The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 14 April 2014

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Tonight's concert comes from St Francis' Church, Locarno, Switzerland

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

21:05

Title: Winter Song

Performer(s): Avishai Cohen (Bass/Piano/Vocals)

Duration: 5:14

21:30

Title: Offrande A L'Été

Performer(s): Veronique Gens (Soprano)

Duration: 5:23

21:35

Title: Sonata In C Minor Op. 30 No. 2

Performer(s): Gidon Kremer, Violin

Duration: 24:01

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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