The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott presents the WDR Symphony Orchestra recorded in the Philharmonie in Cologne under the baton of Jukka-Pekka Saraste

    Monday August 25th
    Tonight Paul Herriott brings us a light hearted and rarely performed opera by Poulenc and Faure’s intimate, celestial Requiem.
    Poulenc: Les Mamelles de Tiresias (concert version)
    BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
    BBC Singers
    Soloists: Helene Guilmette (soprano), Jean-Francois Lapointe (baritone), Thomas Morris (tenor), Ivan Ludlow (baritone), Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (tenor), Pierrick Boisseau (baritone
    Ludovic Morlot (conductor)

    Tuesday August 26th
    Tonight’s concert is a celebration of the poetry of Seamus Heaney and the music of John Tavener. The concert was recorded in Bantry House as part of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2014. 
    Gribbin: Island People (2010)
    Gribbin : Anahorish (2009)
    Schumann: Dichterliebe Op.48 
    Tavener: To a Child Dancing in the Wind (1983)
    Alison Bell (soprano), Sebastian Philpott (trumpet), Cliona Doris (harp),Philippe Sly (baritone), Julius Drake (piano), Vanbrugh Quartet, Juliette Bausor (flute), Lise Berthaud (viola) 

    Wednesday August 27th
    Paul Herriott brings us to the Salle Pleyel in Paris for tonight’s concert with Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra.
    Rautavaara: Cantus articus (Concert for Birds and Orchestra) Op.61
    Rautavaara: Violin Concerto
    Debussy: Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune
    Debussy: La Mer, L.109
    Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
    Hilary Hahn (violin)
    Mikko Franck (conductor)

    Thursday August 28th
    Bernstein: Overture to Candide
    Shostakovich: Concerto for Trumpet, Piano and Strings in C minor, Op.35
    Brahms: Symphony No.4 in E minor Op.98
    WDR Symphony Orchestra
    Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
    Peter Monkediek (trumpet)
    Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

    Friday August 29th 
    Another chance to hear Fantastique! - a concert broadcast live with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra as part of the their 2013-2014 Main Season.
    Proof that the Devil may well have the best tunes comes in three demonically delirious works that showcase Death’s talents on the violin and dancing skeletons (Saint-Saëns wickedly wonderful Danse Macabre), a dazzling series of fiery transformations of mood in Liszt’s Second Piano Concerto, and a witches’ sabbath in the blistering Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz.
    Nareh Arghamanyan (piano)
    Patrik Ringborg (conductor)

    Monday September 1st
    Paul Herriott presents a concert recorded at the Rheingau Music Festival in Germany in June 2014. 
    Mendelssohn: The Fair Melusine, Op.32, Overture
    Mendelssohn: Symphony NO.1 in C minor, Op.11
    Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op.61
    HR Symphony Orchestra
    Miah Persson (soprano)
    Golda Schultz (soprano)
    Estonian Chamber Chorus
    Paavo Jarvi (conductor)

    Tuesday September 2nd
    Tonight’s concert was recorded in Bantry House as part of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2014
    Schubert: Der Hirt dem Felsen
    Beethoven: Septet in E flat Op.20
    Chausson: Concert in D major for piano, violin and string quartet Op.21
    Ailish Tynan (soprano), Julian Bliss (clarinet), Joseph Middleton (piano), Gergana Gergova (violin), Lise Berthaud (viola), Cormac O hAodain (horn), Sarah Burnett (bassoon)

    Wednesday September 3rd
    In tonight’s concert Paul brings us to the Philharmonie in Luxembourg for a performance of Brahms’ much loved German Requiem.
    Mozart: Masonic Funeral Music in C minor, K.477
    Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op.45 ‘German Requiem’
    Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra
    Camilla Tilling (soprano)
    Lauri Vasar (baritone)
    Emmanuel Krivine (conductor)

    Thursday September 4th
    Paul’s off to Norway tonight for the Lyric Concert which comes from the Grieg Concert Hall, Bergen as part of this Summer’s Bergen International Festival
    Stravinsky: Concerto in E flat ‘Dumbarton Oaks’ for chamber orchestra (1938)
    Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden, Op.13
    Beethoven: Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra in C minor, Op.80
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat, Op.73 ‘Emperor’
    Norwegian Soloist Chorus
    Mahler Chamber Orchestra
    Leif Ove Andsnes (conductor/piano)

    Friday September 5th 
    Paul Herriott presents tonight’s concert live from the National Concert Hall. The programme offers a selection of the 2014-2015 Season Favourites. 
    Suppe: The Beautiful Galathea Overture
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral: ‘Scene by the Brook’
    Schubert:Symphony No. 9, The Great: Scherzo  
    Berlioz: La damnation de Faust: Dance of the Sylphs; Hungarian March  
    Sibelius: Finlandia  
    Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra: ‘Giuoco delle coppie’ Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4: Scherzo: Pizzicato ostinato Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5: Waltz
    Stravinsky: The Firebird: Danse infernal; Berceuse; Finale  
    RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
    Gavin Maloney (conductor)

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