The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Dec 2. On Wednesday's Blue more from Radu Lupu (see Blue Tunes below); Ian Shaw, Welsh jazz singer soon to visit Cork - a track from his album recorded in Abbey Road; Irish Chamber Orchestra play TC Kelly; a String Quartet by Leos Janacek; Swedish singer Rigmor Gustafsson sings Burt Bacharach; Palastrina Choir sing Benjamin Britten; John Hollenbeck leads the Claudia Quintet; Vyvienne Long leads her ensemble including the Blunnie Sisters; Danish roots with Nordens Tone; Belfast jazz piano from Scott Flanigan; a Nocturnal from Einaudi; a Nocturne from Chopin; and a little night music from Sonheim; Oud from Anouar Brahem; Pink Floyd remembered; Irish prog-folk (???) from My Fellow Sponges; one from Justin Vernon aka Bon Iver(pictured);  These and lots more with Carl from 10pm .....

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Wednesday 8 January 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Though Alexander Scriabin died at the age of 43, he wrote much of the 20th century's finest music for piano. Hear a selection of his preludes and études each night this week.

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    Radu Lupu; Nov 30th - Dec 6th

    Romanian Pianist Radu Lupu is widely acknowledged as a leading interpreter of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schubert. Since winning the Van Cliburn Competition in 1966 he has played with all the major orchestras in the world and has appeared at all major venues and festivals up to the present day – and plans for 2016 show no letting up. This week we mark his 70th birthday by featuring recordings from his extensive catalogue. Join us nightly at 10.

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