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RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 2013-2014 Season:

Want to relive the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra concert experience all over again? Well, now you can. Simply click on the link below to listen back to concerts from our 2013-2014 season as broadcast on The Friday Concert on RTÉ Lyric fm.

30 May | Idyllic Leavetakings
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Wagner Tannhäuser Overture [13']
Richard Strauss Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) [24']
Brahms Symphony No. 2 [40']

Celine Byrne soprano
Alan Buribayev conductor

23 May | The Sea
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Berlioz Le corsaire [8']
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 [34']
Mendelssohn Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage [12']
Debussy La mer [23']

Boris Giltburg piano
Olari Elts conductor


16 May | Hiawatha's Wedding
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Stanford Song to the Soul [18'] World Premiere
Elgar Enigma Variations [30']
Coleridge-Taylor Hiawatha's Wedding Feast from The Song of Hiawatha [30']

Zach Borichevsky tenor (replacing Kim Begley)
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (chorus master Mark Hindley)
David Hill conductor


2 May | Hungarian Stories
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Brahms Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 3 & 10 [15']
Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 in E flat [21']
Kodály Dances of Galánta [15']
Bartók The Miraculous Mandarin Suite [19']

Alan Buribayev conductor
Nikolai Demidenko piano


11 April | The Emperor
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Mozart Symphony 41 in C, 'Jupiter' [31']
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, 'Emperor' [38']

Barry Douglas piano/director


4 April | Lieutenant Kijé
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Prokofiev Lieutenant Kijé Suite [20']
Barber Knoxville: Summer of 1915 [15']
Dvorák Symphony No. 7 in D minor [35']

Anna Devin soprano
Michael Francis conductor


17 March | The Music of Shaun Davey
In Celebration of St Patrick's Day
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Davey Granuaile [45']
Davey The Brendan Voyage [41']

Rita Connolly singer
Liam O'Flynn uilleann pipes
Shaun Davey harmony vocals/piano
Jimmy Smyth guitar
Dianne Marshall Irish harp
Noel Eccles solo percussion
Gavin Maloney conductor

14 March | Trumpet on Tour!
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Haydn Concerto for Trumpet in E flat [13']
Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 in D, 'Classical' [15']
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin [17']
Planel Concerto for Trumpet and String Orchestra [16']
Joni Mitchell Both Sides Now [6']
(arr. Roland Pöntinen for Trumpet and String Orchestra)

Håkan Hardenberger trumpet/director


28 February | Fantastique!
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Saint-Saëns Danse macabre [8']
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 2 in A [21']
Berlioz Symphonie fantastique [49]

Nareh Arghamanyan piano
Patrik Ringborg conductor


14 February | Classical Romance
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Bizet Carmen Suite No.2
Mascagni Cavalleria Rusticana
Faure Pavane
Tchaikovsky Symphony No.6: 2nd Movement
Elgar Salut d'Amour
Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet: Balcony Scene
Sibelius Karelia March
Dvorák Romance for Violin and Orchestra
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik: Romance
Schubert Rosamunde Entr'acte 2

Helena Wood violin
Gavin Maloney conductor
Paul Herriott presenter

13 February | Hamlet's Fantasy
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Tchaikovsky Hamlet Fantast Overture after Shakespeare [18']
Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat [30']
Rachmanivov Symphony No.1 in D minor [42']

Ivan Monighetti cello
Alan Buribayev conductor


7 February | Bare Mountain
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Mussorgsky A Night on the Bare Mountain [10']
Sibelius Violin Concerto [31']
Prokofiev Symphony No.6 in E flat minor [45']

Henning Kraggerud violin
Alan Buribayev conductor

31 January | Titans of the Heart
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Arnold Tam O'Shanter Overture [8']
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor [30']
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A [36']

Stefan Jackiw violin
Eugene Tzigane conductor


24 January | Rhapsodies & Fairytales
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Copland Billy the Kid Suite [21']
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue [16'] (original jazz band version, orch. Ferde Grofé)
Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty Suite [23']
Ravel Mother Goose (Ma mère l'oye): 5 pièces enfantines [16']

