The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Thursday 19 September 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Join Paul Herriott as he focuses on Polish Music this evening in the Lyric Concert with the Warsaw Philharmonic and Antoni Wit making their debut performances at the BBC Proms 2013

Watch: Friday 24th March - Berlioz, Puolenc and Saint-Saens

Michael Lee presents tonight's concert live from the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Composed in the wake of his failed marriage to Irish actress Harriet Smithson, Berlioz’s Les nuits d’été is a haunting leave-taking of love, with Ailish Tynan’s ‘lyric voice of delicious purity’ (Opera Now) sublimely plumbing its melancholic depths. Poulenc’s saucy ballet suite Les biches playfully hints at a host of other composers (Mozart, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky included) in a deliciously frothy and naughty concoction. Saint-Saëns’ Third Symphony is a feast of memorable melodies, none more glorious than its magically twinkling piano duet theme and soaring organ chorale. 
Berlioz: Les nuits d’été  
Poulenc: Les biches Suite  
Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, ‘Organ Symphony’  
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra 
Rachel Kelly (soprano) 
Jean-Luc Tingaud (conductor) 

Music Played on the Show

20:33

Title: Piano Concerto No. 2 In F, Op. 102

Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri

Duration: 3:45

21:02

Title: Tragic Overture

Performer(s): Panufnik, Andrzej

Duration: 3:45

21:11

Title: Lullaby

Performer(s): Panufnik, Andrzej

Duration: 3:45

21:21

Title: Symphony No. 6 In B Minor, Op. 54

Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri

Duration: 3:45

21:44

Title: Samaouma

Performer(s): Bona, Richard

Duration: 5:10

21:44

Title: The Nightwatchman

Performer(s): Neil Hannon

Duration: 5:06

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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