BBC Radio 3's schedule today and one week ahead

You can find here the BBC Radio 3's schedule one week ahead, and the related important information, like the presenters' name and the teasers of the programmes. Above the radio programmes, with the radio finder, You can switch to other radio, and with the date option, You can set the starting day of your search. If You find any mistake in our schedule list, like there is other programme in the radio, than in our schedule, please help us, and write to us on the Contact Page, so we can correct it as soon as possible. If You would like to see more radios' schedules simultaneously, please visit the general Schedule page.

00:00 - Classical Fix
Stuart Braithwaite
Jules Buckley mixes a classical playlist for multi-instrumentalist Stuart Braithwaite. (R)
00:30 - Through the Night
Brahms, Fauré and Ullén
From Stockholm, Trio Nova play music by Brahms, Fauré and Ullén. John Shea presents.
06:30 - Breakfast
Monday - 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
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), Near-death experience
1/5 How did the young Weber survive the extreme dramas of his early years?
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Cellist Laura van der Heijden and pianist Tom Poster
Live from Wigmore Hall: cellist Laura van der Heijden in music spanning three centuries
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Alexander Melnikov plays Brahms's First Piano Concerto
Music for your afternoon, including pieces by Brahms, Farrenc, Sibelius, Bach and Schumann
16:30 - New Generation Artists
Andrei Ionita plays Bach
Andrei Ionita plays Bach's Cello Suite No 3 in C.
17:00 - In Tune
Natalie Dessay, Laura Jurd and her trio
Katie Derham with Natalie Dessay and Laura Jurd with her trio.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Take 30 minutes out with a relaxing classical mix
An eclectic mix featuring classical favourites, lesser-known gems and a few surprises
Haydn's Creation at the Concertgebouw
Phillipe Herreweghe conducts Haydn's Creation at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
21:30 - Northern Drift
Carmen Marcus and Hayley Suviste
Carmen Marcus and Hayley Suviste join Elizabeth Alker at the Trades Club in Hebden Bridge.
22:00 - Music Matters
Vikingur Ólafsson, Aida and Egypt, The Makropulos Affair
Pianist Vikingur Ólafsson, plus Verdi's Aida and Janacek's The Makropulos Affair ( ... More >>R)
22:45 - The Essay
Double Vision, Tishani Doshi
Tishani Doshi performs an essay recorded at the BBC's Contains Strong Language Festival.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Music for the evening
Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Kyiv Symphony Orchestra in Hanover
Aleksey Semenenko in a concert of works by Berezovsky, Chausson, Skoryk and Lyatoshynsky.
06:30 - Breakfast
Tuesday - Petroc's classical alternative
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
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), Travelling troubadour
2/5 Weber’s affairs in Stuttgart reach crisis point when he is placed under ... More >>arrest.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2022 (1/4)
John Total introduces performances of works by Haydn, Poulenc and Rachmaninov.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
James Ehnes plays Brahms's Violin Concerto
Music by Brahms, Chabrier, Josquin, Schumann and Kodaly.
17:00 - In Tune
Dame Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton
Katie Derham is joined by Dame Sarah Connolly and Joseph Middleton.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Classical music for focus or relaxation
An eclectic mix featuring classical favourites, lesser-known gems and a few surprises
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
The Philharmonia and Víkingur Ólafsson in Mahler and John Adams
The Philharmonia opens its new season with Mahler's 5th Symphony
22:00 - Free Thinking
Ibsen
New interpretations of the Norwegian dramatist's plays by Lucinda Coxon and Steve Waters.
22:45 - The Essay
Double Vision, Roy McFarlane
Roy McFarlane performs an essay recorded at the BBC's Contains Strong Language Festival.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Dissolve into sound
Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Liszt and Kodaly from Slovenia
Simon Trpčeski plays Liszt's Piano Concerto No 2 with the SNG Maribor Symphony Orchestra.
