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"26.10.2016 08:56:10" bbc.co.uk Listen to the latest composition by our Composer in 3 Mark Simpson performs The Red-Crowned Crane by Matthew Kaner. Is it possible for a solo clarinet to support or even accompany itself?
"25.10.2016 18:46:41" bbc.co.uk Nine intensely long musical marathons Works to test the stamina of even the most dedicated music lovers. How long is a "long" piece of music? 40 minutes? Two hours? 639 years?
"25.10.2016 14:24:19" bbc.co.uk Opera on 3: Tacea la notte placida (from Verdi's Il trovatore). With Lianna Haroutounian. The night was still and quiet: then the troubador sang a melancholy song, and Leonora fell in love with him...
"25.10.2016 12:33:52" bbc.co.uk Jazz Line-Up, including a performance by Erik Truffaz Hear Sonny Rollins ruminate on this year's London Jazz Festival.
"25.10.2016 11:49:24" bbc.co.uk Two binaural adaptations of JG Ballard's short fiction: Track 12 and Venus Smiles A slice of early JG Ballard fiction for your ears, recorded in 360 degree sound...
"25.10.2016 11:07:01" bbc.co.uk Writer Helen Oyeyemi remembers watching Bollywood films late at night with her mum Even though she didn't understand the lyrics, she could detect the grief and the joy...
"25.10.2016 06:23:29" bbc.co.uk Classical music's diversity deficit Tom Service discusses African-American composer Julius Eastman and diversity in music. Why are black and ethnic minority composers under-represented in classical music? And how can the situation be changed?
"24.10.2016 23:19:41" bbc.co.uk The Stroma Sessions: Episode one Four musicians disappear from a remote island. Five years later, mysterious audio surfaces online... They wanted to make music in a ghost town. The evidence suggests they found what they were looking for.
"24.10.2016 21:52:21" bbc.co.uk Vintage WH Auden reading his poems Lullaby and Song of the Devil “The din of work is subdued, another day has westered…”
"24.10.2016 18:09:33" trib.al Musical portrait compositions by Duke Ellington How do you create a jazz portraits of showbiz stars?
"24.10.2016 17:37:56" bbc.co.uk Significant moments in Radio 3's history Critic Roger Nicholls wields his scalpel, forensically, over a recording of Stravinsky's Symphony in Three Movements.
"24.10.2016 16:34:52" bbc.co.uk Most Londoners will never have heard this side of the city Head east with the tide from Southbank on a birdsong-finding mission. It's enough to make you want to throw down your briefcase and scamper onto the banks of the Thames for a spot of mudlarking.
"24.10.2016 15:43:02" bbc.co.uk Wigmore Hall Mondays - Nelson Goerner, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert From Wigmore Hall in London, pianist Nelson Goerner plays music by Debussy and Chopin
"24.10.2016 15:16:17" Timeline Photos Still chance to hear baritone Roderick Williams on the art of Song - both English....
....and foreign language
"24.10.2016 15:03:56" bbc.co.uk The Listening Service: Schubert's dark side Light, frothy, jolly and delightful? Not all the time. A composer and personality of two completely contrasting natures.
"24.10.2016 12:10:38" bbc.co.uk Purcell to gospel via community choirs: another joyful episode of The Choir A must-listen for choral singers everywhere.
"24.10.2016 11:37:12" bbc.co.uk Ordinary voices on The Third Programme No plummy accent, rarefied readings, or art music?
"24.10.2016 10:53:43" bbc.co.uk A blend of prose and music on the theme of hinterland "Once again I do behold these steep and lofty cliffs..."
"24.10.2016 09:55:11" bbc.co.uk Black British cinema Sound and Cinema presents a brief history of music in Black British cinema. From the mighty works of Paul Robeson in the 1930s to modern cinema.
"23.10.2016 16:07:05" bbc.co.uk Mary Rose, Drama on 3 JM Barrie's haunting play about a girl who never grows up. Settle in tonight for a ghost story from the writer of Peter Pan...
"23.10.2016 11:48:14" bbc.co.uk William Stafford wrote a new poem every day for over 50 years He was America's poet laureate. His poetry was accessible and timeless. Over 20,000 all together.
"23.10.2016 11:24:47" bbc.co.uk Miriam Makeba describes how audiences everywhere demand one of her "silliest songs "To my surprise, the song caught on and reached the top-10 in the US, but I find it very hard to understand why..."
"23.10.2016 09:11:23" bbc.co.uk Seven pioneering players in World Music Social commentary, griot storytelling and a Senegalese style called Mbalax. Youssou N'Dour is one of our World Music heavyweights...
"22.10.2016 17:31:00" bbc.co.uk Erik Truffaz and his Quartet, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 This week a bumper Jazz Line-Up with JULIAN JOSEPH featuring a performance from the French Jazz Trumpeter ERIK TRUFFAZ recorded at Cully Jazz Festival, an interview with legendary saxophonist The Official Sonny Rollins Page plus a preview of the @EFG
"22.10.2016 13:04:57" bbc.co.uk Classical Music's Diversity Deficit: BAME Composers, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Tom Service discusses African-American composer Julius Eastman and diversity in music. Performer and composer Julius Eastman was a brilliant musician - so why have you never heard of him?
"22.10.2016 12:15:57" bbc.co.uk Between Ballard's Ears - Two new, specially commissioned, binaural adaptations of his works Wrap your ears around the sound world of JG Ballard in these binaural sound adaptations of his works.
