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    Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary Celebration

    On Thursday April 21st, The Lyric Concert broadcast live from the Wigmore Hall as part of a week-long festival celebrating Irish culture in Britain. It marked the strengthening of an important bond of friendship and reconciliation, recognising and enhancing further Ireland’s reputation for cultural excellence over the past century. The Gala Concert that evening honours those who died at Easter 1916, Irish and British, and all the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War. 

    6:30pm – 7:00pm Irish Ambassador H. E. Daniel Mulhall gives a keynote address on 100 years of Irish culture. 
    7:00pm - 7:30pm Paul Herriott chats with our own Ann Murray ahead of tonight’s concert at the Wigmore Hall on lyric fm. 
    7:30pm – 10:00pm The music continues as BBC’s Sean Rafferty hosts the live programme in celebration of “Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary celebration”. Featuring Ailish Tynan, Tara Erraught, Robin Tritschler, Gavan Ring, Finghin Collins, The RTÉ Contempo Quartet and choirs for the Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Royal Academy of Music.

    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Thursday 26 September 2013

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Join Paul this evening and hear an immense Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra performing the extremely technical and emotionally demanding Sym No.4 by Shostakovich

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:00
      Title: Madam If You Please/The Boys Of Bluehill/The Brigade (Hornpipes)
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Brouder
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Brouder
      Duration: 4:38
    • 20:02
      Title: Violin Concerto In D, Op.35
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 34:52
    • 20:37
      Title: Violin Sonata In G Minor (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul
      Duration: 4:50
    • 20:41
      Title: Partita No.2 In D Minor, Bwv 1004 (Sarabande)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:27
    • 20:46
      Title: Symphony No.4 In C Minor, Op.43
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 68:14
    • 21:54
      Title: Lascia Ch'io Pianga
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 5:52

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