The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 2 May 2014

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.

Friday 20th January - Celebrating John O’Conor's 70th birthday

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert, the 70th birthday celebration of pianist John O'Conor, live from the National Concert Hall.  Iconic Irish piano legend John O’Conor celebrates his 70th birthday in style with Beethoven’s most spiritual Piano Concerto, the magisterial, mysterious, magnificent Fourth – music of dramatic contrasts that begins in hushed introspection, features the most intricate and intimate dialogue between piano and orchestra and ends in a blaze of exhilarating passion and power. Bruckner’s lyrical Seventh Symphony – a high-watermark of the orchestral repertoire – offers its own rich and rewarding appeal under the baton of former principal conductor, Gerhard Markson. 
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G  
Bruckner:  Symphony No. 7 in E  
John O’Conor (piano) 
Gerhard Markson (conductor) 
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

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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