The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 14 June 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott presents RTÉ lyric fm's concerts on weekday evenings, including live concerts and live recordings from Ireland and abroad.

Danielle De Niese

Paul Herriott talks to soprano Danielle De Niese about coming to prominence in Handel's Giulio Cesare and her increasingly busy singing career since then.

WATCH: FRIDAY CONCERT, FRIDAY May 19TH AT 8PM

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Elgar’s masterpiece oratorio, The Dream of Gerontius, was the largest work he composed and its scale matches its depth of feeling and devotional fervour. Set to John Henry Newman’s poem depicting a soul’s journey through death to Purgatory and the promise of redemption, it is a richly orchestrated and moving testimony to the power of faith. With support from the RTÉ Philharmonic Choir and three leading soloists – tenor Andrew Kennedy, baritone Neal Davies and the ‘utterly compelling’ (Arts Desk) Irish mezzo Rachel Kelly – this will be a night to remember. 
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius  
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones (mezzo-soprano) 
Mark Le Brocq (tenor) (replacing Andrew Kennedy) 
Neal Davies (baritone) 
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (chorus master: Mark Hindley) 
Gerhard Markson (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

19:55

Title: Fireworks Overture & La Rejuissance

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 10:10

20:06

Title: Track 03

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 19:05

20:25

Title: Track 04

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 3:45

21:02

Title: Track 07

Performer(s): Various Composers

Duration: 1:04

21:19

Title: Track 11

Performer(s): Guettel/Lucas

Duration: 1:18

21:29

Title: Track 12

Performer(s): Guettel/Lucas

Duration: 3:45

21:44

Title: Lullaby For String Orchestra

Performer(s): Gershwin, George

Duration: 8:37

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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