BBC Radio 3's schedule today and one week ahead

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00:30 - Through the Night
Liège Royal Philharmonic OrchestraGrieg's Piano Concerto from the Liège Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. With Catriona Young.
06:30 - Breakfast
Tuesday - Petroc's classical rise and shinePetroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Suzy KleinRefresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Ruth Gipps (1921-1999), The Young Student2/5 Donald Macleod follows Ruth Gipps's progress as a young music student in war-time London.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Nash Ensemble: Elgar PlusThe Nash Ensemble play chamber music by Elgar and Schumann.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Three Centuries of Women Composers - TuesdayMusic by Roxanna Panufnik, Dobrinka Tabakova, Outi Tarkiainen and Diana Burrell
17:00 - In Tune
Janusz Wawrowski, Stephanie Gonley, Howard ShelleySean Rafferty with music and conversation with some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
A 30-minute mix of delightful classical musicIn Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Elena Urioste plays The Lark AscendingViolinist Elena Urioste joins Principal Players of Aurora Orchestra at Kings Place.
22:00 - Free Thinking
From Life on Mars to Dangerous Space JunkSeb Falk talks to researchers about attitudes to Mars, seeing colour and Skylab's crash.
22:45 - The Essay
Shakespeare's Sisters, Sarah Fielding2/5 Lucy Powell explores the work of brilliant siblings through their relatedness to genius.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Around midnightSara Mohr-Pietsch with an adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
French frolicsThe NDR Elbphilharmonie performs Poulenc, Ravel, Roussel and Ibert. With Catriona Young.
06:30 - Breakfast
Wednesday - Petroc's classical alternativePetroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Suzy KleinRefresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Ruth Gipps (1921-1999), A Young Professional3/5 Donald Macleod considers the misery and the joy Ruth Gipps found in Birmingham.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Nash Ensemble: Elgar PlusThe Nash Ensemble play chamber music by Elgar, Schumann and Wagner with Christine Rice.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Three Centuries of Women Composers, Three Centuries of Women Composers - Wednesday3/5 Music by contemporary British composers Joanna Ma ... More >>rsh, Judith Bingham and Charlotte Bray
15:30 - Choral Evensong
Chapel of King's College, CambridgeFrom the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge.
16:30 - New Generation Artists
Johan Dalene plays RautavaaraTenor Alessandro Fisher sings Clara Schumann and violinist Johan Dalene plays Rautavaara.
17:00 - In Tune
Tara Erraught, Semyon BychkovSean Rafferty with music and conversation with some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Classical music to fill half an hourIn Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Barry Douglas live from Waterfront HallBarry Douglas, live from Waterfront Hall.
22:00 - Free Thinking
The Vietnam-Paris ConnectionAuthor Viet Thanh Nguyen, film critic Phuong Le and Peter Salmon join Matthew Sweet.
22:45 - The Essay
Shakespeare's Sisters, Fanny Dickens3/5 The brilliant women whose success was often eclipsed by their more famous brothers.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Music for the eveningSara Mohr-Pietsch with an adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Vaughan Williams from SwedenSwedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Vaughan Williams 5th Symphony. With Catriona Young.
06:30 - Breakfast
Thursday - Petroc's classical mixPetroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Suzy KleinRefresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Ruth Gipps (1921-1999), The Conductor4/5 Donald Macleod looks at the challenges Ruth Gipps had to overcome as a conductor.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Nash Ensemble: Elgar PlusThe Nash Ensemble play Schumann's Marchenbilder with Elgar's Piano Quintet in A minor.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Three Centuries of Women Composers, Thursday4/5 Features Cecile Chaminade's little-known symphonic ballet Callirhoë.
17:00 - In Tune
Linus Roth and José GallardoSean Rafferty with music and conversation with some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Power through with classical musicIn Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Sheku Kanneh-MasonDvorak Cello Concerto performed with BBC SSO and Martyn Brabbins from City Halls, Glasgow.
22:00 - Free Thinking
Edward Said's ThinkingRana Mitter reads the first biography of the Palestinian academic, pianist and negotiator.
22:45 - The Essay
Shakespeare's Sisters, Katharine Wright4/5 Where is Katharine Wright's place in aviation history?
23:00 - The Night Tracks Mix
Music for night owlsSara Mohr-Pietsch with a magical sonic journey for late-night listening.
23:30 - Unclassified
11/03/2021Elizabeth Alker with music that defies classification.
00:30 - Through the Night
Scenes from Goethe's FaustFrom Philharmonie, Berlin, Schumann's Scenes from Goethe's Faust. Catriona Young presents.
06:30 - Breakfast
Friday - Petroc's classical commutePetroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Suzy KleinRefresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Ruth Gipps (1921-1999), A Voice for British music5/5 Donald Macleod considers Ruth Gipps's broad contribution to education and British ... More >>music.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Nash Ensemble: Elgar PlusThe Nash Ensemble play Elgar, Kreisler, Wagner arranged by Liszt and Schumann.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Three Centuries of Women Composers, Friday5/5 A week of music by women ends with major works by Germaine Tailleferre and Gloria Coates.
16:30 - The Listening Service
The Viola - Music's Secret FireTom Service explores the viola's secret influence in music.
17:00 - In Tune
Antoine Préat, Sonya YonchevaSean Rafferty with music and conversation with some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Schubert, Mozart, DemachiIn Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
The Italian JobJohn Storgards conducts the BBC Philharmonic in music by Respighi, Walton and Sibelius.
22:00 - The Verb
The Great GatsbyIan McMillan is joined by Sarah Churchwell and Inua Ellams to discuss The Great Gatsby.
