The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

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    Coming up on Friday's programme...

    Oct 24. Tonight, we'll listen to a collaboration between Howard Shelley and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Benjamin Godard's second piano concerto; Circle Of Sound - essentially, Bengali sarod-player Soumik Datta and British-Austrian percussionist Bernhard Schimpelsberger (pictured) - playing a sample from 2014's "Anti hero" CD; we'll also hear Archie Shepp from the re-issue of "Steam"; a version of Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" that features the trumpet; film composer Pascal Gaigne; Flamenco guitarist Juan Martín; Franco/Algerian guitarist Pierre Bensusan; the Eric Whitacre Singers, interpreting lines by Yeats; accordion-player Jacques Pellarin; more low-key Liszt (see BLUE TUNES, below); and 2 Jagger/Richards songs. 10pm start...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Sunday 19 October 2014

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    Vocalist Theo Bleckmann's taste for risk-taking, coupled with rigorous technique creates a unique approach to sound - hear those sounds nightly - solo, duo, trio and ensemble.

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    Franz Liszt: Oct  20th - 26th
     
    Fransz Liszt is remembered as a virtuoso. Much of his self-composed concert repertoire is considered to be the most technically-difficult music written for piano. In the week of the anniversary of his birth, "The Blue Of The Night" features Liszt's late career compositions, including low-key pieces for cello and piano performed by, amongst others, Paul Lewis, Nikolai Lugansky, Pascal Amoyel and Emmanuelle Bertrand. Join us any night between now and Sunday, from 10pm...
     

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