"22.10.2016 11:12:35" bbc.co.uk Egyptian singer Umm Kauthoum addresses the British public in 1949 Look what we found in our archives...
"22.10.2016 08:12:42" trib.al Ted Hughes reads part of The Captain's Speech and The Mackerel Song “While others sing the mackerel's armour…” http://bbc.in/2efyKyK
"21.10.2016 22:44:42" bbc.co.uk Remembering Aberfan, a special concert In memory of Aberfan
"21.10.2016 16:46:48" bbc.co.uk A pair of foot-tapping folky tunes from the Danish String Quartet What do beards, legs, and funky Danish folk music have in common?
"21.10.2016 15:46:08" bbc.co.uk LSO/John Eliot Gardiner: Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Symphony No. 2 Live from the Barbican. Wrap your ears around THIS.
"21.10.2016 13:37:13" bbc.co.uk River of Music is coming: 30.10.16 A unique event in the history of the BBC, coming soon on Radio 3. 12 of hours of uninterrupted music – and the presenters are resurfacing online.
"21.10.2016 11:21:43" bbc.co.uk Seven pioneering players in World Music "Pata Pata is one of my silliest songs" - World Music titan Miriam Makeba describes one of her biggest hits.
"20.10.2016 20:41:32" bbc.co.uk Take a leap into the void with our Yves Klein documentary Artist Liliane Lijn explores the work of postwar artist He's the artist who patented a particular hue of blue.
He claimed the monochrome - an entire genre of painting - was his.
He used naked bodies as paint brushes.
He painted with fire.
He jumped out of windows.
"20.10.2016 18:24:20" bbc.co.uk Tchaikovsky's epic Manfred Symphony Performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Russian conductor Semyon Bychkov. An absolutely sensational evening of music. Listen Again – and again, and again – for 30 days online.
"20.10.2016 16:03:45" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong from Birmingham Cathedral ☕️ Take an hour back.
"20.10.2016 14:09:29" bbc.co.uk Magna Carta Thank you, Melvyn… A four-part short course in 'the greatest constitutional document of all times'.
"20.10.2016 09:12:40" bbc.co.uk Laraaji's guide to laughter meditation for beginners HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA Yes, it's a thing. This is how you do it.
"19.10.2016 23:34:32" Timeline Photos River of Music. It's coming.
"19.10.2016 21:40:38" bbc.co.uk Vintage Adrian Mitchell and his poem Nostalgia - Now Threepence Off “Where are they now, the heroes of furry-paged books and comics…”
"19.10.2016 18:39:28" Timeline Photos The artist Jan Roe dropped in at our Southbank Centre residency last month and created this beautiful image of the In Tune audience. Thank you, Jan!
Check out all the residency highlights here: http://bbc.in/2ekWKMW
"19.10.2016 17:31:15" bbc.co.uk How Noma Dumezweni made Hermione Granger her own She's currently appearing in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London's West End.
"19.10.2016 17:06:01" bbc.co.uk Geoffrey Smith celebrates the rhythmic side of the Modern Jazz Quartet Time spent with cats (of the jazz rather than feline variety) is never wasted...
"19.10.2016 16:32:09" bbc.co.uk 10 astonishingly relaxing albums for meditation Warning: do not operate heavy machinery while listening to these records. Mesmerisingly repetitive, pulsating beats to get you in the zone.
"19.10.2016 15:53:14" bbc.co.uk Composer Help Page – useful links and contacts for composers. Radio 3: reaching out to composers
"19.10.2016 14:42:06" bbc.co.uk Dame Fanny Waterman, 96, explains exactly why she hasn't got time to put her feet up Dame Fanny *technically* stood down from The Leeds International Piano Competition last year, aged 95. But she hasn't let a little thing like that get in the way of her plans.
"19.10.2016 11:57:54" bbc.co.uk Discover the music of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (the composer, not the poet) He was one of the most well-known and popular composers of the late 19th century.
"19.10.2016 10:44:11" trib.al A Christmas celebration of Bach's music, including a performance from Brixton Prison Bach - in Brixton prison: http://bbc.in/2ehEbZP
"19.10.2016 10:44:05" bbc.co.uk BBC News - Leeds International Piano Competition to be revamped The competition The 2018 Leeds International Piano Competition will be overhauled to bring it to a wider audience.
"19.10.2016 09:13:32" bbc.co.uk Discover Essential Classics' Artist of the Week, Emil Gilels . The great pianist Emil Gilels was born 100 years ago today.
"18.10.2016 21:51:33" trib.al Vintage Philip Larkin reading his poem The Whitsun Weddings “That Whitsun I was late getting away…”
"18.10.2016 18:00:28" bbc.co.uk The Third Programme samples the counter-culture with beat poetry from the Royal Albert Hall A finger on the pulse of the beat? Beat Poetry that is... http://bbc.in/2eeDcKM
"18.10.2016 17:01:20" bbc.co.uk 15 excellent facts we've learned about beards The politics of shaving are way more complicated than you think. Fact #15: Facial hair has a Sun Protection Factor of 21.
"18.10.2016 16:31:10" bbc.co.uk Stevie Smith reading her poem 'Not Waving But Drowning' in 1965 “Nobody heard him, the dead man, but still he lay moaning…”
"18.10.2016 15:57:04" bbc.co.uk The Dark Hug of Time Rolf Hind performs his own tribute to the late Peter Maxwell Davies. Written in memory of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.
