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BBC Radio 3 is the second most listened to especially classical music broadcaster radio station in the UK, nearly 2 million weekly listeners choose it for its conservative perspective in entertainment. It offers a mild mixture of speech related programmes and classical music. The orchestra-concert lovers can find their interest in the BBC Radio 3 schedule, because the “Radio 3 in Concert” takes place from 7:30pm to 10pm on each weekday, with live concert broadcasting. Every summer, the famous “BBC Proms” concerts are broadcasted live in this time-slot, expanded to the weekends. The “BBC Orchestras and Singers” features are also part of the programme structure. Besides the classical music, shifts to full time dramas and talks, about arts and culture diversify the schedule.
BBC Radio 3 has morning programme on every day of the week, from 6:30am to 9am on weekdays with Petroc Trelawny, and from 7am to 9am on weekends with Elizabeth Alker. The main function of BBC Radio 3 "breakfast show" is not to shrill for waking up the listeners, but to set the mornings' keynote by playing the classical music requests of the listeners besides the presenter's picks. On Wednesdays, a chosen artist is being introduced to the morning programme's listeners, and on Fridays, the morning show flashes a glance into the world of poetry.

BBC Radio 3 music genres: classic, opera, world music, jazz

BBC Radio 3 availability: You can tune in your traditional analogue radio on 90-93 FM in the UK, and the digital solutions are also optionable, we recommend the online radio stream.

DAB Digital Radio: BBC Radio 3, BBC R3, Radio 3 (UK)

DigitalTV:
Freeview: Channel 703
Freesat: Channel 703
Sky: Channel 0103
Virgin: Channel 903
Virgin Ireland: 909

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E-mail: The programmes on BBC Radio 3 have their own e-mail address. You can find the programmes, and their individual e-mail address, or contact options on the official BBC Radio 3 site – https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3

Postal address: Radio 3, BBC Broadcasting House, London, W1A 1AA, United Kingdom

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00:00 - Freeness
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01:00 - Through the Night
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01:00 - Through the Night
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07:00 - Breakfast
Saturday - Elizabeth Alker
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09:00 - Record Review
Copland's Clarinet Concerto with Mark Simpson and Andrew McGregor
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11:45 - Music Matters
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12:30 - This Classical Life
Jess Gillam with... Ayanna Witter-Johnson
Jess Gillam talks to cellist Ayanna Witter-Johnson about the music they love.
13:00 - Inside Music
Pianist Keval Shah reveals layers of musical time
Hear a leading musician open up a colourful selection of music from the inside.
15:00 - Sound of Cinema
Turkish Bond and Indian Potter
Matthew Sweet and music for transnational film adaptations.
16:00 - Music Planet
With Kathryn Tickell
The best roots-based music from around the world with Kathryn Tickell.
17:00 - J to Z
BBC Young Jazz Musician and Sheila Maurice-Grey
Highlights from this year’s competition. Plus Sheila Maurice-Grey’s inspirations.
18:30 - Opera on 3
Handel's Ariodante
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22:00 - New Music Show
Apartment House at the BBC Radio Theatre
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