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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 Friday 11 April 2014

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    The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott presents the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra live from the National Concert Hall in a programme entitled 'The Emperor'
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    Intermezzo - The Emperor

    What to serve Tomas Clancy and Raymond Blake when you have them round to your place? Why, anything, of course. They have the simplest tastes. They are always satisfied with the best...Lafitte, Petrus, Latour, Beethoven, Mozart.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Coriolan Overture
      Composer: Beethoven
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Barry Douglas
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Barry Douglas
      Duration: 9:00
    • Title: Symphony No. 41 'Jupiter'
      Composer: Mozart
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Barry Douglas
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Barry Douglas
      Duration: 31:00
    • Title: Piano Concerto No. 5 In E Flat 'Emperor'
      Composer: Beethoven
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Barry Douglas (Pianist)
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Barry Douglas (Pianist)
      Duration: 38:00

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