The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 9 September 2013

The Lyric Concert with Evelyn Grant

Join Evelyn Grant for The Lyric Concert Season from the BBC Proms with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra as the programme explore the different properties of C major and C minor

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

20:01

Title: Masonic Funeral Music, K.477

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 17:27

20:20

Title: Symphony No.2 In C, Op.61

Performer(s): Schumann, Robert

Duration: 26:08

20:48

Title: Piano Concerto No.25 In C, K.503

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 32:25

21:21

Title: Symphony No.7 In C, Op. 105

Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean

Duration: 21:55

21:44

Title: Symphony No.41 In C 'Jupiter' (Finale)

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 6:36

21:51

Title: Symphony No. 1 In C Major Op. 21 - Movement Ii - Andante Cantabi

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 8:07

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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