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15th July

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  • Fandango - Governor's Gala Concert at Australian Festival of Chamber Music; Townsville Civic Centre Theatre; 29/7/2017. (Recorded for 4MBS by Jason Whiting, JTV Video)
  • Boccherini: Quintet for guitar and strings No. 4 in D major, G448 'Fandango' (Craig Ogden/gtr, Goldner String Quartet)
  • Hindson: Light Music for woodwind quintet (Prudence Davis/fte, Jeffrey Crellin/oboe, Philip Arkinstall/cl, Martin Owen/horn, Jack Schiller/bsn, Francis Gouton/vlc)
  • Falla: Concerto for harpsichord, flute, oboe, clarinet, violin and cello (Mahan Esfahani/hpschd, Prudence Davis/fte, Jeffrey Crellin/oboe, Philip Arkinstall/cl, Francesca Dego/vln, Francis Gouton/vlc)
  • Dvorak: Piano Quintet No.2 in A, Op.81, B155 (Kathryn Stott/pno, Goldner String Quartet)

  • 8th July

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  • Oh la la - Ray Golding Sunset Series at Australia Festival of Chamber Music; Townsville Civic Centre Theatre; 31/7/2017. (Recorded for 4MBS by Jason Whiting, JTV Video)
  • Poulenc: Sonata for violin and piano FP119 ( Francesca Dego/vln, Kathryn Stott/pno)
  • Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Winds FP100 (Piers Lane/pno, Prudence Davis/fte, Jeffrey Crellin/oboe, Philip Arkinstall/cl, Jack Schiller/bsn, Martin Owen/horn)
  • Bolling: From Suite for cello and jazz piano trio - Baroque in Rhythm, Concertante & Cello Fan (Jiri Barta (vlc), Kirsty McCahon/db, Timothy Constable/perc.)

  • 1st July

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  • Beginnings - Opening Night Concert Australian Festival of Chamber Music; Townsville Civic Centre; 28/7/2017. (Recorded for 4MBS by Jason Whiting of JVC Video)
  • Anonymous: Salterello
  • Anonymous: Edi be thu, Heven-Queen
  • Anonymous arr. Hoxbro: The Cursed Dance (Genieve Lacey/rec, Poul Hoxbro/frame drum, double pipes, pipe and bones)
  • Mozart: Piano Quartet No.2 in E Flat, K493 (Orli Shaham/pno, Jack Liebeck/vln, Christopher Moore/vla, Francis Gouton/vlc)
  • Hindson: String Quartet No. 5 (World Premiere - Goldner String Quartet)
  • Dvorak: Biblical Songs, Op.99, B.185 (Henk Neven/bar, Alice Giles/harp)
  • Smetana: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 15 (Francesca Dego/vln, Jiri Barta/vlc, Piers Lane/pno)

  • 24th June

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  • Beethoven's First presented by Zelman Symphony Orchestra with Ingrid Martin & Joseph Lallo (guest conductors) & Jack Schiller (bsn); Hawthorn Arts Centre; 27/5/2017. (Recorded for Zelman Symphony by Michael Conolan/Hofland Music)
  • Beethoven: Coriolan, Op.62: Overture
  • Hutton: Catching Trains of Thought (premiere)
  • Wagner R: Siegfried Idyll
  • Weber: Bassoon Concerto in F major, Op.75, J.127
  • Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C, Op.21

  • 17th June

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  • Stonnington Symphony with Patrick Miller (cond.), Matthew Thomas (bbar), Roy Theaker (vln); Malvern Town Hall; 4/6/2017. Recorded for 3MBS by Kyle Lane assisted by John Donald)
  • Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
  • Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite, Op.60
  • Borodin: Prince Igor Overture
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op.35

  • 10th June

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  • To the Eternal Source with Tinalley String Quartet - Adam Chalabi & Lerida Delbridge (vlns), Justin Williams (vla), Michelle Wood (vlc), and guest Greta Bradman (sop); Salon Melbourne Recital Centre; 31/7/2017. (Recorded for 3MBS by Michael Conolan/Hofland Music)
  • Mendelssohn: String Quartet No.1 in E Flat, Op.12
  • Bach: Erbarme dich, from St. Matthew Passion, BWV244 arr. for String Quartet and Soprano by Calvin Bowman
  • Schubert: Der Tod und das Madchen, D531arr. for String Quartet and Soprano by Calvin Bowman
  • Schubert: String Quartet No.14 in D minor, D810 - Death and the Maiden

  • 3rd June

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  • Boroondara Eisteddfod 2017 - Piano Concerto Award Final; Zelman Symphony Orchestra with Joshua Geddes and Kevin Cameron (guest conductors) and pianists Michael Li, Kevin Chow and William Soo; Hawthorn Arts Centre; 25/6/2017. (Recorded for Zelman Symphony by Michael Conolan, Hofland Music)
  • Verdi: Nabucco: Overture
  • Rachmaninov: Piano concerto No.3 in D minor, Op.30: 1st mvt. (Michael Li, pno)
  • Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.16: 1st, 2nd, 3rd mvts. (Kevin Chow, pno)
  • Schumann: Piano concerto in A minor, Op.54: 1st and 3rd mvts. (William Soo, pno)

  • 27th May

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  • Radiothon 2018 - A live-to-air performance will be followed by a selection of works recorded by the 3MBS Recording Team of some of Melbourne’s finest musicians, ensembles and orchestras.

  • 20th May

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  • Radiothon 2018 - A live-to-air performance will be followed by a selection of works recorded by the 3MBS Recording Team of some of Melbourne’s finest musicians, ensembles and orchestras.