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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 Friday 13 June 2014

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    Freddy Kempf stars in tonights in Rachmaninov's optimistic Second Piano Concerto boasting one soaringly beautiful melody after another. This concert was recorded in the NCH in 2013

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Freefalling
      Composer: Ed Bennet
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Alan Buribayev
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Alan Buribayev
      Duration: 10:00
    • Title: Chopin Grande Polonaise Precedee Dun Andante Spianato Op 22 2nd Movt
      Composer: Chopin
      Performer(s): Freddy Kempf
      Performer(s): Freddy Kempf
      Duration: 7:15
    • Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor
      Composer: Rachmaninov
      Performer(s): Freddy Kempf, Rte National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Alan Buribayev
      Performer(s): Freddy Kempf, Rte National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Alan Buribayev
      Duration: 35:00
    • Title: June From The Seasons
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Freddy Kempf
      Performer(s): Freddy Kempf
      Duration: 5:30
    • Title: Petrushka
      Composer: Stravinsky
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Alan Buribayev
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Alan Buribayev
      Duration: 35:00
    • Title: Dance Of The Swans
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Alan Buribayev
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra Cond. By Alan Buribayev
      Duration: 2:30
    • 21:46
      Title: Rapsodie Espagnole
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano), Vovka Ashkenazy (Piano)
      Album: LCON-TUE160210, Decca, 478 1090
      Duration: 14:29
    • 21:57
      Title: Soul Bossa Nova
      Composer: Jones, Quincy
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Quincy Jones & His Orchestra
      Album: Latin Fever, Universal, 5601282
      Duration: 2:43

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