The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 5 August 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

World renowned bass-baritone Bryn Terfel joins the RTÉ Concert Orchestra for an evening of operatic arias by Verdi, Donizetti, Puccini and Gounod.

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: Credo In Un Dio Crude/Danse Macabre/Moritat Con Mackie Messer

Performer(s): Various Composers

Duration: 15:17


Title: Overture Orpheus In The Underworld/It Ain't Necessarily So

Performer(s): Various Composers

Duration: 14:12


Title: Stars (Encore)

Performer(s): Boubil / Schoenberg

Duration: 3:16


Title: Lullaby For String Orchestra

Performer(s): Gershwin, George

Duration: 8:37


Title: Variations On A Theme Of Chopin

Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei

Duration: 30:01


Title: I Didn't Know What Time It Was

Performer(s): Rodgers / Hart

Duration: 3:29



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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