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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 Monday 4 August 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    For tonight's concert Evelyn Grant brings us to the RSI Auditorium, Lugano for an evening of popular classics courtesy of Villa-Lobos, Tchaikovsky and Mendelssohn.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, For Soprano And Cello Ensemble
      Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heitor
      Performer(s): Sandra Pastrana (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
      Album: Recorded at the RSI Auditorium, Lugano (Broadcast 04/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 11:15
    • 20:14
      Title: Serenade For Strings In C, Op. 48
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): Alain Lombard (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
      Album: Recorded at the RSI Auditorium, Lugano (Broadcast 04/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 30:24
    • 20:46
      Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 61 (Excerpts)
      Composer: Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Felix
      Performer(s): Alain Lombard (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
      Album: Recorded at the RSI Auditorium, Lugano (Broadcast 04/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 27:51
    • 21:25
      Title: Variations On A Rococo Theme For Violoncello And Orchestra Iv Andante Grazioso
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmoniker
      Album: Mstislav Rostrovopich 3 Classic Albums PD LM, Deutsche Grammophon, 4792561
      Duration: 1:53
    • 21:27
      Title: Variations On A Rococo Theme For Violoncello And Orchestra V Allegro Moderato
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmoniker
      Album: Mstislav Rostrovopich 3 Classic Albums PD LM, Deutsche Grammophon, 4792561
      Duration: 3:27
    • 21:30
      Title: Variations On A Rococo Theme For Violoncello And Orchestra Vi Andante
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmoniker
      Album: Mstislav Rostrovopich 3 Classic Albums PD LM, Deutsche Grammophon, 4792561
      Duration: 2:52
    • 21:33
      Title: Variations On A Rococo Theme For Violoncello And Orchestra Vii E Coda. Allegro Vivo
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello)
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmoniker
      Album: Mstislav Rostrovopich 3 Classic Albums PD LM, Deutsche Grammophon, 4792561
      Duration: 1:58
    • 21:36
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 (1st Movement) Allegro -- Brandenburg Concerto No.5
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concerto Italiano
      Album: Brandenburg Concertos -- NIC40030, Naive Records, NIC40030
      Duration: 9:41
    • 21:46
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 (4th Movement) Cadenza
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concerto Italiano
      Album: Brandenburg Concertos -- NIC40030, Naive Records, NIC40030
      Duration: 1:44
    • 21:48
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 (2nd Movement) Affettuoso
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concerto Italiano
      Album: Brandenburg Concertos -- NIC40030, Naive Records, NIC40030
      Duration: 5:34
    • 21:53
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 (3rd Movement) Allegro -- Brandenburg Concerto No.5
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Concerto Italiano
      Album: Brandenburg Concertos -- NIC40030, Naive Records, NIC40030
      Duration: 5:04

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