On A Propos this summer, we are featuring the best episodes of our 25th season. 

July 7 and 13: Daniel Bélanger's  newest album entitled Chic de ville is surprising and bold. Hear his new songs as well as some translations of his lyrics by host Jim Corcoran.

July 14 and 20: Maia Davies from the band Ladies of the Canyon recently released new solo CD called Heritage featuring mostly French songs. She also enjoys translating French lyrics. So host Jim Corcoran asked her to join him and present the lyrics of some of Quebec’s most interesting songwriters.

July 21 and 27: A Propos presents a two-part series featuring remarkable guitar-driven songs from Quebec and the French world.  

July 28 and August 3: Part two of our celebration of the guitar. Discover many fine guitar players from Quebec and from around the French world. 

 

10 ESSENTIAL FRANCOPHONE SONGS

This year, we are celebrating A Propos' 25th season on the air with a very special series featuring exclusive recordings by some of Quebec's best singers and musicians. Host Jim Corcoran picked 10 Essential francophone songs from the past 25 years and asked 10 of his favourite artists to revisit them. You can watch and share amazing videos of  these wonderful and unique studio recordings in our video section

August 4 and 10:  Jim Corcoran kicks off a series of programs celebrating his 25th season as host of A Propos on CBC radio. This week, he reveals his list of 10 essential francophone songs.

August 11 and 17: Exclusive recordings celebrating A Propos' 25th season: hear Marie-Pierre ArthurJérôme Minière and Sylvie Paquette in exceptional performances recorded just for A Propos. Read the blog post and watch the videos.

August 18 and 24: Essential francophone songs by remarkable artists from Quebec: hear Louis-Jean Cormier (Karkwa's lead singer), Alexandre Désiletsand Marc Déry in stunning performances recorded just for A Propos. Read the blog post and watch the videos.

August 25 and 31: - Exclusive recordings celebrating A Propos' 25th season: hear Luc De Larochellière and Caracol in very touching performances recorded just for A ProposRead the blog post and watch the videos.

September 1 and 7: Essential francophone songs by remarkable artists from Quebec: hear Martha Wainwright and Patrice Michaud in outstanding performances recorded just for A Propos. Read the blog post and watch the videos.

Tune in to A Propos Sundays at 4 p.m. (4:30 p.m. NT) on CBC Radio 2 and Saturdays at 11 p.m. (6 p.m. AT, 6:30 p.m. NT) on CBC Radio One. 

You've missed an episode? You would like to hear one of our programs again? You can hear them in the audio section of A Propos' website

posted by Sophie Laurent on Jul 08, 2013