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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 Tuesday 26 August 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Tonight's concert is a celebration of the poetry of Seamus Heaney and the music of John Tavener, recorded in Bantry House as part of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:01
      Title: Island People (2010)
      Composer: Gribbin, Deirdre
      Performer(s): Ann De Renais (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Sebastian Philpott (Trumpet), Vanbrugh Quartet
      Album: LTX-26/08/14-WCCMF 2014- recorded 30th June 2014
      Duration: 16:42
    • 20:20
      Title: Anahorish (2009)
      Composer: Gribbin, Deirdre
      Performer(s): Ann De Renais (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Cliona Doris (Harp), Vanbugh Quartet
      Album: LTX-26/08/14-WCCMF 2014- recorded 30th June 2014
      Duration: 6:43
    • 20:29
      Title: Dichterliebe Op.48
      Composer: Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Philippe Sly (Baritone)
      Performer(s): Julius Drake (Piano)
      Album: LTX-26/08/14-WCCMF 2014- recorded 30th June 2014
      Duration: 29:25
    • 21:00
      Title: To A Child Dancing In The Wind
      Composer: Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Katharine Dain (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Lise Berthaud (Viola)
      Album: LTX-26/08/14-WCCMF 2014- recorded 30th June 2014
      Duration: 31:03
    • 21:32
      Title: A Midsummer Night's Dream - Incidental Music
      Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Judith Blegen (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Judith Blegen (Soprano), Florence Quivar (Mezzo), Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus
      Album: Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream, DG, DG 4784220
      Duration: 27:26

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