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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 25 August 2014


    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Tonight Paul Herriott brings us a light hearted and rarely performed opera by Poulenc and Faure's intimate, celestial Requiem.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: Requiem, Op. 48
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jean-Francois Lapointe (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Bbc Symphony Orchestra, Bbc Symphony Chorus
      Album: Recorded at the Barbican Hall, London (Broadcast 25/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 33:31
    • 21:38
      Title: Les Animaux Modeles
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestre De La Societe Des Concerts Du Conservatoire
      Album: LCON-MON210311, Not Available, EMI 5 69446 2
      Duration: 21:20

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