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    Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary Celebration

    On Thursday April 21st, The Lyric Concert broadcast live from the Wigmore Hall as part of a week-long festival celebrating Irish culture in Britain. It marked the strengthening of an important bond of friendship and reconciliation, recognising and enhancing further Ireland’s reputation for cultural excellence over the past century. The Gala Concert that evening honours those who died at Easter 1916, Irish and British, and all the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War. 

    6:30pm – 7:00pm Irish Ambassador H. E. Daniel Mulhall gives a keynote address on 100 years of Irish culture. 
    7:00pm - 7:30pm Paul Herriott chats with our own Ann Murray ahead of tonight’s concert at the Wigmore Hall on lyric fm. 
    7:30pm – 10:00pm The music continues as BBC’s Sean Rafferty hosts the live programme in celebration of “Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary celebration”. Featuring Ailish Tynan, Tara Erraught, Robin Tritschler, Gavan Ring, Finghin Collins, The RTÉ Contempo Quartet and choirs for the Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Royal Academy of Music.

    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 31 January 2014

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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)
      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)
      Duration: 30:00
    • Title: Largo From Sonata No. 3
      Composer: Bach
      Performer(s): Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      Performer(s): Stefan Jackiw (Violin)
      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)
      Duration: 36:00

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