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:

24th October Michael Haydn

31st October Meredith Monk

7th November Schubert

14th November Bill Evans 

21st November Faure

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


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

The absurdly talented Herr Mendelssohn


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

Composers A to Z


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