06:30 - Breakfast
Wednesday - 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
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), Ménage à trois
3/5 Weber’s love life was scarcely less complicated or scandal-ridden than his othe ... More >>r affairs.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2022 (2/4)
John Toal introduces performances of works by Mozart and Poulenc.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Leonard Elschenbroich plays Dvorak's Cello Concerto
Music by Dvorak, Shostakovich, Beethoven and sarah gibs.
16:00 - Choral Evensong
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London
Live from the Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London.
17:00 - In Tune
Tallis Scholars and Nico Muhly, Lodestar Trio
Katie Derham is joined by the Tallis Scholars & Nico Muhly, and the Lodestar Trio
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Classical music for your commute
In Tune’s specially curated mixtape, including a choral piece composed for a video game!
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
BBC NOW at the North Wales International Music Festival
The opening night of the 50th anniversary of the Festival from St Asaph Cathedral
22:00 - Free Thinking
Claude McKay and the Harlem Renaissance
Authors Nadifa Mohamed, Johny Pitts and Pearl Cleage join Shahidha Bari.
22:45 - The Essay
Double Vision, Isabelle Baafi
Isabelle Baafi performs an essay recorded at the BBC's Contains Strong Language Festival.
23:00 - Night Tracks
The music garden
Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Boswil Master concerts
Ukrainian violinist Andrej Bielow and Russian cellist Anastasia Kobekina.
06:30 - Breakfast
Thursday - 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
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), From gaffes to glory
4/5 Weber’s status as a composer is perceptibly changing: he’s a man clearly ... More >>on the up.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2022 (3/4)
John Toal introduces performances of works by Haydn, Janáček and Françaix.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Anja Bihlmaier conducts Louise Farrenc's Symphony No 3
Music by Farrenc, Janacek, Beethoven, Vivaldi and Moeran.
17:00 - In Tune
Sinéad Campbell-Wallace and Adam Smith
Katie Derham is joined by Sinéad Campbell-Wallace and Adam Smith.
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
Schumann's 'Spring' Symphony
Matthias Pintscher conducts the BBC SSO in Schumann's Symphony No 1.
22:00 - Free Thinking
John Cowper Powys
John Gray, Margaret Drabble, Iain Sinclair and Kevan Manwaring discuss Powys's writing.
22:45 - The Essay
Double Vision, Anil Pradhan
Anil Pradhan performs an essay recorded at the BBC's Contains Strong Language Festival.
23:00 - The Night Tracks Mix
Music for night owls
Sara Mohr-Pietsch with a magical sonic journey for late-night listening.
23:30 - Unclassified
Soothing sonic escapes
Elizabeth Alker serves up music that defies classification.
00:30 - Through the Night
Kodály, Ligeti & Bartók from Budapest
The Hungarian Radio Chorus and director Zoltán Pad perform at Eötvös Loránd University.
06:30 - Breakfast
Friday - Petroc's classical alarm call
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, including the Friday poem.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Georgia Mann
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826), Towards a London terminus
5/5 Weber’s last months, spent in London overseeing his opera Oberon.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2022 (4/4)
John Toal introduces performances of works by Mokale Koapeng, Schumann and Mussorgsky.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Symphony Orchestra play Stravinsky and William Grant Still
Music by Stravinsky, Beethoven, Maconchy and William Grant Still.
16:30 - The Listening Service
Stormy Weather
Tom explores how storms have inspired composers and musicians from Beethoven to Britten. (R)
17:00 - In Tune
Ewa Pobłocka, Midori
Katie Derham is joined by Ewa Pobłocka and Midori.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
Switch up your listening with classical music
An eclectic mix featuring classical favourites, lesser-known gems and a few surprises
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Bach from Ton Koopman and Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra in an all-Bach programme at Wigmore Hall.
22:00 - The Verb
30/09/2022
Ian McMillan's cabaret of the word, featuring the best poetry, new writing and performance
22:45 - The Essay
Double Vision, Alvin Pang
Alvin Pang performs an essay recorded at the BBC's Contains Strong Language Festival.
