The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Thursday 27 March 2014

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

Watch: Friday 24th March - Berlioz, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns

Michael Lee presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Composed in the wake of his failed marriage to Irish actress Harriet Smithson, Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été is a haunting leave-taking of love, with Ailish Tynan’s ‘lyric voice of delicious purity’ (Opera Now) sublimely plumbing its melancholic depths. Poulenc’s saucy ballet suite Les biches playfully hints at a host of other composers (Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky included) in a deliciously frothy and naughty concoction. Saint-Saëns’ Third Symphony is a feast of memorable melodies, none more glorious than its magically twinkling piano duet theme and soaring organ chorale. 
Berlioz: Les nuits d’été  
Poulenc: Les biches Suite  
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, ‘Organ Symphony’  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Rachel Kelly (soprano) 
Jean-Luc Tingaud (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show


Title: The High Reel

Performer(s): Cunningham, Phil/Harper, Addie

Duration: 6:53


Title: Fantasy In G For Piano And Orchestra, Op. 111

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 14:58


Title: Ballade In F Sharp For Piano And Orchestra, Op. 19

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 14:19


Title: Nocturne In B, Op. 33/2, From 'Three Nocturnes, Op. 33'

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 6:33


Title: Lydia

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 2:40


Title: Apr?S Un R?Ve Opus7/1

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 3:40


Title: String Quartet (1916)

Performer(s): Delius, Frederick

Duration: 28:31



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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