Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Weekdays, 10am - 1pm

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Tuesday 5 December 2017


Niall Carroll plays music from the heart of the classical repertoire.
At midday each day Niall chooses his 'Five of a Kind'.

 



Read what Mick Heaney in the Irish Times is saying about "Through the Canvas",

.... these short pieces meet the challenge of translating Irish paintings to radio in engaging fashion.

...atmospheric sound design plays a key part. Honking horns and beeping traffic lights bring Kilmallock’s (modern) main street to life, while an astonishing cascade recorded during a country downpour provides a fitting soundtrack for an earlier episode on Gwen O’Dowd’s painting Rain II. 
Such impressionistic techniques capture the fleeting nature of the creative process more effectively than any arid verbal reconstruction.

... told, it’s a delightful yet innovative slot that merits expansion into a longer, stand-alone programme.
For the moment, however, "Through the Canvas" shows that sound can allow a fresh way of, well, seeing things.

Irish Times Sat 7th July 2018.



Through the Canvas: Episode 1 "Garden Green"

Tuesday 12th of June- 11.30am

Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.

Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre accept the invitation of Norah McGuinness' 1962 still life painting "Garden Green" to throw open the doors and escape into a world shaped by artistic possibility. Hugh Lane Gallery Collection, oil on canvas
 



Through the Canvas: Episode 2 "Sonny's Day"   

Tuesday 19th of June 11.30am Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.

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Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre head up the Galtee Mountains to enter the storied landscape of Martin Gale's 1980 painting "Sonny's Day".

In 2013 Martin was awarded Honorary Doctorate in Fine Art, NUI Maynooth. Lives and works in Co. Kildare.

 Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection, oil on canvas.
 


Through the Canvas: Episode 3 "Rain II"   

Tuesday 26th of June - 11.30am - Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.

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Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre visit Noreen Quish's farm in a downpour for an encounter with Gwen O'Dowd's abstracted landscape painting"Rain II".

Gwen O'Dowd was born in Dublin in 1957 where she now lives and works. O'Dowd is one of Ireland's foremost contemporary artists; she has received many awards and prizes and is a member of Aosdana.

(1992) Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection, oil on canvas

 



Through the Canvas: Episode 4 "View of Kilmallock"   

Tuesday 3rd of July - 11.30am Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.

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Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre step back in time into the historic world of John George Mulvany's "View of Kilmallock" (c1800)

The painting shows two couples and livestock in the foreground and the ruins of two churches, the Dominican Friary, a tower and gate. The brothers, John and Thomas James Mulvany RHA, painted in a similar style. 

National Gallery of Ireland Collection, oil on canvas.

 


Through the Canvas: Episode 5 "Untitled (Shannon Series)

Tuesday 10th of July - 11.30am - Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.


Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre go through security at Shannon Airport and venture out amongst the aircraft of Camille Souter's Untitled (Shannon Series) Painting (1980) Irish Museum of Modern Art,  Oil on paper

 
 


Through the Canvas: Episode 6  "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee"

Tuesday 17th of July - 11.30am - 
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Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre head out to the Pollack Holes on Clare's Atlantic coast guided by a Nathaniel Hone the Younger sketch "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee" (c1890) National Gallery of Ireland Collection Watercolour with white highlight on paper


Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Niall Carroll plays music from the heart of the classical repertoire including Five of a Kind at noon.

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Presenter: Niall Carroll

Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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