Composer of the Week

Composer of the Week

Long-running series taking a composer as its subject for one or more programmes and exploring their life and work.

On radio

All upcoming (5 new and 6 repeats)

Forthcoming composers

Week Beginning:

8th February Ponce

15th February Cimarosa

22nd February Debussy

29th February Haydn

7th March Strozzi

14th March Women of The MacDowell Colony

21st March Granados

28th March Telemann


Previous composers are listed here


Composer of the Week at 70

Hundreds of composers have been the subject of Composer of the Week over the last 70 years.


Download the full list of all composers featured since 1943 (pdf) 


Composers A to Z


Visit the extensive audio archive of Radio 3 programmes about Composers and their works.