The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Mon to Thurs 7-10pm, Fri 8-10pm

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 2 May 2014

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott - live from the 2017 West Cork Chamber Music festival

Monday 3rd July, 7pm - Bailero 
A tender call from shepherdess to shepherd, whose gentle repetitive melody once heard cannot be forgotten, especially in Canteloube's evocative aural essence of his French pastoral paradise. Presenter Paul Herriott discovers Josef Canteloube's Songs of the Auvergne in the company of musicians Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Veronique Gens and Kent Nagano. 
8pm - Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from Bantry House, West Cork. 
Brahms: Cello Sonata in D major Op.78 transcribed from Violin Sonata 
Pieter Wispelwey (cello) 
Alasdair Beatson (piano) 
Julia Wolfe: String Quintet ‘Splendid Hopes’ (Irish Premiere) 
Pacifica Quartet 
Johannes Moser (cello) 
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor Op.84 
Doric String Quartet 
Julius Drake (piano) 
 
Wednesday 5th July, 7pm - Leaving on a High Note 
Towards the end of his life and shortly after World War II, the German composer Richard Strauss returned to his beloved genre of Lieder. He composed one of his finest works: the Four Last Songs, four Romantic poems set for his favourite ‘instrument’, the soprano voice, and full orchestra. They are Richard Strauss’s final work, his farewell to the world. Within the sombre, reflective mood of the songs Strauss is looking back at his own life and on the intimate, if often tempestuous, partnership he had with his wife and life-long muse, the opera singer Pauline de Ahna. Neither would live to see the songs’ premiere. In the Four Last Songs Strauss shows once more his compositional mastery as the poems reveal themselves in their foreboding of death and the celebration of life. 
8pm - Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from Bantry House, West Cork
Adès: The Four Quarters Op.28 
Doric String Quartet 
Beethoven: Piano Trio No.1 in E flat Op.1/1 
Viviane Hagner (violin) 
Johannes Moser (cello) 
Barry Douglas (piano) 
Fauré Piano Quintet in C minor Op.115 
Quatuor Zaïde 
Alasdair Beatson (piano) 

Friday 7th July, 8pm 
Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from Bantry House, West Cork as part of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival 
Berg: Seven Early Songs 
Claire Booth (soprano) 
Christopher Glynn (piano) 
Dvorák: String Quintet Op.97 
Pavel Haas Quartet 
Simone Gramaglia (viola) 
Vierne: Piano Quintet 
Doric String Quartet 
Alasdair Beatson (piano) 

The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

Michael Lee presents the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra live from the National Concert Hall in a programme of 'Hungarian Stories'.

Intermezzo - Hungarian Stories

Conversation in the lobby tonight alights on Kodaly's little known influence on Steven Spielberg's Close Encounters of the Third Kind and the burnt orange notes of Liszt's favourite wine, Tokaji, as Tomas Clancy and Raymond Blake meet up for an interval jar.

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 3 & 10

Composer: BRAHMS

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Alan Buribayev (Cond.) Nikolai Demidenko (Piano)

Duration: 15:00

01:00

Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In E Flat

Composer: LISZT

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Alan Buribayev (Cond.) Nikolai Demidenko (Piano)

Duration: 21:00

01:00

Title: La Campanella

Composer: SMETANA

Performer(s): Nikolai Demidenko (Piano)

Duration: 5:00

01:00

Title: Dances Of Galánta

Composer: KODÁLY

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Alan Buribayev (Cond.) Nikolai Demidenko (Piano)

Duration: 15:00

01:00

Title: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite

Composer: BARTÓK

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Alan Buribayev (Cond.) Nikolai Demidenko (Piano)

Duration: 19:00

21:46

Title: Sunrise Serenade, Op. 63

Composer: Sallinen, Aulis

Performer(s): Finnish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Finnish Orchestral Favourites (Recordno: 8.555773) / Naxos / 8.555773

Duration: 6:45

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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