The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 4 August 2014

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.

Friday 20th January - Celebrating John O’Conor's 70th birthday

Paul Herriott presents tonight's concert, the 70th birthday celebration of pianist John O'Conor, live from the National Concert Hall.  Iconic Irish piano legend John O’Conor celebrates his 70th birthday in style with Beethoven’s most spiritual Piano Concerto, the magisterial, mysterious, magnificent Fourth – music of dramatic contrasts that begins in hushed introspection, features the most intricate and intimate dialogue between piano and orchestra and ends in a blaze of exhilarating passion and power. Bruckner’s lyrical Seventh Symphony – a high-watermark of the orchestral repertoire – offers its own rich and rewarding appeal under the baton of former principal conductor, Gerhard Markson. 
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G  
Bruckner:  Symphony No. 7 in E  
John O’Conor (piano) 
Gerhard Markson (conductor) 
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Music Played on the Show

20:02

Title: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, For Soprano And Cello Ensemble

Composer: Villa-lobos, Heitor

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): 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): 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): 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): 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): 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): 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): 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): 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): 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): Concerto Italiano

Album: Brandenburg Concertos -- NIC40030 / Naive Records / NIC40030

Duration: 5:04

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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