In Conversation with Roger Benedict

Catherine Peake talks to Roger Benedict, our new Patron of Emerging Artists

Renowned violist and conductor Roger Benedict is Fine Music Sydney’s new Patron of Emerging Artists. Fine Music’s support for emerging artists includes administering awards such as the Stefan Kruger Scholarship, the Young Composer Award and the Ken Weatherley Continue reading “In Conversation with Roger Benedict”

Jazz on Wednesdays

Jazz on Wednesdays

Wednesdays bring a world of world jazz, with Jazz Sketches at noon with Robert Vale and Planet Jazz at 7pm with Xavier Bichon. This week, they will be featuring the Sokratis Sinopoulos Quartet.

Born in Athens, Sokratis Sinopoulos studied classical guitar and Byzantine music, and began playing Continue reading “Jazz on Wednesdays”

Alexander Zemlinsky – the forgotten notch on Alma’s bedpost

Michael Morton-Evans looks at the tumultuous liaison of a once forgotten composer

I guess most music lovers have heard the cruel but funny song that American mathematics professor Tom Lehrer wrote about Alma Schindler: Her lovers were many and varied / from the day she began her beguine / There Continue reading “Alexander Zemlinsky – the forgotten notch on Alma’s bedpost”

Revolutionary

Angela Cockburn explores the music of uprising

On Sunday 11 July – which is as close to Bastille Day as a Sunday Special could get – I’ll be taking a look through the centuries at what composers do when the People take to the streets. You’ll find Paris gets more Continue reading “Revolutionary”

On Sunday 11 July – which is as close to Bastille Day as a Sunday Special could get – I’ll be taking a look through the centuries at what composers do when the People take to the streets. You’ll find Paris gets more Continue reading “Revolutionary”

On Sunday 11 July – which is as close to Bastille Day as a Sunday Special could get – I’ll be taking a look through the centuries at what composers do when the People take to the streets. You’ll find Paris gets more Continue reading “Revolutionary”

On Sunday 11 July – which is as close to Bastille Day as a Sunday Special could get – I’ll be taking a look through the centuries at what composers do when the People take to the streets. You’ll find Paris gets more Continue reading “Revolutionary”

Jazz In Conversation

Jazz In Conversation

On this week’s program listen out for Barry O’Sullivan’s studio guest pianist John Harkins and vocalist Anita Wardell.

Since coming to Australia nearly 23 years ago, Harkins has established himself in the front rank of the local Sydney Jazz Scene. He is from Chicago and is a Continue reading “Jazz In Conversation”