BBC Radio 3's schedule today and one week ahead

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00:00 - Classical Fix
Lolly Adefope
Comedian and actress Lolly discovers music for cooking, calming and comedy.
00:30 - Through the Night
Polish Independence Day
A focus on music by both Polish composers and performers. With Catriona Young.
06:30 - Breakfast
Monday - Georgia's classical picks
Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Ian Skelly
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Malcolm Arnold (1921- 2006), Arnold's Many Personalities
1/5 Donald Macleod explores some of the different sides of Malcolm Arnold.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Birds, grounds and chaconnes
Pianist Joanna MacGregor in recital, live from Wigmore Hall, London.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers
A mathematical form, an expansive symphony, a masterful arrangement and a musical memorial
16:30 - Early Music Now
Voces Suaves at the RheinVokal Festival
Luigi Rossi and Giacomo Carissimi recorded at the church of St Severus, Boppard in Germany
17:00 - In Tune
Lucy Crowe and La Nuova Musica, AKA Trio
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
11/11/2019
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Beethoven and Beyond
Pianist Cédric Tiberghien performs works by Beethoven, Brahms and Schoenberg.
22:00 - Music Matters
Michael Tilson Thomas, Lilian Hochhauser
Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, 50 years of ECM, and impresaria Lilian Hochhauser
22:45 - The Essay
Weimar Essays, Episode 1
1/5 Jochen Hung presents his view of the Weimar Republic from Berlin.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Music for the evening
An adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
In Flanders Fields
A concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of the recapturing of the city of Mons.
00:30 - Through the Night
In Flanders Fields
A concert commemorating the 100th anniversary of the recapturing of the city of Mons.
06:30 - Breakfast
Tuesday - Georgia's classical mix
Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Ian Skelly
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Malcolm Arnold (1921- 2006), Arnold's Celtic Connections
2/5 Donald Macleod delves into Malcolm Arnold's Celtic connections.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Chamber Music Concerts from the Netherlands - Schulhoff and Brahms
Sarah Walker presents Schulhoff's String Quartet No 1 and Brahms's Piano Trio No ... More >> 1.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Singers at the Barbican
Betsy Jolas, classical symphonies and Arthur Bliss writing for Kathleen Ferrier.
17:00 - In Tune
Christopher Maltman and Joseph Middleton, Crispian Steele-Perkins, Ben Goldscheider
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
12/11/2019
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
In awe of nature
The BBC Singers perform a new work by their composer in association, Judith Weir.
22:00 - Free Thinking
Weimar and the Subversion of Cabaret Culture
Le Gateau Chocolat, Lucy McCormick and Gaylene Gould with Matthew Sweet at the Barbican.
22:45 - The Essay
Weimar Essays, Episode 2
2/5 Camilla Smith looks at the art of the Weimer Republic.
23:00 - Night Tracks
Dissolve into sound
An adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Messa da Requiem
Verdi's operatic masterpiece performed by the RTE Philharmonic Choir.
00:30 - Through the Night
Messa da Requiem
Verdi's operatic masterpiece performed by the RTE Philharmonic Choir.
06:30 - Breakfast
Wednesday - Georgia's classical alternative
Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Ian Skelly
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Malcolm Arnold (1921- 2006), Arnold's Hoover and Floor Polisher
3/5 Donald Macleod explores Malcolm Arnold's diverse musical influen ... More >>ces.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Chamber Music Concerts from the Netherlands - Vaughan Williams and Elgar
Sarah Walker presents Vaughan Williams's Songs of Travel and Elgar's Strin ... More >>g Quartet, Op 83
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Philharmonic LIVE
John Wilson conducts the BBC Philharmonic in music by Eric Coates, live from MediaCityUK.
15:30 - Choral Evensong
Exeter Cathedral
Live from Exeter Cathedral.
16:30 - New Generation Artists
Mariam Batsashvili and Alec Frank-Gemmill
BBC New Generation Artists perform music by Chopin and his friend, Adolf von Henselt.
17:00 - In Tune
Wihan Quartet, Paul Merkelo
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
13/11/2019
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Wagner and Bruckner
The BBC Philharmonic conducted by Simone Young. With soprano Sally Matthews.
22:00 - Free Thinking
Being Human: Telling the News
Shahidha Bari looks at news past and present from hangings to updating TV news bulletins.
22:45 - The Essay
Weimar Essays, Episode 3
3/5 Author Katie Sutton looks at sexuality in the Weimar Republic.
23:00 - Night Tracks
The music garden
An adventurous, immersive soundtrack for late-night listening.
00:30 - Through the Night
Janacek's Kreutzer Sonata
The Jerusalem Quartet plays Janacek's Quartet No 1. Presented by Catriona Young.
00:30 - Through the Night
Janacek's Kreutzer Sonata
The Jerusalem Quartet plays Janacek's Quartet No 1. Presented by Catriona Young.
