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A Talent for Life: The Fergus O’Farrell Story The remarkable story of Fergus O’Farrell - Irish singer-songwriter behind the cult band Interference, and song 'Gold', featured in the soundtrack and Broadway adaptation of the movie 'Once'.
OPERA NIGHT – CARMEN Bizet's Carmen is the focus of Opera Night starring Anita Rachvelishvili in the title role and Andrew Richards as Don José, whose doomed love for Carmen destroys them both.
Classical kids | RTÉ jr Radio Today we'll hear a piano quintet, a string quartet, a jazz trio a sung duet and yes - a solo!
Siúlach Scéalach This week Ian Lee’s trawl through the RTÉ sound archives unveils some of the final native speakers in Oriel – an area encompassing Louth, Armagh and Monaghan.
NOVA On tonight's Nova, Bernard Clarke looks forward to next weekend's New Music Dublin in the National Concert Hall.
RTÉ Concert Orchestra recording Patrick Cassidy’s score to John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary The RTÉ Concert Orchestra is back in the recording studio tomorrow, Tuesday 26 February, to record Patrick Cassidy’s music for John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary. After the success of The Guard, this eagerly awaited new McDonagh film again stars Brendan Gleeson, this time as a priest in a role described as the flipside to The Guard’s […]
Book on One 'The Best of Everything' by Rona Jaffe, read by Megan Riordan.
THE WORKS Tracey Thorn talks to Sinéad Gleeson about Bedsit Disco Queen, her memoir about her life in music
The Lyric Feature Brian Connolly explores computer music in Ireland from its inception in the hands of composers like Roger Doyle to its current standing in the electroacoustic compositions of some of Ireland's foremost composers.