"18.10.2016 14:11:54" bbc.co.uk Peter Strickland's Late Junction Mixtape Film director and screenwriter Peter Strickland unveils his amazing mix … This mix from filmmaker Peter Strickland is ABSURD.
26 obscure and scary recordings in 33 minutes ...
"18.10.2016 13:22:10" bbc.co.uk A gorgeous lunchtime concert from Wigmore Hall Bartók's Violin Sonata No. 1 and Schubert's Fantasy in C major. Schubert, Bartók, Vilde Frang, Aleksander Madzar, Wigmore Hall. Yes please.
"18.10.2016 09:10:20" bbc.co.uk We challenged this composer to write a new piece every week for 70 days Get up to speed on Matthew Kaner's story so far. Four weeks. Four brilliant new compositions. Listen to them all here.
"17.10.2016 21:17:06" bbc.co.uk Messiaen's extraordinary 'Quartet for the end of Time' Stephen Johnson explores the work. It was written in German POW camp Stalag VIII-A and premiered there on 15 January 1941.
"17.10.2016 20:06:35" bbc.co.uk Music Matters marks the centenary of a remarkable pianist Viola Tunnard played for Joyce Grenfell and was a confidante to Benjamin Britten. So why have you never heard of her?
"17.10.2016 18:03:30" bbc.co.uk Remembering Paul Robertson Tom Service pays tribute to the violinist, who died in July this year. He wrote eloquently about his experience of treading the boundary between life and death, as well as music's power to transcend.
"17.10.2016 15:10:27" bbc.co.uk Composer in 3: Fixations for Piano Matthew Kaner's latest weekly composition is inspired by the "fixed" (or returning) chords of Henri Dutilleux.
"17.10.2016 13:09:18" bbc.co.uk Building a Library: Cabaret Divine decadence, darling.
"17.10.2016 12:30:53" bbc.co.uk Roderick Williams staged an English Song takeover of Saturday Classics and it was glorious Music by Purcell, Butterworth, Britten and more.
"17.10.2016 09:12:49" bbc.co.uk Actress Noma Dumezweni talks Nina Simone and Bach on Essential Classics Hermione. Hermione Granger on Radio 3.
"17.10.2016 08:50:27" bbc.co.uk The Early Music Show: Radio 3 at 70 - The Future of Early Music Tabea Debus, Greg Skidmore, Steven Devine and Delma Tomlin join Lucie Skeaping to discuss the future of early music What's the future of early music? Listen to last Sunday's Early Music Show to find out. Here's a little taste of the debate...
"17.10.2016 07:22:00" bbc.co.uk Radio 3's 2016 Carol Competition for amateur composers Read this year's text and find out how to enter, The deadline for entries is 1 November – spread the word!
"16.10.2016 20:03:15" bbc.co.uk What does it mean when we say music is 'colourful'? The Listening Service enlists the help of a synaesthesia expert. A piece of music can be 'dark' or 'bright', or we could be singing the 'Blues' - but what does that actually MEAN?
"16.10.2016 19:36:08" bbc.co.uk 'Breaking-free' from the clench of the early 20th century Liliane Lijn goes in search of French artist Yves Klein.
"16.10.2016 19:01:10" bbc.co.uk The splendour (and the sheer range) of an epic Proms season in three minutes Re-live what happened in this year's Proms Watch this. It's amazing.
"16.10.2016 18:03:52" bbc.co.uk Melvyn Tan plays Beethoven, Czerny and Liszt Happy birthday, Melvyn Tan! The pianist celebrated his 60th with a concert at Wigmore Hall on Thursday. Listen Again.
"16.10.2016 15:39:09" bbc.co.uk Howard Shore at 70, Sound of Cinema - BBC Radio 3 Matthew Sweet is in conversation with film composer Howard Shore. Giant of cinema Howard Shore talks to Matthew Sweet about the importance of source material, subtext, and a career that has included scores for The Fly, Silence of the Lambs, Hugo and Lord of the Rings www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07z43sj
"16.10.2016 14:57:52" bbc.co.uk Have you experienced “Third Man Syndrome”? Margaret Atwood describes the near-hallucinations that some people experience on losing a loved one.
"16.10.2016 11:02:03" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong from St George's Chapel, Windsor A moment of calm.
"16.10.2016 06:05:02" bbc.co.uk Paterson Joseph describes his first encounter with Eugene Onegin "I started reading at 11pm at night, and finished it at dawn, weeping..."
"15.10.2016 21:46:09" bbc.co.uk Recreating the final descent of freediver Natalia Molchanova “You've already announced you're going to dive to 101 metres – now you must let go of all desire…”
"15.10.2016 21:05:43" bbc.co.uk Opera on 3: Massenet's Werther Hankies at the ready: Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo star in a tear-jerking tale of forbidden romance.
"15.10.2016 17:37:02" bbc.co.uk Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth talk to Radio 3 Mother and daughter [Jacqui Dankworth] jazz giant duo talk collaboration!
"15.10.2016 17:35:00" bbc.co.uk Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 An interview with vocalists Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth at their family home. This week #JazzLineUp celebrates the life and music of Britain's First Lady of Jazz as Claire Martin chats with Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth at home in Wavendon.
