In Conversation with Veronica Dunne

On RTÉ Lyric fmSt Stephen’s Day at 6pm – The wonderful Veronica Dunne and Iarla Ó’Lionáird in Conversation for Vocal Chords.

 

Iarla’s guest in this special Christmas edition of Vocal Chords is the singer and vocal coach Veronica Dunne.

Veronica or ‘Ronnie’ as everyone knows her celebrated her 90th birthday earlier this year and in this extended interview at her home she traces her life in song from her childhood, when singing competed with horses for her attention, to her debut at Covent Garden in La Boheme.

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Pantisocracy – Christmas Day Special – 4-5pm December 25th on RTÉ Radio 1

In a special Christmas Day edition of Pantisocracy the ‘cabaret of conversations’ host Panti Bliss, the unofficial ‘Queen’ of Ireland, hosts a gathering exploring how we draw upon the traditions of being Irish, in language, music, song, poetry and dance to re-imagine anew ourselves and our place in the world.

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