22:45 - The Essay
Shakespeare's Sisters, Madame E Toussaint Welcome5/5 Lucy Powell remembers one of the first African American film directors.
23:00 - Late Junction
Laugh a MinuteSongs to put a smile on your face with music that uses the sound of laughter.
01:00 - Through the Night
Montreal's Domaine Forget FestivalPianist André Laplante with music by Mozart, Liszt and Ravel. Catriona Young presents.
05:00 - Tearjerker with Jorja Smith
13/03/2021Jorja Smith presents an hour of healing, emotional music.
06:00 - Downtime Symphony
Slow it down with lush orchestral textures from Mozart to Mary Lou WilliamsAn hour of wind-down music to help you press pause and reset your mind.
07:00 - Breakfast
Saturday - Elizabeth AlkerClassical music for breakfast time, plus found sounds and the odd unclassified track.
09:00 - Record Review
Ravel's Introduction and Allegro in Building a Library with Jeremy Sams and Andrew McGregorJeremy Sams chooses his favourite recording of Ravel's Intr ... More >>oduction and Allegro.
10:30 - Discovery and Innovation
BBC Symphony OrchestraA weekend of discovery and innovation from the BBC orchestras and choirs.
12:15 - Music Matters
Celebrating a Century of Astor PiazzollaThe stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters.
13:00 - Discovery and Innovation
BBC Scottish Symphony OrchestraA weekend of discovery and innovation from the BBC orchestras and choirs.
14:45 - Discovery and Innovation
BBC Concert OrchestraA weekend of discovery and innovation from the BBC orchestras and choirs.
16:30 - Music Planet
Kathryn Tickell with Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco TurrisiKathryn Tickell with the best roots-based music from across the globe.
17:30 - J to Z
Jason Vieaux Home SessionLive music from classical guitarist Jason Vieaux, plus Pat Metheny’s inspirations.
18:30 - Opera on 3
Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier from the MetRenée Fleming sings her signature role of the Marschallin for the final time.
22:15 - New Music Show
ProcessionsThe latest in new music performance
00:00 - Freeness
A History of ConnectivityA well-loved group of American players create music that’s joyful, engaged and intimate.
01:00 - Through the Night
Violinist Gil Shaham plays Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev concertosNDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Gil Shaham in Hanover. Presented by Jonathan Swain.
07:00 - Breakfast
Sunday - Martin HandleyMartin Handley presents Breakfast including a Sounds of the Earth slow radio soundscape.
09:00 - Sunday Morning
Sarah Walker with an energising musical mixSarah Walker chooses uplifting music to complement your morning.
10:15 - Discovery and Innovation
BBC PhilharmonicA weekend of discovery and innovation from the BBC orchestras and choirs.
12:00 - Private Passions
Sean ScullyMichael Berkeley’s guest is the artist Sean Scully.
13:00 - Discovery and Innovation
BBC SingersA weekend of discovery and innovation from the BBC Orchestras and Choirs
14:30 - Discovery and Innovation
Ulster OrchestraA weekend of discovery and innovation from the BBC orchestras and choirs.
16:00 - Choral Evensong
Chapel of King's College, CambridgeFrom the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge.
17:00 - Discovery and Innovation
BBC National Orchestra of WalesA weekend of discovery and innovation from the BBC orchestras and choirs.
18:45 - Between the Ears
Listening to the DeepArtist Jana Winderen transports us underwater, to listen to the sonic wonders of the sea.
19:15 - Sunday Feature
Landscape HistoriesArchaeologist Seren Griffiths tells the multiple stories of a Sandstone ridge in Cheshire.
19:30 - Drama on 3
Mabinogi - Part 3Third part of the fantasy adventure, based on Welsh mythology. By Lucy Catherine.
20:45 - Record Review Extra
Ravel's Introduction and AllegroHannah French presents more music from the freshest recordings in classical music.
23:00 - Transcribe, Transform with Víkingur Ólafsson
Expand and Contract2/3 Pianist Vikingur Olafsson explores the art of musical transcription.
00:00 - Classical Fix
15/03/2021Jules Buckley mixes classical playlists for music-loving guests.
00:30 - Through the Night
Ravel, Wagner and BartokPianist Bertrand Chamayou and Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana. Jonathan Swain presents.
06:30 - Breakfast
Monday - Petroc's classical rise and shinePetroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Ian SkellyRefresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Fallings out: 1730-17321/5 Donald Macleod on the tension between Handel and his musicians, on whom ... More >>his work depended.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Kathryn Rudge and Christopher GlynnLive from Wigmore Hall, London, a song recital from Kathryn Rudge and Christopher Glynn.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Monday - BBC Scottish Symphony OrchestraWith music by Bartok, Schubert, Stravinsky, Schubert and Berlioz.
16:30 - Early Music Now
The European Union Baroque OrchestraThe European Union Baroque Orchestra play concertos by Handel and Albinoni.
17:00 - In Tune
15/03/2021Katie Derham with music and conversation with some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Take 30 minutes out with a relaxing classical mixIn Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
A Secret Line from God, Schubert's 'Great' SymphonyHerbert Blomstedt conducts Schubert 'Great' Symphony and a Mozart concerto.
22:00 - Music Matters
Celebrating a Century of Astor PiazzollaThe stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters.
22:45 - The Essay
Books to Make Space For on the Bookshelf, The Black Lizard1/5 New Generation Thinker Christopher Harding reads the Japanese equivalent ... More >>of Conan Doyle.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Dissolve into soundSara Mohr-Pietsch with a sonic journey from winter chill to the arrival of spring.