The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Monday to Friday, 8 - 10 pm

    Calling all music lovers - would you like to be guaranteed the best seat in the house for 260 evening concerts from Ireland and around the world for a year for free? 

    RTÉ lyric fm offers you just that opportunity to hear the world’s greatest performances from the most spectacular concert halls each weeknight. The Lyric Concert is where everyone is guaranteed premium seats for sold out concerts from exclusive venues in Ireland and across Europe, as well Australia, the U.S. and further afield. All concerts are either live broadcasts or recorded as live, and this September is no exception with some star studded programmes as we travel around the world to hear some of the great composers and performers of our time!

    Upcoming Highlights - Friday September 4th at 8:00pm
    Everyone loves Tchaikovsky and to celebrate that the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Tchaikovsky Favourites’ live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Works include:
    Capriccio Italien
    Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
    Waltz from Eugene Onegin
    Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin 
    Swan Lake Suite
    Iolanta’s Arioso from Iolanta 
    1812 Overture
    RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
    Claudia Boyle (soprano)
    Jonas Alber (conductor)

    Monday September 7th at earlier time of 19:30pm - Live from the BBC Proms, in the Royal Albert Hall, London
    Paul Herriott presents live from the Royal Albert Hall at the BBC Proms tonight in a wonderful programme with the St Petersburg Philharmonic under chief conductor Yuri Temirkanov in a programme of Russian greats. Pianist Nikolai Lugansky plays Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto.

    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 6 June 2014

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    The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

    Michael Lee presents live from the NCH - The Claudia Boyle Summer Opera Gala with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
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    Friday Concert interval

    Evelyn Grant talks to Claudia Boyle about her career, the female roles she has played and the upcoming Irish production of The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: William Tell Overture (12')
      Composer: Rossini
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 12:00
    • Title: 'Ah! Tardai Troppo. O Luce' (Linda Di Chamounix) (4')
      Composer: Donizetti
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 4:00
    • Title: 'Il Dolce Suono. Ardon Gl'incensi' (Lucia Di Lammermoor) (With Obbligato Flute) (7')
      Composer: Donizetti
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 7:00
    • Title: I Vespri Siciliani Overture (9')
      Composer: Verdi
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 9:00
    • Title: 'Caro Nome' (Rigoletto) (5')
      Composer: Verdi
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 5:00
    • Title: 'È Strano! È Strano!. Sempre Libera' (La Traviata) (8')
      Composer: Verdi
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 8:00
    • Title: Nabucco Overture (8')
      Composer: Verdi
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 8:00
    • Title: Mignon Overture (8')
      Composer: Thomas
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 8:00
    • Title: 'Je Suis Titania' (Mignon) (7')
      Composer: Thomas
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 7:00
    • Title: 'Depuis Le Jour' (Louise) (6')
      Composer: Charpentier
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 6:00
    • Title: 'Méditation' (Thaïs) (5')
      Composer: Massenet
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 5:00
    • Title: Candide Overture (5')
      Composer: Bernstein
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 5:00
    • Title: 'Glitter And Be Gay' (
      Composer: Bernstein
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra, Claudia Boyle Cond. By John Finucane
      Album: Rte Recording, Rte Recording
      Duration: 8:00

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