The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 24 March 2014

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Rafael Payare gained international recognition on winning the 2012 Malko Conducting Competition. Tonight he conducts the Ulster Orchestra in a concert recorded at the Ulster Hall

WATCH BELOW: Friday 14th April, Bach's St. Matthew Passion 

Paul presents Bach's St Matthew Passion in a performance recorded earlier this afternoon at the National Concert Hall. Easter in Ireland is traditionally marked by performances of Bach’s oratorios or ‘Passions’ – either the St John or, this year, the St Matthew. The work is a compilation from St Matthew’s gospel, with narration interspersed with chorales and arias. First performed almost 300 years ago, it’s become one of the most profound reflections on the Passion of Christ. The performers assembled could hardly be equalled either for their individual talents or their capacity to work as an ensemble: conductor Matthew Halls has an enviable European reputation as an early music specialist; Irish soloists Brendan Collins, Madeleine Shaw and Aoife Miskelly are joined by Ben Johnson from England, Mark Wilde from Scotland, and Stephan Loges from Germany, all supported by the RTÉ Philharmonic Choir, whose chorus master Mark Hindley has worked assiduously with them to prepare for this sacred presentation at the centre of the Christian calendar. 
Ben Johnson (Evangelist) 
Stephan Loges (Jesus) 
Aoife Miskelly (soprano) 
Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano) 
Mark Wilde (tenor) 
Brendan Collins (bass/Pilate) 
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir chorus master: Mark Hindley 
RTÉ Cór na nÓg choral director: Mary Amond O’Brien 
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Matthew Halls (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

20:01

Title: Overture To Don Giovanni

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 6:40

20:08

Title: Strip-Weave

Performer(s): Volans, Kevin

Duration: 3:45

20:23

Title: Concierto De Aranjuez

Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin

Duration: 22:28

20:46

Title: Asturias (Encore)

Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac

Duration: 3:45

20:54

Title: Symphony No. 9 In E Minor, Op. 95 ('From The New World')

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 41:56

21:38

Title: Variatons Sur Un Theme De Chopin

Performer(s): Mompou, Federico

Duration: 21:31

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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