BBC Radio 3's schedule today and one week ahead

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00:30 - Through the Night
Longing for Italy
The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Guggeis. Presented by Jonathan Swain
06:30 - Breakfast
17/06/2021
Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Georgia Mann - Thursday
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Pauline Viardot and Her Circle, A Composer and a Collaborator
4/5 Donald Macleod considers Pauline Viardot's role as a muse for Goun ... More >>od and other composers.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Cardiff Singer of the World - Song Prize Highlights (3/3)
Iain Burnside and Rebecca Evans with highlights from BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021
14:30 - Afternoon Concert
Thursday - BBC Philharmonic
The BBC Philharmonic perform Haydn, Dvořák, Ravel, Busoni, Foulds and Schwertsik.
17:00 - In Tune
Haffner Wind Ensemble
Sean Rafferty is joined by the Haffner Wind Ensemble, playing live in the studio.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Thirty minutes of classical inspiration
An eclectic mix featuring classical favourites, lesser-known gems and a few surprises
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Song Prize Final, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021
Andrew McGregor and Rebecca Evans at the 2021 Final of the BBC Cardiff Singer Song Prize
22:00 - Free Thinking
Masks
The role of masks in African traditions, Greek tragedy and Covid conspiracies
22:45 - The Essay
My Deaf World, Belonging
4/5 Sannah Gulamani's personal take on what it is like to be part of Britain's deaf community
23:00 - The Night Tracks Mix
Music for the evening
Hannah Peel with a magical sonic journey for late-night listening.
23:30 - Unclassified
At the Mind Altar
Elizabeth Alker with songs to soothe, sink into, and lose yourself amidst.
00:30 - Through the Night
Fête de la musique - Festival Strings Lucerne - Back on Stage
Pianist Claire Huangci joins Lucerne Festival Strings. Jonathan Swain presents.
06:30 - Breakfast
18/06/2021
Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Georgia Mann - Friday
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Pauline Viardot and Her Circle, The Incomparable Viardot Salon
5/5 Donald Macleod considers the impact of Pauline Viardot's famous t ... More >>wice-weekly salons.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Highlights from Catriona Morison at Edinburgh Festival 2018
Iain Burnside introduces highlights of mezzo Catriona Morison's Edinburgh Festival debu ... More >>t.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Friday - BBC Philharmonic, live at MediaCityUK, Salford
Jac van Steen and the BBC Philharmonic in Verbey, Copland and Janacek, performed live
16:30 - The Listening Service
How to listen to... Gilbert and Sullivan
Tom Service enters the topsy-turvy world of Gilbert and Sullivan.
17:00 - In Tune
Isata Kanneh-Mason, Kate Kennedy
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
The eclectic classical mix
An eclectic mix featuring classical favourites, lesser-known gems and a few surprises
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Jupiter, Pandora and the Emperor
The BBC Philharmonic and Ben Gernon perform Mozart, Alice Mary Smith and Beethoven.
22:00 - The Verb
Hotel
With Eimear McBride, Andy Miller and Roger Luckhurst
22:45 - The Essay
My Deaf World, Hearing in a Deaf World
5/5 Sandy Deo's personal take on what it is like to be part of Britain's deaf community
23:00 - Late Junction
David Toop Dreams the Archive
Jennifer Lucy Allan and David Toop hunt for dream music in the BBC’s ethnographic archive.
01:00 - Piano Flow with Lianne La Havas
19/06/2021
Lianne La Havas presents an hour of the world's most soothing piano music.
02:00 - Happy Harmonies with Laufey
Vol 9: Ease yourself into the day with folk harmonies
Laufey shares her favourite emerging folk talent with Noah Cyrus, Lola Marsh and more.
03:00 - Through the Night
RAI Chamber Ensembles from Turin
Beethoven's String Trio, Op 3, and String Quintet, Op 29. Jonathan Swain presents.
07:00 - Breakfast
Saturday - Martin Handley
Classical music for breakfast time, plus found sounds and the odd unclassified track.
09:00 - Record Review
Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde
Flora Willson chooses her favourite recording of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde.
11:45 - Music Matters
19/06/2021
Linton Stephens learns about Opera North's production of Sondheim's A Little Night Music.
12:30 - This Classical Life
Jess Gillam with... AyseDeniz Gokcin
Jess Gillam is joined by composer and pianist AyseDeniz Gokcin.
13:00 - Inside Music
Singer and composer Sarah Dacey with orchestral storms and vocal tricks
Sarah Dacey opens up a selection of classical music from a vocalist’s point ... More >> of view.
15:00 - Sound of Cinema
Clint Mansell
Matthew Sweet talks to composer Clint Mansell, whose film credits include Black Swan.
16:00 - Music Planet
Warsaw Village Band with Lopa Kothari
Radio 3's weekly exploration of the best roots-based music from across the world.
17:00 - J to Z
John Scofield
The guitar great shares his musical inspirations. Plus Anat Cohen and Trio Brasileiro.
18:30 - New Generation Artists
Grieg and Chopin from Catriona Morison and Eric Lu
New Generation Artists: Eric Lu plays Chopin and Catriona Morison sings Grieg.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021 - Final
Five finalists compete for the title of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021.
22:00 - New Music Show
Raven Chacon in Sounding Change
Raven Chacon reflects on the role of the environment in new music.
00:00 - Freeness
Tropical jazz meets Chicago post-rock
Playful polyrhythms mix with electronic samples in Rob Mazurek's São Paulo Underground.
01:00 - Through the Night
NDR Radio Philharmonic Goes Baroque
Soprano Anna Prohaska joins the NDR Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. Presented by John Shea.
