Arena Wednesday 12 February 2014

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

Arena

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Ian McShane In Cuban Fury

Ian McShane In Cuban Fury

From 'Lovejoy' to 'Deadwood', and 'Sexy Beast' to 'Pirates of the Caribbean', Ian McShane is an actor known for both his versatility and his ability to play a mean baddie he joins Sean to chat about his new film Cuban Fury

Stuart Skelton

Stuart Skelton

Stuart Skelton is acknowledged as one of the finest heldentenors of his generation and on Sunday, February 23rd, he will perform the title role in Benjamin Britten's opera 'Peter Grimes'and this will be streamed live into 250 cinemas across the UK and select screens worldwide on 23 February 2013 - including Ireland. Stuart Skelton joins Sean to Discuss

Leaders of Men in Session

Leaders of Men in Session

Leaders of Menplay live in session. Upstairs in Whelans on Thursday, March 6th. Tickets available from ticketmaster.ie And for more information on the band, visit their facebook page.

Music Played on the Show

The Classic

The Classic

Joan As Police Woman

3:39

Digital Witness

Digital Witness

St Vincent

3:23

For Want Of A Better Word

For Want Of A Better Word

Leaders Of Men

2:40

In Case The World Forgets Me

In Case The World Forgets Me

Leaders Of Men

4:45

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