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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

13th October Debussy

20th October Bach

27th October Khachaturian

3rd November Stradella

10th  November Mozart

17th November Big Bands

24 th November Da Falla



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.

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