"15.10.2016 16:30:56" bbc.co.uk How the Eiffel Tower changed France Andrew Hussey visits Paris. Engineering, art, rebellion (and the invention of tourism).
"15.10.2016 13:44:50" bbc.co.uk Loose Tubes performs at the Royal Albert Hall in 1987 The first full BBC Prom concert dedicated to jazz?
"15.10.2016 13:00:20" bbc.co.uk Paterson Joseph discusses the lack of roles for black actors "I think the [acting] profession has always been unfair..."
"15.10.2016 12:31:24" bbc.co.uk A forensic literary analysis of Bob Dylan's use of the word "kinda" The critic Christopher Ricks unpicks Dylan's Don't Think Twice. "It's not more lenient, but it's more humanely supple."
"15.10.2016 09:41:52" trib.al Former frontman of Bellowhead in session for World on 3 Get your folk fix with songsmith Jon Boden.
"15.10.2016 07:23:31" bbc.co.uk Kristjan Jarvi, Viola Tunnard and Sally Beamish, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Sara Mohr-Pietsch meets Kristjan Jarvi and Sally Beamish, and remembers Viola Tunnard. Estonian conductor Kristjan Jarvi talks about his work with the Baltic Sea Philharmonic, Sally Beamish discusses setting Shakespeare to ballet music, and forgotten pianist Viola Tunnard is celebrated on the centenary of her birth.
"14.10.2016 11:52:05" bbc.co.uk Bob Dylan's Sarah – tackily sentimental or simply touching? Barb Jungr interprets Bob Dylan's 'most divisive' song. What side of Sarah are you on?
"14.10.2016 10:38:48" trib.al Alec Guiness reads TS Eliot's 'Four Quartets', with music by Peter Maxwell Davies Magical moments in Radio 3 history you have to hear - #16
"13.10.2016 21:51:42" bbc.co.uk Vintage Sylvia Plath and her poem 'Daddy' "Daddy, daddy, you bastard, I'm through."
"13.10.2016 19:15:21" bbc.co.uk Peter Strickland's Late Junction mixtape Ever wondered what tunes the film director Peter Strickland might want to share?
"13.10.2016 17:28:45" bbc.co.uk Barb Jungr interprets Bob Dylan's 'most divisive' song, Sarah "The most beautiful song a man has written for a woman..."
"13.10.2016 15:36:25" bbc.co.uk Are you a Proms first-timer or a seasoned regular? Tell us about your experiences for a chance to star in the official 2017 Proms guide! We'd like you to be in next year's BBC Proms guide. Yes, you.
"13.10.2016 15:08:48" bbc.co.uk Poet Ira Lightman delves into Dylan's writing techniques Ukelele based analysis of Bob Dylan's writing techniques!
"13.10.2016 14:50:13" bbc.co.uk Christopher Ricks - the acclaimed literary critic with a forensic analysis of Bob Dylan's lyrics Congratulations to Bob Dylan on being awarded the Nobel Laureate...
"13.10.2016 13:53:11" bbc.co.uk Chup Chup Chup: a chirpy duet for saxophone and Korean gayageum Andy Sheppard and Kyungso Park jam live on In Tune. That's Chup Chup Chup, not !!!
"13.10.2016 11:32:58" bbc.co.uk Beethoven fans: £6,000 could get you a lock of his hair at auction this week A Sotheby's expert came on In Tune and brought along some of Beethoven's hair. Sean was unimpressed.
"13.10.2016 10:42:57" bbc.co.uk African American culture, politics, and forcing the issue of civil rights It's Autumn 1964. America is going to the polls. James Baldwin talks to Radio 3 about his frustration at the pace of change in the rights of subjugated communities...
"13.10.2016 10:37:49" Choir of King's College, Cambridge One of our Organ Scholars, Richard, introduces a new feature of the restored Chapel organ - one that you'll hear in our webcast of 24 September!
Listen at: bit.ly/kingslisten "The solution of the pedal divide is that you can do everything - as long as you're quite athletic, like me." A must-watch for organ nuts!
"13.10.2016 06:21:24" bbc.co.uk Walter de la Mare reads his poems England and the Little Salamander “No lovelier hills than thine have laid. My tired thoughts to rest…”
"12.10.2016 19:52:50" bbc.co.uk Video: Benjamin Britten conducts his War Requiem in 1964 Watch Benjamin Britten conducting Peter Pears and the BBC Symphony Orchestra in his War Requiem, live at the Royal Albert Hall in 1964. A wonderful piece of film.
"12.10.2016 19:23:35" bbc.co.uk Teju Cole slams "disinterested liberals" who criticise Black Lives Matter “The observers are never satisfied with how the radicals are bringing the new world into being.”
"12.10.2016 18:13:27" bbc.co.uk Afternoon on 3: Berlin Philharmonic Week Five glorious concerts from the Berliner Philharmoniker – all without leaving your living room.
"12.10.2016 14:47:50" bbc.co.uk The secret musical life of Ramsay Bolton Iwan Rheon wrote his first album, Dinard, while filming Game of Thrones. Playing an instrument is probably one of the better ways to offset playing a murderous, merciless scoundrel during working hours.
"12.10.2016 14:26:28" bbc.co.uk Nicola Benedetti with Szymanowski's The Fountains of Arethusa Out-of-this-world playing from Nicola Benedetti and Alexei Grynyuk, live from Southbank Centre.
