The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 10 January 2014

The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

Live from the National Concert Hall this evening Paul Herriott presents 'Gershwin's Genius' with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland.

Intermezzo - Gershwin's Genius

Ireland's foremost foyer tag team, Tomás Clancy and Raymond Blake, enjoy the works of Adams and Gershwin, and weigh in on the great Twentieth Century debates, from Marxism v Capitalism to Pepsi v Coke.

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

00:00

Title: The Chairman Dances

Composer: ADAMS

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Jayce Ogren

Duration: 12:00

00:00

Title: Piano Concerto In F

Composer: GERSHWIN

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Jayce Ogren, Michael Mchale Piano

Duration: 31:00

00:00

Title: Symphony No. 2 In D

Composer: SIBELIUS

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Jayce Ogren

Duration: 43:00

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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