The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott

Friday • 19:00 - 21:00

The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott Friday 30 April 2021

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.

'Sing!' Episode 9 'Forget Me Nots Choir'

'Sing!' Episode 9 'Forget Me Nots Choir'

At the Forget Me Nots dementia friendly choir, new connections are made, songs are sung, and for many, despite the fear and isolation brought by dementia, there is something to look forward to again.

Friday June 18th - Celebrating Beethoven 250

Just one year on from the intended European celebration of the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's birth in December 1770 - and still within one year of this auspicious date. Mary Kennedy hosts this concert with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and Chief Conductor Jaime Martín at the National Concert Hall to salute music’s towering titan with two masterpiece works: the drama-filled Coriolan Overture, and the vivacious and sunny Second Symphony. This concert is part of an RTÉ collaboration with ARTE, the European Culture Channel. Beethoven – The European Tour: Nine Symphonies, Nine Cities sees all nine Beethoven symphonies performed by orchestras across Europe to celebrate the great composer. All nine symphonies are available to watch on RTE Player. And in the second half of our concert, we visit the West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2021 where the Artis Quartet perform Mozart and Beethoven.

Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, Op. 62
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Martín (conductor)

Click here to watch tonight's concert, presented by Mary Kennedy


Friday June 25th - West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2021

Paul Herriott brings us highlights from the West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2021 'Bantry and Beyond'

Telemann: 12 Fantasies for solo violin TWV 40:14-25
Alina Ibragimova (violin)

Schubert: Piano Sonata in B flat D.960
Alexei Grynyuk (piano)


WATCH AGAIN | RTÉ CONCERT ORCHESTRA WINTER SESSIONS IN COLLABORATION WITH THE RDS

The RTÉ Concert Orchestra present a concert of Christmas favourites with a host of great guests under the direction of Gavin Maloney. Their musical Christmas stocking will include some ballet dances from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker to choral favourites with RTÉ Cór na nÓg and Cór Linn. Soloists Rachel Croash and Brian Dunphy will have you Decking the Halls and Roasting Chestnuts, and Zoe Conway & John McIntyre will add a uniquely Irish flair to the proceedings.


A Viennese New Year Celebration

Join Paul Herriott and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra under the baton of David Brophy as they celebrate the 2021 in Viennese style. Soprano Celine Byrne adds some sparkle for the day that is in it as she sings arias by Lehar, Strauss and Sieczynski.

Music Played on the Show

01:00

Title: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No. 3, P 172

Composer: Respighi

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Proinnsias O Duinn (Conductor)

Duration: 10:00

01:00

Title: Pelleas Et Melisande Op. 46

Composer: Sibelius

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra, Proinnsias O Duinn (Conductor)

Duration: 8:00

20:14

Title: Violin Sonata In B Minor (1st Movement) Moderato

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Francesca Leonardi (Piano)

Album: Suite Italienne / 2018 Universal Music Italia srl / 481 7297

Duration: 10:21

20:24

Title: Violin Sonata In B Minor (2nd Movement) Andante Espressivo

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Francesca Leonardi (Piano)

Album: Suite Italienne / 2018 Universal Music Italia srl / 481 7297

Duration: 8:38

20:33

Title: Violin Sonata In B Minor (3rd Movement) Passacaglia. Allegro Moderato Ma Energico

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Francesca Leonardi (Piano)

Album: Suite Italienne / 2018 Universal Music Italia srl / 481 7297

Duration: 8:30

20:42

Title: Var Det En Drom?, Op.37 No.4

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Louise Alder (Soprano)

Album: Lines Written during a Sleepless Night - The Russian Connection / Chandos / RES10253

Duration: 2:10

20:44

Title: Impromptu Op.5/5 For Strings

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Members Of The Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Recorded at Musiikkitalo (Music Centre), Helsinki 20/03/2020 / EBU Recording

Duration: 6:40

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Presenter: Paul Herriott

Producer: Gail Henry

Production Co-ordinator: Ian McGlynn

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