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 15 September 2017

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott revisits one of the highlight concerts by the National Symphony Orchestra during their 2016-2017 season, recorded with superstar violinist Daniel Hope.

Friday December 22nd, 7.30pm

Paul Herriott presents a concert recorded in the National Concert Hall, Dublin as part of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Signature Series 2017. The concert, Viva España, is packed with colourful Latin-flavoured classical favourites, including Rodrigo’s beloved Concierto de Aranjuez with guitarist Craig Ogden. Conductor JoAnn Falletta started her career as a virtuoso guitarist before becoming the first female conductor to lead a major American ensemble.
Falla: Three Cornered Hat Suite No. 2
Ravel: Pavane pour une infante defunt 
Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez 
Ginastera: Estancia; Four Dances 
Granados: Intermezzo from Goyescas 
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnole 
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Craig Ogden (guitar)
JoAnn Falletta (conductor)

Friday December 29th, 7.30pm

Internationally acclaimed performer and composer, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin has developed a unique Irish piano style exploring the sounds of traditional and classical music with occasional forays into jazz and other world music forms. He joins forces with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra for the very first time in this special concert featuring newly composed and newly scored pieces along with several of his classic compositions including showcase pieces for piano and orchestra (must be more) Crispy and So Merrily Dance.
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Micheál O’Suilleabháin (Piano) 
Iarla Ó Lionáird (Vocals)
Brendan Power (harmonica)
Kenneth Edge (saxophone)
Mel Mercier (bodhrán)
Pádraic Keane (uilleann pipes)
Sinead Hayes, conductor
(First broadcast Friday, September 8th)

Music Played on the Show


Title: Hebrides Overture

Composer: Mendelssohn

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Shelley (Conductor)

Duration: 10:00


Title: Violin Concerto In E Minor

Composer: Mendelssohn

Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Shelley (Conductor)

Duration: 28:00


Title: Improvisation (Raga Piloo)

Composer: Ravi Shankar

Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)

Duration: 2:30


Title: Symphony No. 4 In E Minor

Composer: Brahms

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Shelley (Conductor)

Duration: 48:00


Title: Quartet In G Minor For Piano, Violin, Viola & Cello: Iv- Rondo Alla Zingarese. Presto

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Album: Brahms, Schumann, Mahler: Piano Quartets / Deutsche Grammophon / 4794609

Duration: 8:37



Contact the Show

Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn


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