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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 March 2014

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    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

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:01
      Title: Overture To Don Giovanni
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:40
    • 20:08
      Title: Strip-Weave
      Performer(s): Volans, Kevin
      Performer(s): Volans, Kevin
      Duration: 3:45
    • 20:23
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 22:28
    • 20:46
      Title: Asturias (Encore)
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      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
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 41:56
    • 21:38
      Title: Variatons Sur Un Theme De Chopin
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Mompou, Federico
      Duration: 21:31

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