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About BBC Radio 3

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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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01:00 - Through the Night
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07:00 - Breakfast
Sunday - Martin Handley
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09:00 - Sunday Morning
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12:00 - Private Passions
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13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
New Generation Artist Gallery
Pianist Louis Schwizgebel plays Haydn, Chopin and Liszt.
14:00 - The Early Music Show
Composer Profile - John Wilbye
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15:00 - Choral Evensong
Chapel of Royal Holloway
Live from the Chapel of Royal Holloway, University of London.
16:00 - Jazz Record Requests
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17:00 - The Listening Service
Classical music - the height of fashion
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17:30 - Words and Music
Getting Together
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18:45 - Sunday Feature
The Kershaw Tapes - Andy's Kitchen and On the Road in Africa
Andy Kershaw introduces rare recordings from his personal archive.
19:30 - Drama on 3
Beethoven Can Hear You
By Timothy X Atack. Original, immersive audio drama, starring Peter Capaldi as Beethoven.
21:00 - Record Review Extra
Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Hannah French presents more highlights from the latest classical music releases.
23:00 - A History of Black Classical Music
The Blacke Trumpeter
1/3 Eleanor Alberga with a timeline of black classical composition.
00:00 - Sounds Connected
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00:30 - Through the Night
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