Arena Wednesday 14 October 2020

On Friday's Arena with Kay Sheehy, Alan Corr and Nadine O'Regan review new albums, Philip Norman discusses his new Jimi Hendrix book and Jenn Gannon previews Truth Seekers on Amazon. 

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Greg Delanty

Greg Delanty

Colum McCann has called him 'the laureate of those who have gone' - these latest poems salute the natural world. No More Time by Greg Delanty is published by LSU Press.

Roadkill

Roadkill

Mary McGill reviews Roadkill which is the title of a new political thriller about a Conservative politician and cabinet minister, played by Hugh Laurie. The first episode airs at 9 PM this Sunday, October 18, on BBC1 television.

Illuminations

Illuminations

RTE.ie/ illuminations, a new initiative from the arts and culture department in RTE, where artists were invited to reflect the times we are in. Contributions include works of photography, film, music, as well as written and spoken word. Stephen Murphy has written this poem for RTÉ illuminations, entitled 'The Language of the Birds'.

John O'Conor

John O'Conor

To mark the 250th anniversary of composer Beethoven's birth, Music for Galway will stage a special concert featuring the renowned pianist John O'Conor performing the composers final three piano sonatas. See musicforgalway.ie for streaming details.

Music Played on the Show

Piano Sonata No 31 In A Flat Major Op 110 (3rd Mve)

Piano Sonata No 31 In A Flat Major Op 110 (3rd Mve)

Steven Osbourne

1:00

Sonata No. 30 In E Major Op. 109 - Movement I - Vivace

Sonata No. 30 In E Major Op. 109 - Movement I - Vivace

John O Conor (Piano)

1:00

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