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    Origins of the Cork Gamelan Ensemble

    Mel Mercier, director of Cork Gamelan Ensemble talks about their origins 20 years ago and the release of their first album “The Three Forges” 

    Further details:  www.kilkennyarts.ie/programme/marble-city-sessions-1 

    Official website:  www.corkgamelanensemble.com   

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    Donnacha Dennehy, composer of "The Last Hotel"

    Donnacha Dennehy talks about his opera “The Last Hotel” which he created with playwright Enda Walsh and is playing in this year’s Dublin Theatre Festival

    Further details:   www.dublintheatrefestival.com 

    Official website:  http://thelasthotel.ie 

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    Album reviews

    Simon Maher and Rachel Breslin review “Blood” by Lianne la Havas, “Marks To Prove It” by The Maccabees and “Momentary Masters” by Albert Hammond Junior

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    Bryn Terfel at the National Concert Hall

    Welsh bass baritone Bryn Terfel talks about his singing career and performing as part of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Signature Series at the National Concert Hall

    Full details:   www.nch.ie  

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    Opera Theatre Company at the Kilkenny Arts Festival

    Tom Creed and conductor Andrew Synnott of the Opera Theatre Company chat about the two short operas they will be performing at this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival – “The Human Voice” and “Susanna’s Secret”

    Official website:   www.opera.ie 

    Further details:   www.kilkennyarts.ie/programme/category/music

     

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    Oliver Cole, live in session

    Meath singer/songwriter Oliver Cole chats about his second solo album “The Year Of The Bird”

    Official website:  www.facebook.com/pages/oliver-cole/175102800178 

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

     

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    Declan Sinnott and Vickie Keating, live in session

    Declan Sinnott chats about his musical career and his latest solo album “Window On The World”; he is currently touring with Vickie Keating

    Tour details:  http://declansinnott.com  

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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