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    Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary Celebration

    On Thursday April 21st, The Lyric Concert broadcast live from the Wigmore Hall as part of a week-long festival celebrating Irish culture in Britain. It marked the strengthening of an important bond of friendship and reconciliation, recognising and enhancing further Ireland’s reputation for cultural excellence over the past century. The Gala Concert that evening honours those who died at Easter 1916, Irish and British, and all the soldiers who lost their lives in the Great War. 

    6:30pm – 7:00pm Irish Ambassador H. E. Daniel Mulhall gives a keynote address on 100 years of Irish culture. 
    7:00pm - 7:30pm Paul Herriott chats with our own Ann Murray ahead of tonight’s concert at the Wigmore Hall on lyric fm. 
    7:30pm – 10:00pm The music continues as BBC’s Sean Rafferty hosts the live programme in celebration of “Irish Culture in Britain – A Centenary celebration”. Featuring Ailish Tynan, Tara Erraught, Robin Tritschler, Gavan Ring, Finghin Collins, The RTÉ Contempo Quartet and choirs for the Royal Irish Academy of Music and the Royal Academy of Music.

    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 5 July 2013

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    The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

    Our live concert from Bantry house includes Gubaidulina's short meditation on a Bach Chorale &Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence performed by a stunning line up of performers.
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    Evelyn Grant explores Bantry House

    Evelyn Grant uncovers the history of Bantry House with Brigitte Shelswell-White, widow of Egerton Shelswell-White, who was an integral part of the inception of the West Cork Chamber Music Festival.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 20:21
      Title: Sore Point
      Performer(s): Newman, Chris
      Performer(s): Newman, Chris
      Duration: 3:23
    • 21:49
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In B Minor
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 12:15

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