Brahms Symphony Cycle: Symphony No 3
Sound Frontiers: Saturday - Martin Handley
Sound Frontiers: Building a Library - Tallis's Spem in alium
Live from Southbank Centre in London. Including Building a Library: Tallis: Spem in alium.
Sound Frontiers: Music and Technology
Sound Frontiers: Richard Sisson
Music for Stanley Kubrick
Sound Frontiers: Jim Mullen Trio, New Focus
Wagner's Tristan and Isolde
The composer pushes Beethoven’s last string quartet quite literally to breaking point.
David Hendy illustrates 70 significant moments in the Third Programme's history.
Immerse yourself in the sound of falling rain with an atmospheric new poem.
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Radio 3 is 70! We take a look at the Third Programme's origins...
A selection of funny, touching and exceptionally musical 70th birthday messages.
Radio 3 celebrates its 70th birthday at the Southbank Centre
We broadcast more live music than any other station: find all of our live concerts here.
The Philharmonia and Esa-Pekka Salonen in Stravinsky's Oedipus rex and Symphony of Psalms.
The London Sinfonietta in music by Francisco Coll, Tom Coult, Tansy Davies and Birtwistle.
Archive recording of pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli playing Beethoven and Debussy.
From the 2016 West Cork Chamber Music Festival, music by Schumann and Schubert.
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in an all-Stravinsky concert.
From Wigmore Hall, London, the Doric Quartet performs music by Debussy and Bartok.
London Philharmonic Orchestra with Nicola Benedetti: Debussy, Szymanowski and Bartok.
Discover a performing miracle with outstanding moments from Radio 3's live concerts.
Sing Happy Birthday with Sakari Oramo and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
With the Choir of Westminster Abbey conducted by James O'Donnell.
A selection of the very best music and performances from Radio 3's live concerts.
With the BBC Singers conducted by Bob Chilcott. Live from Southbank Centre.
With the Danish String Quartet, live at Queen's Hall Edinburgh.
With Martha Argerich (piano) and the RPO conducted by Charles Dutoit.
Christian Thielemann brings the Staatskapelle Dresden's Prom to an exciting climax.
Creativity, performance, debate
Robin Brooks's fantastical comedy celebrating 70 years of the Third Programme.
In a broadcast from 1949, Cecil Day-Lewis reads from his poem An Italian Visit.
Experience more pioneering sound with BBC Radio 3.
Benjamin Markovits, Lara Feigel and Kevin Jackson discuss the best fiction of 1946.
Edwina Currie returns to the Mersey, where she once took part in a schoolgirl ritual.
Believe it or not, Radio 3's very first show included instructions on "how to listen".
Anne McElvoy debates success, the subject for a Third Programme debate in 1967.
Electrifying Jazz and World music.
Verity Sharp hosts a gig from Glasgow with Daniel Padden, Nichola Scrutton and Mark Vernon
Vishnal Jain (Dhrupad vocals) Sudarshan Chana (Jori) perform for World on 3
Geoffrey Smith traces the career of virtuoso double bass player Charlie Haden.
Soweto Kinch presents historic Radio 3 jazz, including Elton Dean and Betty Carter.
Kathryn Tickell presents world music and a live session from Balkan band Op Sa!
Claire Martin introduces music from the 1940s onwards, including tracks by Stan Getz.
Fiona Talkington's selection explores the most dynamic edges of the Danish music scene.
Listen to hours of fascinating Radio 3 programmes about more than 200 composers.
Meet the latest intake of Radio 3 New Generation Artists, just announced.
All the information you need on Radio 3's annual competition for amateur composers, including entry details.
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