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Sydney Symphony Hour

​Sydney Symphony Hour​​with Andrew Bukenya  Tune in from 1pm on the second Tuesday of every month for Sydney Symphony Hour! Andrew Bukenya looks ahead at the SSO concerts for the upcoming month, perhaps with some special interviews and guests! Listen to the February program on demand Andrew with previous Sydney Symphony Hour Guests

Enter before March 13 in this year’s Sydney Eisteddfod, Australia’s premier performing arts competition. Over 300 events across Music, Singing, Drama and Dance! There is over $400,000 worth of prizes and scholarships to be won and anyone can enter! Visit sydneyeisteddfod.com.au to enter yourself or your child today!

CD REVIEW – THE RUSSIAN ALBUM

THE RUSSIAN ALBUMChristoph Croisé, cello; Alexander Panfilov, pianoAvie AV2410✶✶✶✶1/2 When you think of classical cellists, whose names come to mind? Certainly, Jacqueline du Pré and Yo-Yo Ma, and then there’s Steven Isserlis and Mischa Maisky. Make a note now of another name to add to those ranks, that of Christoph Croisé. He’s only 26, but […]

In Conversation with Christopher Waterhouse

In Conversation with Christopher Waterhouse Pianist and composer Mark Isaacs has been described as a musical genius and his first symphony was described by Vladimir Ashkenazy as “masterful”. Mark’s personality was once compared with that of Leonard Bernstein – a man possessing boundless energy, enthusiasm, highly skilled and passionate about performance. This week he joins Christopher […]

Fine Music Sydney, Celebrating 45 Years

2MBS-FM/Fine Music attracted many talented individuals, some of whom were frustrated at the lack of broadcast classical music and other minority genres. This is a random sample of the station’s photo archives – people involved from Day 1 (15 December 1974) to mid 80s. Sadly, some are no longer with us – having moved on […]

Considering Matthew Shepard

The tragic death of Matthew Shepard in 1998 caused anguish and outrage. Nearly 20 years later it inspired composer Craig Hella Johnson to contemplate suffering, death and the flame of love. The youthful voices of VOX perform Considering Matthew Shepard, a musical memorial that reverberates with hope, a cathartic transformation of nightmare into serenity. Event […]

ELD: The Interpretation of Gregorian Chant

Enjoy, Learn, Discuss Series Details: Sunday 16 February, 2.30pm, Fine Music SydneyTickets: $10 for Fine Music volunteers, subscribing friends and concession or $20 general ​Synopsis: Have you ever wondered how medieval monks sang Gregorian chant? We’ve all seen the square notes on four lines, and perhaps even sung some chant, but imagine what mysteries an […]

In Conversation with Christopher Waterhouse

On Wednesday 12th February at 1pm join Christopher Waterhouse when his guest in conversation is the award-winning Australian actor Valerie Bader. You’ll know Valerie for her stage work in The Wharf Revue, Children of the Sun and Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam and for her film and television work including All Saints, The Let Down and East of Everything. Audiences and critics applaud her […]

Fine Music 102.5 rebrands to Fine Music Sydney

Fine Music 102.5, the radio station created by music lovers for lovers of music, formerly known as 2MBS and soon to be known as Fine Music Sydney, is Australia’s first stereo FM radio station. The station was officially opened on 1 February 1975 and have now been on air for 45 years. Fine Music Sydney’s […]