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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 Wednesday 30 April 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    The Freiburg Baroque Orchestra present Mozart and Mendelssohn recorded live from the Konzerthaus, Freiburg

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:26
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 11 In F, K. 413
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Kristian Bezuidenhout, Hammerkavier
      Performer(s): Kristian Bezuidenhout, Hammerkavier, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Konzerthaus, Freiburg (Broadcast 30/04/14), EBU
      Duration: 21:39
    • 21:49
      Title: Eclogue For Piano And Strings
      Composer: Finzi, Gerald
      Performer(s): Martin Jones (Piano)
      Performer(s): Martin Jones (Piano), English String Orchestra
      Album: Finzi Parry Bridge, Nimbus, NI5366
      Duration: 10:01

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