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    RTÉ lyric fm offers you just that opportunity to hear the world’s greatest performances from the most spectacular concert halls each weeknight. The Lyric Concert is where everyone is guaranteed premium seats for sold out concerts from exclusive venues in Ireland and across Europe, as well Australia, the U.S. and further afield. All concerts are either live broadcasts or recorded as live, and this September is no exception with some star studded programmes as we travel around the world to hear some of the great composers and performers of our time!

    Upcoming Highlights - Friday September 4th at 8:00pm
    Everyone loves Tchaikovsky and to celebrate that the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Tchaikovsky Favourites’ live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Works include:
    Capriccio Italien
    Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
    Waltz from Eugene Onegin
    Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin 
    Swan Lake Suite
    Iolanta’s Arioso from Iolanta 
    1812 Overture
    RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
    Claudia Boyle (soprano)
    Jonas Alber (conductor)

    Monday September 7th at earlier time of 19:30pm - Live from the BBC Proms, in the Royal Albert Hall, London
    Paul Herriott presents live from the Royal Albert Hall at the BBC Proms tonight in a wonderful programme with the St Petersburg Philharmonic under chief conductor Yuri Temirkanov in a programme of Russian greats. Pianist Nikolai Lugansky plays Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto.

    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 31 January 2014

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    The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra present a 'Scottish Fantasy' live from the National Concert Hall
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    Intermezzo - Titans of the Heart

    Why the premier performance of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony was the Live Aid of its day, and how the image of Herbert Von Karajan seared itself onto the retinas of a generation are among the topics under discussion when Tomas Clancy and Raymond Blake convene in the foyer for another half time debrief.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Tam O'Shanter Overture
      Composer: Arnold
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Eugene Tzigane (Cond.) Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Eugene Tzigane (Cond.) Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Album: RTE RECORDING, RTE RECORDING
      Duration: 8:00
    • Title: Violin Concerto In E Minor
      Composer: Mendelssohn
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Eugene Tzigane (Cond.) Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Eugene Tzigane (Cond.) Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Album: RTE RECORDING, RTE RECORDING
      Duration: 30:00
    • Title: Largo From Sonata No. 3
      Composer: Bach
      Performer(s): Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Performer(s): Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Album: RTE RECORDING, RTE RECORDING
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: Symphony No. 7 In A
      Composer: Beethoven
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Eugene Tzigane (Cond.) Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Eugene Tzigane (Cond.) Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Album: RTE RECORDING, RTE RECORDING
      Duration: 36:00

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