Arena Monday 14 January 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena Monday 14th January 2013

Arena Monday 14th January 2013

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Peter Sheridan

Peter Sheridan

Peter Sheridan discusses his memoir 'Break a Leg' with Sean Rocks. The Publishers are New island Books.

Live Music - Christine Tobin

Live Music - Christine Tobin

Jazz Singer and Composer Singer Christine Tobin presents the poetry of Yeats on Tuesday January 15th at the Black Box in Belfast - www.blackboxbelfast.com and on Wednesday the 16th January at the John Field Room, at the National Concert Hall in Dublin - www.nch.ie.

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Classic Movie - The Last Waltz

Classic Movie - The Last Waltz

Darryl Jones discusses tonight's Classic Movie - music documentary 'The Last Waltz', made by Martin Scorsese in 1976 about The Band.

Benjamin Britten - Albert Herring

Benjamin Britten - Albert Herring

On Tuesday 15th January an adaptation of Benjamin Britten's comic opera 'Albert Herring' opens in the Project Arts Centre in Dublin. It's presented by the Royal Irish Academy of Music - For more information go to www.projectartscentre.ie. Director Lynne Parker joins Sean Rocks.

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