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

Week Beginning

27th February Beethoven

6th March The Women of Renaissance Ferrara

13th March Peter Maxwell Davies

20th March Zemlinsky

27th March Rachmaninov

 

 

 

 


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) 

 

Composer Help Page

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Find resources and contacts for composers from within the classical music industry.

Take a tour of Ravel's house

At Ravel's house at Montfort l'Amaury

Sara Mohr-Pietsch reveals Ravel's character in his exquisitely-decorated house near Paris

The absurdly talented Herr Mendelssohn

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Donald Macleod reveals Mendelssohn's gift for sketching and watercolours.

Composers A to Z

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