The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Tuesday 6 May 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the San Francisco Symphony in a concert including John Adams' high-energy concerto for string quartet and orchestra

    Calling all music lovers - would you like to be guaranteed the best seat in the house for 260 evening concerts from Ireland and around the world for a year for free? 

    RTÉ lyric fm offers you just that opportunity to hear the world’s greatest performances from the most spectacular concert halls each weeknight. The Lyric Concert is where everyone is guaranteed premium seats for sold out concerts from exclusive venues in Ireland and across Europe, as well Australia, the U.S. and further afield. All concerts are either live broadcasts or recorded as live, and 2016 is no exception with some star studded programmes as we travel around the world to hear some of the great composers and performers of our time!

    Prior to each concert (Mon-Thurs) we will bring you a selection of New CD releases where you can get an advance  preview on Prelude starting at 7pm.

    Don’t forget we are live from the National Concert Hall each Friday during the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 2015-2016 Main Season.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:41
      Title: Glitter And Be Gay
      Composer: Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Sop)
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Sop)
      Album: I Wish It So (Recordno: 7559-79345-2), Elektra Nonesuch, 7559-79345-2
      Duration: 5:36
    • 21:47
      Title: The Chairman Dances
      Composer: Adams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra
      Album: San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra 20th Anniversary Season Commemorative CD, Not Available, Not Available
      Duration: 12:56

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