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.
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.
The Andrew Dickeson Group with a tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers
Sydney drummer Andrew Dickeson leads a formidable lineup of musicians in this concert in January 2019 at the former ANU Reunion Pop Up Village. Andrew Dickeson (drums), Alan Davey (tpt/flugelhorn), Andrew Robertson (sax), Ashley Turner (bass), Matt Harris (piano) with special guest Wayne Kelly (piano).
Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers were a training ground for so many jazz musicians of note and of the great post-bop tunes that the band played and you can relive that era by tuning in tonight at 8PM.
Produced and presented by Chris Deacon OAM
The award-winning FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE presents the best of contemporary jazz and related music concerts from live venues in Canberra, including our own recording studios.
Catch the best of Canberra’s live classical music performances by local and international artists. Every year Art Sound volunteers record around 50 such concerts. You can hear many of them on Concert Hall and also keep in touch with musical events coming up around town.
Concert Hall sources its live concerts from such venues as the ANU School of Music, the Wesley Music Centre, the National Gallery, the National Library, University House and local churches. We cover all genres and forms of classical music performed by solo instruments and voices, ensembles, orchestras and choirs.
Concert Hall is repeated on Wednesdays at 1.30pm