Fine Music Sydney will inevitably experience interruptions to our regular broadcast content during the COVD-19 pandemic and the various social distancing measures we are required to implement.


Beethoven’s New Path

Reflections on The Eroica Written by Eddie Bernasconi In late February, those lucky enough to have acquired an ACO subscription for 2020 were treated to a special program featuring the first three Beethoven symphonies. Of the three symphonies, the 3rd, or The Eroica as it is commonly referred to, has arguably received the most scholarly […]

Vexations and Devotions

Brett Dean, Michael Leunig and choral dreaming Fine Music Sydney Magazine Correction Notice: It has come to the attention of Fine Music Sydney that the April 2020 edition of the Fine Music Sydney Magazine incorrectly attributed the article on page 47 entitled: Vexations and Devotions as written by Barry O’Sullivan when it was instead written […]

CD Review – Under Paris Skies

Hetty KateUnder Paris SkiesLisez L’Etiquette Records**** Under Paris Skies is the latest release from British/Australian vocalist Hetty Kate. Her career spans from intimate clubs to over four years as vocalist with jazz luminary James Morrison. Hetty approaches her performance with a refined understatement that translates into a true affinity with melody and the composer’s intentions. […]

From the General Manager

At Fine Music Sydney we are following the Social Distancing measures instructed by both our Federal and State Government. I am sure that you all can understand that we are trying to manage a very limited amount of people at the station at the same time to minimise exposure and to avoid public transport use […]

STREAM NOW: Concerts on Demand

Concerts on Demand Below is a listing of the events that are being streamed online. We are extremely grateful to the organisations and musicians that are making this possible! Event  Date and Time Event Streaming Link BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra On demand – available now Various Beethoven, An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98 […]

Musical Families

Jean-Féry Rebel’s Famous In-Laws Written by Elizabeth Hill Jean-Féry Rebel was born in 1666 into three generations of musical Rebels. His father and uncle were connected to the French royal household, and his sister was married to the composer Michel-Richard Delalande. With these connections, and with Jean-Baptiste Lully as a musical protector, Rebel’s success was […]