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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 Monday 24 February 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott presents the first of four concerts this week featuring maestro Claudio Abbado who passed away in January 2014 at the age of 80.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: Four Chorales
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 6:17
    • 20:10
      Title: Serenade No. 12 In C Minor, K. 388
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 22:35
    • 20:34
      Title: Octet In F, D. 803
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 47:09
    • 21:22
      Title: Mentre Io Godo In Dolce Oblio
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Alessandro
      Duration: 5:03
    • 21:28
      Title: Serenade No.2 In A Op.16
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 31:22
    • 21:51
      Title: The Beardless Boy
      Composer: Philip Hammond
      Performer(s): Hammond, Philip
      Performer(s): Hammond, Philip
      Duration: 3:24
    • 21:51
      Title: Song For Athene
      Performer(s): Taverner, John
      Performer(s): Taverner, John
      Duration: 6:22

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