- Phil Hall introduces a poignant theme from Shostakovich's 11th Symphony Duration: 03:39 BBC Symphony Orchestra and Singers, Episode 2
- The BBC Symphony Orchestra: music from 'ET' Duration: 02:50
- The BBC SO rehearsing Brahms's 4th Symphony at Maida Vale Duration: 02:17
- BBC SO - Magnus Lindberg Clarinet Concerto with Mark Simpson Duration: 02:41 BBC SSO and Singers, BBC SO live
- BBC SSO 2013/14 Season Duration: 05:04 Thursday Opera Matinee, BBC Scottish SO live, plus Thursday Opera Matinee
- Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky with Prokofiev's score performed live Duration: 01:11 BBC Performing Groups, Episode 2
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From piano solos to grand opera, Afternoon on 3 provides a selection of studio and live recorded music, featuring top lunchtime chamber recitals and major operas from the most famous opera houses, as well as showcasing the BBC's performing groups and surveying the world's finest orchestras in concerts recorded near and far.
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