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The focus each week is on a single musician (composer, conductor or performer) or ensemble (orchestra, chamber group or choir), giving a broad overview of the oeuvre or repertoire of this Great Maker of Fine Music.

Principal Tony Kelly brings a body of wisdom gained from over forty years experience as a lawyer.
Tony’s approach to practice has been to develop sound solutions for clients based on a strong sense of mutual trust.
Since establishing his first firm in 1973.


16th February

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  • The Adelauide Chamber Singers
  • Byrd: Laudibus in Sanctus. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Tallis: Spem in alium. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Palestrina: Stabat Mater. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Mendelssohn: Hear my Prayer. Greta Bradman, sop., Adelaide SO, Adelaide Chamber Singers/Luke Dollman.
  • Mendelssohn: O For The Wings Of A Dove. Greta Bradman, sop., Adelaide SO, Adelaide Chamber Singers/Luke Dollman.
  • Edwards: Symphony No.4, 'Star Chant'. Adelaide SO, Adelaide Chamber Singers, Adelaide Philharmonia Chorus/Richard Mills.
  • Tormis: Forgotten Peoples - Ingrian Evenings. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Whitacre: A Boy and a Girl. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Koehne: Words About Music. Adelaide Chamber Singers/Carl Crossin.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 9th February

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  • Maxim Vengerov
  • Wieniawski: Legende in G minor, Op.17. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Itamar Golan, pno.
  • Tchaikovsky: Serenade melancolique in B minor, Op.26. Maxim Vengerov, vln., London SO/Mstislav Rostropovitch.
  • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.4 in D, K.218. Maxim Vengerov, vln., UBS Verbier Festival CO/Maxim Vengerov.
  • Massenet (arr. Parhamovsky): Thais - Meditation. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Vag Papian, pno., Virtuosi.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Brahms: Violin concerto in D, Op.77. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Chicago SO/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Williams: Schindler's List: Theme. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Ian Brown, pno.
  • Beethoven: Romance No.2 in F, Op.50. Maxim Vengerov, vln., London SO/Mstislav Rostropovitch.
  • Kreisler: Tambourin chinois, Op.3. Maxim Vengerov, vln., Itamar Golan, pno.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 2nd February

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  • Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Mozart: Symphony No. 8 in D, K48. Stuttgart RSO/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.40. Cristina Ortiz, pno., Stuttgart RSO/Moshe Atzmon.
  • Saint-Saens: Suite in D minor, Op.16. Johannes Moser, vlc., Stuttgart RSO/Fabrice Bollon.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Offenbach: La belle Helene: Dem Mann die Treue zu bewahren. Anna Moffo, sop., Stuttgart RSO/Franz Allers.
  • Hindemith: Sinfonia serena. Stuttgart RSO/Paul Hindemith.
  • Mozart: The Obligation of the First and Foremost Commandment, K35 -excerpts. Hans-Peter Blochwitz, ten., Margaret Marshall, sop., Inga Nielsen, sop., Aldo Baldin, ten., Ann Murray, m-sop., Stuttgart RSO/Sir Neville Marriner.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 26th January

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  • Australiana in Excelsis
  • Koehne: Forty Reasons to be Cheerful (Festive Fanfare). Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Koehne: Between Two Worlds. Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Edwards: A Flight of Sunbirds. Viney-Grinberg Piano Duet.
  • Carmichael: A Little Night Music. John Carmichael, pno., Roger Armstrong, fte.
  • Kats-Chernin: Wild Swans Suite, excerpts. Jane Sheldon, sop., Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner.
  • Holland: Violin sonata. Asmira Woodward-Page, vln., Scott Davie, pno.
  • Edwards: Chorale and Ecstatic Dance (Enyato 1). Tasmanian SO/Richard Mills.
  • Lumsdaine: Shoalhaven. West Australian SO/Albert Rosen.

