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Reflections is a weekly interview program that explores the life and achievements of an eminent local, national or international personality and includes fine music from our guest’s personal selection of favourites.

The program is broadcast each Sunday at 5pm and repeated at midday the following Thursday on 3MBS Digital.

 

GUESTS:

 

Sunday 24 June – Caroline Baum – author, journalist, radio and TV presenter

Sunday 17 June – Roderick Williams OBE – British baritone and composer

Sunday 10 June – Professor Alan Harvey – neuroscientist and musician

Sunday 3 June – James Ehnes – international violinist

Sunday 27 May – Gail Southwell – General Manager of 3MBS

Sunday 20 May – Chris Howlett – cellist, festival director and producer, and Chairman of 3MBS

Sunday 13 May – Mairi Nicolson – radio and live concert broadcaster

Sunday 6 May – Brenda Niall AO – Australian biographer and literary critic

Sunday 29 April – Dr Helen Szoke AO – Chief Executive of Oxfam Australia

Sunday 22 April – Avi Avital – acclaimed mandolin player

Sunday 15 April – Professor Gillian Triggs – former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission

Sunday 8 April – Anthony Negus – English conductor and Wagner specialist

Sunday 25 March – Carl Vine AO – composer and Artistic Director of Musica Viva Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


20th May

Show Playlist
  • Interview with Chris Howlett - Cellist, artistic Director, Curator of all 3mbs marathons and Chairman of the Board of 3mbs
  • Boccherini: Stabat Mater. Cecilia Gasdia, sop., I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Bach W.F.: Sinfonia in F. 1st movt. Salzburg Chamber PO/Yoon K Lee.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Suk: Piano Quartet in A minor, Op.1.1st movt. Domus.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No. 3 in B minor, Op.3. 4th movt. Domus.
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Onslow, George: Quintet in G minor, Op. 51
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Brahms: Piano Trio No.1 in B, Op.8. 2nd movt.Melbourne Piano Trio.
  • Beethoven: Piano Trio No.1 in E flat, Op.1/1. Melbourne Piano Trio.

  • 13th May

    Show Playlist
  • Interview with Mairi
  • Schumann: Of Foreign Lands and People. Radu Lupu, po
  • Interview with Mairi
  • Ravel: Lever du jour from Daphnis and Chloe. Montreal S. O./Charles Dutoit
  • Interview with Mairi
  • Haydn: Finale, Trumpet Concerto in E fl. Geoffrey Payne, trumpet, MSO/Michael Halasz
  • Interview with Mairi
  • Berio: Folksong. Cathy Berberian, sop, Juilliard Ensemble/Luciano Berio
  • Interview with Mairi
  • R. Strauss: Trio, Act 3. Der Rosenkavalier. Yvonne Minton, Regine Crespin, Helen Donath. Vienna P.O./Sir Georg Solti.
  • Interview with Mairi
  • Poulenc: Final mvt. Gloria 'Qui sdes ad dexteram Patris'. Janice Watson, sop. BBC P.O./ Yan Pascal Tortelier.
  • Interview with Mairi
  • Ireland: Sea Fever. Bryn Terfel, bass; Malcolm Martineau, po
  • Interview with Mairi

  • 6th May

    Show Playlist
  • INTERVIEW: BRENDA NIALL
  • Sullivan: Iolanthe Overture. D'Oyly Carte Opera Orch/John Pryce-Jones.
  • INTERVIEW
  • Verdi: Il trovatore. Thomas Hampson, bar., Roberto Alagna, ten., Angela Gheorghiu, sop., Larissa Diadkova, contr., London SO, London Voices/Antonio Pappano.
  • INTERVIEW
  • Chopin: Polonaise in A flat, Op.53, Heroic. Vladimir Horowitz, pno.
  • INTERVIEW
  • Seeger Where Have all the Flowers Gone. Peter, Paul and Mary
  • INTERVIEW
  • Oft in the Stilly Night". John McDermott
  • Interview
  • "Silver threads Among the Gold" John McCormack
  • FINAL INTERVIEW

