The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Mon to Thurs 7-10pm, Fri 8-10pm

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Saturday 21 June 2014

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.

Watch: Friday 24th February, 8pm

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in a celebration of Tchaikovsky. Led by the ‘dynamism and steely-finger energy’ (CultureNorthernIreland.com) of Belfast-born piano virtuoso Barry Douglas, our two-part celebration of the master of melody, Tchaikovsky, begins with a brace of tune-filled Piano Concertos: the First, resplendent with one of the most familiar and lavish themes in the repertoire, and his last work, the athletically graceful Third. The Tempest is a fantasy overture of dramatic richness, Romeo and Juliet a romantic and ripe evocation of Shakespeare’s young ‘star-crossed lovers’. 
Tchaikovsky: The Tempest, Fantasy Overture  
Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat  
Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy Overture  
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Barry Douglas (piano) 
Alexander Vedernikov (conductor)  

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: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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