  • 19th January

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  • Benjamin Northey
  • Vivaldi (arr. Malipiero): Concerto for 2 guitars in G, RV532. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Medtner: Piano Concerto No.1 in C minor, Op.33. Jayson Gillham, pno., Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Gershwin (arr. Grofe): Rhapsody in Blue. Simon Tedeschi, pno., Queensland SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Kats-Chernin: Golden Kitsch - Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra. Claire Edwardes, perc., Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Sculthorpe: Island Songs. Amy Dickson, sax., Sydney SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Northey: Button and Pocket. Slava Grigoryan, gtr., Leonard Grigoryan, gtr., Hush Chamber Strings/Benjamin Northey.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 12th January

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  • The Allegris String Quartet
  • Schubert: String Quartet No.11 in E, D353. Op.125/2. Allegri String Quartet.
  • Baermann: Clarinet Quintet No.3 in E flat, Op.23. James Campbell, cl., Allegri String Quartet.
  • Reicha: Oboe Quintet in F, Op.107. Sarah Francis, oboe, Allegri String Quartet.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Britten: String Quartet No.1 in D, Op.25. Allegri String Quartet.
  • Ravel: Introduction & Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet. Vanessa McKeand, harp, Carol Wincenc, fte., David Campbell, cl., Allegri String Quartet.
  • Pierne: Voyage au Pays du Tendre for flute harp & string trio. Vanessa McKeand, harp, Carol Wincenc, fte., Allegri String Quartet.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 5th January

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  • The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
  • Debussy: Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un Faune. Melbourne SO/Jorge Mester.
  • Bruch: Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26. Siqing Lu, vln., Melbourne SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Sibelius: Symphony No.1 in E Minor, Op.39. Melbourne SO/Jose Serebrier.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring. Melbourne SO/Hiroyuki Iwaki.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 29th December

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  • A New Year's Melange
  • Suppe: Overture, Vienna Jubilation. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Lanner: Die Schonbrunner, waltz Op.200. Vienna PO/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Schubert: Five minuets, from D.89. Gidon Kremer, vln., CO of Europe.
  • Waldteufel: Prestissimo galop, Op.152. Slovak PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Waldteufel: Bella bocca polka, Op.163. Slovak PO/Alfred Walter.
  • Offenbach: La Vie Parisienne. Montpellier NO/Jean-Christophe Keck.
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Davis): Die Fledermaus: Suite. London PO/Carl Davis.
  • Strauss Josef: Dynamids (Secret Powers of Attraction) waltz, Op.173. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Strauss Josef: Sailors polka, Op.52. Vienna PO/Zubin Mehta.
  • Waldteufel: Mon reve waltz, Op.151. Slovak PO/Alfred Walter.

  • 22nd December

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  • A Christmas Collection from all ages and places
  • Praetorius: Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ. Musica Fiata, La Capella Ducale/Roland Wilson.
  • Howells: Here is the Little Door. Australian Brandenburg Orch, Brandenburg Choir/Paul Dyer.
  • Howells: A spotless rose. John Mallinson, org., Ormond College Choir/Douglas Lawrence.
  • Howells: Sing lullaby. Cantillation/Antony Walker.
  • Tallis: Missa Puer natus est nobis. Tallis Scholars.
  • Rutter: Candlelight Carol. City of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Traditional (arr. Rutter): Wexford carol. Stephen Varcoe, bar., City of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Rutter: Wild Wood Carol. Gerald Finley, bass-baritone, City of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Floyd: Cold and dark is holy night. Stephen McIntyre, pno., Rhys Boak, org., Ormond College Choir/Douglas Lawrence.
  • Elms: Wassail Down The Wind. Mark Wilde, ten., Stuart Nicholson, org., Royal PO, Joyful Company of Singers/Stephen Bell.
  • Menotti: My Christmas. Nashville SO, Nashville Symphony Chorus/George Mabry.
  • Ramirez: Navidad Nuestra. Jose Carreras, ten., Domingo Cura, perc., Jorge Padin, perc., Arsenio Zambrano, charango, Lalo Gutierrez, gtr., Raul Barboza, accordion, Ariel Ramirez, pno., Laredo Choral Salve, Bilbao Choral Society/Damian Sanchez.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..