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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 Friday 1 August 2014

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    The Academy of Ancient Music is renowned for performances of J.S. Bach's music and tonight's concert showcases Bach at his most joyful!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:01
      Title: Orchestral Suite No. 4 In D, Bwv 1069
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Richard Egarr (Director/Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Academy Of Ancient Music
      Album: Recorded at Milton Court, London (Broadcast 01/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 18:47
    • 20:11
      Title: 1952 Vincent Black Lightning
      Composer: Thompson, Richard
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Guitar/Vocals)
      Performer(s): Richard Thompson (Guitar/Vocals)
      Album: Acoustic Classics, Beeswing Records, Beeswing Records
      Duration: 5:14
    • 20:21
      Title: Keyboard Concerto No. 2 In E, Bwv 1053
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Richard Egarr (Director/Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Academy Of Ancient Music
      Album: Recorded at Milton Court, London (Broadcast 01/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 19:17
    • 20:41
      Title: Keyboard Concerto No. 4 In A, Bwv 1055
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Richard Egarr (Director/Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Academy Of Ancient Music
      Album: Recorded at Milton Court, London (Broadcast 01/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 13:28
    • 20:55
      Title: Orchestral Suite No. 3 In D, Bwv 1068
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Richard Egarr (Director/Harpsichord)
      Performer(s): Academy Of Ancient Music
      Album: Recorded at Milton Court, London (Broadcast 01/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 18:11
    • 21:14
      Title: Kommt, Ihr Angefocht'nen Sunder
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano), Concerto Copenhagen
      Album: Anne Sofie von Otter - Bach, Archiv Produktion, 00289 477 7467
      Duration: 4:11
    • 21:18
      Title: Symphony In E Minor Op. 32 (Gaelic)
      Composer: Beach, Amy
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra
      Album: LCON-TUE080211, CHANDOS, CHAN8958
      Duration: 40:59

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