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  • 12.00 AM

    CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE
  • 3.00 AM

    CLASSICAL TILL DAWN
  • 6.00 AM

    FINE MUSIC BREAKFAST including Arts Calendar at 7.30am
  • 9.00 AM

    DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC Artist of choice: Anner Bijlsma

    Beethoven, L. Duo in E flat, WoO32 (1796-97).13:34Sony

    Corelli, A. La follia in G minor, op 5 no 12 (pub. 1700).9:30Pro Arte

    Boccherini, L. Cello concerto no 8 in C (pub. 1771).16:12apex

    Bach, J.S. Sonata in E, BWV1035 (c1741).13:46LP RCA

  • 10.00 AM

    MORNING CONCERT

    Par, F. Overture to Sargino (1803).7:01Decca

    Delius, F. Piano concerto in C minor (1897-1904; ed. Beecham).21:52Unicorn-Kanchana

    Alfvn, H. Symphony no 2 in D, op 11 (1899).53:52Naxos

  • 11.30 AM

    FROM CHILDHOOD TO OLD AGE

    Debussy, C. Children's corner (1906-08).14:17Harmonia Mundi

    Rossini, G. Memento homo; Assez de momento: dansons (1857-68).11:36Chandos

  • 12.00 PM

    JAZZ RHYTHM
  • 1.00 PM

    CLASSICAL WINDS

    Bach, C.P.E. Sonata in D minor, Wq132 (1747).12:12Melba

    Mozart, W. Divertimento no 17 in D, K334 (1779-80).42:47Sony

  • 2.00 PM

    VARIED PLEASURES

    Grieg, E. The carnival, from Scenes from folk life, op 19 (1871).7:03BIS

    Saint-Sans, C. Bacchanale, from Samson and Delilah (1877).7:29Philips

    Chopin, F. Scherzo no 2 in B flat minor (1837).10:14Helios

    Sibelius, J. Humoresque no 3 in G minor, op 89a (1917).4:08BIS

    Mozart, W. A musical joke, K522 (1787).23:09Harmonia Mundi

  • 3.00 PM

    WITH THEATRE ORCHESTRAS

    Massenet, J. Suite no 4: Picturesque scenes (1874).15:29EMI

    Saint-Sans, C. Cello concerto no 2 in D minor, op 119 (1902).18:43Eloquentia

    Prokofiev, S. Ballet: Romeo and Juliet, op 64, Act II (1935-36).19:27Le Chant du Monde

  • 4.00 PM

    FINE MUSIC DRIVE including Arts Calendar at 5.00pm
  • 7.00 PM

    THE JAZZ BEAT
  • 8.00 PM

    RECENT RELEASES
  • 10.00 PM

    INTO THE 20TH CENTURY

    Sibelius, J. Rakastava, op 14 (1911).15:01BIS

    Tomasi, H. Concerto.18:11Schwann

    Serra, J. Variations (bef. 1931).18:24Naxos

    Bartk, B. Violin concerto no 1 (1907-08).20:00Hungaroton

    Barber, S. Three sketches, op 33 (1923-24).3:00Naxos

    Frumerie, G. de Trio no 2, op 45 (c1932).17:17Discofil

    Nielsen, C. Sleep, op 18 (1903-04).18:07EMI

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Poll

Who is your hot tip for this year’s Fine Music 102.5 Young Virtuoso of the Year?

Result:
Benjamin Adler -Violin
0.6%
Johanna Blake - cello
1.0%
Chloe Chung - flute
0.6%
Josephine Chung - violin
0.4%
Alberta Khoury - guitar
1.1%
Brian Kim - flute
9.0%
Terence Leung - cello
4.1%
Bowen Li - piano
0.4%
Ennes Mehmedbasic - oboe
0.6%
Daisy Ou - piano
0.4%
Jonathon Ramsay - Euphonium
7.3%
Robbin Reza - piano
0.5%
Rhian Saunders - soprano
29.8%
Rachel Siu - cello
6.5%
Annabelle Traves - violin
2.0%
Alex Waite - piano
35.8%
Total votes: 4573
The voting for this poll has ended on: 28 Aug 2014 - 00:00

Listeners' Choice


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kruger winner launches debut album

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Fine Music's inaugural Kruger Scholar, saxophonist Nick Russoniello launches BETWEEN WORLDS, his debut CD with an east coast tour beginning on 22 August. Nick tours with his collaborators on the album, The Acacia Quartet. Follow this link to download a free track off the album. Tour details here. Buy CD here.

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If you are a former volunteer of 2MBS FM (now Fine Music 102.5) we would love to hear from you so that we can include you in our 40th Anniversary celebrations. Please click here and provide your details and we will be in touch.

And, if you have any memorabilia – photographs, or special recordings we would be happy to copy these treasures for our archives and return them to you. Enter your details on the form.

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Fine Music Magazine is now online. To get the print version delivered monthly, become a Friend - subscribe to Fine Music. In this edition Ron Dolan interviews King of the Classical Guitar - Pepe Romero ahead of his debut with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Saxophonist and Kruger Scholar, Nick Russoniello talks about his debut album recorded at the Fine Music and charming soprano Rachelle Durkin writes about her life, singing, and preparations for her role as Adina in Opera Australia's Elixir of Love. read more...

 

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In Conversation

brendanOn Wednesday 3 September at 2pm, Brendan Graham joins Michael Morton-Evans for In Conversation. In 1993, following redundancy, Graham became a full time song-writer. In 1994 his Rock 'n' Roll Kids, performed by Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan won the Eurovision Song Contest. In 1996, The Voice, performed by Eimear Quinn, was similarly successful.

In 1998, Harper Collins published The Whitest Flower - his best-selling, 'documentary novel' of Ireland's Great Famine - 'An important addition to the Irish national story' (Sunday Times, Canberra.

Each Wednesday at 2pm In Conversation presents the stories behind the sounds. It's where you'll meet the world's great musicians, singers, composers, conductors along with up-and-comers and those who influence the music landscape.

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National Contemporary Landscapes

National Contemporary Landscaper National Contemporary Landscapes is a nationwide collaborative community rado series exploring Australian contemporary classical music.

This 10 part series features episodes from participating statons across Australia including 3MBS (Melbourne), 4MBS (Brisbane), 5MBS (Adelaide), Artsong (Canberra), Edge Radio (Hobart) and 8CCC (Alice Springs) with exclusive recordings, interviews, local insight and more.

Commencing Thursday 4 September at 14:00 on Fine Music Digital.

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Book & CD Fairs - 2014

cd clearanceThroughout the year, you will find Fine Music 102.5 Book & CD Fairs held around Sydney. These popular fairs are a great fundraiser for the station. If you would like to donate books and CDs to Fine Music's fairs, please call 9487 1111 – simply leave your details and we will get back to you to arrange a collection. [For foreign language publications please discuss with us prior to collection.] 2014 dates – read more

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