The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 8 November 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott presents the Friday Concert live from the NCH in a concert performed by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra titled Carnival Dance.

Intermezzo - Dvorák, Falla & Brahms

Tomas Clancy and Raymond Blake take up their traditional seats barside at the NCH to pick over the visage of Brahms and imagine what might be Manuel de Falla's favourite grape varietals...

Friday 20th January - Celebrating John O’Conor's 70th birthday

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert, the 70th birthday celebration of pianist John O'Conor, live from the National Concert Hall.  Iconic Irish piano legend John O’Conor celebrates his 70th birthday in style with Beethoven’s most spiritual Piano Concerto, the magisterial, mysterious, magnificent Fourth – music of dramatic contrasts that begins in hushed introspection, features the most intricate and intimate dialogue between piano and orchestra and ends in a blaze of exhilarating passion and power. Bruckner’s lyrical Seventh Symphony – a high-watermark of the orchestral repertoire – offers its own rich and rewarding appeal under the baton of former principal conductor, Gerhard Markson. 
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G  
Bruckner:  Symphony No. 7 in E  
John O’Conor (piano) 
Gerhard Markson (conductor) 
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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