The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 12 July 2013

The Friday Concert

RTÉ lyric fm presenters join the RTÉ NSO to celebrate some of our listeners favourites from the worlds of classical music, film and ballet.

Friday Concert Interval - What will we be listening to in 100 years' time?

As we celebrate the RTÉ lyric fm Hall of Fame, Ian McGlynn asks some presenters 'What will we be listening to in 2113?'

Watch: Friday 24th February, 8pm

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of Tchaikovsky. Led by the ‘dynamism and steely-finger energy’ (CultureNorthernIreland.com) of Belfast-born piano virtuoso Barry Douglas, our two-part celebration of the master of melody, Tchaikovsky, begins with a brace of tune-filled Piano Concertos: the First, resplendent with one of the most familiar and lavish themes in the repertoire, and his last work, the athletically graceful Third. The Tempest is a fantasy overture of dramatic richness, Romeo and Juliet a romantic and ripe evocation of Shakespeare’s young ‘star-crossed lovers’. 
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Fantasy Overture  
Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat  
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture  
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Barry Douglas (piano) 
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)  

Music Played on the Show

20:20

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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