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    Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary Celebration

    On Thursday April 21st, The Lyric Concert broadcast live from the Wigmore Hall as part of a week-long festival celebrating Irish culture in Britain. It marked the strengthening of an important bond of friendship and reconciliation, recognising and enhancing further Ireland’s reputation for cultural excellence over the past century. The Gala Concert that evening honours those who died at Easter 1916, Irish and British, and all the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War. 

    6:30pm – 7:00pm Irish Ambassador H. E. Daniel Mulhall gives a keynote address on 100 years of Irish culture. 
    7:00pm - 7:30pm Paul Herriott chats with our own Ann Murray ahead of tonight’s concert at the Wigmore Hall on lyric fm. 
    7:30pm – 10:00pm The music continues as BBC’s Sean Rafferty hosts the live programme in celebration of “Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary celebration”. Featuring Ailish Tynan, Tara Erraught, Robin Tritschler, Gavan Ring, Finghin Collins, The RTÉ Contempo Quartet and choirs for the Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Royal Academy of Music.

    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Wednesday 7 May 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott brings us to Lugano for concert including Faure and Bartok with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:19
      Title: Concerto In G, For Soprano Recorder, Two Horns And Strings
      Composer: Heberle, Anton
      Performer(s): Maurice Steger, Recorder
      Performer(s): Maurice Steger, Recorder, Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
      Album: Recorded at RSI Auditorium, Lugano (Broadcast 07/05/14), EBU
      Duration: 13:28
    • 20:32
      Title: Canto Dell’Usignolo (Encore)
      Composer: Van Eyck. Jacob
      Performer(s): Maurice Steger, Recorder
      Performer(s): Maurice Steger, Recorder
      Album: Recorded at RSI Auditorium, Lugano (Broadcast 07/05/14), EBU
      Duration: 4:20
    • 21:19
      Title: Di Questa Cetra In Seno
      Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Academy Of Ancient Music Berlin
      Album: Italian Arias, Decca, 467248-2
      Duration: 5:13
    • 21:25
      Title: Suite Espanol
      Composer: Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
      Album: Iberia (Four Books)/Navarra/Suite espanola, Op. 47 ~~ Not Available, Decca, 478 0388
      Duration: 35:23

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