What’s on, what’s new and what’s worthwhile on the fine music scene in Melbourne. Local musicians and performances plus interviews and information.

Tim Hannah

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14th December

Show Playlist
  • Brahms, Johannes: Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op.98. Hamburg PO/Simone Young.
  • INTERVIEW: Louis Nicoll (piano) For: Piano recital @ Tempo Rubato, Sun 15 Dec
  • Liszt, Franz: Concert study No.3 in D flat, S144, Un Sospiro. Louis Lortie, pno.
  • The Way You Look Tonight, Hot Socks Big Band
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay: Mozart and Salieri, Op.48. Nikita Storojev, bass, Vladimir Bogachov, ten. I Musici de Montreal, I Musici de Montreal Choir/Yuli Turovsky.
  • PHONER: Silvie Paladino (singer) Melbourne Opera Christmas Concert
  • McVie, Christine (arr. Bee, Libby): Songbird. Silvie Paladino, voc. Jazz Ensemble, Melbourne Youth Orch/John Foreman.
  • Schubert, Franz: Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D774. Elly Ameling, sop., Rudolf Jansen, pno.
  • Mendelssohn, Felix: Hark! The Herald Angels Sing. Gondwana Voices, Sydney Children's Choir, Unnamed Orch/Lyn Williams.

  • 7th December

    Show Playlist
  • Britten, Benjamin: O Waly Waly. Sharolyn Kimmorley, pno., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar.
  • INTERVIEW: Marshall McGuire Peninsula Summer Music Festival
  • Boyd, Anne: (arr. Lee/McGuire):Goldfish Through Summer Rain. Marshall McGuire, harp, Riley Lee, shakuhachi .
  • PRE-RECORD INTERVIEW: Marina Prior Interviewed by Julie Houghton
  • INTERVIEW: Maddy Jevons Penny Quartet
  • Tuur, Erkki-Sven: String Quartet. Tallinn Quartet .
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich: The Nutcracker, Op.71 - Pas de Deux. National PO/Richard Bonynge.

  • 30th November

    Show Playlist
  • INTERVIEW: Jasper Ly (oboe) 'Colour and Light' at Carlton Church of All Nations, Dec 6
  • Ravel, Maurice (arr. Schmitt, Christian): Le Tombeau de Couperin. Christian Schmitt, oboe, Kenji Fujimura, pno.
  • Anonymous: (arr. Latitude 37):Divisions on 'Woodycock'. Genevieve Lacey, rec. Latitude 37 .
  • PRE-RECORDED INTERVIEW: Peter Bence (piano) Melbourne Recital Center, Dec 2
  • Williams, John: Schindler's List: Theme. Tony Gould, pno.
  • INTERVIEW: Rubiks Collective 'Sculptress' @ Melbourne Recital Centre, Dec 5
  • McCombe, Christine: Asphyxed. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Messiah. David Hamilton, ten., Derek Welton, bass, Roxane Hislop, m-sop., Theresa La Rocca, sop. Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir, Royal Melbourne PO/Andrew Wailes.
  • Reich, Steve: Duet. Daniel Hope, vln., Simos Papanas, vln. Basel CO/Daniel Hope.

  • 23rd November

    Show Playlist
  • Cimarosa, Domenico: The Secret Marriage, Overture. Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia/Alessandro Amoretti.
  • Interview: Stella Joseph-Jarecki for Harmony for Hope: Bushfire Relief on Sunday December 8, and Fever Pitch Magazine.
  • Schubert, Franz: Nacht und Traume, D827. Andrew Goodwin, ten., Daniel de Borah, pno.
  • Britten, Benjamin: The Plough Boy. Simone Young, pno., Steve Davislim, ten.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri: String Quartet No. 3 in F, Op.73 - first movement. Flinders Quartet .
  • Interview: Alex Clayton for Six-Four x Spiral on Thursday 28 November 7:30pm at the Ian Potter Southbank Centre.
  • Glass, Philip: Symphony No.3. Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Church Sonatas 1 to 12. Daniel Chorzempa, org. German Bach Soloists/Helmut Winschermann.


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