3MBS proudly supports Melbourne’s finest young and emerging talent and does so with live-to-air performances throughout mid-February 2021.

Join on-air presenter, Jess Carrascalao Heard as she introduces some of Melbourne’s brightest young and emerging talent who will perform live from our Lady Marigold Southey Performance Studio.

Tune in on Tuesdays at 7pm during In Performance on 103.5FM or catch the live stream from our Facebook page.

3MBS warmly acknowledges the support of the Young Performer Summer Series patrons for making this series possible.

Tuesday 26 January – Emilia Bertolini (soprano)

Photo credit: Fi Mim Photography

Soprano Emilia Bertolini is the recipient of the John & Elizabeth Wright-Smith Scholarship and the Paulette Bisley Opera Scholarship with the Melba Opera Trust. Recent performance highlights for Emiliahave included singing with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra in the Australian Conducting Academy, winning the Opera Scholars Australia Aria Competition, performing at the Melbourne Recital CentreSalon with ​Ensemble Ancien​, singing Susanna ​(Le Nozze di Figaro)​ at the Lyric Opera Studio Weimarsupported through the Melbourne University of Melbourne AEH Nickson Travelling Scholarship and taking part in the Young Songmakers Developing Artist Program with Songmakers Australia. Emilia holds a Bachelor of Music with first-class Honours from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, as well as Diplomas in both French and Italian.


Der Hirt auf dem Felsen – Franz Schubert

Liebst du um Schönheit – Clara Schumann 

6 Lieder, Op. 13: No. 1, Ich stand im dunkeln Traumen – Clara Schumann

Ariettes oubliées – Claude Debussy

Se saran rose – Luigi Arditi

Tuesday 2 February – Gabriella Alberti ( flute)

Photo credit: Cameron Jamieson

Gabriella Alberti is a Melbourne-based flutist who recently graduated from the University of Melbourne with a First Class Honours Bachelor of Music degree. It was at the Conservatorium where she cultivated her adoration for ensemble playing, partaking in the University of Melbourne Symphony and Philharmonic Orchestras. Her solo career highlights include her 2019 performance in Series 2 of the Talent at 3MBS radio, alongside her 2016 performance at the Melbourne Recital Centre as part of the Top Class Music showcase. In addition to performing, Gabriella is also passionate about teaching flute and piano to primary school students and children with learning disabilities.


Sonatine for Flute and Piano – Henri Dutilleux

Sonata for Flute and Piano, movements 1-3 – Dorian Le Gallienne

Suite Pointillistique – Sigfrid Karg-Elert

Tuesday 9 February –
Ryan Lynch (multi-instrumentalist)

Photo credit: Clay Waddell

Ryan Lynch is a Melbourne based multi-instrumentalist and freelance musician working across Australia with a focus on contemporary classical styles and musical theatre.   

Ryan started his musical journey at the age of 10 un wavered by the likes of Mozart and Beethoven, it was Lisa Simpson who first ignited Ryan’s passion for the saxophone.  

Outside of his music studies at the University of Melbourne, Ryan’s musical highlights have been performing with Melbourne Opera, Opera Australia, Hugh Jackman’s Australian tour and guest performing with the Northern Contemporary Collective in Leeds. In the future, Ryan looks forward to starting his own ensemble with an emphasis on Australian composers and artists.

Past Programs:

Re-visit the previously streamed performances below:

Po Goh (piano) – 8 December

Rachael Joyce (soprano) – 15 December

Harrison Steel-Holmes (trombonist) – 19 January 2021