The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 30 August 2013

The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

A stage natural, with a glorious voice and tremendous expressive power, Danielle de Niese performs a programme that draws from musical theatre as well as the classical repertoire.

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

20:00

Title: Fireworks Overture & La Rejuissance

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 10:10

20:11

Title: Track 03

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 19:05

20:30

Title: Track 04

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 3:45

21:07

Title: Track 07

Performer(s): Various Composers

Duration: 1:04

21:24

Title: Track 11

Performer(s): Guettel/Lucas

Duration: 1:18

21:34

Title: Track 12

Performer(s): Guettel/Lucas

Duration: 3:45

21:45

Title: Island People - Iv: Lovers On Aran

Performer(s): Heaney / Gribben

Duration: 4:32

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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