Radio 3's 'Focus on China'
As part of the BBC Focus on China, Radio 3 presents two weeks of programmes investigating the music and cultural life of the world’s most populous and rapidly developing country – in the year it steps centre stage of global attention.
Words and Music - Sunday Jun 15 at 10.25pm
A Chinese Anthology
The Essay - 16 to 19 June at 11pm
Night Waves - Wed 18 June at 9.45pm
In China every news stand displays a dazzling array of consumer magazines, business journals and newspapers. Television channels, too, have proliferated. But in this vibrant media scene how freely can the media operate?
Sunday Feature - 22 Jun at 9.40pm
Flowers in the Backyard:
Performance on 3 - 23 and 24 June at 7pm
Concerts recorded on the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra's tour of China, in Beijing and Hangzhou.
The Essay - Mon 23 to 26 June at 11pm
Nature in China:
Afternoon on 3 - Mon 23 to 26 June at 2pm
Will incorporate a range of performances of music by Chinese composers, plus Chinese artists performing other classical music
Night Waves - 25 June
Nightwaves programmes will include interviews with key thinkers and artists discussing the cultural affairs of China
The Verb - Friday 27 June at 9.45pm
Chinese Literature Special
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