The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 11 November 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Tonight's Lyric Concert features unusual instruments and boundary-pushing music old and new from the Hebrides Ensemble.

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Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Elgar’s masterpiece oratorio, The Dream of Gerontius, was the largest work he composed and its scale matches its depth of feeling and devotional fervour. Set to John Henry Newman’s poem depicting a soul’s journey through death to Purgatory and the promise of redemption, it is a richly orchestrated and moving testimony to the power of faith. With support from the RTÉ Philharmonic Choir and three leading soloists – tenor Andrew Kennedy, baritone Neal Davies and the ‘utterly compelling’ (Arts Desk) Irish mezzo Rachel Kelly – this will be a night to remember. 
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius  
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones (mezzo-soprano) 
Mark Le Brocq (tenor) (replacing Andrew Kennedy) 
Neal Davies (baritone) 
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (chorus master: Mark Hindley) 
Gerhard Markson (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

20:02

Title: Oboe Quartet In F, K.370

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 14:25

20:17

Title: Fantasia In F Minor, K. 594, For Mechanical Organ

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 10:22

20:29

Title: Adagio In C, K. 356, For Glass Harmonica

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 2:42

20:32

Title: Four Nocturnes (&Apos;Night Music Ii&Apos;)

Performer(s): Crumb, George

Duration: 10:31

20:43

Title: Adagio And Rondo In C Minor, K. 617

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 11:50

20:55

Title: Vox Balaenae

Performer(s): Crumb, George

Duration: 20:20

21:16

Title: Ruhe Sanft, Mein Holdes Leben

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 6:49

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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