Arena Wednesday 19 December 2018

on Friday's show....new films, albums and more theatre reviews from the Galway International Arts Festival

WATCH Sean talking to Festival Director Paul Fahy about the Sam Jinks exhibition followed by Russian Mongolian group Huun Huur Tu.

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Review:  "Canaletto and The Art of Venice" at the National Gallery

Review: "Canaletto and The Art of Venice" at the National Gallery

Mick O'Dea reviews the exhibition "Canaletto and The Art of Venice" at the National Gallery

Full details:   www.nationalgallery.ie

"Inspiring Bach", a concert series by Claire Duff and Benjamin Alard

"Inspiring Bach", a concert series by Claire Duff and Benjamin Alard

Claire Duff (baroque violin) and Benjamin Alard (harpsichord), artists performing as part of the Music Network Spring 2019 season

Full details:   www.musicnetwork.ie

Review:  "The End of the End of the Earth" by Jonathan Franzen

Review: "The End of the End of the Earth" by Jonathan Franzen

Dave Lordan reviews "The End of the End of the Earth" by Jonathan Franzen,a collection of essays on themes including birds, climate change, technology, early 1980's Manhattan and the literary essay (published by Fourth Estate)

"Under The Night" by Alan Glynn

"Under The Night" by Alan Glynn

Alan Glynn reads an excerpt from his latest novel "Under The Night" (published by Faber)

Music Played on the Show

Kong

Kong

Neneh Cherry

4:24

Sarabande In F Minor

Sarabande In F Minor

Benjamin Alard - Harpsichord

2:20

Siciliana From Sonata No 4 In C Minor

Siciliana From Sonata No 4 In C Minor

Claire Duff (Baroque Violin) And Benjamin Alard - Harpsichord

4:20

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