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    Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary Celebration

    On Thursday April 21st, The Lyric Concert broadcast live from the Wigmore Hall as part of a week-long festival celebrating Irish culture in Britain. It marked the strengthening of an important bond of friendship and reconciliation, recognising and enhancing further Ireland’s reputation for cultural excellence over the past century. The Gala Concert that evening honours those who died at Easter 1916, Irish and British, and all the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War. 

    6:30pm – 7:00pm Irish Ambassador H. E. Daniel Mulhall gives a keynote address on 100 years of Irish culture. 
    7:00pm - 7:30pm Paul Herriott chats with our own Ann Murray ahead of tonight’s concert at the Wigmore Hall on lyric fm. 
    7:30pm – 10:00pm The music continues as BBC’s Sean Rafferty hosts the live programme in celebration of “Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary celebration”. Featuring Ailish Tynan, Tara Erraught, Robin Tritschler, Gavan Ring, Finghin Collins, The RTÉ Contempo Quartet and choirs for the Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Royal Academy of Music.

    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Wednesday 4 December 2013

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    The Lyric Concert with Evelyn Grant

    Evelyn Grant brings us an allegorical ballet in one act by Glazunov first performed in 1900 by the Imperial Ballet in St Petersburg - Mikhail Pletnev conducts.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: Violin Concerto No. 2 In G Minor, Op. 63
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 26:51
    • 20:28
      Title: Melodie, Op. 42 (Encore)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Duration: 3:57
    • 20:33
      Title: Valse-Scherzo In C, Op. 34
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Duration: 6:04
    • 20:40
      Title: The Seasons, Op. 67
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 38:02
    • 21:18
      Title: Grand Pas Espagnol, From 'Raymonda, Op. 57' (Encore)
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 2:03
    • 21:21
      Title: Flute Sonata In D
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 23:52
    • 21:45
      Title: Mazurka-Obereque
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Performer(s): Glazunov, Alexander
      Duration: 10:29
    • 21:55
      Title: Cinderella Ballet Op. 87 - Act 2 - No. 26 Mazurka And Entry Of T
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:26
    • 22:00
      Title: Aminata Santoro
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Performer(s): Diabate, Toumani
      Duration: 6:58

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