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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 4 June 2014

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    Michael Lee continues the celebration of Czech music tonight featuring composer Jirí Kaderábek - one of the most sought-after Czech composers of his generation

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:24
      Title: Meditation On The Old Czech Chorale "St Wenceslas"
      Composer: Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Ivan Strauss, Vojtech Jouza (Violins)
      Performer(s): Ivan Strauss, Vojtech Jouza (Violins), Karel Rehak (Viola), Jan Stros (Cello)
      Album: Chamber Works Vol.1: Suk - Suk Quartet, Supraphon, 11 1531-2 111
      Duration: 6:26
    • 21:32
      Title: Moravian Folk Poetry In Songs (17) Komu Kytka
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Graham Johnson (Piano)
      Album: Love Songs: Dvorak - Janacek - Martinu, Deutsche Grammophon, 463 472-2
      Duration: 1:32
    • 21:37
      Title: Moravian Folk Poetry In Songs (1) Laska
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Graham Johnson (Piano)
      Album: Love Songs: Dvorak - Janacek - Martinu, Deutsche Grammophon, 463 472-2
      Duration: 1:18
    • 21:39
      Title: Moravian Folk Poetry In Songs (38) Louceni
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo Soprano)
      Performer(s): Graham Johnson (Piano)
      Album: Love Songs: Dvorak - Janacek - Martinu, Deutsche Grammophon, 463 472-2
      Duration: 1:29
    • 21:43
      Title: In The Mist (1st Movement) Andante
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Album: Leos Janacek: A Recollection - Andras Schiff, ECM New Series, 461 660-2
      Duration: 3:16
    • 21:46
      Title: In The Mist (2nd Movement) Molto Adagio
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Album: Leos Janacek: A Recollection - Andras Schiff, ECM New Series, 461 660-2
      Duration: 4:26
    • 21:53
      Title: In The Mist (4th Movement) Presto
      Composer: Janacek, Leos
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano)
      Album: Leos Janacek: A Recollection - Andras Schiff, ECM New Series, 461 660-2
      Duration: 4:26

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