The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 5 July 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Our live concert from Bantry house includes Gubaidulina's short meditation on a Bach Chorale &Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence performed by a stunning line up of performers.

Evelyn Grant explores Bantry House

Evelyn Grant uncovers the history of Bantry House with Brigitte Shelswell-White, widow of Egerton Shelswell-White, who was an integral part of the inception of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival.

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

20:21

Title: Sore Point

Performer(s): Newman, Chris

Duration: 3:23

21:49

Title: Prelude And Fugue In B Minor

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 12:15

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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