The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 28 March 2014

The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kozena stars in tonight's concert with Les Violons du Roy recorded in Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels.

Watch: Friday 24th February, 8pm

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of Tchaikovsky. Led by the ‘dynamism and steely-finger energy’ (CultureNorthernIreland.com) of Belfast-born piano virtuoso Barry Douglas, our two-part celebration of the master of melody, Tchaikovsky, begins with a brace of tune-filled Piano Concertos: the First, resplendent with one of the most familiar and lavish themes in the repertoire, and his last work, the athletically graceful Third. The Tempest is a fantasy overture of dramatic richness, Romeo and Juliet a romantic and ripe evocation of Shakespeare’s young ‘star-crossed lovers’. 
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Fantasy Overture  
Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat  
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture  
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Barry Douglas (piano) 
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)  

Music Played on the Show

20:23

Title: Arianna A Naxos, Cantata, Hob. Xxvib:2 ('Teseo Mio Ben')

Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph

Duration: 18:49

20:45

Title: Symphony No. 85 In B Flat, Hob I:85 ('La Reine')

Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph

Duration: 0:52

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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