The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Thursday 26 September 2013

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

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: Madam If You Please/The Boys Of Bluehill/The Brigade (Hornpipes)

Performer(s): Trad Arr Brouder

Duration: 4:38

20:02

Title: Violin Concerto In D, Op.35

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 34:52

20:37

Title: Violin Sonata In G Minor (3rd Movement)

Performer(s): Hindemith, Paul

Duration: 4:50

20:41

Title: Partita No.2 In D Minor, Bwv 1004 (Sarabande)

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 3:27

20:46

Title: Symphony No.4 In C Minor, Op.43

Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Duration: 68:14

21:54

Title: Lascia Ch'io Pianga

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 5:52

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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