The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Friday, 19.30 to 21.30

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 14 February 2020

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Paul Herriott presents a live concert broadcast from the National Concert Hall, Dublin, featuring the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

Composer as Hero | Lyric Concert Interval

Composer as Hero | Lyric Concert Interval

Sandy Burnett examines the composer as hero during the turbulent Napoleonic wars in Europe

Friday August 7th - The Degani Trio present Words and Music with Barry McGovern

Paul Herriott presents a special lyric concert featuring the Degani Piano Trio's recording of 'Words and Music', Beethoven's Piano Trio Op.1 No.1 in E flat major and excerpts of Beethoven Letters read by Barry McGovern. In celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday year this concert explores his personality, creative process and daily life. The vigour and sensitivity of Beethoven's Piano Trio music is illuminated by excerpts from his letters both funny and heartrending. 

Alan Smale (violin)
Annette Cleary (cello)
Rachel Quinn (piano)
Barry McGovern (narrator)

Click below to watch a portrait of Beethoven from the Degani Trio, which includes archival letters from the National Austrian Library, autograph facsimiles, prints and photographs of the performance. The sound recording is in the streamed form prepared by Adrian Harte, photographer was Orla Murray and the videographer/editor was Alison Mac Donnell White. Produced and written by Rachel Quinn. 


Friday August 14th - JoAnn Falletta conducts Strauss and Respighi

Tonight, another chance to hear cellist Alban Gerhardt with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and conductor JoAnn Falletta performing Strauss' Don Quixote. Presented by Michael Lee.

Strauss: Don Quixote
Respighi: Fontane di Roma (Fountains of Rome)
Pini di Roma (Pines of Rome)

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
JoAnn Faletta (conductor)
Alban Gerhardt (cello)

(First broadcast Friday 1st November 2019)

Music Played on the Show

00:00

Title: Overture In C

Composer: Fanny Mendelssohn

Performer(s): Jaime Martin, Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 11:00

00:00

Title: Piano Concerto No. 20

Composer: Mozart

Performer(s): Jaime Martin, Gabriela Montero, Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 30:00

00:00

Title: Symphony No. 3, ‘Eroica’

Composer: Beethoven

Performer(s): Jaime Martin, Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 47:00

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Áine Fay

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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