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: Friday 24th March - Berlioz, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns

Michael Lee presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Composed in the wake of his failed marriage to Irish actress Harriet Smithson, Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été is a haunting leave-taking of love, with Ailish Tynan’s ‘lyric voice of delicious purity’ (Opera Now) sublimely plumbing its melancholic depths. Poulenc’s saucy ballet suite Les biches playfully hints at a host of other composers (Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky included) in a deliciously frothy and naughty concoction. Saint-Saëns’ Third Symphony is a feast of memorable melodies, none more glorious than its magically twinkling piano duet theme and soaring organ chorale. 
Berlioz: Les nuits d’été  
Poulenc: Les biches Suite  
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, ‘Organ Symphony’  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Rachel Kelly (soprano) 
Jean-Luc Tingaud (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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