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


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
August 2 JUST BRASS – featuring Toronto Brass in a concert that includes music from the various genres of Jazz, Popular, Classical, Traditional and Sacred, and including two items by gifted Cornet soloist, Genevieve Smith. The second part of the concert will feature one of the world's foremost brass ensembles from the U.K., The Wallace Collection playing the Jim Parker composition, The Golden Section based on some of the world's greatest paintings .
August 9 THE WIHAN QUARTET, one of the top string quartets from the Czech Republic, in their Newcastle concert, which will include Joseph Haydns, String Quartet in D major – The Lark, the String Quartet No.1 Kreutzer Sonata by Leoš Janáček, and Franz Schubert's, String Quartet in D Minor – Death and the Maiden.
August 16 MUSIC FROM THE MOVIES – a concert by Orchestra Nova, Newcastle's only semi-professional community orchestra, in which they play some of the memorable music that has come to us by way of the silver screen and television over the last two or three decades.
August 23 A VIOLIN AND PIANO RECITAL featuring April Kelson and Gabriella Pusner playing Mozart and Brahms, and in the second part of the concert, celebrated British pianist, Imogen Cooper will perform Robert Schumann's Dances of the League of David.
August 30 GENEVIEVE LACEY (recorder), JANE GOWER (bassoon), and LARS ULRIK MORTENSEN (harpsichord), will perform solo, duo and trio works by Vivaldi, Telemann and Scarlatti as featured in their Newcastle Conservatorium concert.