The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Tuesday 2 July 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The exceptional Christian Zacharias directs the Hallé Orchestra from the piano for Chopin's Piano Concerto no. 2.

Watch: Friday 24th March - Berlioz, Puolenc and Saint-Saens

Michael Lee presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Composed in the wake of his failed marriage to Irish actress Harriet Smithson, Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été is a haunting leave-taking of love, with Ailish Tynan’s ‘lyric voice of delicious purity’ (Opera Now) sublimely plumbing its melancholic depths. Poulenc’s saucy ballet suite Les biches playfully hints at a host of other composers (Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky included) in a deliciously frothy and naughty concoction. Saint-Saëns’ Third Symphony is a feast of memorable melodies, none more glorious than its magically twinkling piano duet theme and soaring organ chorale. 
Berlioz: Les nuits d’été  
Poulenc: Les biches Suite  
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, ‘Organ Symphony’  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Rachel Kelly (soprano) 
Jean-Luc Tingaud (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

20:00

Title: Pelléas Et Melisande, Op.80, Incidental Music And Suite

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 18:01

20:19

Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In F Minor, Op. 21

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 32:19

21:01

Title: Symphony In C

Performer(s): Bizet Georges

Duration: 32:58

21:35

Title: Pres Des Remparts De Seville, Seguidilla And Duet Act 1

Performer(s): Bizet Georges

Duration: 4:56

21:40

Title: Cello Concerto No 1 In A Minor Op. 33

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 19:11

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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