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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.


21st July

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  • Marin Alsop
  • Bernstein: Symphonic Suite from the film "On the Waterfront". Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Busoni (arr. Adams): Berceuse Elegiaque, Op.42. Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F, Op.90. London PO/Marin Alsop.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Takemitsu: Dreamtime. Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Brahms (arr. Brahms): Three Hungarian Dances London PO/Marin Alsop.
  • Bernstein: On the Town - Three Dance Episodes. Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Johnson: Victory Stride. The Concordia Orch/Marin Alsop.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 14th July

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  • Jane Glover
  • Haydn M (arr. Mozart): Symphony No.37 in G. London Mozart Players/Jane Glover.
  • Mozart: Oboe Concerto in C, K.314. Celia Nicklin, oboe, London Mozart Players/Jane Glover.
  • Wolf-Ferrari: Suite-concertino in F, Op.16. Kim Walker, bsn., London Mozart Players/Jane Glover.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Christopher Headington: Violin Concerto. Xue Wei, vln., London PO/Jane Glover.
  • Schubert: Lutzow's Wild Hunting Party, D.205. BBC Singers, Members of City of London Sinfonia/Jane Glover.
  • Schubert: Song of the Spirits above the Waters, D.714. BBC Singers, Members of City of London Sinfonia/Jane Glover.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 7th July

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  • The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
  • Kats-Chernin: Heaven Is Closed. Adelaide SO/David Stanhope.
  • Sculthorpe: My Country Childhood. Adelaide SO/James Judd.
  • Koehne: Nocturne No.1, Twilight. Adelaide SO/Janos Furst.
  • Lehar (arr. Lanchbery): The Merry Widow: Can Can, Cakewalk, Melos and Finale. Adelaide SO, Adelaide Singers/John Lanchbery.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Bartok: Violin Concerto No.2, Sz.112. Xiao-Dong Wang, vln., Adelaide SO/Omri Hadari.
  • Wagner R: Das Rheingold: Entry of the Gods into Valhalla. Christopher Doig, ten., Tim DuFore, bar., John Brocheler, bass-baritone, Natalie Jones, sop., Donna-Maree Dunlop, sop., Z. MacKendree-Wright, m-sop, Adelaide SO/Asher Fisch.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 30th June

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  • David Stanhope
  • Boyd: My Name is Tian. Kathy Marsh, sop., Tall Poppies Ensemble/David Stanhope.
  • Vine: The Battlers. Tall Poppies Ensemble/David Stanhope.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Tavener: Song of the Angel. Jane Sheldon, sop., Sinfonia Australis/David Stanhope.
  • Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Raffaele Marcellino: Heart of Fire. Sydney Alpha Ensemble, The Contemporary Singers/David Stanhope.
  • Grainger: Dreamery. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 23rd June

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  • Robert Shaw
  • Borodin: Overture from Prince Igor. Atlanta SO/Robert Shaw.
  • Rachmaninov: The Bells, Op.35. Renee Fleming, sop., Karl Dent, ten., Victor Ledbetter, bar., Atlanta SO, Atlanta Symphony Chorus/Robert Shaw.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Verdi: Nabucco: Va pensiero. Atlanta SO, Atlanta Symphony Chorus/Robert Shaw.
  • Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite. Atlanta SO/Robert Shaw.
  • Glass: The Canyon. Atlanta SO/Robert Shaw.
  • Schubert: Longing, D.656. Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw.
  • Schubert: Love, D983a. Robert Shaw Chamber Singers/Robert Shaw.
  • Dvorak: Stabat Mater, Op.58, B.71: Tui Nati Vulnerati. Atlanta SO, Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Atlanta Symphony Chamber Chorus/Robert Shaw.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 16th June

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  • Stuart Challender
  • Mendelssohn: The Hebrides, Fingal's Cave, Op.26, Overture. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Mozart: Symphony No.41 in C, K.551 - Jupiter. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Ravel: Magic in the Moonlight: Bolero. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Vine: Symphony No.2. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Edwards: Violin Concerto, "Maninyas". Dene Olding, vln., Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Chabrier: Espana. Sydney SO/Stuart Challender.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 9th June

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  • The London Symphony Chorus
  • Parry: I was Glad - Psalm 122. London SO, London Symphony Chorus/Richard Hickox.
  • Mozart: Solemn Vespers, K.339. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, sop., Gwynne Howell, bass, Ryland Davies, ten., Elizabeth Bainbridge, contr., London SO, London Symphony Chorus/Sir Colin Davis.
  • Brahms: Four Songs, Op.17. City of London Sinfonia, London Symphony Chorus/Richard Hickox.
  • Mussorgsky (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov): Salammbo: Chorus of Priestesses. London SO, London Symphony Chorus/Claudio Abbado.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Delius: Sea Drift. John Shirley-Quirk, bar., Royal PO, London Symphony Chorus/Richard Hickox.
  • Elgar: Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands, Op. 27. London SO, London Symphony Chorus/Richard Hickox.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 2nd June

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  • Steven Isserlis
  • Boccherini: Cello concerto No. 7 in G, G.480. Steven Isserlis, vlc., Ostrobothnian CO/Juha Kangas.
  • Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33. Steven Isserlis, vlc., CO of Europe/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op.19. Stephen Hough, pno., Steven Isserlis, vlc.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Prokofiev: Cello Concertino in G minor, Op.132 (completed by Mstislav Rostropovich). Steven Isserlis, vlc., London PO/Andrew Litton.
  • Franck: Le Sylphe. Stephen Hough, pno., Steven Isserlis, vlc., Rebecca Evans, sop.
  • Tavener: Eternal Memory for Solo Cello and Strings. Steven Isserlis, vlc., Moscow Virtuosi/Vladimir Spivakov.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 26th May

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  • The 3MBS Sound Engineers Rule!
  • Bach: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr, BWV662. Calvin Bowman, org.
  • Liszt: Transcription of Wagner: Isolde's Liebestod from Tristan & Isolde, S447. Tristan Lee, pno.
  • Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5 in A, K.219 - Turkish. Roy Theaker, vln., Orch 21/Roy Theaker.
  • Ravel: Miroirs - La vallee des cloches. Aura Go, pno.
  • Bach: Cello suite No.5 in C minor, BWV1011 - Allemande. Zoe Knighton, vlc.
  • Rodgers: Pal Joey: Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered. Hetty Kate, voc., Dan Gaskin, pno.
  • Davis: On Green Dolphin Street. Allan Zavod, pno., James Clark, db.
  • Faure: Elegie in C minor, Op.24. Chris Howlett, vlc., Van Anh Nguyen, pno.
  • Vanhal: Trio in E Flat, Op.20/5. Ensemble Con Fuoco.
  • Austin-Phillips: Suite for Piano - Barcarolle. Amir Farid, pno.