Arena Wednesday 9 October 2019

On Monday's show,.. Rick O'Shea reviews Bill Bryson's latest novel "The Body: A Guide to Occupants". Chris Wasser previews season two of The Young Offenders which returns tonight on RTÉ Two. Live in studio soprano, Mairead Buicke and John Scott, director of Irish Modern Dance Theatre, discuss "Divine Madness", a mixture of dance and opera, which debuts November 13th , at the Project Arts Centre in Temple Bar. 

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Conductor Jaime Martín

Conductor Jaime Martín

New chief conductor of The RTE  National Symphony Orchestra Jaime Martín speaks to Sean ahead of his first performances since taking up the role.

Harper Lee's Lost Manuscript

Harper Lee's Lost Manuscript

US author Casey Cep has being investigating the speculation of a lost manuscript from the acclaimed author Harper Lee in her new book "Furious Hours - Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee".

Joaquín Sorollay Bastida – A Celebration of Spanish Music and Art

Joaquín Sorollay Bastida – A Celebration of Spanish Music and Art

Flamenco guitarist John Walsh and Spanish singer Maria Delgado perform traditional Spanish music. John and Maria are performing as part of the National Gallery of Ireland's celebration of Spanish painter Joaquín Sorollay Bastida.

Full Details : https://www.nationalgallery.ie/

Joaquín Sorollay Bastida - A Celebration of Spanish Music and Art

Flamenco guitarist John Walsh and Spanish singer Maria Delgado perform traditional Spanish music. John and Maria are performing as part of the National Gallery Of Irelands celebration of Spanish painter Joaquín Sorollay Bastida. Full Details : https://www.nationalgallery.ie/

Music Played on the Show

I Am The Walrus

I Am The Walrus

The Beatles

4:30

Symphony No. 3: V Lustig Im Tempo Und Keck Im Ausdruck

Symphony No. 3: V Lustig Im Tempo Und Keck Im Ausdruck

Budapest Festival Orchestra

4:01

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