RTÉ lyric fm is largely seen as a classical music station however it has expanded its remit to include other types of minority music and entertainment features.
RTÉ Lyric fm
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Join Tim Thurston for a millennium of sacred music from Gregorian Chant to contemporary Choral works. Each week Gloria journeys through one of the two-hundred surviving Cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach, which offer an astonishing range of glorious...
The best of traditional Irish music ( and a little bit beyond)....the players, the influences, the new directions. Lots of live music, interviews, and gig news. Presented by Ellen Cranitch.
George Hamilton kicks off the weekend with an unbeatable line-up of musical greats and tales from his travels. Let The Hamilton Scores become one of your regular fixtures with great competitions, along with the opportunity to hear some of the world's...
Jazz Alley with Donald Helme covers the full spectrum of jazz styles from New Orleans to New York, and from Sicily to Scandinavia. Featuring the best in classic and contemporary jazz, focusing on the curious, quirky, obscure and neglected.
John Kelly is essential listening for lovers of great music. From blue notes to new notes, Cuban to quirky, add a little verve and retro chic to your afternoons with John Kelly and his ensemble
Lorcan Murray presents an engaging blend of classical music, familiar favourites and hidden gems, including hourly news bulletins and traffic updates. Tune in for the featured new releases in the CD competition and the weekend drive diary.
RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by Lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to...
You're guaranteed to hear beautiful melodies on Cynthia's new programme as she explores the vaults for lesser-known classics from the masters.
The best of classical music including full works, chamber music and RTÉ lyric fm's acclaimed CD releases.
The Magic Carpet will be woven from only the finest musical threads, combining an array of musical forms to take the listener on a stimulating and luxurious journey. Rachel Blech invites lovers of all types of music to buckle up and join her as she...
Trish Taylor eases you into Sunday with her sumptuous blend of music from across the centuries.
Aedín Gormley invites a guest to select, listen to and discuss a number of music pieces that hold a special meaning for them.
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, electronic, experimental and...
Saturday night from 7-10 pm, or later, is opera night on Lyric. From May to December we broadcast live recordings from great opera houses around the world such as La Scala in Milan, Covent Garden in London and the Vienna State Opera as well as RTÉ...
Ancient and contemporary, earthy and sophisticated, traditional and innovative, sometimes world music is all of these, and Reels to Ragas accommodates it all.
Renowned singer Thomas Hampson introduces 'Song of America', a new 13-part series which he conceived and developed that reveals American classic song as a vibrant diary of the American experience. Each hour-long programme focuses on a particular topic...
Aedín Gormley selects songs from the world of show business, plus choral classics and treasured favourites. We'll also feature a weekly matinée idol showcasing a much-loved performer or composer, and a live concert performance from stages both at home...