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 to other things or deceased. We are proud of our volunteer team which tends to be around 250 at any one time.

If you think you know anyone in the above picture, you can check their names below!

Fine Music Magazine

Live Music Review

Van Morrison’s MasterpiecesVince Jones and The Astral OrchestraBlue Mountains TheatreFriday, 14 February 2020 Written by Barry O’SullivanIllustrations by Lyndon Pike Australia’s foremost jazz vocalist Vince Jones is currentlyinterpreting the classic albums Astral Weeks and Moondance onstage in a series of concerts throughout Australia. Accompaniedby the musical director Matt McMahon and his own AstralOrchestra containing some […]

Between Two Worlds

Tchaikovsky’s orchestral works Written by David Ogilvie Despite being one of the most well-documented composers in history, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is arguably one of the most misunderstood. Invariably popular with the general public, largely because of his more emotional works, the almost hypnotic effect that he was able to induce led to serious questioning of […]

CD Review – Astrolabe

AstrolabeChris CodyIndependent*****Composed as a tribute to the French explorer La Perouse, Chris Cody’s ninepiece Astrolabe suite draws upon the musical influences of the jazz, classical, and world music genres. The suite transports listeners on a vibrant and exciting musical odyssey, conveying the feelings and emotions experienced by Cody after his reading of a ship’s journal […]