The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Wednesday 26 June 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

A recital by French soprano Veronique Gens of songs by Poulenc, Fauré, Hahn and Chausson.

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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

20:02

Title: Various Deux Melodies & Trois Melodies

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 13:57

20:17

Title: L'Invitation Au Voyage, Romance De Mignon & Chanson Triste

Performer(s): Duparc, Henri

Duration: 11:10

20:29

Title: Fleur Des Bles & Nuit D'Etoiles

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 5:38

20:35

Title: Various Chanson

Performer(s): Chausson, Ernest

Duration: 11:18

20:47

Title: Various Chanson

Performer(s): Hahn, Reynaldo

Duration: 14:42

21:03

Title: Les Chemins De L'Amour & Les Roses D'Ispahan - Encore

Performer(s): Poulenc/Faure

Duration: 7:18

21:11

Title: Les Biches

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 34:10

21:46

Title: Sonata For Violin And Piano In G Minor

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 12:56

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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