Joanna MacGregor piano
Andrew Gourlay conductor


17 January | London Calling
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Vaughan Williams The Wasps Overture [9']
Walton Cello Concerto [30']
Vaughan Williams Symphony No. 2 in G 'A London Symphony' [44']

Guy Johnston cello
John Wilson conductor

10 January | Gershwin's Genius
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Adams The Chairman Dances (12')
Gershwin Piano Concerto in F (31')
Sibelius Symphony No. 2 in D (43')

Michael McHale piano
Jayce Ogren conductor


29 November | Saint Nicolas
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Britten
Soirées Musicales (after Rossini) [10']
Symphony for cello and orchestra [34']
Saint Nicolas [50']

Pieter Wispelwey cello
John Mark Ainsley tenor
RTÉ Cór na nÓg (choral director Mary Amond O'Brien)
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (Chorus Master Mark Hindley)
Matthew Halls conductor


22 November | Russian Tales
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Rimsky-Korsakov The Tsar's Bride Overture [7']
Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 2 in G [37']
Khachaturian Gayane Ballet (selection) [35']
+ surprise extra

Arthur Pizarro piano
Alan Buribayev conductor
with 2013 Mentoring Scheme Participants


8 November | Carnival Dance
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Dvorák Carnival Overture [10']
FALLA The Three-Cornered Hat Suites 1 & 2 [24']
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat [44']

Antti Siirala piano
Jonathan Schiffman conductor


25 October | Mozart's Violin
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MOZART:
Violin Concerto No. 1 in B flat [21']
Violin Concerto No. 2 in D [21']
Symphony No. 31 in D, 'Paris' [17']
Violin Concerto No. 3 in G, 'Strasbourg' [24']

Baiba Skride violin/director
Sinead Hayes conductor


18 October | Big on Britten: Britten & America
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Bernstein On the Town: Three Dance Episodes [11']
Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings [25']
Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes [16']
Copland Appalachian Spring [24']

Marie-Luise Neunecker horn
Andrew Staples tenor
Garry walker conductor


4 October | Big on Britten: Heavenly Life
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Britten Piano Concerto [34']
Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G [54']

Barry Douglas piano
Mary Nelson soprano
Christian Arming conductor


27 September | Soul Music
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Verdi Requiem [84']

Miriam Murphy soprano
Imelda Drumm mezzo-soprano
Bruce Sledge tenor
Andrew Greenan bass
RTÉ Philharmonic Choir (chorus master Mark Hindley)
Keneth Montgomery conductor


20 September | Eroica Dawn
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Beethoven Prometheus Overture [5']
Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor [25']
Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E flat, 'Eroica' [47']
+surprise extra

Torléif Thedeen cello
Gerhard Markson conductor


13 September | New Beginings
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Ed Bennett
Freefalling [10'] RTÉ commission (world premiere)
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor [33']
Stravinsky Petrushka (1947) [35']

Freddy Kemp piano
Alan Buribayev conductor


6 September | The Story Begins! 2013-2014 Taster Concert
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Khachaturian Sabre Dance (Gayane Suite) [3']
Bizet Les Toréadors (Carmen Suite No. 1) [3']
Tchaikovsky Waltz (Sleeping Beauty ) [6']
Humperdinck Witch's Ride (Hansel and Gretel) [4']
Saint Saëns Danse Macabre [8']
Mendelssohn Scherzo (A Midsummer Night's Dream) [5']
Prokofiev 'Troika' (Lieutenant Kije Suite) [5']
Britten Storm from Four Sea Interludes (Peter Grimes) [5']
Mussorgsky Night on Bare Mountain [10']
Massenet Meditation (Thaïs) [5']
Falla Final Dance: Jota (Three Cornered Hat) [5']
Copland Variations on a Shaker Melody [4']
J. Strauss II Emperor Waltz [7']
Khachaturian Gayane Suite: Lezghinka [3']
Robert Houliham conductor

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