The Lyric Feature Friday 3 January 2014
The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by RTÉ lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to provide insight into music and music making.
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The Lyric Feature - Beethoven Close Up
BBC broadcaster Charles Hazlewood, accompanied by the RTÉ NSO, gives his unique insights into and interpretations of Beethoven's Symphonies No. 1, 5, 6 and 7.
Beethoven up Close
Last September in the National Concert Hall, the BBC broadcaster Charles Hazlewood accompanied by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, previewed Beethoven symphonic highlights from the current NCH International Concert Series and the RTÉ NSO’s season. In “Beethoven Close Up” audiences heard his unique insights into and interpretations of Symphonies No. 1, 5, 6 and 7. His performances of classical music shake up the traditional settings of the form, blending film or sculpture into a piece or engaging in a conversation with the audience to expose the deep, evolving joy of orchestral music.