Arena Tuesday 4 March 2014

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

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Deborah Levy's back catalogue

Deborah Levy's back catalogue

Deborah Levy came to prominence when her novel 'Swimming Home' was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2012. Now her earlier work has been reissued by Hamish Hamilton an imprint of Penguin. Edel Coffey has been exploring Levy's back catalogue

Snow Angels

Snow Angels

A new play called 'Snow Angels' opens in the Project Arts Centre in Dublin. Written by Christine Dwyer Hickey, it is her first play and it tells the story of three young men, who wake up hungover in an isolated house at the edge of the city. Evelyn O'Rourke went along to the rehearsals to find out more

With Bread

With Bread

With Bread is a visual art exhibition by sculptor and photographer, Abigail O'Brien. It's currently on show in Leitrim's 'The Dock' and next year it will be travelling to Limerick City Gallery of Art. The exhibition features photographs, sculpture and video

Great Composers  - Mozart

Great Composers - Mozart

Bernard Clarke of Lyric FM joins Seanto continues his trawl through the great composers. He focuses on Mozart this time.

Music Played on the Show

Arabella

Arabella

Arctic Monkeys

3:40

Sull'aria

Sull'aria

Victoria Gens + Patrizia Ciofi + Concerto Koln

3:03

Soave Sia Il Vento

Soave Sia Il Vento

Unknown

1:29

Symphony No. 40 In G Minor

Symphony No. 40 In G Minor

Unknown

1:48

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