Arena Tuesday 12 November 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 Tuesday 12th November 2013

Arena Tuesday 12th November 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Arts News

Arts News

Alan Corr of RTE Ten with tonight's Arts and Entertainment News.

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Death of John Tavener

Death of John Tavener

Stephen Johnson on the late Composer John Tavener who has died aged 69.

Author Donal Ryan

Author Donal Ryan

Booker longlisted Author Donal Ryan on his novel 'The Thing About December' which is Published by Doubleday Ireland and Lilliput.

Joni Mitchell at 70

Joni Mitchell at 70

George Byrne on the life and music of Joni Mitchell as she turns 70.

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Philanthropy in the Arts

Philanthropy in the Arts

This week is National Giving Week and the 1% difference campaign is gathering momentum. Abie Philbin Bowman on Philanthropy in the Arts - www.onepercentdifference.ie.

Live Music - Cian Nugent and The Cosmos

Live Music - Cian Nugent and The Cosmos

Cian Nugent and The Cosmos perform 'The Houses of Parliament' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. The band's album 'Born with the Call' is launched at Dublin's Grand Social on Friday November 15th. The website is www.ciannugent.bandcamp.com.

Music Played on the Show

Song For Athene (Excerpt)

Song For Athene (Excerpt)

Orchestra And Choir Of St. Cecilia

3:25

A Case Of You

A Case Of You

Joni Mitchell

4:35

Free Man In Paris

Free Man In Paris

Joni Mitchell

3:03

The Houses Of Parliament

The Houses Of Parliament

Cian Nugent And The Cosmos

2:52

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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