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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 29 July 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Marek Janowski conducts the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra in Saint-Saens, Szymanowki, Ysaye and Bizet from the Philharmonie, Berlin.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: Symphony No. 2 In A Minor, Op. 55
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Marek Janowski (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at the Philharmonie, Berlin (Broadcast 29/07/14), EBU
      Duration: 22:58
    • 20:26
      Title: Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 35
      Composer: Szymanowski, Karol
      Performer(s): Arabella Steinbacher (Violin)
      Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at the Philharmonie, Berlin (Broadcast 29/07/14), EBU
      Duration: 25:34
    • 20:52
      Title: Obsession, From 'Violin Sonata No. 2, Op. 27' (Encore)
      Composer: Ysaye, Eugene
      Performer(s): Arabella Steinbacher (Violin)
      Performer(s): Arabella Steinbacher (Violin)
      Album: Recorded at the Philharmonie, Berlin (Broadcast 29/07/14), EBU
      Duration: 2:47
    • 20:57
      Title: Symphony No. 1 In C, Wd 33
      Composer: Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Marek Janowski (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at the Philharmonie, Berlin (Broadcast 29/07/14), EBU
      Duration: 28:35
    • 21:26
      Title: Pres Des Remparts De Seville, Seguidilla And Duet Act 1
      Composer: Bizet Georges
      Performer(s): Elina Garanca (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Elina Garanca (Soprano), Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Della Rai
      Album: Elina Garanca Habanera ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 4778776
      Duration: 4:41
    • 21:31
      Title: Clarinet Concerto Op.31
      Composer: Finzi, Gerald
      Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet), Bbc Symphony Orchestra
      Album: British Clarinet Concertos BBC SO Collins, Chandos, CHAN 10739
      Duration: 28:00

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