Arena Friday 18 April 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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Mortality and the arts

Mortality and the arts

a look at the the types of artistic expression people take comfort in as they age. And are their particular works we can turn to to help us face our own mortality? Panelists include the poet Nuala Ní Chonchúir, playwright Shaun Dunne, author Michele Forbes and music broadcaster Bernard Clarke

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Dove Sono -- The Marriage Of Figaro

Dove Sono -- The Marriage Of Figaro

Cheryl Struder (Soprano)

4:03

I'M Your Man

I'M Your Man

Leonard Cohen (Vocal/Gtr), Roscoe Beck (Musical Director/Bass), Rafael Bernardo Gayol (Drums), Neil Larsen (Keys), Javier

5:41

Moments Of Pleasure

Moments Of Pleasure

Kate Bush

5:15

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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