"12.10.2016 11:02:09" bbc.co.uk Highlights from Radio 3's 70th anniversary Hangover cure √
Dieting after copious amounts of cake √
Looking back at our 70th birthday at Southbank Centre √
"12.10.2016 10:15:10" bbc.co.uk Listen to Matthew Kaner's Contemplations on Kafka A brand new work inspired by Hungarian composer György Kurtág. Matthew Kaner exploits the "autumnal" qualities of Ashley Riches' bass-baritone voice and viola in his latest weekly composition for Composer in 3.
"12.10.2016 09:09:41" bbc.co.uk Drama based on Joe Orton's interrogation at the American embassy in London in 1965 Having acquired an unduly harsh criminal record for defacing library books, playwright Joe Orton is forced to deny his sexuality when applying for a visa...
"12.10.2016 04:56:25" bbc.co.uk Fix Ensemble play Steve Reich's Drumming Performed live at Southbank Centre in the presence of the composer. It sounds almost like rainfall.
"11.10.2016 19:21:26" bbc.co.uk 288a Main Road Novelist Mark Haddon: "Under the stairs stood a Philips radiogram, with two bakelite knobs..."
"11.10.2016 18:47:23" bbc.co.uk Alex Horne came on In Tune and made us cry with laughter Listen from 01:36:02 and get ready to giggle. One of the most surreal half hours of radio we've experienced in a while - courtesy of BBC Radio 4's Alex Horne and The Horne Section.
"11.10.2016 18:14:16" bbc.co.uk Groundbreaking radio about a secret installation at Mathry Beacon Vintage radio drama and Giles Cooper's celebrated Mathry Beacon...
"11.10.2016 17:41:15" bbc.co.uk Archive recordings from 1958 made by poets John Betjeman and William Empson “Early sun on Beaulieu water, Lights the undersides of oaks…”
"11.10.2016 16:53:22" bbc.co.uk Exposure: Brave new sounds from Glasgow's southside A new monthly series plugs into local alternative and underground music scenes around the UK. First stop: Glasgow.
"11.10.2016 15:24:04" bbc.co.uk Radio 4 comedian Alex Horne and his band perform The Seasons (not by Vivaldi) A charming little song about a fundamental misunderstanding.
"11.10.2016 13:44:09" bbc.co.uk Where science becomes as effective as Shakespeare: Fred Hoyle talks about cosmology and 'Continuos Creation' Rethinking the nature of the universe?
"11.10.2016 13:32:10" bbc.co.uk David Hendy illustrates key archive moments from our past Delve into our collection of 70 significant moments in the Third Programme's history.
"11.10.2016 13:10:17" bbc.co.uk Café culture: Joe Stilgoe's Rainbows in my Teacup Pure class.
"11.10.2016 12:08:16" bbc.co.uk Highlights from Radio 3's 70th birthday celebrations at the Southbank Centre As the mezzo forte of the Riverside Cafe's coffee machine diminuendos, we look back at our fortnight in the Southbank Centre
"11.10.2016 11:52:52" bbc.co.uk The art and the amazing life of Andrzej Wajda The Polish resistance fighter-turned filmmaker has died, aged 90.
"11.10.2016 11:28:39" bbc.co.uk Performing Miracles: Paganini's Caprice No.5 Violinist Thomas Gould performs live at Kings Place, London. Small, but perfectly performed.
"11.10.2016 04:15:40" bbc.co.uk Strange Fruit The harrowing story of the lynch mobs of the Jim Crow era. The spellbinding story of the song that Billie Holiday made her own. http://bbc.in/1lXtTj9
"10.10.2016 19:38:36" bbc.co.uk Listen to this magnificent recording of hippos "laughing" Breakfast travels to South Africa to hear the soundscape of the river Limpopo. The Masai say that hippos spend all day on the river bed telling each other jokes, then emerge at sunset to laugh. Trust us: you haven't lived until you've heard a hippo with the giggles.
"10.10.2016 19:15:44" bbc.co.uk Why are we all addicted to bass lines? What's the one thing in music we can't live without?
"10.10.2016 18:21:11" bbc.co.uk The exceedingly powerful women of legend and folklore The author Naomi Alderman rediscovers forgotten female warriors. Did you know that Jehovah had a sister called Anath, who would bathe her feet in the blood of her enemies?
"10.10.2016 16:20:13" bbc.co.uk Gillian Anderson beautiful and eclectic Desert Island Discs choices Schubert, Nina Simone, Radiohead...
"10.10.2016 16:03:33" bbc.co.uk "The most perfect song ever written about the madness of being in love...", Saturday Classics - BBC Radio 3 Patricia Hodge on Sondheim's song Losing my Mind from his musical Follies Still chance to hear Patricia Hodge on Saturday Classics
"10.10.2016 15:57:50" bbc.co.uk Sorathy Korwar: here's the Indian-folk tinged jazz everyone's been raving about Late Junction is live from Southbank Centre. Need a spiritual boost? This will help.
"10.10.2016 15:35:41" bbc.co.uk Mercurial piano genius Thelonious Monk would have been 99 today He led an amazing life.
"10.10.2016 12:08:49" bbc.co.uk Have you experienced "Third Man Syndrome"? Margaret Atwood explains how the dead can stay with us. The writer Margaret Atwood describes the near-hallucinations that some people experience after losing a loved one.
