The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Wednesday 11 June 2014

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott returns to a concert from NCH this evening which was recorded in January 2014. 'Gershwin's Genius' with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland

Watch: Friday 24th March - Berlioz, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns

Michael Lee presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Composed in the wake of his failed marriage to Irish actress Harriet Smithson, Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été is a haunting leave-taking of love, with Ailish Tynan’s ‘lyric voice of delicious purity’ (Opera Now) sublimely plumbing its melancholic depths. Poulenc’s saucy ballet suite Les biches playfully hints at a host of other composers (Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky included) in a deliciously frothy and naughty concoction. Saint-Saëns’ Third Symphony is a feast of memorable melodies, none more glorious than its magically twinkling piano duet theme and soaring organ chorale. 
Berlioz: Les nuits d’été  
Poulenc: Les biches Suite  
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, ‘Organ Symphony’  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Rachel Kelly (soprano) 
Jean-Luc Tingaud (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: The Chairman Dances

Composer: Adams

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Jayce Ogren

Duration: 12:00

01:00

Title: Piano Concerto In F

Composer: Gershwin

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Jayce Ogren, Michael Mchale Piano

Duration: 31:00

01:00

Title: Symphony No. 2 In D

Composer: Sibelius

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Jayce Ogren

Duration: 43:00

21:53

Title: Adagio For Strings -- String Quartet, Op11

Composer: Barber, Samuel

Performer(s): Rté Vanbrugh Quartet

Album: LCON-MON120710 (Recordno: CD107) / RTÉ lyric fm / CD107

Duration: 7:21

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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