The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    April 24 Thursday's Blue has more from Cuban pianist Omar Sosa (see Blue Tunes  below);  Choral from Hector Berlioz; a Romance from Astor Piazzolla and equally romantic is Paula Morelenbaum along with husband Jacques and pianist Ryuichi Sakamoto; newly released radio sessions from the late Michael Garrick and his jazz sextet; Gabriela Montero plays Grieg and Trio Mediaeval sing traditional Norwegian songs; Irish singer songwriter David Colohan is the Agitated Radio Pilot, Cavan girl Lisa O'Neill and we hear another track from Irish jazz duo Zrazy; new choral from Eric Whitacre(pictured); Lots more. Join Carl for Thursday's Blue starting at 10

     

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 15 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    This week - 85 years after his death - we're featuring piano cycles by Czech composer, Leos Janácek; nightly performances by Andras Schiff, Leif Ove Andsnes and Lada Valesova.

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    Omar Sosa: April 21st - 27th

    As an 8-year-old, Omar Sosa studied percussion at his local conservatory. His piano-playing has its roots in Cuban music, with hints of Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea and Chopin. The Grammy-nominee recently recorded a contemplative, neo-classical solo CD while artist-in-residence in New York. Hear selections from the Senses album all this week on BLUE...

     

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