3MBS Radiothon Major Prize Pool

Are you a 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne subscriber?  If you subscribe between May 1 – June 10, you’ll automatically be eligible to go into the running to win one of these fantastic major prizes:

Opera & Art in Sydney with Hayllar Music Tours

A chance to experience the top tier of Sydney’s arts scene with Hayllar Music Tours on their Opera & Art in Sydney tour! You and a guest will be treated to a four night stay at the lavish, 5-star Sir Stamford at Circular Quay in Sydney. During your stay, you’ll attend a performance of Handel’s Athalia presented by Pinchgut Opera at the City Recital Hall and a private opera recital with Pinchgut Opera’s Artistic Director, Erin Helyard and a cast member of Athalia. You will also attend the opening night performance of Opera Australia’s upcoming production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor at the Sydney Opera House, featuring Australia’s own Jessica Pratt and Michael Fabiano. All of this, plus private guided tours of the Art Gallery of NSW, the historically rich Macquarie Street and Vaucluse House. When not sampling Sydney’s abundant history and fine arts scene, you’ll enjoy gourmet meals at Vaucluse House, the Art Gallery of NSW and at Aria Restaurant overlooking the Sydney Opera House. A package valued at $5,300.


The Tropical Prize

Experience the world’s finest chamber musicians performing in the tropical winter warmth of Townsville, North Queensland!  You and a guest will enjoy a three night stay at Rydges Southbank in sunny Townsville, and attend three exclusive events and concerts at The Australian Festival of Chamber Music opening weekend.  In addition, you’ll receive a complimentary festival program signed by Artistic Director, Kathryn Stott. In between world-class chamber music concerts, you can enjoy two return SeaLink ferry passes that take you to visit marvelous Magnetic Island.


The Winery Weekend Prize

You and a guest will enjoy 3 nights at Mount Avoca winery.  Nestled among the picturesque vineyard and olive grove at Mount Avoca, their Eco-Luxe lodges blend a balance of four star luxury with an eco-sensibility. As with their outstanding wines, the accommodation offers a mix of elegance, style, great character and regional distinction.  Your stay will include: breakfast provisions, a complimentary bottle of their delicious wine and a 50% off wine voucher (up to $100) to be used at the cellar door during your stay. A package valued at $1200


The Chamber Music Prize

Thanks to Musica Viva, you and a guest will receive A-Reserve seating to all five upcoming Musica Viva International Concerts performed at Melbourne Recital Centre. You’ll be treated to performances by Joyce Yang, Ray Chen & Julien Quentin, Borodin Quartet and Benedetti, Elschenbroich & the Brynyuk Trio.  A package valued at over $1000.


The Quartet Prize

Enjoy beautiful, live, chamber music in the comfort of an intimate setting of your choice!  One very lucky winner will receive a private, live performance by one of Australia’s most loved chamber music ensembles (and Melbourne’s very own) Flinders Quartet. Ensemble members Nicholas Waters (violin), Helen Ireland (viola) and Zoe Knighton (cello) of Flinders Quartet will play a selection of their favourite compositions for you and your friends or family. A package valued at $5,000


The Car Lovers Prize

Thanks to Mercedes-Benz Toorak, one lucky winner will enjoy top-of-the-line luxury during one memorable weekend by enjoying the unique driving experience, performance and excellence of a Mercedes-Benz.  A package valued at $1000


The Piano Recital Prize

Experience a performance of one of Melbourne’s most sought after pianists.  One lucky winner will enjoy an intimate recital featuring the music of Bach, Mozart and Debussy by Vanessa Sharman, the host of 3MBS’ own Piano Notes. A package valued at $2000


ANAMates Flexi Membership Prize

Thanks to the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) we have TWO ANAMates Flexi Memberships to give away!  An ANAMates Flexi Membership enables you to create your own musical journey by selecting up to five concerts from ANAM’s 2018 Season to attend with a friend (excluding ‘Celebrating Brett Dean’ on 9 November). The ANAMates Flexi Memberships also include free access to all ANAM Recitals, Masterclasses and Soundbites and invitations to members-only events such as open rehearsals and discussions. ANAM is dedicated to the artistic and professional development of the most exceptional young classical musicians from Australia and New Zealand. It is a place in which musicians fulfil their potential as music leaders, distinguished by their skill, imagination and courage, and by their determined contribution to a vibrant music culture. A package valued at $750.


Finals Weekend in Geelong

Thanks to Australian Youth Classical Music Competitionyou and a guest will spend a great weekend in Geelong at the Eastern Sands Motel and support talented young musicians at the start of their careers!  This package includes discount vouchers to a range of great places to eat along the waterfront, all within walking distance of the Eastern Sands Motel.  In the afternoons, you will attend Australia’s premiere youth classical music competition at the Keith Humble Centre at The Geelong College where eight young finalists will perform a range of classical music as they vie for the coveted first prize – an overseas travel scholarship valued at $10,000 (Sponsored by The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust).  A package valued at $355

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