The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Friday, 19.30 to 21.30

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 21 August 2015

Friday February 16th, 7.30pm - the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra celebrates it's 70th birthday

Paul Herriott presents a concert live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin, celebrating the 70th birthday of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. On this auspicious occasion, the orchestra's former Principal Conductor Gerhard Markson, soprano Orla Boylan and pianist Finghin Collins, all three firm favourites with the orchestra and with audiences, make a welcome return to boost the celebrations.
Wagner: Prelude & Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde, WWV90
Deirdre Gribbin: The Binding Years of Piano (Piano Concerto)
Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet (excerpts)
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Gerhard Markson (conductor)
Orla Boylan (soprano)
Finghin Collins (piano)

The Friday Concert with Paul Herriott

Tonight Paul Herriott brings us a concert which was recorded on Friday 3rd July at the National Concert Hall with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

Friday February 23rd, 7.30pm

A stirring legend of love, sacrifice, war and a fabled drowned city, a masterpiece concerto written in the immediate aftermath of the carnage of the First World War, and a symphony of heroic dimensions in which fate came knocking at the door. RTÉ’s new Principal Guest Conductor Nathalie Stutzman (photo Simon Fowler) returns to the podium with Alban Gerhardt stepping into the spotlight for Elgar’s unforgettable Cello Concerto. We'll also enjoy Beethoven's monumental work of unrelenting vigour, the Symphony No. 5, as it moves through tumultuous challenge and quest to a euphoric conclusion, every bit as memorable as its momentous opening declaration.
Lalo: Le roi d’ys Overture
Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Nathalie Stutzmann (conductor)
Alban Gerhardt (cello)

Music Played on the Show

20:18

Title: Piano Concerto No. 4

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Recorded at the National Concert Hall Dublin on 030715 / RTE

Duration: 33:48

20:52

Title: My Lagan Love (Encore)

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Rte National Symphoney Orchestra

Album: Recorded at the National Concert Hall Dublin on 030715 / RTE

Duration: 3:14

20:57

Title: Symphony No. 3

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Recorded at the National Concert Hall Dublin on 030715 / RTE

Duration: 44:06

21:42

Title: Knoxville: Summer Of 1915

Composer: Barber, Samuel

Performer(s): Sylvia Mcnair (Soprano), Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Best Of Barber / Telarc / CD-80632

Duration: 17:13

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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