The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Tuesday 12 November 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriot presents a star studded cast for the Britten War Requiem this evening, Netrebko, Bostridge and Hampson in the line up - not to be missed

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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

21:27

Title: Linden Lea

Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Duration: 2:45

21:30

Title: Piano Trio In A Minor

Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice

Duration: 29:01

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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