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 (0 new and 10 repeats)

Forthcoming composers

Week Beginning:

22nd August     Mendelssohn

29th August     Steve Reich

5th September  Verdi

12th September Rimsky-Korsakov

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) 

 

The absurdly talented Herr Mendelssohn

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

Diversity and Inclusion in Composition

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Find full details of an important conference on inclusivity in classical composition.

Composers A to Z

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