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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 Tuesday 8 July 2014


    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott brings us to the Concert Hall, Oslo where Thomas Sondergaard conducts the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 19:59
      Title: Jozo
      Composer: Trad
      Performer(s): Sondorgo
      Performer(s): Sondorgo
      Album: Tamburocket, World Music Network, TUGCD1084
      Duration: 5:26
    • 21:05
      Title: This Is How It Is
      Composer: Volans, Kevin
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Netherlands Wind Ensemble
      Album: Contemporary music from Ireland volume 3, CMC, CMCCD03
      Duration: 9:19
    • 21:15
      Title: Sinfonia Domestica Op. 53
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: LCON-THU010410, Deutsche Grammophon, 413 654-2
      Duration: 44:35

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