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    Nana Mouskouri

    Greek singing legend Nana Mouskouri talks about her long career and her forthcoming concert in Dublin as part of her "Happy Birthday" tour

    Concert details:  www.nch.ie

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    Album reviews

    Simon Maher and Angela Dorgan review new albums – “Songs Of Innocence” by U2, “World On Fire featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators” by Slash and “No Sound Without Silence” by The Script

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    National Symphony Orchestra

    RTE National Symphony Orchestra’s new 2014/2015 season opens this Friday at the National Concert Hall with a programme of Beethoven, Sibelius and Richard Strauss and continues throughout the year featuring works by Prokofiev and Stravinsky among others.

    Principal Conductor Alan Buribayev and orchestra leader Helena Wood join Seán in studio.

    For further details of the programme of events see www.rte.ie/nso

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    Camille O'Sullivan

    Camille O’Sullivan, live, accompanied on piano by Feargal Murray. Camille will be celebrating her 20th year at the Dublin Fringe Festival this week.

    In the last couple of years she has released her album Changeling and co-written a production of The Rape of Lucrece with Feargal for the Royal Shakespeare Company.  She also recently played with Yoko Ono in London in a gig called Meltdown where Yoko Ono & Sean Lennon invited a number of musicians to perform John Lennon’s album Double Fantasy. Among the other artists were Susie Sue, Boy George, & Patti Smith. Camille performed the songs “I’m Losing You” and “Let me thank the ways”. For details of performances see

    www.fringefest.com

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    Irish Youth Opera

    Evelyn O’Rourke reports from rehearsals for 'The Rape of Lucretia' by Benjamin Britten, the inaugural production by the newly-formed Irish Youth Opera

    Official website: www.irishyouthopera.ie    

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    Album reviews

    Lauren Murphy and John Meagher review “Lullaby and the Ceaseless Roar” by Robert Plant & the Sensational Shape Shifters, “Ryan Adams” by Ryan Adams and “El Pintor” from Interpol

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