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  • 12.00 AM

  • 3.00 AM

  • 6.00 AM

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  • 9.00 AM


    Villa-Lobos, H. Schottish-choros (1908).Phil Moran, gui.4:11

    Colleco infantil (1911); Petizada (1912).Sonia Rubinsky, pf.13:04

    Symphony no 4, [Victory], mvt 1 (1919).So Paulo SO/Isaac Karabtchevsky.6:36

    Chros no 1 (1920).Craig Ogden, gui.4:50

    Bachianas brasileiras no 1 (1930).French NRO/Heitor Villa-Lobos.20:24

    Bachianas brasileiras no 5 (1938-45).Inessa Galante, sop; Latvian NSO/Alexander Vilumanis.6:08

    Prelude no 3 in A minor (1940).Julian Bream, gui.5:28

    Guitar concerto (1951).Slava Grigoryan, gui; Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.19:05

  • 10.30 AM


    Sullivan, A. Suite from Pineapple Poll (1951; arr. Mackerras, Duthoit).Eastman Wind Ensemble/Frederick Fennell.11:26

    Tchaikovsky, P. Violin concerto in D, op 35 (1878).Laurent Korica, vn; Lige Royal PO/Jean-Jacques Kantorow.33:01

    Rubinstein, A. Symphony no 3 in A, op 56 (1855).Slovak RSO/Robert Stankovsky.38:27

  • 12.00 PM

  • 1.00 PM


    Bach, W.F. Trio no 1 in D (c1762).Alain Marion, fl; Marzio Conti, fl; Daniele Roi, hpd.8:08

    Beethoven, L. 14 Variations for piano trio in E flat, op 44 (1803).Isaac Stern, vn; Leonard Rose, vc; Eugene Istomin, pf.13:59

    Poulenc, F. Trio (1926).Gareth Hulse, ob; Ursula Leveaux, bn; Ian Brown, pf.12:56

    Hummel, J. Trio in A, op 78 (pub. c1818).Andrs Adorjn, fl; Boris Pergamenschikow, vc; Pavel Gililov, pf.17:29

    Bartk, B. Contrasts for clarinet, violin and piano (1938).Eimer Trio.17:38

    Albniz, I. Preludio, from Songs of Spain, op 232 (1896).Pro Arte Guitar Trio.6:39

    Brahms, J. Horn trio in E flat, op 40 (1865).Members of Nash Ensemble.29:45

  • 3.00 PM


    Monteverdi, C. Ballo: volgendo il ciel ... movete al mio bel suon (pub. 1638).Montserrat Figueras, sop; Elisabetta Tiso, sop; Gloria Banditelli, mezz; Paolo Costa, ct; Lambert Climent, ten; Francesc Garrigosa, ten; Daniel Carnovich, bass; La Capella Reial de Catalunya/Jordi Savall.11:41

    Haydn, J. Mass no 10 in C, Hob.XXII:9, [In time of war] (1796).Netania Davrath, sop; Hilde Rssl-Majdan, cont; Anton Dermota, ten; Walter Berry, bass; Richard Harand, vc; Anto Heiller, org; Vienna State Opera Choir and O/Mogens Wldike.41:47

  • 4.00 PM

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

  • 8.00 PM

    LIVE AND LOCAL Sydney Youth Orchestra

    Bracegirdle, L. Violin concerto.Michael Dauth, vn; Sydney Youth O/Alexander Briger.36:51

    Wagner, R. The Ring without words (1850-76; arr. Leinsdorf).Sydney Youth O/Alexander Briger.46:53

  • 9.30 PM


    Britten, B. The trees they grow so high, from Folksongs, vol 1 (c1940).Yvonne Kenny, sop; Tan Crone, pf.3:22

    Bax, A. The tale the pine trees knew (1931).Royal Scottish NO/David Lloyd-Jones.16:33

    Massenet, J. Under the linden trees, from Alsatian scenes (1881).Buffalo PO/JoAnn Falletta.5:36

  • 10.00 PM


    Penderecki, K. Dies ir (1967).Olga Szwajgier, sop; Zygmunt Jankowski, ten; Leonard Mroz, bass; Polish RTV Symphony Ch & O/Szymon Kawalla.24:16

    Barber, S. Agnus Dei (1967).The Sixteen/Harry Christophers.8:23

    Glass, P. Cello concerto.Julian Lloyd Webber, vc; Royal Liverpool PO/Gerard Schwarz.30:47

    Reich, S. Music for mallet instruments, voices and organ (1973).Steve Reich and musicians.18:33

    Knussen, O. Symphony no 3, op 18 (1979).Royal PO/Vladimir Ashkenazy.16:25

    Porter, C. Every time we say goodbye.BBC Singers/Paul Brough.3:11

    It’s alright (arr. Brevik).Jonathan Beatty, tb; Andrew Hirst, tb; Simon Willis, tb; Simon Kingsley, tb; Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Peter Parkes.2:30

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September issue of Fine Music Magazine features interviews with some of the stars of the music scene, not least of which is our conversation with the undisputed “queen of the violin”Anne-Sophie Mutter and conductor Jakub Hrůša. We also speak with Simon Tedeschi about his “epic” undertaking to record Mussorgksy and Tchaikovsky. Michael Morton-Evans shares with us some fascinating snippets of his conversations with musicians ranging from Imogen Cooper, to Ann Carr-Boyd to Andrea Molino. They all tackle the question of what works they most enjoy, and the ones that present the greatest challenges. With CD reviews, event highlights and Fine Music’s program list, this issue of the magazine is a must-read for true lovers of fine music from classical to jazz and everything in between.


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This year Sydney has been visited by some of the world’s greatest cellists. This year Michael Morton-Evans has spoken to Mischa Maisky and Steven Isserlis. On Wednesday 9 September at 2pm, he will speak to another – Daniel Muller–Schott. A student of Isserlis, as well as being personally coached by violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, he’s now at the forefront of young cellists taking the world by storm.  Join us Wednesday 9 September at 2pm to hear his story. 

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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.] 2015 dates – read more