Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

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Arena Wednesday 19 March 2014

coming up on Friday's show....today we mark the anniversary of the first day of the one of the most tragic battles of the 20th century, the battle of the Somme, with a special programme on how the battle and the wider fallout from World War I is reflected in Irish literature, art, music and cultural memory

Arena

Arena

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Guth na nGael

Guth na nGael

Guth na nGael - A new documentary series is set to be hitting our television screens on Friday 21st of this month. 'Guth na nGael' meaning voice of the Irish will be presented by Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and each episode will explore the different themes that appear in traditional and contemporary Irish music. Mairead joins Sean in Studio

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent is one of the icons of the haute couture fashion world of Paris of 1950s and 60s. A new film, YSL, looks at his life as a designer, but also at his tempestuous relationship with his business partner and lover, Pierre Bergé Edel Coffey went to see it for Arena

Offset

Offset

A weeklong festival of design, culminating in a three day international seminar in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Offset festival is entering it's fifth year. Our reporter Abie Philbin Bowman has been speaking to the director of Offset, and to one of those travelling from New York to address the Festival, and Abie joins Sean in studio.

Opera Briefs

Opera Briefs

Next week at the Project Arts Centre in Dublin two colleges will come together to stage three short operas showcasing emerging Irish talent in music and staging. Opera Briefs is directed by Conor Hanratty who joins Sean in studio along with Kevin O'Connell, the composer of one of these short operas.

Music Played on the Show

19:47

Title: Occupy Your Mind

Composer: Conor J O'Brien

Performer(s): Villagers

Album: Occupy Your Mind - Single

Duration: 3:06

00:00

Title: The Parting Glass

Composer: Trad Arr Callery, Mc Phail, Cullen,Fitzgerald

Performer(s): The Voice Squad

Album: An Irish Holiday

Duration: 2:50

00:00

Title: The Meeting Of The Waters

Composer: Thomas Moore lyrics, air trad

Performer(s): John Mccormack

Duration: 1:45

00:00

Title: Home

Composer: Francie í Maonaigh

Performer(s): Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh And Eddi Reader

Duration: 1:09

00:00

Title: Jephte

Composer: info n/a

Performer(s): Paul Mccreesh And Gabrieli Consort

Duration: 1:03

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