15th - 19th September
This week Afternoon on 3 are broadcasting performances of a selection of great 18th and 19th Century choral works from across Europe.
On Monday, the Orchestre National de France under the baton of Sir Roger Norrington perform Mendelssohn's Elijah, and on Tuesday Sir Roger returns with the SWR Symphony Orchestra to perform Brahms' German Requiem.
On Wednesday, there is a chance to hear Verdi's Requiem with Christian Thielemann and the Dresden Staatskapelle and on Thurday Handel's Oratorio 'La Resurrezzione di Nostro Signor Gesù Cristo' with Le Cercle de l'Harmonie and René Jacobs.
Finally on Friday the Orchestre National de France return, this time under the stewardship of Myung-Whun Chung to perform Rossini's Stabat Mater.