BBC Radio 3's schedule today and one week ahead

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00:30 - Through the Night
Tunes in chocolate
The Pleasures of Versailles and Bach's Coffee Cantata. With John Shea.
00:30 - Through the Night
Tango Evening with the National Chamber Orchestra of the Republic of Moldova
Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and Martin Palmeri's Misa ... More >> a Buenos Aires.
06:30 - Breakfast
Wednesday - Petroc's classical mix
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Suzy Klein
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937), From Italy to Africa
3/5 Donald Macleod assesses the musical impact of Szymanowski's years of travel ... More >>.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Big Guitar Weekend Highlights (2/4)
International guitarists Paul Galbraith and Meng Su perform Bach, Albeniz and Assad.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Philharmonic. Live from Salford
Featuring live music by the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC's orchestra in the North of England.
15:30 - Choral Evensong
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London
From the Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich (recorded 17th September).
16:30 - New Generation Artists
Alessandro Fisher sings Schumann in Oxford
Showcasing the BBC New Generation Artists: tenor Alessandro Fisher sings Schumann
17:00 - In Tune
Christian Blackshaw, Ariane Matiakh, Street Scene
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
22/01/2020
In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Byrd watching: Exploring English renaissance polyphony
Peter Phillips directs the BBC Singers in a programme of English renaissance polyphony.
22:00 - Free Thinking
Poetry and Science
Greg Tate and Jocelyn Bell Burnell join Anne McElvoy.
22:45 - The Escape Artist
3: The Most Hated Art Critic in France
3/10 The extraordinary life of Arthur Cravan and his influence on modern art.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Around midnight
An adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Mahler's Symphony No 4
Budapest Festival Orchestra performs Mahler and Bartok at the BBC Proms 2018.
00:30 - Through the Night
Tunes in chocolate
The Pleasures of Versailles and Bach's Coffee Cantata. With John Shea.
06:30 - Breakfast
Thursday - Petroc's classical picks
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Suzy Klein
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937), Sicily's Antiquities
4/5 Donald Macleod charts Szymanowski's struggles to complete his only opera, Ki ... More >>ng Roger.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Big Guitar Weekend Highlights (3/4)
BBC Radio 3 NGA guitarist Thibaut Garcia performs with cellist Christian-Pierre la Marca.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Opera Matine: Porin, by Vatroslav Lisinski
Hannah French presents this week's Opera Matinee: Porin, by Vatroslav Lisinski.
17:00 - In Tune
Andreas Scholl and Tamar Halperin, Paul Wee, Ana de la Vega and Ramón Ortega Quero
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
23/01/2020
In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Petrenko's Mahler cycle begins
Vasily Petrenko conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in Webern, Schubert and Mahler.
22:00 - Free Thinking
What is good listening?
Matthew Sweet with NYT journalist Kate Murphy and others in a conversation about hearing.
22:45 - The Escape Artist
4: The Living Artwork
4/10 The extraordinary life of Arthur Cravan and his influence on modern art.
23:00 - Night Tracks: The Archive Remix
Music for night owls
A magical sonic journey conjured from the BBC music archives.
23:30 - Unclassified
23/01/2020
Elizabeth Alker with music that defies classification.
00:30 - Through the Night
Mahler's Symphony No 4
Budapest Festival Orchestra performs Mahler and Bartok at the BBC Proms 2018.
01:00 - Through the Night
Richard Egarr in Minnesota
The harpsichordist joins Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra for music by Locke and Handel.
06:30 - Breakfast
Friday - Petroc's classical rise and shine
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, including the Friday poem.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Essential Classics with Suzy Klein: The Food of Love, Essential Tchaikovsky
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937), The rebirth of Polish music
5/5 Donald Macleod explores Szymanowski's interest in defining a Polish i ... More >>dentity in his music.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Big Guitar Weekend Highlights 4
English, Cuban and Austrian music for guitar and strings, led by guitarist Allan Neave
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Philharmonic, live from MediaCityUK
Featuring live music by the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC's orchestra in the North of England.
