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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.


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..

  • 15th December

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  • Richard Divall
  • Rossini: La Cenerentola, Overture. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Haydn: Oboe Concerto in C, Hob.VIIg:C1. Jiri Tancibudek, oboe, Adelaide CO/Richard Divall.
  • Isouard (arr. Divall): Te Deum. Rosabelle Bianchi, sop., Claire Caruana, sop., Claire Massa, m-sop., Charles Vincenti, ten., Albert Buttigieg, bass, Romina Morrow, org., Malta PO, Mirabitur Choir/Richard Divall.
  • Wagner R: Lohengrin: Elsa! Who's there?. Nance Grant, sop., Karen Bureau, sop., Melbourne SO/Richard Divall.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Saint-Saens: Samson and Delilah: Bacchanale. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Hart: The Bush, Op.59. (Excerpt). Melbourne SO/Richard Divall.
  • Donizetti: Maria Stuarda: Yes, the King of France wants the English throne. Nance Grant, sop., Elizabethan Trust Melbourne Orch/Richard Divall.
  • Cutolo (arr. Divall): Victorian Christmas Waltz. State Orch of Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Pas de Deux. Orch Victoria/Richard Divall.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 8th December

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  • Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra
  • Lehar: The Merry Widow: Overture. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Franz Lehar.
  • Schumann: Symphony No.2 in C, Op.61. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/David Zinman.
  • Ravel: Piano Concerto in D for the left hand. Yuja Wang, pno., Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Lionel Bringuier.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Khachaturian (arr. Rampal): Violin Concerto (arr. Flute). Emmanuel Pahud, fte., Zurich Tonhalle Orch/David Zinman.
  • Lehar: Gold and Silver Waltz, Op.79. Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Franz Lehar.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 1st December

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  • Lauris Elms
  • Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: Come, come to your husband's bidding. Lauris Elms, contr., Nance Grant, sop., Unnamed Orch/Richard Divall.
  • Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: O fiendish delusion. Lauris Elms, contr., Nance Grant, sop., Unnamed Orch/Richard Divall.
  • Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: Love so tender. Lauris Elms, contr., Rhonda Bruce, sop., Nance Grant, sop., Unnamed Orch/Richard Divall.
  • Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnrade, D118. Lauris Elms, contr., John Winther, pno.
  • Schubert: Ellens Gesang I, D.837. Lauris Elms, contr., John Winther, pno.
  • Schubert: Ellens Gesang II, D.838. Lauris Elms, contr., John Winther, pno.
  • Donizetti: La favorita: O mio Fernando. Lauris Elms, contr., West Australian SO/Geoffrey Arnold.
  • Brahms: Four Serious Songs, Op.121. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Lauris Elms, contr.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Berg: Seven Early Songs. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Lauris Elms, contr.
  • Chausson: Poeme de l'amour et de la mer, Op.19. Lauris Elms, contr., Sydney SO/Robert Pikler.
  • Le Gallienne: Divine Poems of John Donne. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Lauris Elms, contr.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 24th November

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  • Cesar Cui
  • Cui: Three Scherzos, Op.82. Russian State SO/Valery Polyansky.
  • Cui: Suite concertante, Op.25. Takako Nishizaki, vln., Hong Kong PO/Kenneth Schermerhorn.
  • Cui: Les Deux Menetriers, Op.42. Tatiana Sharova, sop., Russian State SO/Valery Polyansky.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Cui: Five Pieces, Op.56. Trio Vivace.
  • Cui: A Feast in Time of Plague. Tatiana Sharova, sop., Ludmila Kuznetsova, m-sop., Alexei Martinov, ten., Andrei Baturkin, bar., Dmitri Stepanovich, bass, Russian State SO/Valery Polyansky.
  • Cui: Ici-bas. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., Richard Bonynge, pno.
  • Cui: Budrys and His Sons, Op.98. Andrei Baturkin, bar., Russian State SO/Valery Polyansky.
  • Cui: Echoes of War, Op.66/4: Fair Spring. Ludmila Kuznetsova, m-sop., Russian State SO/Valery Polyansky.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 17th November

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  • Selby & Friends
  • Beethoven: Theme and Variations in E flat , Op.44. Selby & Friends.
  • Dvorak: Piano Trio No.4 in E minor, Op.90, B166 - Dumky. Selby & Friends.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Trio No.1 in F, Op.18. Selby & Friends.
  • Bridge: Miniatures for Piano Trio, H.87-89, Set 2, Nos.4-6. Selby & Friends.
  • Yu: Prelude and Not-a-Fugue, for Piano Trio. Selby & Friends.
  • Schoenfield: Café Music. Selby & Friends.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..