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

1st January 2018: Colin Matthews
8th January 2018:  Schubert
15th January 2018:  Beethoven
22nd January 2018:  Lutoslawski
29th January 2018:  Handel

 

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.