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19/07/14 to 25/07/14

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MOVIES AND MUSICALS Classics from stage and screen presented by Aedín Gormley. The soundtrack for Schindler’s List is probably one of the most beautiful and emotional pieces ever composed by John Williams. The solo violin was a perfect choice of instrumentation and the composer made the careful choice of violinist Itzhak Perlman as soloist. Aedín includes it today […]
Documentary on One – A Solemn Undertaking “A Solemn Undertaking” takes us into the world behind the front door of the Irish Funeral Home. Somewhere in Ireland today, a grieving person is picking up the phone to call a Funeral Director. And soon a person in a black suit will arrive to take away the body of their loved one. Have you […]
OPERA NIGHT Bernard Clarke presents Verdi’s Nabucco as recorded live in March at the State Opera in Vienna. This production stars Placido Domingo in the role of Nabucco and Anna Smirnova, Zoryana Kushpler, Marian Talaba, Dmitry Belosselskiy and Caroline Wenborne. Jesus Lopez-Cobos conducts the Vienna State Orchestra and Chorus. RTÉ lyric fm, Saturday 19th July, 7pm-10pm
JENNY GREENE’S ELECTRIC DISCO The soundtrack to Saturday night. Jenny bangs out classic dance anthems.
AEDÍN GORMLEY’S SUNDAY MATINÉE Our featured artist is British composer John Tavener who passed away late last year. He was known for his extensive output of religious works, and Aedín includes The Lamb recorded by The Choir of Trinity Church Cambridge. In our Concert from Sydney Opera House, her featured highlights are Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra […]

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