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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 Tuesday 22 April 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Gabriel Montero stars in tonight's concert live from the Grand Studio, NDR, Hanover.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:25
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In D Minor, Op. 15
      Complete Work Name: Piano Concerto No. 1 In D Minor, Op. 15
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero, Piano
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero, Piano, Ndr Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at NDR, Hanover (Broadcast 22/04/14), EBU
      Duration: 49:04
    • 21:16
      Title: Improvisation (Encore)
      Complete Work Name: Improvisation (Encore)
      Composer: Montero, Gabriela
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero, Piano
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero, Piano
      Album: Recorded at NDR, Hanover (Broadcast 22/04/14), EBU
      Duration: 3:55
    • 21:36
      Title: Jesu, Der Du Meine Seele Bwv 78
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Malin Hartelius (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Malin Hartelius (Soprano), Robin Tyson (Alto) James Gilchrist (Tenor) Peter Harvey (Bass), English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir
      Album: Bach Cantatas Volume 7, Monteverdi Productions, SDG124
      Duration: 22:52

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