Program schedule

Here’s our weekly program schedule. You can also show a particular program type: Arts | Blues | Classical | Folk | Jazz | Nostalgia | Special interest | World music

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After Hours
Sep 16 @ 1:00 am – 7:00 am

Relax with “After Hours” ArtSound FM’s soundscape of seamless jazz, folk and blues throughout the predawn hours.

Sounds Early
Sep 16 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Sounds Early

A lively and very different way to start the day, with a mix of quality music, commentary, arts news, interviews, information and features. The program features Australian Independent Radio News, Arts Diaries and weather bulletins on the hour.

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time periods. Visit the website:www.exploringmusic.org.

Soundspace
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
At The National (repeat)
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
At The National (repeat)

A repeat of Saturday night’s program featuring concerts recorded by ArtSoundFM at the National Folk Festival, held each Easter at Exhibition Park in Canberra.

Arts Café
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Arts Café

Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the Arts Café opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music, interviews, arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

Monday features the Exhibition Rundown just before The World at 1pm.

This week (16th September) features interviews with Hannah Gason about her Thomas Foundation-sponsored residency at Canberra Glassworks and Melissa Cameron about her new exhibition “Marfa TX”. We also speak to glass artist Harriet Schwarzrock about her Stephen Procter Fellowship.

 

Classical Mood
Sep 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Classical Mood

Each weekday afternoon a variety of ArtSound FM’s knowledgeable classical enthusiasts present “Classical Mood”, two hours of time-honoured favourites and new works from the world’s finest composers, soloists, ensembles and orchestras.

In The Foyer
Sep 16 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Photo of Paris Opera

IN THE FOYER – 3.30pm Mondays .. repeated 3.30pm Wednesday.

30 minutes of interviews, reviews and music focusing on shows being presented in the Canberra region and beyond, and the artists who create and perform in them.

In the Foyer is produced and presented by Bill Stephens OAM, a familiar voice to Artsound listeners through his programs Red Velvet and Wild Boronia (6.00 pm Sundays and 3.30 pm Tuesdays) and Dress Circle. Bill narrated The Gershwin Project and contributed weekly interviews to On Stage, both produced by Len Power.

In addition to his work with ArtSound FM, Bill is a member of the Canberra Critics Circle, reviewing dance, musical theatre and cabaret for City News, Australian Arts Review and the Canberra Critics Circle. He writes feature articles for Stage Whispers, is a member of the Helpmann Awards Cabaret Voting panel, and a longtime interviewer for the National Library of Australia’s Oral History program, specialising in the performing arts.

Global Village
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

World music with a difference – a musical carpet ride for armchair travellers. Habib Massad presents a celebration of cultural diversity that features music from all corners of the globe.

Disc Drive
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Disc Drive

Every weekday afternoon it’s time for ArtSound FM’s dedicated team to accompany you with Disc Drive, our program of great music, arts interviews, reviews, and Arts Diary. The program features Australian Independent Radio News, weather bulletins on the hour and interviews with local community organisations.