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OPERA NIGHT – L’ORFEO Starting this week Bernard Clarke will explore recordings by the Belgian conductor René Jacobs, renowned for his performances of Baroque and early Classical opera.
Audio Sunshine | RTÉ Pulse This week Tom is joined by one of the worlds most legendary crate diggers, DJ Kon.
TALES FROM THE OPERA – “IMAGINATION CREATES REALITY” This week, we celebrate the bi-centenary of the composer Richard Wagner who, like a god, re-created opera according to his vision.
The Word | RTÉjr The Weight of Water by Sarah Crossan and 9 year old Edel is the focus of this week's The Word.
OTHER VOICES Programme three features Imelda May, Owen Pallett, Laura Marling, Little Green Cars and Drenge
LIZ NOLAN’S CLASSIC DRIVE Tune in to Liz Nolan for the perfect soundtrack to your journey home featuring Culture File.
THE WORKS Journalist Sophie Gorman and Works reporter Kevin Gildea review A Hijacking, a new Danish film; US author Ron Rash tells Sinéad Gleeson about his short story collection Nothing Gold Can Stay; Art critic Cristín Leach Hughes visits Monuments at Lismore Castle, an exhibition of sculpture, works on paper, video and performance from five international artists
THE LYRIC FEATURE – BENJAMIN BRITTEN PART 1 In celebration of the centenary of the birth of composer and performer Benjamin Britten, musicians and others who knew and worked with recall their experiences, in conversation with Jon Tolansky.