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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 8 August 2014

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    Michael Lee continues the commemoration of the 150th anniversary this year of the birth of Richard Strauss.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:03
      Title: Macbeth, Op. 23, Symphonic Poem After Shakespeare
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Andris Nelsons (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Broadcast 08/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 21:01
    • 20:25
      Title: Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche, Op. 28
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Andris Nelsons (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Broadcast 08/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 16:31
    • 20:45
      Title: Symphony No. 2 In D, Op. 73
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Andris Nelsons (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Broadcast 08/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 41:26
    • 21:27
      Title: Die Nacht (Op. 10, No. 3)
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2, Hyperion, CDA67588
      Duration: 3:12
    • 21:30
      Title: Geduld (Op. 10, No. 5)
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2, Hyperion, CDA67588
      Duration: 4:42
    • 21:40
      Title: Ruhe, Meine Seele! (Op. 27, No. 1)
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2, Hyperion, CDA67588
      Duration: 3:44
    • 21:44
      Title: Traum Durch Die Daemmerung (Op. 29, No. 1)
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2, Hyperion, CDA67588
      Duration: 2:51
    • 21:47
      Title: Schlagende Herzen (Op. 29, No. 2)
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2, Hyperion, CDA67588
      Duration: 2:40
    • 21:49
      Title: Nachtgang (Op. 29, No. 3)
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2, Hyperion, CDA67588
      Duration: 3:07
    • 21:53
      Title: Weisser Jasmin (Op. 31, No. 3)
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2, Hyperion, CDA67588
      Duration: 2:35
    • 21:56
      Title: Das Rosenband (Op. 36, No. 1)
      Composer: Strauss, Richard
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Anne Schwanewilms (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
      Album: Richard Strauss - The Complete Songs- 2, Hyperion, CDA67588
      Duration: 3:13

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