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 5 repeats)

Forthcoming composers

Week Beginning:


28th September  Vanhal

05th October  Rachmaninov

12th October  Kapralova

19th October Henry Cowell

26th October Nielsen 

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.