The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 18 November 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

In tonight's Lyric concert Paul Herriott brings us the international acclaimed piano duo sisters Katia and Marielle Labèque in Ravel and Poulenc.

Watch: Friday 17th February, 8pm

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin. Donncha Dennehy’s work, commissioned by RTÉ, was inspired by the cranes on Dublin’s skyline. It’s an exciting, adventurous, intelligent portrayal of this modern phenomenon, with at its heart the ‘oasis in the sky’ of the operator’s cabin where he can observe the world below. The composer calls it a work of ‘industrial strength’. Crane is complemented by Rachmaninov’s third piano concerto, which is increasingly regarded as one of the major concertos of our age, and the flamboyant, energetic, even raucous symphony by César Franck. 
Donnacha Dennehy: Crane RTÉ Commission 
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor 
Franck: Symphony in D minor 
Nikolay Khozyainov (piano) 
Daniel Blendulf (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show


Title: Le Tombeau De Couperin

Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice

Duration: 18:02


Title: Concerto For Two Pianos In D Minor

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 19:46


Title: Jet Song & Polka For Piano Four Hands (Encore)

Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard/Berio, Luciano

Duration: 3:29


Title: Symphony In D Minor, Op. 48

Performer(s): Franck, Cesar

Duration: 3:45


Title: Overture To 'La Forza Del Destino' (Encore)

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 8:17


Title: Fantasia Para Un Gentilhombre

Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin

Duration: 21:27



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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