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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 March

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  • Ernest Chausson
  • Chausson: Soir de Fete, Op.32 (Evening Party). Belgian Radio and TV Philharmonic Orch/Jose Serebrier.
  • Chausson: Nanny, Op.2/1. Gerard Souzay, bar., Jacqueline Bonneau, pno.
  • Chausson: The Charm, Op.2/2. Gerard Souzay, bar., Jacqueline Bonneau, pno.
  • Chausson: Serenade Italienne, Op.2/5. Gerard Souzay, bar., Jacqueline Bonneau, pno.
  • Chausson: The hummingbird, Op.2/7. Gerard Souzay, bar., Jacqueline Bonneau, pno.
  • Chausson: Symphony in B flat, Op.20. Philharmonia Orch/Francesco d'Avalos.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Chausson: Piano quartet in A, Op.30. Les Musiciens.
  • Chausson: Viviane, Symphonic Poem on a Legend of the Round Table, Op.5. Nancy SO/Jerome Kaltenbach.
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  • 9th March

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  • Geoffrey Parsons
  • Grainger: English Dance. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Leslie Howard, pno., David Stanhope, pno.
  • Finzi: Let us garlands bring, Op.18. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Dame Janet Baker, m-sop.
  • Quilter: Seven Elizabethan Lyrics, Op.12. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Sir Thomas Allen, bar.
  • Beethoven: Six Sacred Songs, Op.48. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Olaf Baer, bar.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Mozart: To Joy, KV53. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Barbara Bonney, sop.
  • Mozart: A thrill of joy, K579. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Barbara Bonney, sop.
  • Mozart: Contentment, KV473. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Barbara Bonney, sop.
  • Mozart: Thoughts at Eventide to Laura, KV523. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Barbara Bonney, sop.
  • Verdi: L'esule. Margaret Price, sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Verdi: Ave Maria. Margaret Price, sop., Geoffrey Parsons, pno.
  • Grainger: The Warriors. Geoffrey Parsons, pno., Leslie Howard, pno., David Stanhope, pno., Adelaide Brass Quintet.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 2nd March

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  • Ernest Ansermet
  • Faure: Masques et bergamasques, Op.112. Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Ravel: Sheherazade. Regine Crespin, sop., Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Balakirev: Tamara - Symphonic Poem. Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Glazunov: Stenka Razin, Op.13. Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Honegger: Symphony No.2 in D. Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Op.66, excerpts. ROHO/Ernest Ansermet.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 23rd February

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  • The City of Amsterdam
  • Vivaldi: Cantata, Nulla in mundo pax sincera, RV630. Emma Kirkby, sop., Christopher Hogwood, hpschd., Michael Copley, rec., Clare Shanks, oboe d'amore, Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet/Christopher Hogwood.
  • Biber: Vespers a 32. Simon Davies, ten., Kai Wessel, alto., Anne Grimm, sop., Els Bongers, sop., Rene Steur, bass, Kees-Jan de Koning, bass, Peter de Groot, alto, Marcel Reyans, ten., Amsterdam Baroque Orch, Amsterdam Baroque Choir/Ton Koopman.
  • Hummel: Introduction, theme & variations in F, Op.102. Ernest Rombout, oboe, Concertgebouw CO.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.1 in G minor, Op.13, 'Winter Daydreams'. Concertgebouw CO/Bernard Haitink.
  • Bartlett: The Journey. Amsterdam Staff Songsters.
  • Bearcroft: Amsterdam Festival March. Amsterdam Staff Band/Howard J. Evans.
  • Sousa (arr. Steadman-Allen): The Salvation Army March. Amsterdam Staff Band/Howard J. Evans.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..

  • 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..