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OPERA NIGHT Bernard Clarke presents Richard Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman in a production recorded in February this year from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London. Eglis Silins sings The Dutchman, Adrianne Pieczonka as Senta, Peter Rose is Daland, Catherine Wyn-Rogers is Mary, Michael Konig is a huntsman and Ed Lyon Daland’s Steersman. Andris Nelsons conducts the […]
GREAT MOMENTS IN CLASSICAL MUSIC   “It was as if God the Father had thrown down the shards of a mosaic from the floor of heaven and asked me to find out what it had looked like”  Jean Sibelius describing in his diary the creative process of his Symphony No.5 (1915-19).  He was just reaching his fiftieth birthday at the […]
THE ROLLING WAVE Tonight we meet Seán McElwain who has explored and researched his home area of Sliabh Beagh in North Monaghan and East Fermanagh and produced a fine selection of local music and song on a recording with the alluring title Our Dear Dark Mountain with the Sky over it. RTÉ lyric fm, Monday 27th July, 7pm-8pm
NIALL CARROLL’S CLASSICAL DAYTIME   Join Evelyn Grant for some great classical music as she takes you from brunch to late lunch on Classical Daytime with Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5 in A in the Coffee Concert from the Royal Festival Hall, London at 11am. Coffee Concert: England: Royal Festival Hall, London Scriabin: Reverie, Op. 24 Mozart: Violin Concerto […]
JAZZ ALLEY   Big Band Session: Count Basie 80 Years! It’s 80 years since Bill Basie put his name over a bandstand in Kansas City, starting the swingingest band there ever was. Jazz Alley celebrates. RTÉ lyric fm, Wednesday 29th July, 7pm-8pm
THE LYRIC CONCERT WITH PAUL HERRIOTT We continue our travels around the world this week with a visit to the Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall in Zagreb, Croatia. Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin, Suite for Orchestra Igor Kuljeric: Concerto for Horn and String Orchestra Messiaen: Appel interstellaire No.6 Brahms: Symphony No.4 in E minor, Op.98 Croatian Radio-Television Symphony Orchestra Radovan Vlatkovic (horn) […]