway, we're getting a sneak preview of the latest CD from the lyric label. Here's a taster of what to expect...

Culture File presented by Luke Clancy at 6.05pm on Classic Drive

Music Played on the Show


Title: Suite Populaire Espagnole - Jota

Composer: de Falla, Maunel

Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre (Cello), John Williams (Guitar)

Album: A Cello Recital - Jacqueline du Pre / HMV / HMV 5 73182 2

Duration: 3:37


Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp), Paul Clarvis (Percussion)

Album: Catrin Finch: Crossing the Stone / Sony / Sk87320

Duration: 3:31


Title: Concerto For Violin And Orchestra No.2 In B Flat: (Iii) Presto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Il Giardino Armonico

Album: Mozart: Violin Concertos - Isabelle Faust / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 902230.31

Duration: 5:21


Title: Mazurka In D Op.33 No.2

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Evgeny Kissin (Piano)

Album: Chopin Sonata No.3 - Mazurkas Vol II / RCA / 0902662542

Duration: 2:10


Title: Dance Of The Sylphs

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Classical Chillout 100 Hits / Demon / DMG100059

Duration: 2:58


Title: Liebestraum No.3 In A Flat Major

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim

Album: Liszt: Wild and Crazy / Decca / 4779526

Duration: 4:39


Title: Spargi D'Amaro Pianto

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Orchestra And Chorus Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Album: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor - Sutherland / Pavarotti / Bonynge / Decca / 410 193-2

Duration: 3:51


Title: Concerto In E Flat (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Hook, James

Performer(s): Colin Lawson (Clarinet), Parley Of Instruments

Album: English Classical Clarinet Concertos / Hyperion / CDH55261

Duration: 5:40


Title: Slatter (Norwegian Peasant Dances) Op.72 No.5 Tune For The Goat-Horn

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): John Mccabe (Piano)

Album: Edvard Grieg: Slatter Op.72, Stimmungen Op.73. John McCabe piano / Somm / SOMMCD 0154

Duration: 1:08


Title: Suite From The Fairy Queen: (I) Symphony While The Swans Came Forward (Overture)

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Camerata Kilkenny

Album: Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen / RTE lyric fm / CD156

Duration: 1:56


Title: Suite From The Fairy Queen: (Ii) Prelude To Act 3

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Camerata Kilkenny

Album: Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen / RTE lyric fm / CD156

Duration: 1:48


Title: Suite From The Fairy Queen: (Iii) Rondeau

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Camerata Kilkenny

Album: Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen / RTE lyric fm / CD156

Duration: 1:36


Title: The President Jefferson Sunday Luncheon Party March

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Lerner, Alan Jay

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), London Symphony Orchestra, London Voices

Album: Leonard Bernstein - A White House Cantata / Deutsche Grammophon / 463448-2

Duration: 3:44


Title: Concerto No.2 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Staatskapelle Berlin

Album: The Chopin Concertos Daniel Barenboim / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779520

Duration: 9:05


Title: The Devil's Galop

Composer: Charles Williams

Performer(s): New London Orchestra

Album: British Light Music Classics (Record No: Cda668681958) / Hyperion / Cda668681958

Duration: 3:18


Title: Eleanor Rigby

Composer: Lennon / McCartney arr. Christopher Austin

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Blackbird: The Beatles Album: Milos / 2016 Mercury Classics / 481 2310 DH

Duration: 2:31


Title: Suite Of Three Pieces (3rd Movement) Waltz

Composer: Godard, Benjamin

Performer(s): Edward Beckett (Flute), London Festival Orchestra

Album: Fantasie, Romantic French Flute Music - Edward Beckett, Ross Pople: London Festival Orchestra / Black Box / BBM1049

Duration: 4:25


Title: Introduction, Theme And Variations (1st Movement) Introduction

Composer: Rossini, Gioacchino

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet), Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Clarinet Variations: John Finucane / RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra / Houlihan / RTÉ lyric fm / CD124

Duration: 4:11


Title: Mors Et Vita: Judex

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Orchestre Du Capitole De Toulouse, Orfeon Donostiarra

Album: Mors et Vita / EMI Classics / Cds7544592

Duration: 3:46


Title: Bolero (Excerpt)

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Band Of The French Foreign Legion

Album: Legende:Music of the French Foreign Legion / Deutsche Grammophon / 4791687

Duration: 5:16


Title: Clair De Lune

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Album: Encore! (Recordno: Chan9227) / Chandos / Chan9227

Duration: 4:50


Title: Carolan's Concerto

Composer: O'Carolan, Turlough

Performer(s): David Power (Uilleann Pipes)

Album: Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen / RTE lyric fm / CD156

Duration: 3:25


Title: Merrily Kiss The Quaker

Composer: O'Suilleabhain, Micheal

Performer(s): Micheal O'Suilleabhain, Colm Murphy (Bodhran), Mel Mercies (Bones)

Album: The Dolphin's Way (Recordno: CDVE 1) / Virgin Records / CDVE 1

Duration: 2:32


Title: Waltz No.2 (Jazz Suite No.2)

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Brodsky Quartet, Philip Edward Fisher (Piano

Album: Petits-Fours: Favourite Encores / CHAN / CHAN10708

Duration: 3:35


Title: Bean Pháidín

Composer: Traditional arr. Kathleen Dineen

Performer(s): White Raven

Album: like a wind o're the ocean / Blasket Music / WRCD004

Duration: 1:26


Title: Symphony No.9 In E Minor Op.95 (3rd Movement) Molto Vivace

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Dvorak Symphonies No.s 6 & 9 / BIS / BIS-SCAD-1566

Duration: 7:30


Title: Song Without Words No.22 In F Major

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Annie D'Arco (Piano)

Album: Mendelssohn Song without Words / Erato / 2564692674

Duration: 2:47


Title: Au Font Du Temple Saint

Composer: Bizet Georges

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Ludovic Tézier (Baritone), Bayerisches Staatsorchester

Album: L'Opera: Jonas Kaufmann / Sony Classical / 88985390762

Duration: 8:14


Title: Granada Serenade

Composer: Albeniz, Isaac

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)

Album: Craig Ogden Summertime / Universal / CFMD20

Duration: 4:49



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Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin


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