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:


3rd August Walton

10th August Belioz

17th August Tchaikovsky

24th August Schubert

31st August Brahms

7th September Elgar


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.