Music

Tuesday 13th February

Celebrating 70 years of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, with current and former members Bill Dowdall, Debbie Clifford and Noel Eccles

Monday 12th February

Malojian in session

Chat and live music from Belfast band Malojian, whose new album is "Let Your Weirdness Carry You Home" Official website:  https://malojian.com  /  video:  https://youtu.be/u2qLguqSziU /  https://youtu.be/b1RlclgCWX8

Friday 9th February

Album reviews

Brian Boyd and Edel Coffey review "Always Ascending" from Franz Ferdinand, "Damned Devotion" from Joan As Policewoman and "Little Dark Age" from MGMT

Thursday 8th February

Laura Moody, performer at the Spike Dublin Alternative Cello Festival

Laura Moody explains why she chose her alternative playing style; she is one of the performers at the Spike Dublin Alternative Cello Festival this weekend  Further details:   www.spikecellofest.com 

Friday 2nd February

Album reviews

Jackie Fox and Simon Maher review "Man Of The Woods" from Justin Timberlake and "Walk Between Worlds" from Simple Minds

Tuesday 30th January

The government's Capital Grant Scheme for musical instruments

Sharon Rollston of Music Network and Laoise O'Brien, recorder-player and previous beneficiary of the Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht's capital grant scheme for musical instruments

Thursday 25th January

Tradfest 2018, live from House of Lords, College Green

A Tradfest special, live from the House of Lords on College Green. Chat and live music from The Dhol Foundation, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Steve Wickham, Pierre Bensusan and Karrie  

Wednesday 24th January

Kaleidoscope, a mini-concert series

Lioba Petrie explains the intention behind the mini-concert series Kaleidoscope, to take classical and experimental music into a more relaxed and informal environment; their gala concert takes place at The ...

Tuesday 23rd January

Judy Collins at Temple Bar Tradfest 2018

Legendary folk singer Judy Collins chats about the New York music scene in the 1960's/1970's; she is a guest at this year's Temple Bar Tradfest Full details:   http://tradfest.ie/

Celebrating Estonian independence, a concert at the NCH

Kaspars Putnins who will conduct the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir in a special concert at the NCH to mark 100 years since Estonia declared independence Full details:   www.nch.ie 

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