the musical collective 3Epkano talk about the contemporary score they have written to perform alongside the Fritz Lang classic film ‘Metropolis’ Concert details at: www.nch.ie Official website: www.3epkanomusic.com
John is joined in studio by one of our best known musical composers, Bill Whelan. Flautist, Sir James Galway is also on the line from his home in Switzerland to talk about their music collaboration Linen & Lace. We also play a music piece specially arranged for this morning's show by Bill Whelan called Evening Ceilí & perfomed by Zoe Conway on fiddle & the RTE Contempo Quartet. Tickets for The Bill Whelan Gala Concerts in Dublin & Limerick www.nch.ie or www.rte.ie/nso or www.uch.ie
If he were alive & well today, would James Joyce, one of Ireland's greatest writers who also loved music & possessed a sweet tenor voice, enter shows like the X Factor or The Voice of Ireland! In studio with John is actress Katie O'Kelly who's show Joyced, written by her father Donal is on National Concert Hall this Friday 16th May. www.nch.ie
American Pianist David Syme performs 'Romanza' and 'Taboo' live in studio with interview by Seán Rocks. David Syme performs at the John Field Room of Dublin's National Concert Hall on Friday January 24th at lunchtime - www.nch.ie and www.symepiano.com for further information.
coming up on Friday's show....an interview with acclaimed poet Philip Schultz, a look at the comic partnership between Peter Cook and Dudley Moore and reviews of the latest albums from Sharon Van Etten, Neil Young and Sam Smith
The Palestrina Choir perform 'Tomorrow shall be my Dancing Day' live in studio. The Palestrina Choir perform 'Christmas with the Palestrina Choir' on Thursday December 5th at Dublin's National Concert Hall - www.nch.ie.
An absolute real music legend, Bryan Ferry will be playing at a sold out gig at the National Concert Hall. Roxy Music lead singer Bryan took time out to speak to Miriam yesterday when he arrived in Dublin for his gig tonight, which may bring back memories for some or our listeners.