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    Upcoming Highlights - Friday September 4th at 8:00pm
    Everyone loves Tchaikovsky and to celebrate that the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Tchaikovsky Favourites’ live from the National Concert Hall, Dublin
    Works include:
    Capriccio Italien
    Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
    Waltz from Eugene Onegin
    Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin 
    Swan Lake Suite
    Iolanta’s Arioso from Iolanta 
    1812 Overture
    RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
    Claudia Boyle (soprano)
    Jonas Alber (conductor)

    Monday September 7th at earlier time of 19:30pm - Live from the BBC Proms, in the Royal Albert Hall, London
    Paul Herriott presents live from the Royal Albert Hall at the BBC Proms tonight in a wonderful programme with the St Petersburg Philharmonic under chief conductor Yuri Temirkanov in a programme of Russian greats. Pianist Nikolai Lugansky plays Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto.

    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Thursday 3 September 2015

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Paul Herriott brings us chamber music favourites bookended by British violinist Daniel Hope with the centrepiece Schubert's Fantasie in F minor for piano, four hands.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:02
      Title: Canciones Populares Espanolas
      Composer: Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Simon Crawford-Philips (Piano)
      Album: Recorded at Library of Congress, Washington DC (Broadcast 030915), EBU, SM/15/06/14/03
      Duration: 12:10
    • 20:16
      Title: Fantasie In F Minor, D. 940, For Piano Four Hands
      Composer: Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Aglika Genova & Liuben Dimitrov (Pianos)
      Performer(s): Aglika Genova & Liuben Dimitrov (Pianos)
      Album: Recorded at Library of Congress, Washington DC (Broadcast 030915), EBU, SM/15/06/14/03
      Duration: 16:17
    • 20:33
      Title: Cello Sonata
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Jean-Guihen Queyras (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jean-Guihen Queyras (Cello), Alexandre Tharaud (Piano)
      Album: Recorded at Library of Congress, Washington DC (Broadcast 030915), EBU, SM/15/06/14/03
      Duration: 10:55
    • 20:45
      Title: Kaddisch, From 'Deux Melodies Hebraiques'
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)
      Album: Recorded at Library of Congress, Washington DC (Broadcast 030915), EBU, SM/15/06/14/03
      Duration: 4:49
    • 20:50
      Title: C'Est L'Extase Langoureuse
      Complete Work Name: Ariettes Oubliees - Forgotten Melodies
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), James Levine (Piano)
      Album: Forgotten Melodies, Sony Classical, Sk67190
      Duration: 3:04
    • 20:53
      Title: Reflets Dans L'Eau: Andantino Molto
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Simon Trpceski (Piano)
      Performer(s): Simon Trpceski (Piano)
      Album: Debussy:Images - Children's Corner, EMI Classics, 50999 5 00272 2 4
      Duration: 4:42

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