"10.10.2016 10:45:13" bbc.co.uk Jake Arnott describes Joe Orton's application for a Visa to attend the opening of his play on Broadway How do you explain a criminal conviction, for defacing library books, when applying for a U.S. visa?
"10.10.2016 10:26:32" bbc.co.uk Be part of In Tune's Manchester audience Live from the Royal Northern College on 19 October 2016. Fancy being on the radio? Apply now to be a part of In Tune's live audience!
"09.10.2016 21:43:54" bbc.co.uk An Alternate Life, Sound of Cinema - BBC Radio 3 Matthew Sweet presents music for films about people leading double lives. All is not what it seems in this week's Sound of Cinema as Matthew Sweet explores the art of the double life - inspired by psychological thriller The Girl on the Train, and featuring Danny Elfman's soundtrack, as well as Classic Score of the Week, Franz
"09.10.2016 17:01:02" bbc.co.uk Please watch 'Rule, Britannia' in the costume of 13th Century Inca king A real Last Night of the Proms highlight! Thank you, Juan Diego Flórez.
"09.10.2016 16:14:46" BBC Radio 3 presents Soweto Kinch's Jazz Planet Imagine if everything was turned upside down, and jazz ruled the world…
"09.10.2016 12:01:04" bbc.co.uk This is what it's like to be RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE of Last Night of the Proms The best way to experience the full, barmy, flag-waving joy of Rule, Britannia! is in 360 degrees. We will never, ever get tired of watching this video.
"09.10.2016 11:27:29" bbc.co.uk Stephen Hough's Desert Island Discs Ever wondered what Stephen Hough might take to his mythical desert island?
"09.10.2016 08:45:31" bbc.co.uk Quiz: Are these things older or younger than BBC Radio 3? It's harder than you think.
"09.10.2016 06:49:02" bbc.co.uk Matthew Herbert: Sound Pioneer The composer-producer on sound, composition, and why he destroyed a string quartet for Radio 3. "Predicting how composers will work in the future is like asking Beethoven to describe dubstep."
"08.10.2016 15:09:05" bbc.co.uk Performing Miracles - Reubke: Fugue from the Sonata on the 94th Psalm With Gillian Weir (organ). Archive live recording from the Royal Festival Hall, 2001. The composer of this piece died at 24 - he could have been the new Liszt...
"08.10.2016 09:28:19" Spiritual jazz, psychedelic sounds and South Korean zithers with Sarathy Korwar, Ashtray Navigations and Throwing Shade
#LateJunction live from the Southbank Centre
"08.10.2016 07:18:41" bbc.co.uk Eight incredibly unexpected urban music venues An abandoned underground station, an ex-fishing boat, the underbelly of a flyover... have you heard music in any of these amazing spaces?
"07.10.2016 23:00:56" bbc.co.uk Pekka Kuusisto's hilarious Proms encore The violinist got the audience singing along - in Finnish. There was so much love for Pekka Kuusisto's Radio 3 birthday video yesterday that we thought we'd reshare his incredible BBC Proms encore from August. A must-watch.
"07.10.2016 18:20:08" We're live with In Tune at Southbank Centre. Sing along with Some Voices choir in a celebration of David Bowie
"07.10.2016 18:15:10" Timeline Photos Time to get your voice warmed up, we'll be live in a few minutes for a giant David Bowie sing along with the indie choir Some Voices.
"07.10.2016 18:00:35" bbc.co.uk The unbelievably exciting Prelude to Act 3 of Wagner's Lohengrin Performed as a Proms encore by the Staatskapelle Dresden under Christian Thielemann. Now this is music we could really save the world to. Last chance...
"07.10.2016 17:31:00" bbc.co.uk Neil Cowley, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 This week on #JazzLineUp JULIAN JOSEPH hears about the musical influences shaping one of Britain's best loved pianists - Neil Cowley Trio leader Neil Cowley - in our new feature Up Close And Personal
"07.10.2016 16:19:56" Music by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky li... Watch Alexandra Dariescu perform Beethoven and Tchaikovsky live on In Tune from our 70th birthday Southbank Centre residency.
"07.10.2016 15:59:18" bbc.co.uk GK Chesterton on the spice of life from the BBC Sound Archive Bread, beef, mustard, beer, skittles, golf...
"07.10.2016 12:41:14" bbc.co.uk Radio 3 at 70 - the role Radio 3 played in support of Early Music Catherine Mackintosh, Peter Holman and Nick Wilson http://bbc.in/2dxSs8L Here's a little taste of Sunday's Early Music Show
"07.10.2016 11:29:11" bbc.co.uk Gar music from the Royal Courts of Lhasa - Vintage Radio 3 broadcasts "Not an exotic other, but music that transcends boundaries..."
"07.10.2016 11:14:08" bbc.co.uk Westminster Abbey - 90th Anniversary, Choral Evensong - BBC Radio 3 Live from Westminster Abbey, celebrating the 90th anniversary of the first broadcast. The BBC's longest running series, broadcast from 7th October 1926. Here's the 90th anniversary from Westminster Abbey.
"07.10.2016 11:07:25" bbc.co.uk Where writers re-imagine Shakespeare! Authors Margaret Atwood and Naomi Alderman in conversation.
"07.10.2016 10:39:54" bbc.co.uk Was Hitler high? The role of methamphetamine in Nazi Germany.
