Michael Shmith


FM Broadcast: 23/04/2017 5:00 pm

23/04/2017 5:00 pm

Digital Broadcast: 23/04/2017 5:00 pm

23/04/2017 5:00 pm

On Reflections


Michael Shmith has worked in journalism for over 40 years and is especially well-known in Melbourne for his insightful reviews of opera in The Age newspaper. He comes from a highly artistic family, his father being acclaimed photographer Athol Shmith, and his mother Patricia, Dowager Countess of Harewood, former violinist with the SSO. Doug Beecroft talks with Michael about his family, professional life and his passion for music on Reflections, 5pm Sunday 23 April, and repeated at 11am Sunday 30 April.