RTÉ lyric fm @ 25 Concert

RTÉ lyric fm @ 25 Concert

Wednesday, 1 May 2024, 7.30pm

On 1 May, RTÉ Lyric FM will celebrate its 25th birthday in Limerick, home of the station, with a gala concert hosted by Lyric presenters. The concert will feature the music of Puccini, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Bizet, Morricone, Bernstein, John Williams, Strauss, Copland, Mascagni, Mancini, Alan Menken, and Dvořák, as well as three newly commissioned works.

The three new works for orchestra will focus on the themes of nostalgia, hope and rebirth are premiering: Limerick composer and Cranberries drummer Fergal Lawler's 'The Curragower Falls' reflects on memories of childhood by the River Shannon; Cork composer Paul Frost's 'A New Day Rising' captures the feeling of waking up to a new day, to the sounds of nature and the irrepressible sense of optimism' and Dundalk composer and fiddle player Zoë Conway 'Bualadh an cheoil, bualadh an chroí (Music playing, heart beating)' is about the powerful connection of Irish music to the body and dance.

Performing Artists:
RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Celine Byrne, soprano
Emmet Cahill, tenor
Juliette Crosbie
Berginald Rash (clarinet)
Zoë Conway (violin)
Edwina Guckian (dancer)
Our Lady Queen of Peace Choir, Janesboro, Limerick
Conductor: David Brophy

Presented by RTÉ lyric fm

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