THE LYRIC CONCERT WITH PAUL HERRIOTT

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Tonight Paul brings us amongst other works a 20th century work that has vastly exceeded the expected lifetime sales of a typical symphonic recording with sales to date in excess of a million copies – Gorecki ‘s  Symphony of Sorrowful Songs

Gorecki: Symphony No.3 ‘Symphony of Sorrowful Songs’

Vaughan Williams: Four Last Songs

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in minor, Op. 74 ‘Pathetique’

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Ruby Hughes (soprano)

Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)

Osmo Vanska (conductor)

RTÉ lyric fm, Wednesday 30 October, 8pm-10pm