Sunday, 8 - 10pm

    Nova presents the World Premiere of Pauline Oliveros’ The Mystery Beyond Matter

    Quiet Music Ensemble, in association with RTÉ lyric fm, will perform the world premiere of Pauline Oliveros’ new work The Mystery Beyond Matter on Sunday 27th April at 8pm in Studio 1, RTE, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

    Commissioned by Quiet Music Ensemble with funds made available by the Arts Council of Ireland, The Mystery Beyond Matter is a major new work from one of the world’s most influential composers and performers, an independent and pioneering spirit who has been at the cutting edge of musical and technical innovation for many decades. The composition is for improvising musicians and sound engineer, live electronics, multi channel audio and unusual venues including radio and internet. Quiet Music Ensemble is Ireland’s leading Experimental music group, which has been breaking radical new ground since 2008, and recently performed to a sell-out crowd at the prestigious Huddersfield Festival of Contemporary Music.

    Tickets are no longer available for this concert. However you can listen live on 96-99 RTÉ lyric fm, or via the RTÉ Player.

    Nova Sunday 14 April 2013


    Nova with Bernard Clarke

    Presented by Bernard Clarke. Nova is about new composers, new trends and new audiences. All new music here and now, chronicling what's radical and what's conservative, who's established and who's in the avant garde. A blend of contemporary classical, elec

    Nova Sunday 14 April 2013

    El Divisadero - Chris Watson - Chris Watson - Touch - To:42

    John's Book Of Alleged Dances - Kronos Quartet - John Adams - Nonesuch - 7559 - 79453 - 2

    Music For Pieces Of Wood - Pierre - Laurent Aimard - Steve Reich - Teldec - 8573 86584 - 2

    Totus Tuus - Gabrieli Consort/Paul Mccreesh - Henryk Gorecki - Deutsche Grammophon - 478 4230

    Life & Death - Balanescu Quartet - Alexander Balanescu - Mute - Cdstumm242

    Mountain Call - Balanescu Quartet - Alexander Balanescu - Mute - Cdstumm242

    Signs, Games, And Messages - Kim Kashkashian - Gyorgy Kurtag - Ecm - Composer Copy

    The Kenya Sessions - Sven Kacirek - Sven Kacirek - Kompakt - Pingipung20

    Dangaye - Ongo Trogodé - Traditioanl Banda Linda - Megadisc - Mdc7821

    Désordre - Pierre - Laurent Aimard - Gyorgy Ligeti - Sony - Sk 62308

    Overture Jaya Semara - Gong Keybar Gamelan Orchestra - Traditional Balinese - Megadisc - Mdc 7820

    Galamb Borong - Pierre - Laurent Aimard - Gyorgy Ligeti - Sony - Sk 62308

    Banga Banga - Aka Pygmies - Traditional Congo - Teldec - 8573 86584 - 2

    Pour Irina - Pierre - Laurent Aimard - Gyorgy Ligeti - Teldec - 8573 86584 - 2

    Manac - Fergus Kelly - Fergus Kelly - Heresy Records - No Number

    Slew - Anna Murray - Anna Murray - Heresy Records - No Number


    hearSpace is a new interactive piece of radio art composed for and through Irish radio by Karen Power. Based on the idea of exploring the sounds of a particular time, place and memory, hearSpace was broadcast on March 23rd at 9pm, and we had a great reaction to the work. Thank you everybody who sent in the beautiful and evocative sound-recordings that made hearSpace so special.

    Listen to hearSpace on the RTE Player

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