The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Friday, 19.30 to 21.30

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Thursday 13 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 Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert takes us to Kolomani Hall, Abbey, Melk, Austria for a programme of works including Carolan and Handel by the Irish Baroque Orchestra

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: Overture To 'The Beggar's Opera' & Dances From 'Myrtillo And Laura'

Performer(s): Pepusch, Johann C

Duration: 9:18

20:10

Title: O'Rourke's Feast

Performer(s): O Carolan, Turlough

Duration: 3:48

20:14

Title: Overture To 'Alexander?S Feast'

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 5:38

20:20

Title: Violin Concerto In D

Performer(s): Dubourg, Matthew

Duration: 9:28

20:30

Title: Carolan?S Farewell To Music & Carolan?S Concerto

Performer(s): O Carolan, Turlough

Duration: 5:35

20:35

Title: Concerto Grosso In E Minor, Op. 3/3

Performer(s): Geminiani, Francesco

Duration: 8:46

20:44

Title: Overture To And Air From 'The Triumphs Of Hibernia'

Performer(s): Pasquali, Nicolo

Duration: 5:46

20:50

Title: Air From 'The Beggar's Opera'

Performer(s): Pepusch, Johann C

Duration: 3:42

20:54

Title: Violin Concerto In E, Spring, From The Four Seasons

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 10:25

21:04

Title: Variations On 'The Coolin' & Miss Hamilton

Performer(s): Lyons, Cornelius

Duration: 6:25

21:11

Title: Concerto Grosso In C, From 'Alexander's Feast'

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 11:49

21:22

Title: Dance, From 'Myrtillo And Laura' (Encore)

Performer(s): Pepusch, Johann C

Duration: 2:10

21:25

Title: Mentre Io Godo In Dolce Oblio

Performer(s): Scarlatti, Alessandro

Duration: 5:03

21:30

Title: Les Boréades

Performer(s): Rameau, Jean Philippe

Duration: 28:53

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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