06:30 - Breakfast
Thursday - Georgia's classical rise and shine
Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Essential Classics with Ian Skelly: Claire Skinner, Brahms's British premiere, Debussy's Cathedrale engloutie
Refresh your morning with a great sel ... More >>ection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Malcolm Arnold (1921- 2006), Arnold the People's Composer
4/5 Donald Macleod explores Arnold the people's composer.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Chamber Music Concerts from the Netherlands - Lekeu and Strauss
Sarah Walker presents Lekeu's Molto adagio for string quartet and Strauss's Piano Q ... More >>uartet
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
Opera Matinee: Janacek's Katya Kabanova
From the 2018 Brno festival, Janacek's tragic opera depicts a woman desperate for love.
17:00 - In Tune
David Briggs, Kati Debretzeni
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
14/11/2019
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Don Quixote
Ilan Volkov and the BBC SSO perform Strauss’s dramatic music based on Cervantes' novel
22:00 - Free Thinking
Being Human: Love Stories
New research taking love stories out of the vaults and into the gay bar.
22:45 - The Essay
The Weimar Years, Episode 4
4/5 Film critic Clarisse Loughrey looks at the cinema of the Weimar Republic.
23:00 - Night Tracks: The Archive Remix
Music for late-night listening
A magical sonic journey conjured from the BBC music archives.
23:30 - Unclassified
14/11/2019
Elizabeth Alker with music that defies classification.
00:30 - Through the Night
Shostakovich's Leningrad
The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in concert with Shostakovich's 'Leningrad' Symphony.
00:30 - Through the Night
Shostakovich's Leningrad
The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in concert with Shostakovich's 'Leningrad' Symphony.
06:30 - Breakfast
Friday - Georgia's classical alarm call
Georgia Mann presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, including the Friday poem.
09:00 - Essential Classics
Essential Classics with Ian Skelly: Eric Coates up high, Claire Skinner
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music.
12:00 - Composer of the Week
Malcolm Arnold (1921- 2006), Malcolm Arnold's Demons
5/5 Donald Macleod delves into Malcolm Arnold's personal demons.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Chamber Music Concerts from the Netherlands - Haydn and Ravel
Sarah Walker presents Haydn's Keyboard Trio in G minor plus Ravel's String Quartet.
14:00 - Afternoon Concert
BBC Singers in London and BBC Symphony Orchestra in China
Choral music by Emily Howard and Ralph Vaughan Williams plus the BBCSO on tour in China.
16:30 - The Listening Service
How to compose music
Where do you start? How do you carry on? What do you need to know?
17:00 - In Tune
Joseph Moog, Alice Zawadzki
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest musicians.
19:00 - In Tune Mixtape
15/11/2019
In Tune’s specially curated playlist: an eclectic mix of music, including a few surprises.
19:30 - Radio 3 in Concert
Jazz at its best
Live from the Royal Festival Hall, London: Jazz Voice - London Jazz Festival Opening Gala
22:00 - The Verb
German poetry after the Berlin Wall
Radio 3's weekly exploration of language and literature
22:45 - The Essay
The Weimar Years, Episode 5
5/5 Ute Lemper on the enduring appeal of Weimar music and song.
23:00 - J to Z
J to Z Late... live from the London Jazz Festival
A J to Z special with live performances from festival stars.
01:00 - Jazz All Night
Hermeto Pascoal in Concert - Part 1
1/10 Al Ryan hosts a night of jazz to mark the opening night of the 2019 London Jazz Festival.
01:30 - Jazz All Night
Jazz Fix
2/10 If you fancy giving jazz a go, start here.
02:00 - Jazz All Night
Godfathers of Jazz - Herbie Hancock
3/10 Julian Joseph profiles pianist Herbie Hancock in the company of Jason Rebello.
03:00 - Jazz All Night
NYOS Jazz Orchestra with Yazz Ahmed
4/10 Hip British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed in collaboration with the young players of NYOS.
03:30 - Jazz All Night
Godfathers of Jazz - Sonny Rollins
5/10 Julian Joseph celebrates the music of saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins.
04:30 - Jazz All Night
New Generation Artist - Rob Luft
6/10 Music from award-winning jazz guitarist and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Rob Luft
05:00 - Jazz All Night
Cutting-edge young artists
7/10 A must-have mixtape featuring young, cutting-edge artists.
05:30 - Jazz All Night
Jazz Masterclass with Tim Garland
8/10 Curious about jazz? Tim Garland and Kevin Le Gendre explore the secrets of the saxophone.
01:00 - Jazz All Night
Hermeto Pascoal in Concert - Part 1
1/10 Al Ryan hosts a night of jazz to mark the opening night of the 2019 London Jazz Festival.
01:30 - Jazz All Night
Jazz Fix
2/10 If you fancy giving jazz a go, start here.