07:00 - Breakfast
Sunday - Martin Handley
Martin Handley presents Breakfast, including a Sounds of the Earth slow radio soundscape.
09:00 - Sunday Morning
Sarah Walker with an intriguing musical mix
Sarah Walker chooses uplifting music to complement your morning.
12:00 - Private Passions
Natalie Haynes
Michael Berkeley’s guest is classicist and comedian Natalie Haynes.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Sarah Connolly and Mahan Esfahani
Live from Wigmore Hall, Sarah Connolly and Mahan Esfahani in music spanning five centuries (R)
14:00 - The Early Music Show
Bach after the Bleep
To mark Father's Day, some imaginary voicemails between CPE Bach and his old man
15:00 - Choral Evensong
King's College, Cambridge
Live from the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge. (R)
16:00 - Jazz Record Requests
Jazz for a Sunday afternoon
Alyn Shipton presents jazz records of all styles as requested by you.
17:00 - The Listening Service
Style Counsel
Tom Service dispenses music history style counsel - how to tell what you're listening to.
17:30 - Words and Music
Building and Sound
Prose and poems inspired by architecture and music recorded for and in particular places.
18:45 - Sunday Feature
Unmouthed
Revelations, new poems and music from composer Ivor Gurney’s lost years in an asylum
19:30 - Drama on 3
Lorenzaccio
Bold new version of classic French drama about politics, liberty and corruption.
21:00 - Record Review Extra
Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde
Hannah French presents more music from the freshest recordings in classical music.
23:00 - The Art of Simplicity with Stuart Maconie
The Grand Scheme of Things
2/2 Simple music that emulates monolithic austerity and colossal form.
00:00 - Classical Fix
Isy Suttie
Linton Stephens mixes a classical playlist for comedian and writer Isy Suttie.
00:30 - Through the Night
Stravinsky and Shostakovich from Auckland
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra are joined by pipa player Wu Man. John Shea presents
06:30 - Breakfast
Monday - Petroc's classical rise and shine
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Georgia Mann
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Music Born of Turmoil
1/5 Donald Macleod explores Purcell’s turbulent early years.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Steven Osborne plays Debussy
Live from London's Wigmore Hall, Steven Osborne performs an all-Debussy piano recital.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (1/4)
Music by Grace Williams, Britten and Anthony Payne's completion of Elgar's Symphony No 3.
16:30 - Early Music Now
21/06/2021
Early music from around Europe
17:00 - In Tune
Sean Shibe, Linos Piano Trio
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Your daily classical soundtrack
An eclectic mix featuring classical favourites, lesser-known gems and a few surprises
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
RTVE Symphony Orchestra Madrid
Pablo Gonzalez conducts RTVE Symphony Orchestra in music by Loris Tjeknavorian and Ravel.
22:00 - Music Matters
19/06/2021
Linton Stephens learns about Opera North's production of Sondheim's A Little Night Music.
22:45 - The Essay
Home Sweet Home, Episode 1
1/5 Madeleine Bunting begins a new series examining the many dimensions of what we call home.
23:00 - Night Tracks
The music garden
Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Beethoven from Bucharest
Members of the Romanian Radio Orchestra play Beethoven String Quartets. With John Shea.
06:30 - Breakfast
Tuesday - Petroc's classical commute
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Georgia Mann
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Sacred Journey
2/5 Donald Macleod explores Purcell’s sacred writing.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Notes from Scotland: Kowalski – Reyes Duo
The Kowalski – Reyes Duo perform works written during times of conflict.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (2/4)
Fiona Talkington presents music by Faure, Saint-Saens, Stenhammar and Shostakovich.
17:00 - In Tune
Lucy Parham and Joanna David, Laura van der Heijden and Jâms Coleman
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
A blissful 30-minute classical mix
An eclectic mix featuring classical favourites, lesser-known gems and a few surprises
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Orchestral Enchantment and Grandeur
The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra play Mendelssohn, Scriabin and Sibelius.
22:00 - Free Thinking
Building London
Architects Eric Parry and Alison Brooks, and writers Fiona Mozley and SI Martin on Soho.
22:45 - The Essay
Home Sweet Home, Episode 2
2/5 Writer Madeleine Bunting reflects on some astonishing instances of homesickness.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Music for midnight
Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
75th International Chopin Piano Festival
Pianist Jakub Kuszlik plays Schumann and Chopin in Poland. Presented by John Shea.
06:30 - Breakfast
Wednesday - Petroc's classical mix
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Georgia Mann
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Music on Demand
3/5 Donald Macleod explores the music Purcell wrote to mark specific occasions.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Notes from Scotland: Sean Shibe
Guitarist Sean Shibe in recital from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (3/4)
Fiona Talkington presents music by Anna Clyne, Nielsen and Respighi.
15:30 - Choral Evensong
23/06/2021
Live from the Chapel of Rugby School on the eve of the birth of John the Baptist.
16:30 - New Generation Artists
Consone Quartet
The Consone Quartet perform Haydn's 'Rider' Quartet.
17:00 - In Tune
With Sean Rafferty
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Classical music for focus and inspiration
Woozy Donald Byrd, an athletic nonet by Farrenc and the crystal-clear chiming of koras.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Beverley & East Riding Early Music Festival
Stile Antico and La Serenissima perform at Beverley Minster in East Yorkshire.
22:00 - Free Thinking
Mid Century Modern
Shahidha Bari and guests look at labour saving devices and revamping the 1950s home.
22:45 - The Essay
Home Sweet Home, Episode 3
3/5 Madeleine Bunting reflects on the emotional fallout of not having a place to call home.
23:00 - Night Tracks
23/06/2021
A sequence of classical music for the late evening