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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.

Forthcoming composers

 

28th July Cole Porter

4th August Stravinsky

11th August Vaughan Williams

18th Iceland

25th Tchaikovsky

 

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

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

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