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  • 12.00 AM

  • 6.00 AM

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

    DIVERSIONS IN FINE MUSIC A year in retrospect

    Handel, G. Sweet bird, from L'Allegro, il peneroso ed il moderato, HWV55/11-12 (1740).Emma Kirkby, sop; Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.12:59

    Vivaldi, A. Concerto in A for multiple instruments, RV 552, [per eco in lontano] (1740).Academy of Ancient Music/Andrew Manze.15:03

    Arne, T. Rule Britannia, from Alfred (1740).Catherine Bott, sop; Joseph Cornwell, ten; Choir: Psalmody; Parley of Instruments/Peter Holman.3:58

    Boyce, W. Symphony in B flat, op 2 no 7 (1740).Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood.8:53

    Bach, J.S. Seid beglckt, edle beide, from Cantata, BWV210: O holder Tag, erwnschte Zeit (1736-41).Christine Schfer, sop; Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel.4:40

    Mondonville, J-J. de Venite, adoremus, from Venite, exsultemus (1740).Carolyn Sampson, sop; Ex Cathedra/Jeffrey Skidmore.3:04

    Telemann, G. Trio in B minor, TWV42:h4 (1740).Genevieve Lacey, rec; Daniel Yeadon, vc; Neal Peres Da Costa, hpd.7:04

    Bach, J.S. Keyboard concerto in D minor, BWV1052 (1740).Glenn Gould, pf; Royal Concertgebouw O/Dimitri Mitropoulos.19:58

  • 10.30 AM


    Coleridge-Taylor, S. Overture: Hiawatha, op 30 (1899).RTE Concert O/Adrian Leaper.11:19

    Goetz, H. Piano concerto in B flat, op 18 (1867).Hamish Milne, pf; BBC Scottish SO/Michal Dworzynski.40:48

    Spohr, L. Symphony no 3 in C minor, op 78 (1828).Berlin RSO/Gerd Albrecht.30:12

  • 12.00 PM

  • 1.00 PM


    Beethoven, L. Variations for piano trio in E flat on Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu, op 121a (c1823).Isaac Stern, vn; Leonard Rose, vc; Eugene Istomin, pf.17:45

    Shostakovich, D. String quartet no 13 in B flat minor, op 138 (1970).Borodin String Quartet.19:56

    Reicha, A. Wind quintet in E flat, op 88 no 2 (1811-17).Academia Wind Quintet of Prague.16:00

  • 2.00 PM


    Novk, V. Serenades, op 9 (1895-96).Niel Immelman, pf.10:30

    Martinu, B. Fantasy and toccata (1940).Eleonora Bekova, pf.15:11

  • 2.30 PM


    Der Unverzagte Der kuninc Rodolp minnet Got.Newberry Consort.2:44

    Uttini, F. Overture to Aline (1776).National Museum CO/Claude Gnetay.5:57

    Urreda, J. Pange lingua.Grupo de Msica Alfonso X et Sabio/Luis Lonzano Virumbrales.5:44

    Ulrich, J. Five ostinato (1981).Hessian Plucked String O/Keith Harris.12:06

    Unander, J. O vos omnes (1993).Kristina Larssen, cont; Staffan Edenroth, ten; Lars Johansson, bass; St. Jacob’s Chamber Choir/Gary Graden.4:08

    Usper, F. Canzon.Les traverses Baroques.4:07

    Uccellini, M. Excerpts from La bergamasca, bk 4, (pub.1645).Arcadian Academy.40:27

  • 4.00 PM

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

  • 10.00 PM

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Fine Music Presenter Talks 2015

Enjoy Learn Discuss 600pxFine Music presenters and other expert volunteers offer a series of monthly talks on topics ranging from Haydn's Operas to Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Debbie Scholem's Life as a Violinist to the Suprises from the World of Opera and more. Bookings for Enjoy, Learn, Discuss are now open.....   read more

Fine Music Magazine Online

Fine Music - July coverJuly Issue Online

Fine Music Magazine is now online. To get the print version delivered monthly, become a Friend - subscribe to Fine Music.

July issue of Fine Music Magazine features the Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming performances with conductor Lionel Bringuier and international piano superstar Yuja Wang. We’re also excited to provide the official program for our 40th birthday gala event at Sydney Town Hall on July 18. We also catch up with Fine Music’s Artists-in-Residence Omega Ensemble and renowned soprano Renée Fleming. The work of Australian conductor Carolyn Watson and English composer John McCabe also come under the spotlight. 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.  Read more...

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Fine Music Live From Town Hall

Fine Music Live from Sydney Town Hall

On Saturday 18 July, Fine Music 102.5 will present Fine Music Live from Sydney Town Hall, a live free concert celebrating 40 years of FM broadcasting in Sydney.

A talented gathering of musicians and ensembles have been specially curated for the occasion and will cover a range of styles and genres that reflect the diversity of the music played on Fine Music 102.5. Along with the live performances, radio presenters will be hosting segments between performances and interviewing special guests from the fine music world in attendance on the day and holding vox-pops with the audience.  Read more...

In Conversation

Jane SheldonAustralian born soprano Jane Sheldon has been living in New York for some time now but happily comes home to Australia to perform. She’s our special guest on In Conversations Wednesday 8 July at 2pm. 

 In Conversation is presented by one of Australia's best interviewers - veteran of print, film and broadcast media, Michael Morton-  Evans

 This Fine Music 102.5 one hour program is presented LIVE each Wednesday at 2pm. In Conversation delivers 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 arts landscape.

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Book & CD Fairs - 2015

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