The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Tuesday 24 December 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Join Paul Herriott as he brings us some of the best concerts from the world's Concert halls this Christmas. Tonight a work which is a must at Christmas - Bach's Christmas Oratorio.

Friday 20th January - Celebrating John O’Conor's 70th birthday

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert, the 70th birthday celebration of pianist John O'Conor, live from the National Concert Hall.  Iconic Irish piano legend John O’Conor celebrates his 70th birthday in style with Beethoven’s most spiritual Piano Concerto, the magisterial, mysterious, magnificent Fourth – music of dramatic contrasts that begins in hushed introspection, features the most intricate and intimate dialogue between piano and orchestra and ends in a blaze of exhilarating passion and power. Bruckner’s lyrical Seventh Symphony – a high-watermark of the orchestral repertoire – offers its own rich and rewarding appeal under the baton of former principal conductor, Gerhard Markson. 
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G  
Bruckner:  Symphony No. 7 in E  
John O’Conor (piano) 
Gerhard Markson (conductor) 
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Music Played on the Show

20:02

Title: Christmas Oratorio, Bwv 248 Cantatas 1-3

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 74:31

21:18

Title: Christmas Oratorio, Bwv 248 (Cantatas 4-6)

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 70:24

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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