The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Coming up on Monday...

    Oct 20: On Monday's Blue, a Philip Glass Concerto for Violin - but played on Soprano Sax; some of the artists appearing next weekend at Cork Jazz including genre-defying Ensemble Eriu, indie folk duo Slow Skies and Norwegian saxophonist Håkon Kornstad; Irish "punk traddies"  is how they describe themselves....Lynched from their cd Cold Old Fire; Karin Krog sings with pianist Steve Kuhn; Fiona Kelleher sings a Cyril Tawney song while French soprano Patricia Petibon sings part of Poulenc's Stabat Mater; Father and son team of Ellis and Wynton Marsalis(pictured) while The Unthanks sing Ewan McColl's Father's Song; Franz Liszt is in the Blue Tunes spotlight - see Blue Tunes below; For these and more join Carl at 10pm...

    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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    Franz Liszt: Oct 20th - 26th 

    Franz Liszt is remembered as a virtuoso. Much of his self-composed concert repertoire is considered to be the most technically-difficult music written for piano. In the week of the anniversary of his birth, we feature Liszt's late career compositions, including low-key pieces for cello and piano performed by, amongst others, Paul Lewis, Nikolai Lugansky, Pascal Amoyel and Emmanuelle Bertrand.

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