16:30 - The Listening Service
Beethoven Unleashed: Getting to grips with Beethoven
He's the most famous composer in Western music but what makes Beethoven Beethoven?
17:00 - In Tune
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, José Serebrier, Anna Cavaliero and Sholto Kynoch
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
24/01/2020
In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Shostakovich's Symphony No 8
Live from the Barbican Hall, Jukka-Pekka Saraste conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
22:00 - The Verb
Puns and Wordplay
Ian McMillan and his guests explore the power of puns and wordplay
22:45 - The Escape Artist
5: The Deserter
5/10 The extraordinary life of Arthur Cravan and his influence on modern art.
23:00 - Late Junction
Senyawa and Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe in session
Jennifer Lucy Allan presents an exclusive improvised session.
00:00 - Freeness
Polyrhythmic playtime
High-energy exploratory improvisation and razor-sharp polyrhythms hosted by Corey Mwamba.
01:00 - Through the Night
Baroque music from Zug in Switzerland
Concerti by Telemann, Couperin and Vivaldi. With Catriona Young.
01:00 - Through the Night
Richard Egarr in Minnesota
The harpsichordist joins Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra for music by Locke and Handel.
07:00 - Breakfast
Saturday - Elizabeth Alker
Classical music for breakfast time plus found sounds and the odd unclassified track.
09:00 - Record Review
Andrew McGregor with Iain Burnside and Natasha Loges
In Building a Library, Iain Burnside compares recordings of Chopin's four scherzi.
11:45 - Music Matters
Opera Rara turns 50
Tom Service celebrates 30 years of music making with Tasmin Little and Opera Rara turns 50
12:30 - This Classical Life
Jess Gillam with... Leif Kaner-Lidstrom
Jess Gillam is joined by Leif Kaner-Lidstrom to swap tracks and share the music they love.
13:00 - Inside Music
Intensely expressive music with pianist Jonathan Biss
Pianist Jonathan Biss opens up a colourful selection of music from the inside
15:00 - Sound of Gaming
Finding the heart of sound
Exploring music written for video games, plus an interview with The Flight
16:00 - Music Planet
Live from Celtic Connections in Glasgow
Kathryn Tickell, live from Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow.
17:00 - J to Z
Calum Gourlay Quartet in session
Live music from Scottish bassist Calum Gourlay plus pianist Nikki Yeoh's inspirations.
18:30 - Opera on 3
From the Met, From the Met in New York Puccini's La bohème
Starring Ailyn Perez as Mimi and Matthew Polenzani as Rodolfo. Marco Armiliato conducts.
21:50 - Between the Ears
[BREATHE] [WAVE]
A soundscape that absorbs human noise into the mythic world of the wild coast.
22:00 - New Music Show
Britta Bystrom, Angela Sawyer and Kamala Sankaram
The best new music in live performances from the UK and beyond.
00:00 - Classical Fix
Rob Delaney
Writer, actor and comedian Rob Delaney tries Clemmie's classical playlist.
00:00 - Freeness
Polyrhythmic playtime
High-energy exploratory improvisation and razor-sharp polyrhythms hosted by Corey Mwamba.
00:30 - Through the Night
Cosmos Quartet and friends
Mendelssohn and Schubert from the 2018 Vilabertran Schubertiade. Catriona Young presents.
01:00 - Through the Night
Baroque music from Zug in Switzerland
Concerti by Telemann, Couperin and Vivaldi. With Catriona Young.
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 invigorating musical mix
Sarah Walker chooses uplifting music to complement your morning.
12:00 - Private Passions
Jan Ravens
Michael Berkeley's guest is impressionist Jan Ravens.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Quartet masters
Live from Wigmore Hall, London, the Jerusalem Quartet play Haydn and Bartók. (R)
14:00 - The Early Music Show
La Scintilla in Zurich
Corelli, Locatelli, Valentini and Pergolesi from a concert by La Scintilla in Zurich.
