2NURFM is a Community radio Station and many of our presenters share their own collections on air.


Specialist Music

2NURFM is a community radio station and many of our presenters share their own collections on air.

There's classical, jazz, blues, country, folk, punk rock, and brass.

Hunter Rostrum

Sunday 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Ray Hugo presents a weekly program of mostly classical music, recorded at venues around the Hunter region.

Local Performance

2NURFM provides a forum for local artists to reach audiences not only in the Hunter, but right around Australia and the world.

Excellent Venues

As a faculty of The University of Newcastle, the Conservatorium fosters music teaching and performance. In its Concert Hall, regarded as one of the finest in the country, Newcastle audiences enjoy recitals by students, and eminent local and visiting artists.


Thanks to Ray and everyone involved with creating the music, the 1000th edition of the program went to air on 4 January, 2015.

Broadcast Calendar

Broadcast performance
June 7 FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE – featuring works by well-known Russian composers, RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, TCHAIKOVSKY, BORODIN and SHOSTAKOVICH, performed by Orchestra Nova, The Hunter Symphony Orchestra and the University of Newcastle Wind Orchestra together with trumpet soloist, John Kellaway and pianist, Jordan Wett.
June 14 GERMAN AND ITALIAN MASTERS – A recital of works by HANDEL, TELEMANN, MANCINI and PORPORA, featuring Scots Kirk Baroque Band and soloists, Joelene Griffith and Samantha Cobcroft, and special guests, Neil Simpson, baroque oboe, and Matthew Hopcroft, baroque flute.
June 21 IN PRAISE OF LAUGHTER – A celebratory encore performance from June 1990 by NEWCASTLE CITY CHOIR one of the oldest choral groups still active in the area, who this year enters its 61st year of making music.
June 28 VIOLIN AND PIANO RECITAL – by the extremely talented duo, PEKKA KUUISTO and SIMON CRAWFORD-PHILLIPS, performing major works by Schubert, Sibelius and Corigliano, and as the mood and the occasion takes them, changing direction with works by Fritz Kreisler, George Gershwin and Aaron Copland.