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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 Wednesday 25 June 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott returns to the beautiful seaside town of for some highlights from the West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2013

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Vor Deinem Thron Tret Ich Hiermit For Harpsichord And String Quintet
      Composer: Gubaidulina
      Performer(s): David Adams, Quatuor Danel
      Performer(s): David Adams, Quatuor Danel
      Duration: 13:00
    • Title: Octet Op.4
      Composer: Christoffer Sundqvist, Bram Van Sambeek, Jupiter Quartet, Niek De Groot
      Performer(s): Ferguson
      Performer(s): Ferguson
      Duration: 20:35
    • Title: String Sextet In D Minor Op.70 ‘Souvenir De Florence’
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Vadim Gluzman, Ioana Petcu-Colan, Silvia Simionescu, Ayane Kozasa, Leonard Elschenbroich, István Várdai
      Performer(s): Vadim Gluzman, Ioana Petcu-Colan, Silvia Simionescu, Ayane Kozasa, Leonard Elschenbroich, István Várdai
      Duration: 33:07
    • 21:42
      Title: Eight Short Pieces Op. 84
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jean-Philippe Collard, Piano
      Performer(s): Jean-Philippe Collard, Piano
      Album: Faure: Piano Music Complete ~~ CDD4420-3, Brilliant Classics, 93007
      Duration: 17:51

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