"06.10.2016 19:02:43" bbc.co.uk Matthew Sweet chairs an HG Wells discussion Did you know that H. G. Wells was one of the first men to campaign for the suffrage of women?
"06.10.2016 17:19:03" bbc.co.uk Bach, the Beach Boys and LSD... Brian WIlson reflects on psychedelia and his creative response to the famous composer's Cantata.
"06.10.2016 09:55:08" bbc.co.uk Grayson Perry is officially too famous to be "an anonymous person in a funny frock" any more "I was cycling along in civvies and someone shouted: "Shouldn't you be in a dress?'"
"06.10.2016 07:08:40" bbc.co.uk Ian McMillan presents archive recordings of remarkable poets reading their own work Celebrate National Poetry Day - and delve into our our collection of archive recordings of poetry at Radio 3.
"06.10.2016 06:04:36" bbc.co.uk Download the podcast of Steve Reich's appearance on In Tune Plus we hear from Carlos Acosta, Nicola Benedetti, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Sir Willard White. "If I had been born in Dusseldorf, we wouldn't be having this conversation." New Yorker Steve Reich and some musicians chums popped in to our glass-walled studio last week and it was epic.
"06.10.2016 05:39:27" bbc.co.uk A 1950 archive recording of Dylan Thomas reading his poem In the White Giant's Thigh Today is National Poetry Day - National Poetry Day Oct 6th 2016 - to celebrate, here's Dylan Thomas' reading his poem 'In the White Giant's Thigh'.
"05.10.2016 17:43:21" bbc.co.uk TS Eliot reads The Journey of the Magi and part of The Four Quartets Vintage TS Eliot reading 'The Journey of the Magi'.
"05.10.2016 15:17:38" bbc.co.uk Why did this composer destroy a string quartet for Radio 3? "I had never sawed through a violin before, so I didn't know what that sounded like until I did it" - Matthew Herbert
"05.10.2016 13:32:34" Academy of St Martin in the Fields Thank you to everyone for your sympathy and support following the sad passing of Sir Neville Marriner. We invite you to share your messages of condolence and memories of a life richly lived in our condolence book.
"05.10.2016 12:59:04" bbc.co.uk Rana Mitter discusses drugs and the Nazis Was Hitler high? Rana Mitter and Norman Ohler discuss the role of methamphetamine in Nazi Germany.
"05.10.2016 12:10:49" bbc.co.uk People's memories of India and Pakistan in 1947 . Anindya Raychaudhuri reflects on the losses endured during the 1947 partitioning.
"05.10.2016 11:44:46" BBC Earth We are thrilled to be hosting a live Q&A with Hans Zimmer to discuss the musical score for #PlanetEarth2 coming soon to BBC One.
Join us on Twitter for your chance to send in questions.
Zimmer himself composed the main title theme and produced the This BBC Earth Q&A starts on Twitter at 1pm UK time.
"05.10.2016 11:17:11" bbc.co.uk The Beach Boys' Brian WIlson talks to the Today programme about psychedelia and his creative response to Bach Did you know the rhythm behind the Beach Boys' California Girls came from Bach (and LSD)?
"05.10.2016 10:05:49" bbc.co.uk Media historian Prof. David Hendy looks at significant moments in Radio 3's history Vintage Third Programme - Alexander Gibson guides a live audience through Stockhausen's Gruppen.
"05.10.2016 09:31:16" bbc.co.uk Composer in 3: Snowbells Listen to the second of Matthew Kaner's weekly compositions for Radio 3. A chill in the air. The creak of ice. The promise of snowfall.
"05.10.2016 08:11:25" bbc.co.uk Music and the Internet With Martha Lane Fox. A fascinating guide to the way the net is revolutionising the way we make music.
"04.10.2016 20:56:28" bbc.co.uk Grayson Perry: “Anger is underrated as a creative force” "People say to me, 'Are you a member of the Establishment now, Grayson?' and I say 'OF COURSE I AM! That's the way culture WORKS."
"04.10.2016 18:43:18" bbc.co.uk Seven lovely things we learned about Grayson Perry on Private Passions The Turner Prize-winner and national treasure reveals what moves him. He loves Tchaikovsky, Philip Glass and a special bear called Alan Measles.
"04.10.2016 18:22:48" BBC Earth We are thrilled to be hosting a live Q&A with Hans Zimmer to discuss the musical score for #PlanetEarth2 coming soon to BBC One.
Join us on Twitter for your chance to send in questions.
Zimmer himself composed the main title theme and produced the David Attenborough, Planet Earth and Hans Zimmer - what's not to love
"04.10.2016 15:50:40" trib.al Power of 3: The play with no dialogue Experiments with stereo in Andrew Sachs' The Revenge.
"04.10.2016 14:15:30" bbc.co.uk Eight no-nonsense rules for classical concertgoers Pianist Stephen Hough's guide to classical concert etiquette. What to wear, when to clap, how to suppress a troublesome cough. We've got you covered.
"04.10.2016 13:29:01" bbc.co.uk Laurence Scott pays tribute to radio producer and esteemed film critic Philip French. What was the film critic Philip French's contribution to shaping the taste of Britain's radio listeners?
"04.10.2016 11:45:13" bbc.co.uk Why are we all addicted to bass? Whether it's helping us hear predators or making humans like each other more... we're all about the bass bass bass.
