Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 9 February 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.lyricfm@rte.ie.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: Fandango From Concierto Madrigal

Complete Work Name: Concierto Madrigal

Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin

Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar), Angel Romero (Guitar), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: Classic FM Guitar / Classic FM / 4800976

Duration: 2:02


Title: Cantique De Jean Racine

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Winchester Cathedral Choir

Album: Cathedral Voices / Virgin / 724356178823

Duration: 5:47


Title: Rondo Alla Turca

Composer: Mozart

Performer(s): Richard Galliano (Accordion), Bertrand Cervera(Violin), Stephane Henoch (Violin), Jean-Paul Minali-Bella (Viola), Raphael Perraud (Cello), Sylvain Le Provost (Dbl Bass)

Album: Richard Galliano:Mozart / Decca 2016 / 4812662

Duration: 3:27


Title: Adelina De Maya (2nd Movement)

Composer: Curiale, Joseph

Performer(s): Mike Miller (Guitar), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Awakening / Black Box / BBM1050

Duration: 5:01


Title: Molly On The Shore

Composer: Grainger, Percy

Performer(s): Michael Mchale (Piano)

Album: The Irish Piano / RTE lyric fm / CD138

Duration: 3:39


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: Carolan's Receipt

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Eimear Reidy (Baroque Cello), Anna Savelainen (Harpsichord), Emma Zoe Elkinson (Traverso Flute)

Album: Hibernian Muse / RTE / RTE lyric fm Recordings

Duration: 1:10


Title: Violin Concerto No.1 (3rd Movement) Finale Allegro Energico

Composer: Bruch, Max

Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Romantic Violinist Daniel Hope A Celebration of Joseph Joachim / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779301

Duration: 7:10


Title: Mattinata

Composer: Leoncavallo, Ruggero

Performer(s): Joseph Calleja, Bbc Concert Orchestra

Album: Amore - Joseph Calleja / Decca / 478 5340

Duration: 2:44


Title: Lotus Eaters

Composer: York, Andrew

Performer(s): Irish Guitar Quartet

Album: Irish Guitar Quartet Sample / Artist Copy 2017

Duration: 2:58


Title: O'Carolan Suite In Baroque Style (3rd Movement) Planxty Maguire

Composer: Kelly, Thomas C

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Silver Apples Of The Moon / Black Box / Bbm1003

Duration: 2:37


Title: Piano Concerto No.11 In F Major (3rd Movement) Tempo Di Menuetto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Susan Tomes (Piano), The Gaudier Ensemble

Album: Mozart: Piano Concertos K413 - 415 / Helios / CDH55333

Duration: 5:07


Title: Pizzicato Polka

Composer: Strauss II, Johann/Strauss,Josef

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Strauss Johann II Favourites: Vienna Philarmonic / Boskovsky / Decca / 417747

Duration: 2:34


Title: Espana

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra

Duration: 6:02


Title: Vocalise Op.34 No.14

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Anna Moffo (Soprano), American Symphony Orchestra

Album: Canteloube, Rachmaninov / RCA Victor / Gc87831

Duration: 7:06


Title: Violin Concerto In E (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Kennedy Play Bach With The Berlin Philharmonic / Emi / 724355709127

Duration: 7:50


Title: Ballet Of The Snowflakes (8th Movement) Galop Final

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Les Musciens Du Louvre

Album: Offenbach Romantique / Archiv / 4776403

Duration: 2:55


Title: Around The Fire

Composer: Soule, Jeremy

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Bethesda Softworks

Duration: 3:04


Title: Hungarian Dance No.4 In F Sharp Minor

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Wiener Philharmoniker

Album: Johannes Brahms 21 Hungarian Dances Wiener Philharmoniker Claudio Abbado / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 9962

Duration: 4:11


Title: D'Indole Dolce E Mansueta

Composer: Mascagni, Pietro

Performer(s): Mariangela Sicilia (Soprano)

Album: Pietro Mascagni: Guglielmo Ratcliff / RTE lyric fm / CD152

Duration: 3:14


Title: Serenade For Strings "Constellations" (3rd Movement) Loss Of Self-Control

Composer: Hurnik, Lukas

Performer(s): Talich Chamber Orchestra

Album: Lukas Hurnik - Compliments / ArcoDiva / UP 0177-2 131

Duration: 2:19


Title: The Heather Glen (For Two Pianos)

Composer: Trimble, Joan

Performer(s): Una Hunt / Roy Holmes (Piano)

Album: Classical Ireland - A collection of Classical Music by Irish Composers, Artists & Orchestras / Cosmic Sounds / COSCD100

Duration: 2:09


Title: The Lark Ascending

Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Hilary Hahn:Retrospective / Deutsche Grammophon / 4798295

Duration: 16:17



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Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin


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