23:00 - Late Junction
Marisa Anderson and Jali Bakary Konteh in session
Verity Sharp shares our latest in person collaboration session
01:00 - Tearjerker
Sigrid, Good morning sounds with Sigrid
Sigrid selects a soothing playlist to start the day.
02:00 - Downtime Symphony
Channelling strings and lo-fi orchestral beats
An hour of wind-down music to help you press pause and reset your mind.
03:00 - Through the Night
Federico Colli performs Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto
Fabio Luisi and RAI National Symphony Orchestra are joined by star pianist Federico Colli ... More >>.
07:00 - Breakfast
Saturday - Elizabeth Alker
Elizabeth Alker sets up your Saturday morning
09:00 - Record Review
Brahms Double Concerto in A minor in Building a Library with Roger Parker and Andrew McGregor
Roger Parker recommends a recording of Brahms Double ... More >>Concerto in A minor
11:45 - Music Matters
Christian Tetzlaff
Kate Molleson talks to violinist Christian Tetzlaff. World premiere of opera Last Days.
12:30 - This Classical Life
Jess Gillam with... Cosmo Sheldrake
Jess Gillam hosts the music show for people who like classical and other stuff too.
13:00 - Inside Music
Recorder player Sarah Jeffery on music without limits
Recorder player Sarah Jeffery reveals familiar and unfamiliar works in a new light.
15:00 - Sound of Gaming
The City Getaway
Louise Blain goes on a virtual city break to some of gaming’s urban soundscapes.
16:00 - Music Planet
Traditional sounds from Haiti
Radio 3's weekly exploration of the best roots-based music from across the world
17:00 - J to Z
Azymuth in concert
Azymuth live at We Out Here festival plus a tribute to Joey DeFrancesco
18:30 - Opera on 3
Salome at the Edinburgh International Festival
The Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra perform Richard Strauss’s Salome.
20:20 - New Generation Artists
Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin sung by James Newby
James Newby sings Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin and Eric Lu plays Mozart at Wigmore Hall
22:00 - New Music Show
The Great Reset
The latest in new music performance.
00:00 - Freeness
Vijay Iyer
Composer-pianist Vijay Iyer shares his musical inspiration
01:00 - Through the Night
Magic and Mozart
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra performs music by Mendelssohn, Mozart and Brahms
07:00 - Breakfast
Sunday - Elizabeth Alker
Elizabeth Alker presents Breakfast including a Sounds of the Earth slow radio soundscape.
09:00 - Sunday Morning
Sarah Walker with a far-reaching musical mix
Exploring how Mozart gets the most out of voices and instruments in one of his Litanies.
12:00 - Private Passions
Jules Montague
Michael Berkeley’s guest is Jules Montague, writer and neurologist.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Cellist Laura van der Heijden and pianist Tom Poster
Live from Wigmore Hall: cellist Laura van der Heijden in music spanning three centuries ... More >> (R)
14:00 - The Early Music Show
Robert Parsons
Lucie Skeaping and Magnus Williamson explore the life and music of composer Robert Parsons
15:00 - Choral Evensong
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London
Live from the Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London. (R)
16:00 - Jazz Record Requests
New discoveries and evergreen classics
Alyn Shipton presents jazz records of all styles as requested by you.
17:00 - The Listening Service
Musical Ecstasy
Tom Service explores musical ecstasy from techno to classical
17:30 - Words and Music
The Environment
Reflections on our increasingly fraught relationship with the natural world.
18:45 - Sunday Feature
Frank Johnson, Queen Victoria and the Black Brass Band
Uchenna Ngwe tracks down the remarkable story of an African-American musical pioneer.
19:30 - Drama on 3
Sizwe Banzi is Dead
Drama on BBC Radio 3, co-devised by South Africa's legendary playwright, Athol Fugard
21:00 - Record Review Extra
Brahms's Double Concerto
Hannah French presents more from the freshest recordings in classical music.
23:30 - Slow Radio
The Dunwich Dynamo
Experience a night-time journey from central London to the Suffolk coast, on a bicycle. (R)