The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Wednesday 3 July 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott looks at the best of the new releases in the classical music world.

Watch: Friday 24th March - Berlioz, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns

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


Title: Violin Sonata No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Vivace Ma Non Troppo

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 11:39


Title: Violin Sonata No.1 In G Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 9:12


Title: Violin Sonata No.1 In G Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro Molto Moderato

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 9:51


Title: Canticle I, Op.40

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 8:18


Title: Canticle V, Op. 89

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:45


Title: Violin Sonata In A Major 'Kreutzer' Op.47

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 3:45


Title: Les Boréades

Performer(s): Rameau, Jean Philippe

Duration: 28:53



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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