The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Sunday, 6 - 7pm

The Lyric Feature Friday 6 June 2014

The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by RTÉ lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to provide insight into music and music making.

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The Lyric Feature

Richard Strauss - An Anniversary Appreciation. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth, some of the world's most distiguished performers discuss his attributes as a writer

Music Played on the Show


Title: Salome

Composer: Richard Strauss

Performer(s): Hildegard Behrens, Helja Angervo, Wieslaw Ochman, Jose Van Dam, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Duration: 1:50


Title: Elektra

Composer: Richard Strauss

Performer(s): Deborah Polaski. Felicity Palmer, Wdr Symphony Orchestra

Duration: 1:56


Title: Der Rosenkavalier

Composer: Richard Strauss

Performer(s): Renee Fleming, Sophie Koch, Franz Hawlata, Diana Damrau, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra

Duration: 2:35


Title: Zueignung

Composer: Richard Strauss

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson, Accompanied By Wolfram Rieger

Duration: 3:00


Title: Vier Letzte Lieder: Im Abendroth

Composer: Richard Strauss

Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – Sir Georg Solti

Duration: 6:20



Contact the Show

Producers: Olga Buckley & Eoin O Kelly


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