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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May
19
Sun
Deutsche Welle Concert Hour
May 19 @ 11:00 pm – May 20 @ 12:00 am

Deutsche Welle looLive recordings of the world’s music stars performing in Germany’s palaces, churches & concert halls, conveying the full immediacy and festivity of these renowned musical events. If you can’t fly to Germany for the music festival season, we’ll bring it to you! Visit the DW website for more information.

May
20
Mon
Hit Parade of Yesterday
May 20 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Hit Parade of Yesterday

Step back in time with “Hit Parade of Yesterday” – Vintage music from the 20s & 30s, more precisely, 1926-1937, jazz, big bands, and some Australian bands, personalities and music from the movies are featured. Original recordings are used. A monthly special highlights a personality or a band or, perhaps, a type of music or dance. This program began in March 1978!

After Hours
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
At The National (repeat)
May 20 @ 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.

Classical Mood
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 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
May 20 @ 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.