The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

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    Dec 1. On Tuesday's Blue, more from  our featured artist Radu Lupu (see Blue Tunes below); Linda Buckley is inspired by Iceland and the North; Sibelius' Valse Triste; Danny Driver plays keyboard works by CPE Bach; Steven Isserlis plays cello for a John Tavener piece; Mike Marshall and Darol Anger from their The Duo CD; Chick Corea and Bela Fleck from their recent live CD Two; Cork singer songwriter Fergus O'Farrel's Interference; a younger songwriter Sam Cague; John Coltrane's A Love Supreme; Randy Ingram takes on a Beatle tune; Billie Holiday sings Johnny Mercer; Irish Baroque Orchestra(pictured); Music by Isaac Albeniz played on piano by Alicia de Larrocha and on guitar by Pat Coldrick; The Unthanks; The Henry Girls; The Sixteen; These and lots more wtth Carl from 10pm .....

    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran Tuesday 18 June 2013


    The Blue of the Night with Carl Corcoran

    Bachianas Brasileiras is Heitor Vill-Lobos' most famous work. There's more to this Brazilian and this week on the Blue, we'll spotlight the lesser known too.

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    Radu Lupu; Nov 30th - Dec 6th

    Romanian Pianist Radu Lupu is widely acknowledged as a leading interpreter of Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Schubert. Since winning the Van Cliburn Competition in 1966 he has played with all the major orchestras in the world and has appeared at all major venues and festivals up to the present day – and plans for 2016 show no letting up. This week we mark his 70th birthday by featuring recordings from his extensive catalogue. Join us nightly at 10.

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