The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Friday, 19.30 to 21.30

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 7 March 2014

Friday February 16th, 7.30pm - the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 70th birthday

Paul Herriott presents a concert live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin, celebrating the 70th birthday of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. On this auspicious occasion, the orchestra's former Principal Conductor Gerhard Markson, soprano Orla Boylan and pianist Finghin Collins, all three firm favourites with the orchestra and with audiences, make a welcome return to boost the celebrations.
Wagner: Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, WWV90
Deirdre Gribbin: The Binding Years of Piano (Piano Concerto)
Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet (excerpts)
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Gerhard Markson (conductor)
Orla Boylan (soprano)
Finghin Collins (piano)

The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

Tonight's special Lyric Concert marks the 300th Anniversary of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach's Birth (8th March) with archive recordings from Italy and Germany.

Friday February 23rd, 7.30pm

A stirring legend of love, sacrifice, war and a fabled drowned city, a masterpiece concerto written in the immediate aftermath of the carnage of the First World War, and a symphony of heroic dimensions in which fate came knocking at the door. RTÉ’s new Principal Guest Conductor Nathalie Stutzman (photo Simon Fowler) returns to the podium with Alban Gerhardt stepping into the spotlight for Elgar’s unforgettable Cello Concerto. We'll also enjoy Beethoven's monumental work of unrelenting vigour, the Symphony No. 5, as it moves through tumultuous challenge and quest to a euphoric conclusion, every bit as memorable as its momentous opening declaration.
Lalo: Le roi d’ys Overture
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Nathalie Stutzmann (conductor)
Alban Gerhardt (cello)

Music Played on the Show

20:01

Title: Concerto In D Minor For Flute, Strings And Harpsichord

Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel

Duration: 25:44

21:47

Title: For Ébha

Performer(s): Doyle, Roger

Duration: 8:31

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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