The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

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The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Monday 11 November 2013

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Tonight's Lyric Concert features unusual instruments and boundary-pushing music old and new from the Hebrides Ensemble.

Watch: Friday 24th March - Berlioz, Poulenc and Saint-Saëns

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

20:02

Title: Oboe Quartet In F, K.370

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 14:25

20:17

Title: Fantasia In F Minor, K. 594, For Mechanical Organ

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 10:22

20:29

Title: Adagio In C, K. 356, For Glass Harmonica

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 2:42

20:32

Title: Four Nocturnes (&Apos;Night Music Ii&Apos;)

Performer(s): Crumb, George

Duration: 10:31

20:43

Title: Adagio And Rondo In C Minor, K. 617

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 11:50

20:55

Title: Vox Balaenae

Performer(s): Crumb, George

Duration: 20:20

21:16

Title: Ruhe Sanft, Mein Holdes Leben

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 6:49

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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