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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 22 July 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Tonight the concert comes from the Philharmonie in Berlin. Krzysztof Urbanski conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Dvo?ák, Smetana and Martin?.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: Vlatava (The Moldau) From Ma Vlast (My Country)
      Composer: Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Krzysztof Urbanski
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Philharmonie, Berlin (Broadcast 22/07/14), EBU
      Duration: 12:21
    • 20:26
      Title: Cello Concerto No. 1 In D, H. 196
      Composer: Martinu, Bohuslav
      Performer(s): Krzysztof Urbanski
      Performer(s): Sol Gabetta (Cello), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Philharmonie, Berlin (Broadcast 22/07/14), EBU
      Duration: 26:14
    • 20:55
      Title: Symphony No. 7 In D Minor, Op. 70
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Krzysztof Urbanski
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Philharmonie, Berlin (Broadcast 22/07/14), EBU
      Duration: 39:15
    • 21:35
      Title: Songs My Mother Taught Me -- Gypsy Melodies Op. 55
      Composer: Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)
      Album: Magdalena Kozena - Songs My Mother Taught Me - Malcolm Martineau, Deutsche Grammophon, 477 6665
      Duration: 2:41
    • 21:38
      Title: Piano Quartet In A Minor Op. 1
      Composer: Suk, Josef
      Performer(s): Jan Panenka, Piano: Josef Suk, Violin: Jan Talich, Viola; Michaela Fukacova, Cello
      Performer(s): Jan Panenka, Piano: Josef Suk, Violin: Jan Talich, Viola; Michaela Fukacova, Cello
      Album: LCON-WED020311 (Recordno: 11 1532-2 131), Supraphon, 11 1532-2 131
      Duration: 21:41

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