Wednesday 9th September

The Chamber Music Project - James Joyce's poetry set to music

Jazz musician Kurt Elling and composer Brian Byrne explain the Chamber Music Project, in which Brian has set James Joyce’s poetry collection to music

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New season from the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Alan Buribayev, outgoing conductor with the National Symphony Orchestra with a preview of events to come in his final season with the NSO

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Tuesday 8th September

Review: "Reckless: My Life As A Pretender" by Chrissie Hynde

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Reckless: My Life As A Pretender”, the memoir from Chrissie Hynde (published by Ebury)

Monday 7th September

"Romances" at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival 2015

David Turpin (aka The Late David Turpin) explains his theatrical concert “Romances” for the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival, a sinister yet tender-hearted excursion into the human heart

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Ensemble Eriu and the art of Jack B Yeats

Neil O’Loghlen and Jack Talty from Ensemble Eriu explain their new composition ‘The Stargazer Suite’, commissioned by The Model in Sligo in response to the paintings of Jack B Yeats

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Friday 4th September

25th anniversary of The La's only studio album

Alan Corr looks back 25 years ago when The La's released their only studio album

Thursday 3rd September

Yeats poetry set to music in "Blood and the Moon"

Paul Muldoon, poet/curator and musician Adrian Crowley explain ‘Blood and the Moon’, a show featuring the poetry of William Butler Yeats set to music which will premiere at the National Concert Hall next weekend

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Wednesday 2nd September

Review: “Entertain Us: The Rise and Fall of Alternative Rock In The Nineties” by Craig Shuftan

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Entertain Us: The Rise and Fall of Alternative Rock In The Nineties” by Craig Shuftan (published by ABC Books)

Tuesday 1st September

I Have A Tribe in session

Chat with singer/songwriter I Have A Tribe (aka Patrick O’Laoghaire) about his songwriting and his latest EP 'Yellow Raincoats'

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Review: "The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America" by Michaelangelo Matos

Jim Carroll reviews “The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America” by Michaelangelo Matos (published by Dey Street Books)



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