The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 5 May 2014

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott brings us to the home of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra , Berwaldhallen, Stockholm with pianist Conrad Tao and conducted by Illyich Rivas

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Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Elgar’s masterpiece oratorio, The Dream of Gerontius, was the largest work he composed and its scale matches its depth of feeling and devotional fervour. Set to John Henry Newman’s poem depicting a soul’s journey through death to Purgatory and the promise of redemption, it is a richly orchestrated and moving testimony to the power of faith. With support from the RTÉ Philharmonic Choir and three leading soloists – tenor Andrew Kennedy, baritone Neal Davies and the ‘utterly compelling’ (Arts Desk) Irish mezzo Rachel Kelly – this will be a night to remember. 
Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius  
Rebecca Afonwy-Jones (mezzo-soprano) 
Mark Le Brocq (tenor) (replacing Andrew Kennedy) 
Neal Davies (baritone) 
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (chorus master: Mark Hindley) 
Gerhard Markson (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

20:55

Title: Prelude No. 1 (Encore)

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Conrad Tao, Piano

Album: Recorded at Berwaldhallen, Stockholm (Broadcast 05/05/14) / EBU

Duration: 1:34

21:13

Title: Tui Nati Vulnerati

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Staatskapelle Dresden, Choir Of Staatsoper Dresden

Album: Stabat Mater / Deutsche Grammophon / 471033-2

Duration: 4:49

21:19

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

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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