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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 31 March 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Zubin Mehta conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert recorded at the Philharmonie in Berlin featuring Mahler's Adagietto performed in memory of Claudio Abbado

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:03
      Title: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40 (A Hero's Life)
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Strauss, Richard
      Duration: 46:29
    • 20:51
      Title: Six Pieces For Orchestra, Op. 6b, Reduced Version (1928)
      Performer(s): Webern, Anton
      Performer(s): Webern, Anton
      Duration: 3:45
    • 21:05
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 5 In E Flat, Op. 73 ('Emperor')
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45
    • 21:43
      Title: Adagietto, From 'Symphony No. 5'
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Performer(s): Mahler, Gustav
      Duration: 10:34
    • 21:53
      Title: Sonata In D Major K.119/L.415/P.217
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Performer(s): Scarlatti, Domenico
      Duration: 5:55

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