The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Oct 5: On Tuesday’s Blue, a new release that presents Irish music in a baroque setting from Sonamus; Sea Interludes from Benjamin Britten; Andy Sheppard(pictured) leads Trio Libero along with Michel Benita and Sebastian Rochford; more from Tigran Hamasyan (see Blue Tunes below)Paul Hillier directs the Hilliard Ensemble for music by Josquin Desprez; Mark Anthony McGrath plays Silvius Leopold Weiss; A May Night in the Ukraine by Arnold Bax, while Dermot Byrne (currently touring Ireland) duets with Floriane Blancke; Steven Isserlis plays Haydn; Bang on a Can All Stars from a recent release; folk singer Chris Wood soon to visit; legendary jazz singer and pianist Elsie Bianchi; equally revered Brad Mehldau; new from Dublin singer songwriter Owensie; one from Dylan and one from the archives of Penguin Café Orchestra; These and lots more with Carl from 10

    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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    October 5th - 11th 

    Renowned Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan has just released his first ECM recording - a sublime re-imagining of Armenian sacred music from the 5th through to the 20th Century. It features piano improvisations alongside stunning choral performances by the Yerevan State Chamber Choir. Luys i Luso (Light from the Light) is in the spotlight this week ahead of their Dublin Christ Church Concert Saturday 17th presented by Walton's World Masters Series..

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