The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Friday, 19.30 to 21.30

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

Friday December 22nd, 7.30pm

Paul Herriott presents a concert recorded in the National Concert Hall, Dublin as part of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Signature Series 2017. The concert, Viva España, is packed with colourful Latin-flavoured classical favourites, including Rodrigo’s beloved Concierto de Aranjuez with guitarist Craig Ogden. Conductor JoAnn Falletta started her career as a virtuoso guitarist before becoming the first female conductor to lead a major American ensemble.
Falla: Three Cornered Hat Suite No. 2
Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunt 
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez 
Ginastera: Estancia; Four Dances 
Granados: Intermezzo from Goyescas 
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnole 
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Craig Ogden (guitar)
JoAnn Falletta (conductor)


Friday December 29th, 7.30pm

Internationally acclaimed performer and composer, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin has developed a unique Irish piano style exploring the sounds of traditional and classical music with occasional forays into jazz and other world music forms. He joins forces with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra for the very first time in this special concert featuring newly composed and newly scored pieces along with several of his classic compositions including showcase pieces for piano and orchestra (must be more) Crispy and So Merrily Dance.
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Micheál O’Suilleabháin (Piano) 
Iarla Ó Lionáird (Vocals)
Brendan Power (harmonica)
Kenneth Edge (saxophone)
Mel Mercier (bodhrán)
Pádraic Keane (uilleann pipes)
Sinead Hayes, conductor
(First broadcast Friday, September 8th)

Music Played on the Show

21:41

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

21:47

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

Duration: 12:56

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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