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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 4 April 2014

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    Paul Herriott presents the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra live from the National Concert Hall in 'Lieutenant Kije'
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    Intermezzo - Lieutenant Kije

    NCH lobby fixtures, Tomas Clancy and Raymond Blake, make short work of Prokofiev and confess to a taste for early Soviet cinema, though only when watched in the small hours via Youtube.

    Monday 28th July
    Marcelo Lehninger conducts the German Symphony Orchestra in a concert recorded at the Philharmonie in Berlin.
    Mozart: Symphony No.35 in D, K.385 ‘Haffner’
    Haydn: Cello Concerto No.1 in C Hob.V11b:1
    Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64
    German Symphony Orchestra
    Torleif Thedeen (cello)
    Marcelo Lehninger (conductor)

    Tuesday 29th July
    Marek Janowski conducts the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra in Saint-Saens, Szymanowki, Ysaye and Bizet from the Philharmonie, Berlin
    Saint-Saens: Symphony No.2 in A minor, Op.55
    Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No.1, Op.35
    Bizet: Symphony No.1 in C WD 33
    Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
    Arabella Steinbacher (violin)
    Marek Janowski (conductor) 

    Wednesday 30th July
    Paul continues featuring German Orchestra this week with tonight’s performance coming from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Simon Rattle
    Schubert: Andantino from Rosamunde
    Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K.216
    Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E WAB 107
    Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
    Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin)
    Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

    Thursday 31st July
    Tonight we visit the Estate Winery in Huntington, Australia for a chamber music concert featuring Freddy Kempf and guests.
    Mussorgsky:  Pictures at an Exhibition
    Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte Op.98
    Schumann: Excerpts from Myrthen Op.25
    Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D minor, D.810
    Doric String Quartet
    Andrew Goodwin (tenor)
    Freddy Kempf (piano)

    Friday August 1st
    The Academy of Ancient Music is renowned for performances of Bach’s music and tonight’s concert showcases Bach at his most joyful!
    Bach: Orchestral Suite NO.3 in D, BWV 1068
    Bach: Keyboard Concerto No.2 in E, BWV 1053
    Bach: Keyboard Concerto No.4 in A, BWV 1055
    Bach: Orchestral Suite No.4 in D, BWV 1069
    Academy of Ancient Music
    Richard Egarr (harpsichord/conductor)

    Monday 4th August
    For tonight’s concert Evelyn Grant brings us to the RSI Auditorium Lugano, for an evening of popular classics 
    Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasileiras No.5 for soprano and cello ensemble
    Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C Op.48
    Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Op.61
    Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
    Sandra Pastrana (soprano)
    Alain Lombard (conductor)

    Tuesday 5th August
    Michael Lee presents the Lyric Concert tonight as Marin Alsop conducts the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra in a concert recorded at the Grand Hall, Old Opera, Frankfurt
    Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18
    Shostakovich: Symphony No.7 in C, Op.60
    Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra
    Denis Kozhukhin (piano)
    Marin Alsop (conductor)

    Wednesday 6th August
    Tonight Evelyn Grant presents an all Mozart progamme from Salle Pleyel, Paris 
    Mozart: Symphony No.31 in D, K.297
    Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C, K.314
    Mozart: Andante in C, K.315
    Mozart: Symphony No.41 in C, K.551 ‘Jupiter’
    Helene Devilleneuve (oboe)
    Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
    Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

    Thursday 7th August
    Evelyn Grant presents a kaleidoscopic programme which will delight young and old. Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a concert recorded at the Barbican Hall, London
    Dukas: The Sorceror’s Apprentice
    Sheng: Violin Concerto 
    Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz.116, BB 127
    Gil Shaham (violin)
    BBC Symphony Orchestra
    Sakari Oramo (conductor)

    Friday 8th August
    Michael Lee continues the commemoration of the 150th anniversary this year of the birth of Richard Strauss in a concert recorded at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam in May 2014. 
    Strauss: Macbeth, Op.23, symphonic poem after Shakespeare
    Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche, Op.28
    Brahms: Symphony No.2 in D, Op.73
    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
    Andriss Nelsons (conductor)

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Lieutenant Kijé Suite
      Composer: Prokofiev
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis (Cond.) Anna Devin (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis (Cond.) Anna Devin (Soprano)
      Album: RTE RECORDING, RTE RECORDING
      Duration: 20:00
    • Title: Knoxville: Summer Of 1915
      Composer: Barber
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis (Cond.) Anna Devin (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis (Cond.) Anna Devin (Soprano)
      Album: RTE RECORDING, RTE RECORDING
      Duration: 15:00
    • Title: Symphony No. 7 In D Minor
      Composer: Dvorák
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis (Cond.) Anna Devin (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis (Cond.) Anna Devin (Soprano)
      Album: RTE RECORDING, RTE RECORDING
      Duration: 35:00

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