The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Nov 30. On Monday's Blue, Carl chooses the tunes for late night - we include our first selection by our featured artist Radu Lupu (see Blue Tunes below); guitar wizardry from Martin Simpson; piano music by Darius Milhaud; music for cello by Dvorak; Hank Roberts plays a different cello; Joanna Newsom on harp from her recent Divers cd; Scandinavian singer Ane Brun coming to Ireland next week; we're celebrating the 40th anniversary of  Eno's Discreet Music with a recent recording by Canadian contemporary ensemble Contact; Louis Stewart joins Brian Dunning in a live recording from 1979 Alone Together; cellist/singer Naomi Berrill; Ensemble Eriu(pictured) with music inspired by the paintings of Jack Yeats; debut recording from a young Martin Hayes with Randall Bays on accompaniment; solo piano from Gwilym Simcock;  Belfast jazz pianist Scott Flanigan; NY based Theo Bleckmann and his vocal ensemble Moss; These and lots more wtth Carl from 10pm .....

    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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    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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