This morning Miriam speaks to Kathryn Thomas who presented the second concert of the three sopranos- NSO Summer Tour in Limerick last night. Another one of our brave listeners, garda Sean O'Mahony, performed in front of an audience. Regina Nathan mentored Sean for his debut performance & Kathryn spoke to family & friends before & after the show.
For further informations go to www.rte.ie/nso
Four of our brave listeners have been mentored by the Sopranos to give them the confidence to step on stage & perform with them & the RTE Symphony Orchestra in front of a live audience. Padraig Connaughton took to the stage in Galway & Miriam speaks to Kathryn Thomas who presented the show from our Galway studio.
For further details go to www.rte.ie/orchestras
As part of our Castlepalooza competition, we asked you in send in your music to the show & your reply has been phenomenal, the quality – impressive. Here we bring you our first song from Old Hannah with a song called ‘Irish Boys’ chosen for our Castlepalooza stage.
Keep that music coming in & stay tuned for more next week.
Details on website above.
Miriam is joined in studio for performance & chat with two accomplished musical guests, Moya Brennan & Cormac de Barra. Moya's daughter Aisling Jarvis accompanies on guitar. Moya's & Cormac's second album is called 'Affinity', released June 7th.
Moya & Cormac will be playing at the following venues
8th June @ Celtic Note, 1pm, Nassau Street, Dublin
18th June @ Steeple Sessions, Unitarian Church, Stephen's Green, Dublin
22nd June @ Leo's Tavern, Gweedore, Donegal
Our next guest has perormed for Bill Clinton, George Bush & Pope John Paul the second. but for her next project, she has her sights firmly set on an audience which is equally hard to impress: babies & toddlers! Orla Fallon joins Miriam in studio.
Orla Fallon’s album, Lullaby Time, is available in Mothercare shops, in Celtic Note in Dublin, and from the website OrlaFallon.com.
Miriam's next guest is English musician, singer, songwriter & astrophysicist who achieved international fame as the guitarist of legendary rock band Queen. Brian May has written & performed some of the most recognisable anthems of all time with Queen & is officially the world's second-greatest EVER guitarist. Brian is playing Dublin's Olympia Theatre with Kelly Ellis on June 30th.
Tickets at www.ticketmaster.ie