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    Oct 8: Thursday’s Blue includes another track from the mesmerising CD by Tigran Hamasyan (see Blue Tunes below); music for cello by John Tavener; more choral music in recognition of National Choral Singing Week – tonight UCD Choral Scholars, RTE Philharmonic Choir and Chamber Choir Ireland; guitarist Michael O’Toole plays Ginestera; another Irish guitarist Brian Farrell plays UK composer Steve Marsh; Chick Corea from Return to Forever; Ali Farka Toure duets with Toumani Diabate; Ane Brun vocals and guitar; John Hollenbeck leads the Claudia Quartet; Jeremy Irons voices for Jon Lord’s setting of a Thomas Hardy; Violin Concerto from Johannes Brahms; French baroque from female composer Elizbeth Jacquet de La Guerre; irish singer songwriter Lynda Cullen; Ellington (pictured) plays the Blues; Gil Evans plays Round Midnight; Mike Marshall with Bela Fleck and friends; Sufjan Stevens recent; Lots more with Carl at 10…

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Thursday 30 January 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Monteverdi's musical style marked a transition from Renaissance to Baroque. Hear his motets, madrigals and vespers all this week on Blue.

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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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