We have music & chat from three of Ireland's best known sopranos, Celine Byrne, Regina Nathan & Cara O'Sullivan accompanied by RTE's National Symphony Orchestra live in studio this morning. www.rte.ie/nso
We are here in Easons in Dundrum with our guest panel, Anne Doyle, Dr. Claire Hayes, Clinical Director of Aware, David Carton, Chairman of Aware & Rev Maria Jannson, COI Dean of Waterford with music from two musicians featured on our CD, John Spillane with 'A Christmas Childhood' & Luan Parle with 'The Little Match Girl'.
After months of work & huge generosity of time & talent on the part of the artists themselves, the release of A Murray Christmas an album of 16 songs & inspirational readings featuring Sinead O'Connor, The Coronas, Sharon Shannon, Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, Jack L, Little Green Cars & many more.
A proportion of the proceeds from the CD will be donated to the charity Aware www.aware.ie with support groups nationwide email firstname.lastname@example.org and a LoCall Helpline 1890.303.302
Also music from Irish band, Aslan & John will also be chatting to the programme's tv presenter Kathryn Thomas & the panel of experts,Dr. Eva Orsmond, Karl Henry & Dr. Eddie Murphy plus a motivational speech from a stern talking Srgt. Mick Mulcahy!
In studio also are John's fellow musical impresarios for a run down on how 'Instrumental' went last night, Manuela Spinelli, John's fellow piano partner Kathleen, composer Greg Clifford, cello tutor Uwe & clarinet tutor Michael Seavers with conductor David Brophy.
Making a simple change, last August we offered listeners a chance to try something they has always wanted to do, listener Shiela Cassidy was sure she could never learn to sing in public, but singer & voice coach Cathy Vard felt that she could coax her out of her shell!