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    Brian Eno, composer

    Composer and producer Brian Eno talks about his background in art and popular music and how that has influenced his current work as an ambient composer

    Festival website:  www.hayfestival.com

    Official website:  www.facebook.com/brianenomusic  

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    "The Puccini Scandal" at Loughcrew House

    Composer/dramatist Niall Morris explains the scandal in the life of Puccini that is the basis of a new opera drama that will be staged at Loughcrew House next week

    Full details:  www.loughcrew.com 

     

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    Courtney Lewis conducts the RTÉ NSO summer season

    Belfast-born conductor Courtney Lewis returns to Ireland to conduct the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra in their summer season

    Full details: www.rte.ie/orchestras/nationalsymphonyorchestra & www.nch.ie  

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    A tribute to Grant Green

    Abie Philbin Bowman spoke to musicians Nigel Mooney and Hugh Buckley about their tribute tour to the music of jazz guitarist Grant Green  

    Full details:  www.nigelmooney.com   

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    Lisa Canny in session

    Singer/songwriter/harpist Lisa Canny chats about her style of music and her debut single “Lifeline”

    Official website:  www.lisacanny.com 

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

     

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    Album reviews

    Alan Corr and Róisin Dwyer review “No Place In Heaven” by Mika, “Coming Home” by Leon Bridges and “Get To Heaven” by Everything Everything

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    RTÉ Concert Orchestra string quartet

    RTÉ Concert Orchestra string quartet perform live (Mia Cooper and Camille Bonnard on violin, Nicole Fischer on viola and Yue Tang on cello) ahead of the Concert Orchestra’s summer season

    Official website:  www.rte.ie/co  

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    Little Hours in session

    Ryan McCloskey and John Doherty of Donegal band “Little Hours”

    Official website:  www.facebook.com/LittleHoursMusic  

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

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