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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 Thursday 27 March 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Philippe Cassard has had a long association with Ireland and recently celebrated his 50th birthday. Tonight he suitably interprets the lesser known French piano music of Fauré

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:03
      Title: The High Reel
      Performer(s): Cunningham, Phil/Harper, Addie
      Performer(s): Cunningham, Phil/Harper, Addie
      Duration: 6:53
    • 20:21
      Title: Fantasy In G For Piano And Orchestra, Op. 111
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 14:58
    • 20:37
      Title: Ballade In F Sharp For Piano And Orchestra, Op. 19
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 14:19
    • 20:51
      Title: Nocturne In B, Op. 33/2, From 'Three Nocturnes, Op. 33'
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 6:33
    • 21:25
      Title: Lydia
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 2:40
    • 21:28
      Title: Apr?S Un R?Ve Opus7/1
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 3:40
    • 21:31
      Title: String Quartet (1916)
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 28:31

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