The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 10 February 2014

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott brings us to Hanover to the Grand Studio of NDR for the Lyric Concert this evening with the NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.

Watch: Friday 24th March - Berlioz, Puolenc and Saint-Saens

Michael Lee presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Composed in the wake of his failed marriage to Irish actress Harriet Smithson, Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été is a haunting leave-taking of love, with Ailish Tynan’s ‘lyric voice of delicious purity’ (Opera Now) sublimely plumbing its melancholic depths. Poulenc’s saucy ballet suite Les biches playfully hints at a host of other composers (Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky included) in a deliciously frothy and naughty concoction. Saint-Saëns’ Third Symphony is a feast of memorable melodies, none more glorious than its magically twinkling piano duet theme and soaring organ chorale. 
Berlioz: Les nuits d’été  
Poulenc: Les biches Suite  
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, ‘Organ Symphony’  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Rachel Kelly (soprano) 
Jean-Luc Tingaud (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

20:01

Title: Romeo And Juliet, Fantasy-Overture After Shakespeare

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 3:45

20:24

Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In A, S. 125

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz

Duration: 3:45

20:47

Title: Liebestod, From 'Tristan And Isolde' (Encore)

Performer(s): Wagner, Richard

Duration: 3:45

20:58

Title: Symphony No. 1 In F Minor, Op. 10

Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri

Duration: 3:45

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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