The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 27 December 2013


    The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

    RTÉ lyric fm presenters join the RTÉ NSO to celebrate some of the station's all-time listener favourites from the worlds of classical music, film and ballet.

    Monday September 1st
    Paul Herriott presents a concert recorded at the Rheingau Music Festival in Germany in June 2014. 
    Mendelssohn: The Fair Melusine, Op.32, Overture
    Mendelssohn: Symphony NO.1 in C minor, Op.11
    Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op.61
    HR Symphony Orchestra
    Miah Persson (soprano)
    Golda Schultz (soprano)
    Estonian Chamber Chorus
    Paavo Jarvi (conductor)

    Tuesday September 2nd
    Tonight’s concert was recorded in Bantry House as part of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2014
    Schubert: Der Hirt dem Felsen
    Beethoven: Septet in E flat Op.20
    Chausson: Concert in D major for piano, violin and string quartet Op.21
    Ailish Tynan (soprano), Julian Bliss (clarinet), Joseph Middleton (piano), Gergana Gergova (violin), Lise Berthaud (viola), Cormac O hAodain (horn), Sarah Burnett (bassoon)

    Wednesday September 3rd
    In tonight’s concert Paul brings us to the Philharmonie in Luxembourg for a performance of Brahms’ much loved German Requiem.
    Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music in C minor, K.477
    Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45 ‘German Requiem’
    Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra
    Camilla Tilling (soprano)
    Lauri Vasar (baritone)
    Emmanuel Krivine (conductor)

    Thursday September 4th
    Paul’s off to Norway tonight for the Lyric Concert which comes from the Grieg Concert Hall, Bergen as part of this Summer’s Bergen International Festival
    Stravinsky: Concerto in E flat ‘Dumbarton Oaks’ for chamber orchestra (1938)
    Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden, Op.13
    Beethoven: Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra in C minor, Op.80
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat, Op.73 ‘Emperor’
    Norwegian Soloist Chorus
    Mahler Chamber Orchestra
    Leif Ove Andsnes (conductor/piano)

    Friday September 5th 
    Paul Herriott presents tonight’s concert live from the National Concert Hall. The programme offers a selection of the 2014-2015 Season Favourites. 
    Suppe: The Beautiful Galathea Overture
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral: ‘Scene by the Brook’
    Schubert:Symphony No. 9, The Great: Scherzo  
    Berlioz: La damnation de Faust: Dance of the Sylphs; Hungarian March  
    Sibelius: Finlandia  
    Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra: ‘Giuoco delle coppie’ Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4: Scherzo: Pizzicato ostinato Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5: Waltz
    Stravinsky: The Firebird: Danse infernal; Berceuse; Finale  
    RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
    Gavin Maloney (conductor)

    Monday 8th September
    Tonight’s concert comes from the Great Guild Hall, Riga, Latvia. Kremerata Baltica present Glass’ American Four Seasons
    Glass: Violin Concerto No.2 ‘The American Four Seasons’
    Maskata: Midnight in Riga for violin, cello, vibraphone and string orchestra
    Weinberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2, op. 147, for strings and timpani
    Gidon Kremer (violin)
    Giedre Dirvanauskaite (cello)
    Andrei Puchkarev (percussion)
    Kremerata Baltica

    Tuesday 9th September
    Tonight’s concert comes from the Grand Studio, NDR, Hanover featuring Lehmann-Horn’s Concerto for Percussion and we continue the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the birth Richard Strauss.
    Lehmann-Horn:Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra ‘Red’
    Gerassimez: Asventuras
    NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
    Alexej Gerassimez (percussion)
    Elvind Gullberg Jensen (conductor)

    Wednesday 10th September
    Tonight’s concert includes music recorded at the KBC Great Music in Irish Houses Chamber Music Festival 2014 and Frederick May’s Songs from Prison
    Bax: Sonata for Clarinet in D
    Michael Collins (clarinet), Michael McHale (piano)
    Ligeti: String Quartet (Metamorphoses nocturnes)
    Casals Quartet
    Bartok: Contrasts
    Michael Collins (clarinet), Giovanni Guzzo (violin), Michael McHale (piano)
    Frederick May: Songs from Prison
    RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Owen Gilhooley (baritone) Robert Houlihan (conductor)

    Thursday 11th September
    Richard Strauss wasn’t one to throw the baby out with the bathwater. His extraordinary Symphonica Domestica is a no-holds-barred musical diary of a day with the Strauss family, from the morning lie-in to bathtime with baby! Paul Herriott presents this concert recorded at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, June 2014.
    Mendelssohn: Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op.21
    Abrahamsen: Let me Tell you
    Strauss: Symphonia domestica
    City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
    Barbara Hannigan (soprano)
    Andris Nelsons (conductor)

    Friday 12th September 
    The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott
    Paul presents the first concert of the 2014-2015 season live from the National Concert Hall.
    The season opens in style with principal conductor Alan Buribayev launching a survey of Beethoven’s four Fidelio Overtures with the energetic Leonore No. 1. Acclaimed Finnish virtuoso Pekka Kuusisto joins us for one of his compatriot’s most famous works, Sibelius’ epic Violin Concerto.

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