Arena Wednesday 28 April 2021

On Tuesday's Arena with Seán Rocks, Ros and John Hubbard on the new documentary Back to Barrytown celebrating the trilogy 30 years on, Elaine Mai on where to begin with the music of Björk And Declan Burke reviews Mick Herron's thriller 'Slough House' the seventh in the spy series.

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Villagers

Conor O'Brien, also known as Villagers, has a string of accolades under his belt including two Ivor Novello Awards and is a previous winner of the Choice Music Prize. Villagers' album Fever Dreams will be out in August.

Jon McGregor

Lean Fall Stand begins in a deadly storm in Antarctica where three scientists are suddenly cut off from one another, with tragic consequences. Jon McGregor appears at the 2021 International Literature Festival Dublin in conversation with Keith Ridgway and Paula Shields at 6pm on Sat 29th May. ilfdublin.com

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra LIVE continues April 30 and May 7 with two concerts streamed from the National Concert Hall. Friday week, Finghin Collins will perform on piano and simultaneously conduct, with a program that includes Haydn and Mozart.

First Cut! Youth Film Festival

First Cut! Youth Film Festival is dedicated to showcasing new films by young people. It gives young budding film makers an opportunity to learn new skills and make connections with established film makers. Ciara Hyland and Ray Cuddihy host a TV panel discussion on Saturday at 7.30pm firstcutfilmfestival.com

Music Played on the Show

The First Day

The First Day

Villagers

2:52

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 9 In E-Flat Major

Mozart Piano Concerto No. 9 In E-Flat Major

Rte National Symphony Orchestra Finghin Collins On Piano

1:04

Piano Concerto No. 11 In D Major Hob. Xviii: 11 - Movement Iii - Rondo All'ungarese: Allegro Assai

Piano Concerto No. 11 In D Major Hob. Xviii: 11 - Movement Iii - Rondo All'ungarese: Allegro Assai

Alexander Tharaud On Piano, With The Les Violons Du Roy By Bernard Labadie

4:24

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