The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 7 July 2014

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott presents the acclaimed violinist Hilary Hahn in Brahms' great Violin Concerto in D.

WATCH BELOW: Friday 14th April, Bach's St. Matthew Passion 

Paul presents Bach's St Matthew Passion in a performance recorded earlier this afternoon at the National Concert Hall. Easter in Ireland is traditionally marked by performances of Bach’s oratorios or ‘Passions’ – either the St John or, this year, the St Matthew. The work is a compilation from St Matthew’s gospel, with narration interspersed with chorales and arias. First performed almost 300 years ago, it’s become one of the most profound reflections on the Passion of Christ. The performers assembled could hardly be equalled either for their individual talents or their capacity to work as an ensemble: conductor Matthew Halls has an enviable European reputation as an early music specialist; Irish soloists Brendan Collins, Madeleine Shaw and Aoife Miskelly are joined by Ben Johnson from England, Mark Wilde from Scotland, and Stephan Loges from Germany, all supported by the RTÉ Philharmonic Choir, whose chorus master Mark Hindley has worked assiduously with them to prepare for this sacred presentation at the centre of the Christian calendar. 
Ben Johnson (Evangelist) 
Stephan Loges (Jesus) 
Aoife Miskelly (soprano) 
Madeleine Shaw (mezzo-soprano) 
Mark Wilde (tenor) 
Brendan Collins (bass/Pilate) 
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir chorus master: Mark Hindley 
RTÉ Cór na nÓg choral director: Mary Amond O’Brien 
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Matthew Halls (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

21:45

Title: Make A Wish

Composer: Agnew, Elaine

Performer(s): Commissioned To Mark Lyric's 10th Birthday In 2009, Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: RTE lyric fm Commissions (Recordno: Not Available) ~~ PD EB / RTE lyric fm

Duration: 9:25

21:54

Title: Je Ne Fay

Composer: Spinacino, Francesco

Performer(s): Christopher Wilson (Lute), Shirley Rumsey (Lute)

Album: Early Venetian Lute Music ~~ D443918 / Naxos / 8.553694

Duration: 4:10

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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