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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 27 August 2014

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott brings us to the Salle Pleyel in Paris for tonight's concert with Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: Cantus Arcticus (Concert For Birds And Orchestra)
      Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Mikko Franck (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Salle Pleyel, Paris (Broadcast 27/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 18:17
    • 20:21
      Title: Violin Concerto
      Composer: Rautavaara, Einojuhani
      Performer(s): Mikko Franck (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Salle Pleyel, Paris (Broadcast 27/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 27:09
    • 20:49
      Title: Sarabande, From 'Partita No. 2 In D Minor, Bwv 1004' (Encore)
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Mikko Franck (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Salle Pleyel, Paris (Broadcast 27/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 4:30
    • 20:55
      Title: Prélude À L'Après-Midi D'Un Faune, L. 86
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Mikko Franck (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Salle Pleyel, Paris (Broadcast 27/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 10:59
    • 21:07
      Title: La Mer, L. 109
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Mikko Franck (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Recorded at Salle Pleyel, Paris (Broadcast 27/08/14), EBU
      Duration: 26:37
    • 21:35
      Title: C'Est L'Extase Langoureuse
      Complete Work Name: Ariettes Oubliees - Forgotten Melodies
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), James Levine (Piano)
      Album: Forgotten Melodies, Sony Classical, Sk67190
      Duration: 3:04
    • 21:39
      Title: Variatons Sur Un Theme De Chopin
      Composer: Mompou, Federico
      Performer(s): Jonathan Plowright (Piano)
      Performer(s): Jonathan Plowright (Piano)
      Album: Hommage a Chopin: Jonathan Plowright, hyperion, CDA67803
      Duration: 21:16

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