The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Friday, 19.30 to 21.30

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Saturday 21 June 2014

Friday February 16th, 7.30pm - the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra celebrates it's 70th birthday

Paul Herriott presents a concert live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin, celebrating the 70th birthday of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. On this auspicious occasion, the orchestra's former Principal Conductor Gerhard Markson, soprano Orla Boylan and pianist Finghin Collins, all three firm favourites with the orchestra and with audiences, make a welcome return to boost the celebrations.
Wagner: Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, WWV90
Deirdre Gribbin: The Binding Years of Piano (Piano Concerto)
Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet (excerpts)
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Gerhard Markson (conductor)
Orla Boylan (soprano)
Finghin Collins (piano)

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

At 7pm Sean Rocks goes behind the scenes of the great performer Sir James Galway and at 8pm Paul Herriott presents a Bill Whelan Gala live from the University Concert Hall Limerick

James Galway - 'Let the Music Sing'

Behind the scenes of the great performer Sean Rocks meets Sir James Galway - the pedagogue - passing on his legacy to a host of musicians in Masterclasses in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Interval chat with Bill Whelan

Ellen Cranitch talks to Bill Whelan about his early days as a session musician.

Friday February 23rd, 7.30pm

A stirring legend of love, sacrifice, war and a fabled drowned city, a masterpiece concerto written in the immediate aftermath of the carnage of the First World War, and a symphony of heroic dimensions in which fate came knocking at the door. RTÉ’s new Principal Guest Conductor Nathalie Stutzman (photo Simon Fowler) returns to the podium with Alban Gerhardt stepping into the spotlight for Elgar’s unforgettable Cello Concerto. We'll also enjoy Beethoven's monumental work of unrelenting vigour, the Symphony No. 5, as it moves through tumultuous challenge and quest to a euphoric conclusion, every bit as memorable as its momentous opening declaration.
Lalo: Le roi d’ys Overture
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Nathalie Stutzmann (conductor)
Alban Gerhardt (cello)

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Carna: An Chistin

Composer: Bill Whelan

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Gavin Maloney, Zoe Conway

Duration: 7:00

01:00

Title: Riverdance Symphonic Suite

Composer: Bill Whelan

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Gavin Maloney, Zoe Conway (Fiddle), Catherine Leonard (Violin)

Duration: 30:00

01:00

Title: Inishlacken

Composer: Bill Whelan

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Gavin Maloney, James Galway (Flute) / Limerick Choral Union

Duration: 17:00

01:00

Title: Linen And Lace (Rté Lyric Fm Commission)

Composer: Bill Whelan

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Gavin Maloney, James Galway (Flute) & Limerick Choral Union

Duration: 20:00

01:00

Title: Badinereelerie

Composer: Bach

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Gavin Maloney, James Galway (Flute)

Duration: 3:15

01:00

Title: Brian Boru’S March

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Gavin Maloney, James Galway (Flute)

Duration: 1:30

01:00

Title: Danny Boy

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra Conducted By Gavin Maloney, James Galway (Flute)

Duration: 2:30

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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