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    Anderson in session

    Singer/songwriter (Daniel) Anderson of The Rags chats about making a career out of his love for music, getting your work to the public and his debut solo album “Patterns”

    Official website:   http://andersonsongs.com 

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

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    Ian Bostridge, tenor

    Tenor Ian Bostridge chats about his career ahead of his performance tomorrow night with John Wilson and the RTÉ Concert Orchestra in the National Concert Hall

    Further details:  www.nch.ie 

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    Arts Accord International and 'Global Harmony' concert

    Director of Arts Accord International Morgan Padayachee and performer Alan Grundy explain the concept behind the organisation – people’s lack of understanding of other cultures – and the ‘Global Harmony’ concert which this year will honour Nelson Mandela

    Further details:  www.artsaccord.org   

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    Marc Carroll in session

    Dublin singer/songwriter Marc Carroll chats about his career path and his new album “Love Is All Or Love Is Not At All”

    Official website:  www.marccarroll.com    

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

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    Project Messiah 2015

    Abie Philbin Bowman reports from rehearsals of the volunteer choir Project Messiah, an initiative whereby people volunteer to learn Handel’s “Messiah” in 8 weeks before a public performance

    Concert: takes place on Saturday 28th November at Whitefriar Street Church, Aungier Street, Dublin 2  

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    "Imagining Home", 1916 at the National Concert Hall

    Musician Cáit O’Riordan and CEO of the National Concert Hall Simon Taylor explain the idea behind the NCH’s 1916 project “Imagining Home” - seven concerts held over a single week to honour 100 years of Irish music, culture and history

    Full information:   www.nch.ie 

    (for copyright reasons the music in this interview is not available to download)

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    Album reviews

    Alan Corr and Aoife Barry review “25” by Adele, “Dark Sky Island” by Enya and “Bitter Pill” by Gavin James 

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    "Concert For Paris" in St Patrick's Cathedral

    Conductor John Doyle on why he was driven to organise a free concert to show solidarity with the French people after the terrorist attacks in the city last Friday; it takes place at 8pm in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin on Friday 20th November

    Full details:  www.concertforparis.org 

     

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