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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 Thursday 5 June 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Michael Lee brings us to St Agnes' Convent in Prague for the cello concertos of Kraft, Vranicky and Stamitz performed by Czech cellist Michal Kanka .

    Music Played on the Show

    • 21:36
      Title: Four Songs On Chinese Poetry (1) I Heard The Wild Geese
      Composer: Haas, Pavel
      Performer(s): Christian Gerhaher (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Gerold Huber (Piano)
      Album: Terezin / Theresienstadt, Deutsche Grammophon 2007, 477 6546
      Duration: 2:38
    • 21:39
      Title: Four Songs On Chinese Poetry (2) In The Bamboo Grove
      Composer: Haas, Pavel
      Performer(s): Christian Gerhaher (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Gerold Huber (Piano)
      Album: Terezin / Theresienstadt, Deutsche Grammophon 2007, 477 6546
      Duration: 2:06
    • 21:41
      Title: Four Songs On Chinese Poetry (3) The Moon Is Far From Home
      Composer: Haas, Pavel
      Performer(s): Christian Gerhaher (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Gerold Huber (Piano)
      Album: Terezin / Theresienstadt, Deutsche Grammophon 2007, 477 6546
      Duration: 5:05

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