Monday 18th January

Saramai in session

Chat and live music with singer/songwriter Saramai Official website:  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Friday 15th January

Raymond Deane, composer of "The Alma Fragments"

Composer Raymond Deane explains the inspiration for his operatic suite “The Alma Fragments” which has its world premiere next week at the National Concert Hall   Full details: 

Album reviews

Lauren Murphy and Laurence Mackin review “Curve Of The Earth” by Mystery Jets, “Death Of A Bachelor” by Panic At The Disco and “Not To Disappear” by Daughter

Thursday 14th January

Heathers in session

Ellie and Louise McNamara of the band Heathers chat and perform live Official website:    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Wednesday 13th January

Runaway Go in session

Fiona O’Kane and Dave Jackson from indie pop band Runaway Go perform live and chat about their latest album “Alive” Official website:    (for copyright reasons this item is not ...

Lesley Garrett at the National Concert Hall

Soprano Lesley Garrett who is performing the opening concert in the RTE Concert Orchestra ‘Signature Series’ tomorrow night in the National Concert Hall Full details:  (for copyright reasons the music ...

Friday 8th January

Dublin guitarist Gerry Leonard and the David Bowie connection

Gerry Leonard, a musician from Dublin who spent 15 years as electric guitarist with David Bowie and will be performing tomorrow night at the first David Bowie Festival at The ...

Album reviews

Róisín Dwyer and John Meagher review “Blackstar” by David Bowie and "Where Have You Been All My Life" by Villagers

Thursday 7th January

"It Made You", a musical collaboration between St Patrick's service users and Irish musicians

Musician Sean Millar and music therapist Paula Higgins explain the album “It Made You”, a collaboration between service users of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and a host of Irish musicians ...

Wednesday 6th January

Remembering Pierre Boulez

Music critic Paul Griffiths, author of the Oxford University Press study of Pierre Boulez, the maverick French classical composer who died today



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