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
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
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
Musician and comedian James Walmsley (of comedy rock band Dead Cat Bounce) talks about his two shows running at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival – ‘Get Ready To Die Alone’ and ‘Megan and James’s Hootnenanny’
Full details: http://fringefest.com/programme/get-ready-to-die-alone
Dead Cat Bounce official site: https://www.facebook.com/deadcatbounce
Presenter: Seán Rocks