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Reflections is a weekly interview program that explores the life and achievements of an eminent local, national or international personality and includes fine music from our guest’s personal selection of favourites.

The program is broadcast each Sunday at 4pm and repeated at 3pm the following Friday.


The Reflections Summer Series of repeat broadcasts gives you another chance to hear from the following fascinating guests:

Friday 1 February 3pm – Dr Graham Johnson OBE – renowned pianist and Lieder accompanist (first broadcast 16/9/18)

Sunday 27 January 4pm – Robin de Crespigny – film-maker, director and author (first broadcast 5/8/18)

Friday 25 January 3pm – Michael Leunig – cartoonist, poet and cultural commentator (first broadcast 26/8/18)

Sunday 20 January 4pm – Carl Vine AO – Australian composer and Artistic Director of Music Viva Australia (first broadcast 25/3/18)

Friday 18 January 3pm – Caroline Baum – author, journalist, radio and TV presenter (first broadcast 24/6/18)

Sunday 13 January 4pm – Thomas Hampson – renowned American lyric baritone (first broadcast 22/7/18)

Friday 11 January 3pm – Professor Gillian Triggs – Professor of Law and former President of the AHRC (first broadcast 15/4/18)

Sunday 6 January 4pm – Tony Fenelon – world-class theatre organist and pianist (first broadcast 29/7/18)

Friday 4 January 3pm – Tim Costello AO – Baptist minister and Chief Advocate for World Vision Aus. (first broadcast 19/8/18)

Sunday 30 December 4pm – Avi Avital – acclaimed mandolin player (first broadcast 22/4/18)

Friday 28 December 3pm – Bob Brown – environmentalist and former politician (first broadcast 1/7/18)

Sunday 23 December 4pm – Mairi Nicolson – broadcaster and international music tour leader (first broadcast 13/5/18)

Friday 21 December 3pm – Eddie Ayres – musician, teacher, broadcaster and author (first broadcast 5/11/17)

Sunday 16 December 4pm – Emmanuel Pahud – international flautist (first broadcast 29/10/17)



Sunday 9 December – Jane Harper – crime writer

Sunday 2 December – Taryn Fiebig – Australian soprano

Sunday 25 November – Paul Lewis CBE – world renowned pianist

Sunday 18 November – Anne Buist – author and practising psychiatrist


To listen to past guests not on the list above, please click on the link below:

Past Guests


13th January

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6th January

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30th December

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23rd December

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16th December

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9th December

Show Playlist
  • Tierson Le Demarche
  • Interview
  • Bach: Concerto for two violins in D minor, BWV1043. Simon Standage, vln., Elizabeth Wilcock, vln., English Concert/Trevor Pinnock.
  • Interview
  • Dibdin (arr. Britten): Tom Bowling. Benjamin Britten, pno., Peter Pears, ten.
  • Interview
  • Howard The Gravel Road
  • Interview
  • Sibelius: Finlandia, Op.26. Bournemouth SO/Paavo Berglund.
  • Interview
  • Nyman: The Piano: The Heart Asks Pleasure First. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Interview
  • Handel: Messiah: For Unto us a Child is Born. Musiciens du Louvre, Musiciens du Louvre Choir/Marc Minkowski.
  • Interview

  • 2nd December

    No available playlist

    25th November

    Show Playlist
  • Interview with English pianist Paul Lewis
  • Schubert: Gesdang der Geister uber den Wassern, D714. Arnold Schoenberg Choir/Erwin Ortner
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Beethoven; Symphony No. 4. 2nd movt. Vienna Philharmonic / imon Rattle
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Haydn: String Quartet in E Flat, Hob.III:38, Op.33/2, Joke. Lindsay String Quartet.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Antonio Carlos Jobim: Inutil Paisagem. Esperanza Spalding, Gretchen Parlato
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Mussorgsky" Pictures at an Exhibition. Paul Lewis, pno.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Marc Andre Hamelin: Circus Galop. Fischer Grand Piano with Ampico Player Piano Mechanic
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 18th November

    Show Playlist
  • Interview with Anne Buist
  • Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals: The Swan. Jascha Silberstein, vlc., Marie Goossens, harp, London SO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C, BWV846. Jeno Jando, pno.
  • 'Think'. Aretha Franklin
  • 'Daniel' from The Way. Tyler Bates
  • Moment of Peace. Masters of Chant Sarah Brightman; Carsten Heusmann
  • Steve Harley: Make Me Smile. Steve Harley