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  • 12.00 AM

    CLASSIC-ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT
  • 6.00 AM

    SATURDAY MORNING MUSIC
  • 9.00 AM

    WHAT'S ON IN MUSIC
  • 9.30 AM

    MUSICAL SNIPPETS ON SATURDAY MORNING

    Rossini, G. Overture to Il Signor Bruschino (1813).4:51EMI

    Mozart, W. Ah, vous dirai-je maman, K265 (arr. Adam).7:03EMI

    Beethoven, L. Five variations on Rule Britannia, WoO79 (1803).4:07Decca

    Enescu, G. Rumanian rhapsody in D, op 11 no 2 (1901).14:04Chandos

    Verdi, G. Return victorious, from Ada (1871).8:16ABC

    Albinoni, T. Adagio in G minor.8:27Philips

    Verdi, G. Vedi! le fosche, Stride la vampa! from Il trovatore (1853).5:38ABC

    Vivaldi, A. Winter, from The four seasons, RV297 (1725).10:10DG

    Albinoni, T. Concerto in B flat, op 10 no 1 (1736).6:34Chandos

    Tchaikovsky, P. Suite from The nutcracker, op 71a (1891-92).22:57DG

    Brahms, J. Hungarian dance no 5 in G minor (1852-69; arr. Kain).2:44ABC

    Mendelssohn, F. Wedding march, from A midsummer night’s dream, op 61 (1843).6:03Sony

  • 11.30 AM

    ON PARADE Music that’s band

    Bantock, G. Overture: The frogs of Aristophanes.9:13LP Decca

    Moss, K. Floral dance.2:59RCA

    Rimmer, W. Jack O’Lantern.2:27LP Spotlight

    Reisteter, S. Two Irish songs.6:40AMP

    Sousa, J.P. The picadore march.2:45LP Columbia

  • 12.00 PM

    A LITTLE TASTE OF JAZZ
  • 1.00 PM

    HISTORIC RECORDINGS Heifetz, the violinist’s violinist

    Beethoven, L. Sonata no 5 in F, op 24, [Spring] (1800-01).17:31RCA

    Schubert, F. Ave Maria, Ellen’s song no 3, D839 (1825).5:31ABC

    Tchaikovsky, P. Violin concerto in D, op 35 (1878).31:36Naxos

  • 2.00 PM

    LISTENERS' CHOICE
  • 3.30 PM

    WINDS OF CHANGE Baroque to Romantic

    Graupner, C. Overture in B flat (c1743).19:17Pierre Verany

    Devienne, F. Sonata in B flat, op 70 no 3 (1798-99).11:45Etcetera

    Mozart, W. Flute concerto no 2 in D, K314 (1778).19:03ABC

    Krommer, F. Quartet in E flat, op 46 no 2 (1804).20:49cpo

    Marshall-Hall, G. Phantasy (1905).10:18Melba

    Spohr, L. Clarinet concerto no 2 in E flat, op 57 (1810).25:59Harmonia Mundi

  • 5.30 PM

    OPERA HIGHLIGHTS

    Mozart, W. Mi tradì quell’alma ingrata, from Don Giovanni, K527 (1787)4:16DG

    Parto ma tu ben mio, from La clemenza di Tito, K621 (1791).4:16DG

    Verdi, G. Morro, ma prima in grazia, from A masked ball (1859).14:11Delos

  • 6.00 PM

    FOCUS ON FOLK Folk Federation of NSW
  • 7.00 PM

    THE MAGIC OF STAGE AND SCREEN
  • 8.00 PM

    LIVE AND LOCAL Verdi gala

    Join soprano Eva Kong, tenor Martin Buckingham and the Willoughby Symphony Chorus and Orchestra for a night at the opera celebrating the music of Giuseppe Verdi with arias and choruses from The force of destiny, Rigoletto, Nabucco, La traviata, I Lombardi and Ada.

  • 9.30 PM

    FROM THE WELSH HILLS

    Boughton, R. String quartet in F, [From the Welsh hills] (1923).27:29Hyperion

  • 10.00 PM

    AFTER HOURS
  • what was I listening to?

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Who will win this year’s Fine Music 102.5 Young Virtuoso of the Year? Finalists..

Result:
J Chung
7.8%
B Kim
37.4%
Mehmedbasic
4.3%
J Ramsay
23.5%
R Siu
27.0%
Total votes: 115

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Young Virtuoso Final 20 September

five yv finalists 2014For over 30 years aspiring musicians and singers have competed for the Fine Music youth award which brings with it not only a generous cash prize, but career boosting broadcast opportunities.

This year the five outstanding Fine Music 102.5 Young Virtuoso Award finalists are Ennes Mehmedbasic (oboe), Brian Kim (flute), Josephine Chung (violin), Jonathon Ramsay (euphonium) and Rachel Siu (cello).

Join us for the final concert and we'll promise you an enjoyable evening spent listening to wonderful young musicians. The winner will be presented their award by station patron, Simon Tedeschi, and special guest artist is Fine Music Alumni Ambassador, soprano Ayse Goknur Shanal.

When: Saturday 20 September 6.30pm
Where: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Tickets: $15 [under10 years free]
Bookings: 9439 4777 or purchase at the door Event program link


NEW GENERAL MANAGER FOR FINE MUSIC 102.5

David SidebottomFine Music 102.5 chairman, Peter Kurti today announced the appointment of David Sidebottom [left] to the position of station Interim General Manager. Sidebottom has been engaged for six months to the middle of March 2015, and will guide Fine Music 102.5 through the first months of its 40th anniversary celebrations which begin at the end of this year. Broadly experienced in management and the arts, Sidebottom was previously with Synergy & TaikOz Ltd where, as general manager, he led the company through an important period of growth. Born and educated in England, he lived for 20 years in the Netherlands, before coming to Australia in 2002. more..

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SOL3 MIO SPECIAL OFFER

We have a great deal from the chart-topping operatic trio Sol3 Mio for their one and ONLY Sydney concert at the Star City Event centre on 22 October. With our special link, you can access platinum seats for $89 (plus fees) instead of the regular $130 ticket price. Available until 22 October....unless sold out. Here's the special price LINK

WIN MEET & GREET WITH SOL3 MIO

To go in the draw to win a special DOUBLE PLATINUM ticket to the Sol3 Mio concert PLUS a MEET AND GREET with the performers, tell us the name of the group's debut album. Competition closes 29 September. ENTER HERE

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Fine Music Magazine Online

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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 we farewell the late, great Peter Sculthorpe with an article touching on his life and works by Patrick Thomas. Robert Clark previews the 2015 Sydney Symphony season in his interview with masestro David Robertson and Sue McCreadie looks at a significant collection of compositions performed by Ermanno Brignolo on his The Andres Segovia Archive CD. read more...

 

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In Conversation

nei rutherfordOn Wednesday 24 September at 2pm, Michael Morton-Evans interviews Neil Rutherford associate director of the hit musical THE KING AND I. His West End acting credits included leading roles in Fiddler On The Roof at the London Palladium opposite Topol, City of Angels, Aspects of Love, A Judgement in Stone, Jesus Christ Superstar, June Moon and Les Miserables. On television he was a guest on BBC's Eastenders, presenter for several seasons of the BBC's Singing Together, and in the film feature Swept from the Sea.

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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