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An Scoth Today, the show Dún na nGall agus an Chéad Chogadh Domhanda, about the estimated 5000 people from Donegal who fought in the First World War.
MOVIES AND MUSICALS ‘Be yourself.  The world worships the original.’ (Ingrid Bergman) Today marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the talented and much loved actress Ingrid Bergman. Aedín includes music from three of her films today including Casablanca. From the world of musicals today, hit songs from High Society, Showboat, Cabaret, Chicago and Calamity Jane. RTÉ […]
JAZZ ON THE BAY Jazz singer Melanie O'Reilly drops in to Feinsteins at the Nikko in San Francisco to meet the owner - Singer, pianist, arranger, composer & music archivist, Michael Feinstein - "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook" who is a multi-platinum-selling, 2 -time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist and has received international recognition for his commitment to celebrating America's popular song and preserving its legacy for the next generation.
GREAT MOMENTS IN CLASSICAL MUSIC In 1831, the brilliant young Felix Mendelssohn spent several months travelling through Italy, as part of a Grand Tour taking him right across Europe.  Musical standards there might have left him cold – he described the opera singers he heard in Naples as ‘the worst Italian ones I ever heard anywhere’ – but the landscapes […]
IN SESSION Danny O'Reilly, frontman from The Coronas, hosts a special night of music in Studio 8 for In Session on RTÉ Radio 1. Surrounded by his own band, brilliant duo Hudson Taylor, singer Róisín Ó and the superb Mick Flannery, Danny brings us some wonderful music and chat, and gives us a real insight into the life of his band and that of a working musician. As well as showcasing the musicians, he also collaborates with them to give us something really special and perfect for that late night listen.
THE RONAN COLLINS SHOW Listeners' choices, old favourites, plus the best of the new as well as many musical surprises.
Dan Hegarty – The Alternative Buried Treasure - 'Our Life' by Noise Control
NIALL CARROLL’S CLASSICAL DAYTIME Join Niall Carroll as he takes you from brunch to late lunch on Classical Daytime. The Coffee Concert features a German-British programme of music with the NDR Philharmonic, conducted by Andrew Manze from Hanover at 11am. Coffee Concert: Germany: Kuppelsaal, Hanover Handel: Coronation Anthem No. 1 (Zadok the Priest) Handel: Where’er you walk from Semele […]
Dan Hegarty – The Alternative Florence & The Machine – Back & Forth
JAZZ ALLEY New Stuff: Including the amazing collection of solo masterpieces by wayward piano genius Joe Albany. Recorded in 1973 but never released until now. And a new recording by the Stanley Cowell Trio, and more. RTÉ lyric fm, Wednesday 2nd September, 7pm-8pm