THE LYRIC CONCERT WITH PAUL HERRIOTT

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Join Paul Herriott as he brings us some of the best concerts from the world’s Concert halls this Christmas.

Tonight Poulenc’s Gloria: Joyful, brimming over with youthful vitality and infectious melody, it was inspired by the sight of Benedictine monks playing football and frescoes of angels sticking their tongues out!

Poulenc: Gloria

Shostakovich: Symphony No.8 in C minor, Op. 65

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

BBC National Chorus of Wales

Marita Solberg (soprano)

Thomas Sondergard (conductor)

RTÉ lyric fm, Thursday 19 December, 8pm-10pm