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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 Wednesday 20 August 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    In tonight's concert Martha Argerich plays Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor in a concert recorded in Lugano, Switzerland in June 2014.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:01
      Title: Triple Concerto For Piano, Violin And Cello In C, Op. 56
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Edgar Moreau (Cello)
      Performer(s): Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
      Album: Recorded at Congress Centre, Lugano (Broadcast 20/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 35:48
    • 20:38
      Title: Piano Concerto No. 1 In B-Flat Minor, Op. 23
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano)
      Performer(s): Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
      Album: Recorded at Congress Centre, Lugano (Broadcast 20/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 33:58
    • 21:15
      Title: Cello Symphony
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Gautier Capucon (Cello)
      Performer(s): Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana
      Album: Recorded at Congress Centre, Lugano (Broadcast 20/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 38:44
    • 21:54
      Title: Two Portraits No.2 (Poco Lento)
      Composer: Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Yuri Bashmet (Viola)
      Performer(s): Yuri Bashmet (Viola), Hallé Orchestra
      Album: Britten - Double Concerto, Two Portraits..., Erato Disques, 3984-25502-2
      Duration: 5:49

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