02:00 - Jazz All Night
Godfathers of Jazz - Herbie Hancock
3/10 Julian Joseph profiles pianist Herbie Hancock in the company of Jason Rebello.
03:00 - Jazz All Night
NYOS Jazz Orchestra with Yazz Ahmed
4/10 Hip British-Bahraini trumpeter Yazz Ahmed in collaboration with the young players of NYOS.
03:30 - Jazz All Night
Godfathers of Jazz - Sonny Rollins
5/10 Julian Joseph celebrates the music of saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins.
04:30 - Jazz All Night
New Generation Artist - Rob Luft
6/10 Music from award-winning jazz guitarist and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Rob Luft
05:00 - Jazz All Night
Cutting-edge young artists
7/10 A must-have mixtape featuring young, cutting-edge artists.
05:30 - Jazz All Night
Jazz Masterclass with Tim Garland
8/10 Curious about jazz? Tim Garland and Kevin Le Gendre explore the secrets of the saxophone.
06:00 - Jazz All Night
New Generation Artist Misha Mullov-Abbado
9/10 Music from jazz bassist, composer, and Radio 3 New Generation Artist Misha Mullov-Abb ... More >>ado.
06:30 - Jazz All Night
Jazz FM presents…
10/10 Jazz FM presents interviews with artists taking part in the 2019 EFG London Jazz Festival.
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 Jeremy Summerly and Harriet Smith
Andrew McGregor with Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms plus Russian and French piano music.
11:45 - Music Matters
Karen Cargill and Lawrence Abu Hamdan
The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters.
12:30 - This Classical Life
Jess Gillam with... Kaapo Ijas
Finnish conductor Kaapo Ijas's tracks include Sibelius and Radiohead.
13:00 - Inside Music
A richly romantic mix with horn player Katy Woolley
Katy Woolley opens up a selection of classical music from a horn player's point of view.
15:00 - Sound of Gaming
Playing with Music
Jessica Curry with some of her favourite tracks and a chat with composer Olivier Deriviere
16:00 - Music Planet
Kathryn Tickell with a Road Trip to Lithuania
The best roots-based music from across the globe.
17:00 - J to Z
Babelfish in session
A lyrical session from UK group Babelfish, plus vocalist Cleveland Watkiss’s inspirations.
18:30 - Opera on 3
Die Frau ohne Schatten
Richard Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schatten from the Vienna State Opera.
22:15 - New Music Show
Claudia Molitor's Decay - a subject we are troubled by
The latest happenings in the world of new and experimental sound and music
00:00 - Freeness
Roscoe Mitchell and the Art Ensemble of Chicago
Corey Mwamba with words and music from Roscoe Mitchell of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.
01:00 - Through the Night
Songs of the Night
A concert of music by Robert Schumann, Szymanowski and Richard Strauss from Poland.
00:00 - Freeness
Roscoe Mitchell and the Art Ensemble of Chicago
Corey Mwamba with words and music from Roscoe Mitchell of the Art Ensemble of Chicago.
01:00 - Through the Night
Songs of the Night
A concert of music by Robert Schumann, Szymanowski and Richard Strauss from Poland.
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 enticing musical mix
Sarah Walker chooses uplifting music to complement your morning.
12:00 - Private Passions
YolanDa Brown
Michael Berkeley's guest is saxophonist YolanDa Brown.
13:00 - Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
Birds, grounds and chaconnes
Pianist Joanna MacGregor in recital, live from Wigmore Hall, London. (R)
14:00 - The Early Music Show
Leopold Mozart: 300 years young
Lucie Skeaping marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Leopold Mozart.
15:00 - Choral Evensong
Exeter Cathedral
Live from Exeter Cathedral. (R)
16:00 - Jazz Record Requests
17/11/19
Jazz records from across the genre, as requested by Radio 3 listeners.
17:00 - The Listening Service
The Great Highland Bagpipe
Tom Service goes in search of the Great Highland Bagpipe.
17:30 - Words and Music
Secrets and Discoveries
Hidden messages, new attributions and journeys of discovery in poetry, prose and music.
18:45 - Between the Ears
Bone Music
How hospital x-rays were used to capture forbidden music in the Cold War
19:15 - New Generation Thinkers
Of Dogs and Duchesses
Who knew the fluffy, furry lap dog had such depths!
19:30 - Drama on 3
Tis Pity She's a Whore
Compassionate and disturbing, John Ford's great story of doomed love.
21:15 - Radio 3 in Concert
Butterflies and Feathered Beasts
Highlights from Reykjavík Midsummer Music and the Ruhr Piano Festival 2019.
23:00 - The Future of the Past - Early Music Today
Marketing the new
3/6 Nicholas Kenyon shows how the arrival of the CD ushered in fresh ways of selling the past.
00:00 - Classical Fix
18/11/2019
If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.
00:30 - Through the Night
Trio Van Beethoven
A concert of piano trios by Haydn, Johanna Doderer, Beethoven and Brahms.