The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Mar 31; We'll bid a farewell to March on Tuesday's Blue with more from our featured album by Anuoar Brahem(see Blue Tunes, below); Ernie Watts will be in Sligo this Summer - hear him on Blue tonight; Bach's Matthew Passion in advance of this Good Friday at NCH; Michael McHale plays Irish Piano - Donnacha Dennehy the composer; Agnes Bernelle sings; Ciaran Wilde plays instrumental Eleanor McEvoy; a Mozart Piano Concerto; Herbie Hancock from his Joni Mitchell tribute; Alarm Will Sound will play Aphex Twin(pictured); For  these and lots more join Carl  at 10pm...

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Monday 19 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    In the week of the anniversary of George Enescu's birth, Carl and Eamonn will air some of the chamber music of this Romanian-born violinist, pianist, conductor and composer.

    Blue Tunes Recommended -

    Anuoar Brahem Souvenance;  March 30th- April 5th

    Oud player Anouar Brahem has consistently produced mesmerising music for the ECM label. His latest work is no exception. Inspired by the political and social upheaval in his native Tunisia, Souvenance is supremely captivating and benefits from his piano based quartet along with a string orchestra. He's in the National Concert Hall next week with his quartet - so this week he is in the Blue spotlight.

     

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