All May long, 3MBS’s annual Radiothon will be filled with events to give YOU the opportunity to connect with your favourite fine music community radio station. Join us by tuning in to 103.5Fm, online or digital or say hello in person during the following list of events:

LIVE TO AIR PERFORMANCES

Hear many of Melbourne’s finest classical music talent performing live from our Lady Marigold Southey Performance Studio every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during Morning Recital at 10am and every Sunday during Melbourne in Concert at 6pm.

COMING UP:

Sunday 16 May, 6pm – VCASS Ensemble

PROGRAM:
Ava McDermott (Soprano), Anne Lewitzka (Staff – Piano) –
Villanelle des petits canards – Emmanuel Chabrier
La fée aux chansons – Gabriel Fauré
Phidylé – Henri Duparc
Hôtel – Francis Poulenc

Meng (David) Xia (Piano) –
Performing Rachmaninov and Chopin

Ava McDermott and Miachenea Robinson (Vocal duo) with Stewart Kelly (piano)
Mendelssohn op. 63 Vocal Duets
No. 1 Ich wollt’ meine Liebe ergösse sich
No. 2 Abschiedslied der Zugvögel
Mozart ‘Ar perdona, al primo’ (from La Clemenza di Tito)

ARTIST BIO:
The VCA Secondary School is Victoria’s premiere training school for the arts. This broadcast will feature the talents of four final-year students in our Music stream who will dazzle with their virtuosity and artistic sophistication.

Tuesday 18 May, 10am – Inventi Ensemble

Program:
Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Gylnn Davies): Scheherazade
I The Sea and Sinbad’s Ship
II The Kalendar Prince
III The Young Prince and Princess
IV The Festival at Baghdad

ARTIST BIO:
The VCA Secondary School is Victoria’s premiere training school for the arts. This broadcast will feature the talents of four final-year students in our Music stream who will dazzle with their virtuosity and artistic sophistication.

Wednesday 19 May, 10am – Jamie Miles (viola)

Program:
Rebecca Clarke – Sonata for Viola and Piano 
I) Impetuoso

J. S. Bach – Partita No. 2 in D minor for Solo Violin, BWV1004 (Viola transcription)
Allemande ; Sarabande ; Gigue

Johannes Brahms – Sonata for Viola and Piano in F minor, Op. 120, No. 1
I)   Allegro appassionato
II)  Andante un poco adagio
III) Allegretto grazioso
IV) Vivace

ARTIST BIO:
16-year-old violist Jamie Miles studies with Lisa Grosman and Christopher Cartlidge and is in Year 11 at the VCA Secondary School. He has won first prizes in several competitions as a soloist, and as a composer. Jamie is a member of the award-winning Eureka Quartet and the Australian Youth Orchestra. 

Thursday 20 May, 10am – Rosanne Hunt & Josephine Vains (cello)

Program:
Domenico Gabrielli – Canon for Two Cellos

Thomas Morley – Il Grillo, ‘The Cricket’

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier – Sonata in C for Two Cellos
* Legerement
* Courante
* Sarabande
* Gigue

Joseph Bodin de Boismortier – Chaconne for Two Celli

JS Bach ( arr. Fred Sherry) – ‘Two duets’ from the Cantatas
1. From Cantata 185 ” Dass ist der Cristen Kunst”
2. From Cantata 88 “Fuerchte dich nicht”

Salvatore Lanzetti – Allegro for Two Celli

Luigi Boccherini – Allegro Moderato from Sonata in C major for Two Celli

ARTIST BIO:
Rosanne Hunt was born into a cello-loving family – her mother and sister were both cellists, and so are her brother-in-law and nephew. She is a founding member of the Melbourne Baroque Orchestra, and plays with many other chamber and orchestral groups. She teaches at the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School, at the University of Melbourne and privately. In addition, she runs the Hunt Family Memorial Fund (in memory of her parents and her sister) which helps send disadvantaged young musicians to the Australian Youth Orchestra’s annual National Music Camp.

Sunday 23 May, 6pm – Duo Eclettico

Program:
CPE Bach: Sonata in G minor H542.5
– Allegro
– Adagio
– Allegro

Linda Kouvaras: selection of movements from Night Pieces: Reflections After COVID-19
– Shelter in Place
– Reach-Out
– Elegy

Takashi Yoshimatsu: Fuzzy Bird Sonata
1st movement – Run

ARTIST BIO:
Duo Eclettico was formed by Justin Kenealy, Saxophone, and Coady Green, piano,  to explore the wealth of repertoire available for this unique combination of instruments. Kenealy and Green share a passion for programming important existing repertoire, dazzling new transcriptions, and working with composers to further the breadth of repertoire for this ensemble.


OUTSIDE BROADCASTS

Our on-air presenters and technical broadcast team are taking our broadcast to the streets when they visit several sites across Melbourne. Tune in to hear them at a different location each week, or stop by to say hello when they visit your neighbourhood.

Collingwood Children’s Farm Farmers Market
Saturday 8 May, 9am – 1pm

Readings Bookstore in Carlton
Friday 14 May, 4 – 7pm

Arts Centre Melbourne
Wednesday 19 May, 4 – 7pm


Music, She Wrote: Female composer festival

Monday – Wednesday, 24 – 26 May, 8pm
Kew Courthouse
188 High St, Kew