The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Wednesday 18 December 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

In tonight's concert we travel to Austria for Tchaikovsky's most loved Nutcracker Suite.

Watch: Friday 24th February, 8pm

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of Tchaikovsky. Led by the ‘dynamism and steely-finger energy’ (CultureNorthernIreland.com) of Belfast-born piano virtuoso Barry Douglas, our two-part celebration of the master of melody, Tchaikovsky, begins with a brace of tune-filled Piano Concertos: the First, resplendent with one of the most familiar and lavish themes in the repertoire, and his last work, the athletically graceful Third. The Tempest is a fantasy overture of dramatic richness, Romeo and Juliet a romantic and ripe evocation of Shakespeare’s young ‘star-crossed lovers’. 
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Fantasy Overture  
Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat  
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture  
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Barry Douglas (piano) 
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)  

Music Played on the Show

20:01

Title: The Nutcracker, Op.71a Concert Suite (1892)

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 23:06

20:26

Title: The Rite Of Spring

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 36:51

21:04

Title: La Valse

Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice

Duration: 13:01

21:18

Title: Curoo Curoo

Performer(s): Agnew, Elaine

Duration: 3:28

21:21

Title: Violin Concerto No. 2 In B Minor

Performer(s): Bartok, Bela

Duration: 38:07

22:00

Title: Sonata No.1 In B Minor (2nd Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 3:16

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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