15:00 - Choral Evensong
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London
From the Chapel of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich (recorded 17th September).
16:00 - Jazz Record Requests
26/01/20
Jazz records from across the genre, as requested by Radio 3 listeners.
17:00 - The Listening Service
Silence!
Tom Service ponders silence as an integral part of music, from Haydn to James Blake.
17:30 - Words and Music
Commemorating the liberation of Auschwitz
With readers Henry Goodman and Maria Friedman
18:45 - Between the Ears
Diorama Drama
Before there was cinema, there was the Diorama. Now extinct we bring it back to life!
19:30 - The Escape Artist
Omnibus 1/2
Ross Sutherland traces the extraordinary life of Arthur Cravan, father of modern art.
20:45 - Radio 3 in Concert
26/01/2020
Highlights from classical concerts around Europe
23:00 - Sean Shibe's Guitar Zone
Variation and Fantasy
Join classical guitarist Sean Shibe as he reveals the secrets of his world.
00:00 - Classical Fix
Rob Delaney
Writer, actor and comedian Rob Delaney tries Clemmie's classical playlist.
00:30 - Through the Night
Music from London's Restoration Theatre Land
Soprano Rachel Redmond and Le Caravanserail with music by the Purcell brothers and Locke.
00:30 - Through the Night
Cosmos Quartet and friends
Mendelssohn and Schubert from the 2018 Vilabertran Schubertiade. Catriona Young presents.
06:30 - Breakfast
Monday - Petroc's classical rise and shine
Petroc Trelawny presents Breakfast with performances from Radio 3 New Generation Artists.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Suzy Klein
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Beethoven Unleashed: Making a Man (1770-1792), Born into service
1/5 Donald Macleod looks at Beethoven’s humble beginnings as the ch ... More >>ild of a court musician.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Elgar's Violin Sonata
Live from Wigmore Hall, London, Jennifer Pike plays Elgar's Violin Sonata.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
20 years of Radio 3 New Generation Artists 1/5
Celebrating 20 years of the BBC New Generation Artists scheme.
16:30 - Early Music Now
27/01/2020
Early Music from around Europe
17:00 - In Tune
Stefan Jackiw, Eric Lu
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
27/01/2020
In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Haydn and Mozart at Bath MozartFest
BBC New Generation Artists at the 2019 Bath Mozartfest.
22:00 - Music Matters
Opera Rara turns 50
Tom Service celebrates 30 years of music making with Tasmin Little and Opera Rara turns 50
22:45 - The Escape Artist
6: The Persona
6/10 The extraordinary life of Arthur Cravan and his influence on modern art.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Music after dark
An adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Tango Evening with the National Chamber Orchestra of the Republic of Moldova
Piazzolla's The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and Martin Palmeri's Misa ... More >> a Buenos Aires.
00:30 - Through the Night
The versatile recorder
Michala Petri performs virtuosic and imaginative works by Vivaldi and Fabrice Bollon.
06:30 - Breakfast
Tuesday - Petroc's classical alarm call
Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Suzy Klein
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937), From Warsaw to Berlin
2/5 Donald Macleod traces Szymanowski's fascination with Strauss and German Rom ... More >>anticism.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Big Guitar Weekend Highlights (1/4)
Swedish guitar virtuoso Goran Sollscher performs Bach to the Beatles.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Philharmonic in Zagreb
Concerts from the BBC performing groups and orchestras from across the world
17:00 - In Tune
Julia Doyle and Matthew Wadsworth, Band of Burns, Mike Lovatt
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
21/01/2020
In Tune's specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Spohr and Schubert Octets
Martin Handley presents the Nash Ensemble at Wigmore Hall.
22:00 - Free Thinking
Pioneering women at universities
Shahidha Bari looks at the careers of classicist Jane Harrison and LSE's Eileen Power.
22:45 - The Escape Artist
2: The Boxer
2/10 The extraordinary life of Arthur Cravan and his influence on modern art.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Night music
An adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.