Sunday Miscellany Sunday 8 December 2019
Tickets for the next live performance of Sunday Miscellany, which takes place at the Ennis Book Club Festival in Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare on 8 March 2020, are now on sale.
A new book celebrating 50 years of Sunday Miscellany has recently been published by New Island Books. This anthology of essays and poetry were read for the first time at Miscellany50, a live event in the Project Arts Centre last December.
On this morning’s programme, we heard:
Connections by Leo Cullen;
Lovely Cigar by Kate Kerrigan;
In the Annals of Beara, a poem by Gerard Smyth;
The Day my Sister met the Queen by Roslyn Dee;
Winter Dusk, a poem by Grace Wells;
Georgie Boy by Des MacHale
Sweet Thames, Flow Softly, by the Johnstons;
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, by Coleman Hawkins;
Les Soirs Illuminés par l’Ardeur du Charbon/ Evenings Lit by Burning Coals, by Debussy, played on piano by Philippe Cassard;
Ceremonial Fanfare No. 12 for Trumpet and Timpani by Anton Diabelli, played by John Wallace on trumpet with the Wallace Collection and the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Wallace-Green;
Trees, by Oscar Rasbach, played by Julian Lloyd Webber on cello with John Lenehan on piano
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