Music

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

Saint Sister in session

Chat and live music from folk duo Saint Sister Official website:  www.saintsisterband.com   (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Shortlist for Choice Music Prize

Jim Carroll with the acts that made the 'Irish Album of the Year' shortlist for this year’s Choice Music Prize Official website:  http://choicemusicprize.ie/

Tuesday 5th January

Chat with singer/songwriter Lisa O'Neill

Chat and live music with singer/songwriter Lisa O’Neill  Official website:  http://lisaoneill.ie/home/  (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

Monday 4th January

The legacy of Phil Lynott

Róisín Dwyer on how the legacy of Phil Lynott endures 30 years after his death

New music in 2016

Alan Corr with a preview of the new music to come in 2016 (pic used:  album cover for "Blackstar" by David Bowie)

Thursday 24th December

Christmas Eve special

Christmas Eve special with seasonal music from Celine Byrne, Simon Morgan, Lisa Lambe and John Sheahan and stories from Daniel Seery, Paul Timoney and Rob Doyle (for copyright reasons this programme is ...

Wednesday 23rd December

Chat with Duke Special

Duke Special chats about growing up in Belfast, working as artist-in-residence at the Lyric Theatre and his newest album “Look Out Machines” Official website:  www.dukespecial.com     Lyric Theatre Belfast website: ...

Monday 21st December

First album from the UCD Choral Scholars

Desmond Earley, choral director and Abby Molloy, singer with the UCD Choral Scholars which is a choir dedicated to performing works by living composers; they have just released their first album ...

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble in session

Chat and live music with Chicago's Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  Official website: www.hypnoticbrassensemble.com   (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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