  • 29th April

    Show Playlist
  • Les Miserable: "The Final Battle". Complete Symphonic recording. 1988 Studio Cast. Phillip Quast. Studio Orch/Martin Koch.
  • Caccini (arr. Brinums): Ave Maria. Inessa Galante, sop., London Musici/Mark Stephenson.
  • Bartok: Sonata, Sz.80. Martha Argerich, pno.
  • Glass: Voices for Didgeridoo and Organ. Song 1. Michael Riesman, organ, Mark Atkins, didgeridoo.
  • Goran Frost: Klezmer Dances. Martin Frost, cl, Australian Chambber Orch/Richard Tognetti-
  • Les Miserable: "I Dreamed a Dream". Complete Symphonic recording. 1988 Studio Cast. Phillip Quast. Studio Orch/Martin Koch.

  • 22nd April

    Show Playlist
  • Interview
  • Ariel Ramirez, Arr. Jesus Gabriel Segade. Misa Ciolla, The Kyrie. Los Fronterizos
  • Interview
  • Bach, JS, Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor, BWV 1043, Isabelle f\Faust, vln. Chrisoph Poppen, vln., Bach Collegium Stuttgart, Helmut Rilling
  • Interview
  • Feidman Öyf Eybik Unzer Leben/Yisrolik
  • Interview
  • Marais Quatrieme Livre de Pieces de viole, La Reveuse. Jordi Savall, Peirre Hantaii Rolf Lislevand?????
  • Interview
  • Dvorak Symphony no 9 in E minor, op 95, "From the New World", 3, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein
  • Interview
  • Schubert Winterreise, D 911:1 Gute Nacht
  • Interview

  • 15th April

    Show Playlist
  • Interview with Gillian Triggs
  • Pachelbel: Canon. Tasmanian SO/David Stanhope.
  • Interview with Gillian Triggs
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op.64b, Suite II. Seattle SO/Gerard Schwarz.
  • Interview with Gillian Triggs
  • Handel: Messiah: I Know that my Redeemer Liveth. Dame Joan Sutherland, sop., English CO/Richard Bonynge.
  • Interview with Gillian Triggs
  • Elgar: Cello concerto in E minor, Op.85. Jacqueline du Pre, vlc., London SO/Sir John Barbirolli. Adagio
  • Interview with Gillian Triggs
  • Wagner R: Lohengrin, Prelude to Act 3. Philharmonia Orch/Geoffrey Simon.
  • Interview with Gillian Triggs
  • Puccini: Madam Butterfly: One Fine Day. Maria Callas, sop.
  • Interview with Gillian Triggs

  • 8th April

    Show Playlist
  • Verd": Otello. Opening scene. Ramon Vinay, ten., NBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra/ ArturoToscanini
  • Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A, K581: Larghetto. Andrew Marriner, cl., Chilingirian String Quartet
  • Brahms: 1st Movt, Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op.98. BBC SO/Rudolf Kempe.
  • Debussy: La Mer. 2nd Movt. New Philharmonia Orch/Pierre Boulez.
  • Wagner: Good Friday Music ("Wie dünkt mich doch die Aue ...") Bayreuth Festival Orch and Chorus/Hans Knappertsbusch (1962)

  • 1st April

    Show Playlist
  • Interview with David Barnard
  • Miller: Moonlight Serenade. Glenn Miller Orch.
  • Interview with David Barnard
  • Mozart: Cosi fan tutte. Cecilia Bartoli, m-sop., Joan Rodgers, sop., Ferruccio Furlanetto, bass, Lella Cuberli, sop., Kurt Streit, ten., Berlin PO, RIAS Chamber Choir/Daniel Barenboim.
  • Interview with David Barnard
  • Traditional (arr. Carter): The lark in the clear air. Duke Dobing, fte., City of London Sinfonia, Cambridge Singers/John Rutter.
  • Interview with David Barnard
  • Janacek: Jenufa, excerpt, Act 1. Gabriela Benackova, sop; vladimir Krejcik, vilem Pribyl, tenors, Brno Janacek O.
  • Interview with David Barnard
  • Suk: Piano Trio, Op.23 'Elegie'. Smetana Trio.
  • Interview with David Barnard