Arena Thursday 21 January 2021

On Thursday's Arena with Seán Rocks, poet Moya Cannon's anthology Collected Poems celebrating six collections and new poetry, film reviews with John Maguire and Aingeala Flannery and Kate Brennan Harding revisits Fugees The Score album at 25.   

Arena

Arena

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Francis Bacon - Revelations

Francis Bacon - Revelations

Revelations is a new ground breaking biography on Francis Bacon. Revelations is from the Pulitzer winning duo of Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan. Stevens discusses the iconic painter.

Midwinter Festival Goldberg

Midwinter Festival Goldberg

Amongst Bach's most enduring compositions are The Goldberg Variations. Midwinter Festival Goldberg brings together some of the finest performers in modern classical music to present different interpretations. One of the world's finest cellists, Natalie Clein will perform a string arrangement as part of a trio with violin and viola.

Film reviews

John Maguire and Aingeala Flannery review new films. A big release from Netflix this weekend in the form of The White Tiger, Persian Lessons and Jean Reno is back playing another cultured villain in The Doorman.

Music Played on the Show

Goldberg Variations

Goldberg Variations

Rosanne Philippens - Violin Joël Waterman - Viola Lidy Blijdorp - Cello

1:30

Haydn Cello Concerto

Haydn Cello Concerto

Natalie Clein (Cello)

1:30

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