The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Tuesday 6 May 2014

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

Composing the Island: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916-2016, September 7th - 25th

A new centenary project launched by Heather Humphreys (Minister for Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts & the Gaeltacht), Composing the Island presents 29 concerts of orchestral, choral, instrumental, song and chamber music by Irish composers written between 1916 and 2016. For more information visit Composing the Island:  A century of music in Ireland 1916-2016 is sponsored by Bord na Móna and presented by RTÉ and the National Concert Hall. In celebration of this wonderful project, RTÉ lyric fm will broadcast a host of live performances, recorded concerts and documentaries from the lyric archives, exploring the works and lives of Irish composers.

READ a full list of what you can hear on lyric

WATCH Composing the Island videos on the RTÉ Player 

LISTEN again to our live Lyric Concerts

Music Played on the Show


Title: Glitter And Be Gay

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Sop)

Album: I Wish It So (Recordno: 7559-79345-2) Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79345-2

Duration: 5:36


Title: The Chairman Dances

Composer: Adams, John

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



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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