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OPERA NIGHT Bernard Clarke brings us Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia (The Turk in Italy) in a performance recorded earlier this year in Teatro Regio, Turin, Italy. Paolo Bordogna plays Don Geronio, Nino Machaidze is Fiorilla, Carlo Lepore stars as The Turk, Edgardo Rocha is Narciso and Simone Del Savio is poet Prosdocimo. Teatro Regio Orchestra and […]
AEDÍN GORMLEY’S SUNDAY MATINÉE Music this afternoon from violinist extraordinaire Maxim Vengerov including  the dramatic final movement from the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto with The Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Claudio Abbado. Live concert highlights come from the Bern Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mario Venzago, performing Weber’s Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E flat, Op. 74 with soloist Sebastian Manz and […]
THE ROLLING WAVE The 43rd annual Willie Clancy Summer School takes place in six weeks time in Miltown Malbay in West Co. Clare. Held in memory of a famous uilleann piper, the week of events includes teaching, lectures, recitals and informal traditional music sessions. Tonight’s programme hears music from last year’s Clancy week and previews the 2015 edition. […]
THE LYRIC CONCERT WITH PAUL HERRIOTT Paul Herriott presents the finalists of the Dublin International Piano Competition Finals 2015 in their concerto performances live from the National Concert Hall. The RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Alan Buribayev. RTÉ lyric fm, Tuesday 26th May, *7pm-10pm *(Please note earlier start time)
THE LYRIC CONCERT WITH PAUL HERRIOTT Paul Herriott brings us to Sweden to the Berwaldhallen Concert Hall for great works by Britten and Berlioz featuring tenor Ian Bostridge. Britten: Les Illuminations, Op.18 Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op.14 Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra Ian Bostridge (tenor) Daniel Harding (conductor) RTÉ lyric fm, Wednesday 27th May, 8pm-10pm
GRACE NOTES The finale of our visit to Bantry for the 2013 Masters of Tradition Festival features American duo Cleek Schrey and Stephanie Coleman with Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill, Leo MacNamara and more. RTÉ lyric fm, Thursday 28th May, 7pm-8pm
THE FRIDAY CONCERT WITH PAUL HERRIOTT Paul Herriott presents RTÉ lyric fm’s concerts on weekday evenings, including live concerts and live recordings from Ireland and abroad.  Principal Conductor Alan Buribayev takes the helm in tonight’s concert live from the National Concert Hall. We can look forward to a performance of a work by Buribayev’s great-grandfather Achmed Zhubanov in his homage to […]
MOVIES AND MUSICALS Strike up the Band: The Gershwins in Hollywood A chance to hear this stunning concert featuring The RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by John Wilson and soloists Kim Criswell and Matthew Ford. Prolific composers, brothers George and Ira Gershwin created some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century and some of the greatest hits […]