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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 22 August 2014

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    The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra present a concert of Rhapsodies and Fairytales which was broadcast live from the National Concert Hall in January 2014.

    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: Billy The Kid Suite
      Composer: Copland
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Andrew Gourlay (Cond.) Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Andrew Gourlay (Cond.) Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 21:00
    • Title: Rhapsody In Blue (Original Jazz Band Version, Orchestrated By Ferde Grofé)
      Composer: Gerswhin
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Andrew Gourlay (Cond.) Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Andrew Gourlay (Cond.) Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 16:00
    • Title: The Man I Love (Encore)
      Composer: Gerswhin
      Performer(s): Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 2:00
    • Title: Libertango (Encore)
      Composer: Piazzola
      Performer(s): Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: Sleeping Beauty Suite
      Composer: Tchaikovsky
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Andrew Gourlay (Cond.) Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Andrew Gourlay (Cond.) Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 23:00
    • Title: Mother Goose (Ma Mère L'Oye): 5 Pièces Enfantines
      Composer: Ravel
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Andrew Gourlay (Cond.) Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Performer(s): Rte National Symphone Orchestra, Andrew Gourlay (Cond.) Joanna Mcgregor (Piano)
      Duration: 16:00
    • 21:37
      Title: Romeo And Juliet Fantasy Overture
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Orchestra Of Venezuela
      Album: Tchaikovsky and Shakespeare, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779355
      Duration: 22:14

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