The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    Nightly, 10pm - 1am

    Coming up on Friday's programme…

    May 22. Tonight, classical guitarist Raphaella Smits plays a 19th century piece by Bratislava-born Johann Kaspar Mertz; Frank Sinatra croons Matt Dennis; Jan Lundgren leads a piano trio on an instrumental album of Dennis songs; Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, sing something for the weekend, from a recent recording of music for Ascensiontide and Pentecost; more artists sing Dylan (see BLUE TUNES, below); the twin saxophones of Hodges and Gonsalves portray the star-crossed lovers for Ellington; and we hear a track from the new CD by Romain Leleu (pictured), which features trumpet concertos dating from the 20th and 21st century.

    Note - a 10:40pm start-time (approx), immediately following tonight's Friday Concert (which is available to view as a live stream)...

    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan Saturday 17 August 2013

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    The Blue of the Night with Eamonn Lenihan

    In the week of the anniversary of George Enescu's birth, Carl and Eamonn will air some of the chamber music of this Romanian-born violinist, pianist, conductor and composer.

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    Brian Eno: May 18th - 24th

    Bob Dylan celebrates his 74th birthday this week. His most recent release was an album of covers from the Sinatra discography. As a birthday tribute, we shine the spotlight on Dylan covers by others. Sadly there’s none from Ol’ Blue Eyes but there is plenty of choice, from Nico to Nickel Creek; Susanna and the Magical Orchestra to Martin Simpson; Joan Baez to Jeff Buckley. Dylan by others, all this week on The Blue of the Night...

     

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