Thursday, March 17, is St. Patrick's Day, a day of celebrating Irish culture and heritage. For this week's Learning to Listen, we're looking at Irish musicians classical performers who have made their mark on the music of Ireland.
John Field Suite - Polka
Ulster Orchestra/Brydon Thomson
Grieg: from Peer Gynt Suite No 1 - 'Morning Mood'
James Galway, flute
Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan
Traditional Japanese: Sakura
Schubert: Who is Sylvia?
John McCormack, tenor
Mozart: from Le Nozze di Figaro - 'Porgi, amor'
Heather Harper, soprano
Joan Trimble: Suite for Strings - Prelude
Irish Chamber Orchestra/Fionnuala Hunt
Boccherini: String Quartet in Emajor: Minuetto-Trio-Minuetto da capo
The Vanbrugh Quartet
Mussorgsky: from Pictures at an Exhibition - The hut on Hen's Legs and The Great Gate at Kiev
Barry Douglas, piano
Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry
Chamber Choir Ireland/Paul Hillier