The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 21 April 2014

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

On this Easter Monday Paul Herriott presents the Irish Radio premiere of James MacMillan's St Luke's Passion.

Composing the Island: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916-2016, September 7th - 25th

A new centenary project launched by Heather Humphreys (Minister for Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts & the Gaeltacht), Composing the Island presents 29 concerts of orchestral, choral, instrumental, song and chamber music by Irish composers written between 1916 and 2016. For more information visit Composing the Island:  A century of music in Ireland 1916-2016 is sponsored by Bord na Móna and presented by RTÉ and the National Concert Hall. In celebration of this wonderful project, RTÉ lyric fm will broadcast a host of live performances, recorded concerts and documentaries from the lyric archives, exploring the works and lives of Irish composers.

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Music Played on the Show


Title: St Luke Passion (Premiere)

Complete Work Name: St Luke Passion (Premiere)

Composer: MacMillan, James

Performer(s): Peter Dicke, Organ, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Chorus Dir. Gijs Leenaars/National Youth Chorus Dir. Wilma Ten Wolde

Album: Recorded at Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Broadcast 21/04/14) EBU

Duration: 74:25


Title: Trio No.7 In B Flat Op.97 'Archduke'

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Beaux Arts Trio

Album: LCON-MON250110 Philips 432 382-2

Duration: 41:09


Title: Don't Smoke In Bed

Composer: Robison, Willard

Performer(s): Jack Teagarden (Vocals, Trombone), Don Goldie (Trumpet), Et Al

Album: Think Well Of Me (Recordno: 11619) Verve / Folio 11619

Duration: 3:22



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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