The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Feb 8; The first selection from our featured artists Accademia del Piacere blends Spanish Baroque and Flamenco (see Blue Tunes below); John Tavener's Song for Athene performed by the Choir of King's College; Pergolesi on cello; orchestral music from Aloys Fleischmann; a Bach Transcription from Ensemble Contraste; jazz fusion duo Zrazy; ambient from Mike Oldfield; Johnny Hodges plays some Billy Strayhorn; more settings of Persian poetry from Mahsa Vahdat; a Blue world premiere - new release from Dublin band Saso; Julia Kent plays cello; Irish soprano Sandra Oman; Gabriella Montero(pictured) improvises Bach; Sharakan Early Music Ensemble play music from Armenia; For these and more join Carl at 10....

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 18 March 2014


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Andy Irvine, a modern-day troubadour with a distinguished career in folk music and song-writing is our featured Blue artist all this week

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                                                                    Feb 8th - 11th: Accademia del Piacere

    Accademia del Piacere is the Andalucian based Early Music ensemble founded by viola da gambist Fahmi Alqhai. They specialise in the religious and secular music of the Renaissance and Baroque in Spain in general and in Andalucía in particular. Blue dips into their extensive recorded repertoire and finds that place where flamenco meets baroque. Music to warm a February chill - Monday - Thursday from 10pm

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