Arena Wednesday 18 November 2015

coming up on Friday's show.... Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland", which is a survey of post-war Irish literature, and Alan Corr and Lauren Murphy review "Flicker" from Niall Horan; "Glasshouse" from Jessie Ware and "The Endless Shimmering" from And So I Watch You From Afar

 

Arena

Arena

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Arts News

Arts News

with Abie Philbin Bowman - the band Eagles of Death Metal pay tribute to victims of the terrorist attack on Paris, the National Library of Ireland undergoing a €10m renovation to protect collection, future for some of the paintings in Russborough House collection under negotiation

"Concert For Paris" in St Patrick's Cathedral

"Concert For Paris" in St Patrick's Cathedral

Conductor John Doyle on why he was driven to organise a free concert to show solidarity with the French people after the terrorist attacks in the city last Friday; it takes place at 8pm in St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin on Friday 20th November

Full details:  www.concertforparis.org 

 

Review:  "Slade House" by David Mitchell

Review: "Slade House" by David Mitchell

Sinead Gleeson reviews “Slade House” by David Mitchell, a horror story about a mother and son who come to stay in a haunted house (published by Sceptre)

"Dictator" by Robert Harris

"Dictator" by Robert Harris

Robert Harris reads an extract from his novel “Dictator”, the third in his trilogy about Rome’s most famous orator, lawyer and philosopher Cicero (published by Hutchinson)

Benjamin Appl, baritone

Benjamin Appl, baritone

German baritone Benjamin Appl chats about his career path ahead of his performances in Ireland as part of a Music Network tour

Further details:  www.musicnetwork.ie  

Official website:  www.benjaminappl.com    

 

"Collected Short Stories" and "Fighting With Shadows" by Dermot Healy

"Collected Short Stories" and "Fighting With Shadows" by Dermot Healy

Keith Hopper, editor with Dalkey Archive Press who have just re-published two books by the late Dermot Healy – “Collected Short Stories” and his first novel “Fighting With Shadows”

Music Played on the Show

Agnus Dei From Fauré'S Requim

Agnus Dei From Fauré'S Requim

La Chapelle Royal/Les Petits Chanteurs De Saint Louis/Ensemble Musique Oblique

1:10

Pie Jesu From Fauré'S Requim

Pie Jesu From Fauré'S Requim

La Chapelle Royal/Les Petits Chanteurs De Saint Louis/Ensemble Musique Oblique

1:00

Die Forelle

Die Forelle

Benjamin Appl (Baritone)

2:00

The Salley Gardens

The Salley Gardens

Benjamin Appl (Baritone)

2:30

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