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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 Tuesday 11 March 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott presents the ever popular Tasmin Little with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. This concert was recorded in December 2013 at St Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: The Chairman Dances
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Performer(s): Adams, John
      Duration: 13:11
    • 20:17
      Title: Violin Concerto No 1
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Performer(s): Bruch, Max
      Duration: 24:53
    • 20:42
      Title: Danzon No. 2
      Performer(s): Marquez, Arturo
      Performer(s): Marquez, Arturo
      Duration: 10:01
    • 20:53
      Title: L'Oiseau De Feu (The Firebird) Suite (1919)
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 23:10
    • 21:16
      Title: Quartet In B Flat Major Op. 130
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 43:15

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