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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 Thursday 13 February 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott presents Hamlet's Fantasy live from the NCH with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
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    Intermezzo - Hamlet's Fantasy

    How audiophile concerns have been washed away by the Youtube habit of watching great performances and a possible ingredient for a VAT are among the subjects discussed when Tomas Clancy and Raymond Blake meet once more for an interval vodka at the National Concert Hall.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Hamlet Fantasy Overture After Shakespeare
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Ivan Monighetti (Cello), Alan Buribayev (Cond.)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Ivan Monighetti (Cello), Alan Buribayev (Cond.)
      Duration: 18:00
    • Title: Cello Concerto No. 1 In E Flat
      Composer: Shostakovich
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Ivan Monighetti (Cello), Alan Buribayev (Cond.)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Ivan Monighetti (Cello), Alan Buribayev (Cond.)
      Duration: 30:00
    • Title: Symphony No. 1 In D Minor
      Composer: Rachmaninov
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Ivan Monighetti (Cello), Alan Buribayev (Cond.)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Ivan Monighetti (Cello), Alan Buribayev (Cond.)
      Duration: 42:00

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