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 21 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 21 April 2013

    Aesop's Fables - Goran Vejvoda - Goran Vejvoda - Ieditions - Ie1603

    Pulse - Enda Bates - Enda Bates - Diatribe - No Number

    The Trane Thing - Cyrille Laurent - Victor Lazzarini - Farpoint Recordings - Farpoint 024

    Resorts & Ruins - Varosha - Excerpt - Yannis Kyriakides - Yannis Kyriakides - Unsounds - 33u

    Pendlerdrom - Barry Truax - Barry Truax - Cambridge Street Records - Csr - Cd 0101

    Chaconne - Elisaveta Blumina - Siobhán Cleary - Louth Contemporary Music Society - Lcms1301

    Green Cup - Claire Potter - Claire Potter - Mcps - University Of Leeds

    Homestead - Claire Potter - Claire Potter - Mcps - University Of Leeds

    The Somewhere Songs - Thomas Buckner/Peter Gordon - Blue Gene Tyranny - Mutablemusic - Mutable 17529 - 2

    Slonimsky's Earbox - Halle Orchestra/Kent Nagano - John Adams - Nonesuch - 7559 - 79607 - 2

    The Fucking Titanic - Dave Lordan - Dave Lordan - No Number - No Number

    The So Called Laws Of Nature - So Percussion - David Lang - Cantaloupe - 21022

    God's Away On Business - Tom Waits/Kronos Quartet - Tom Waits/Kathleen Brennan - Anti Records - 45778679461

    Amhrán Na Mbeach - Softday - Mikael Fernstrom/Sean Taylor - Tape - 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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