"04.10.2016 11:21:44" bbc.co.uk Joshua Bell pays tribute to his colleague and mentor Sir Neville Marriner The violinist and music director of ASMF remembers Sir Neville, who died on 2 October 2016. "I never heard a negative word about him from the musicians, even after 50 years as their boss. It's really testament to his incredible character." - Joshua Bell
"04.10.2016 10:53:12" bbc.co.uk Are We What We Eat? Christopher Kissane explores the role of food in past and present conflicts over identity Tried for heresy and condemned to death for declining the offer of traditional Spanish pastries?
"04.10.2016 10:32:31" Radio 3 presents Matthew Herbert's Requiem "Like any work, this piece is just a series of questions. People might not like some of the answers." - Matthew Herbert.
"04.10.2016 09:25:05" bbc.co.uk John Sessions and Juliet Stevenson recite poetry and music Forward-looking prose and poetry accompanied by music? That'll be Words and Music on the theme of Turning Points.
"04.10.2016 06:10:13" bbc.co.uk Listen to Coco Mbassi performing for World on 3 A tuneful start to your Tuesday morning blues with the wonderful singing of Coco Mbassi...
"03.10.2016 22:48:58" bbc.co.uk A recording from 1949 in which Louis MacNeice reads his poems Snow and Prayer Before Birth Hear Third Programme producer Louis MacNeice's poems 'Snow' and 'Prayer Before Birth', recorded in 1949, from our Three score and 10 poetry series.
"03.10.2016 20:40:46" bbc.co.uk Verity Sharp hosts a gig from Glasgow with Daniel Padden, Nichola Scrutton and Mark Vernon Turning from the usual venues to alternative spaces, Verity Sharp explores new musical endeavours at the The Glad Cafe
"03.10.2016 20:16:37" bbc.co.uk Media historian Prof. David Hendy looks at significant moments in Radio 3's history Solving one of the greatest archeological riddles of the century, live on the Third Programme, Michael Ventris deciphered the 'Linear B' script of the 3,000 year-old knossos tablets.
"03.10.2016 18:55:17" bbc.co.uk Is this the most star-studded Radio 3 podcast ever? Some of the biggest names in the music biz came to visit In Tune at our pop-up studio last week... Featuring Steve Reich, Carlos Acosta, Nicola Benedetti, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Joe Stilgoe, Sir Willard White...
"03.10.2016 18:17:22" bbc.co.uk Listen to Debashish Bhattachayra in session for World on 3 The meditative and magical musicianship of Debashish Bhattachayra (you're welcome...)
"03.10.2016 17:48:18" bbc.co.uk Neville Marriner's Desert Island Discs are just as excellent as you'd expect them to be A carol from Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Attenborough's Life On Earth and his violin.
"03.10.2016 17:19:16" bbc.co.uk Steven Isserlis and Olli Mustonen pay tribute to Sir Neville Marriner Hear Steven Isserlis and Olli Mustonen encore with Schumann in tribute to Sir Neville Marriner.
"03.10.2016 15:44:20" bbc.co.uk Happy birthday, Steve Reich! Let's all listen to Clapping Music to celebrate. Because there's only one way to congratulate Steve Reich on his 80th birthday...
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"03.10.2016 15:31:24" bbc.co.uk Wigmore Hall Mondays - Steven Isserlis and Olli Mustonen, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert From Wigmore Hall, Steven Isserlis and Olli Mustonen perform Schumann and Prokofiev
"03.10.2016 14:15:45" bbc.co.uk Sound Frontiers: Music and Technology, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Tom Service explores technological innovations in music for composers and performers. Don't give up the day job? Tom Service tries his hand conducting the Philharmonia's Virtual Orchestra at the Southbank Centre.
"03.10.2016 13:42:10" bbc.co.uk Marina Lewycka journeys up the Eiffel Tower "What do I, Radio 3, and the Bikini all have in common?" Author Marina Lewycka muses on sharing her 70th birthday with all three.
"03.10.2016 13:31:06" bbc.co.uk Neville Marriner: "We did occasionally cause chaos" Sir Neville remembers the beginnings of ASMF in this clip from the Radio 3 archive. Sir Neville Marriner remembers the irreverent early days of his lifetime in music.
"03.10.2016 13:10:31" bbc.co.uk Composer Anoushka Shankar speaks to Donald Macleod A new generation of British composers - Donald Macleod speaks to Anoushka Shankar in Composer of the Week's Five under 40 series.
"03.10.2016 09:34:57" bbc.co.uk Wagner's Tristan and Isolde from English National Opera Have you always "meant" to listen to Tristan and Isolde? Now's your chance.
"02.10.2016 18:01:08" bbc.co.uk Drama on 3 - Radio Beckett in binaural sound Drama on 3 delves into the world of Samuel Beckett using using binaural sound. Getting the best out of Samuel Beckett's radio dramas: Sir Ian McKellen explains binaural...
"02.10.2016 15:16:21" bbc.co.uk Black Is a Country Free jazz, poetry and art. Black Power ignited the black arts and produced revolutionary music.
"02.10.2016 12:47:09" trib.al Experience more pioneering sound with BBC Radio 3. The most significant commissioner of new and contemporary music in the country - dive into what we do: http://bbc.in/2djlwNb
"02.10.2016 12:31:26" bbc.co.uk David Hendy illustrates 70 significant moments in the Third Programme's history Delve into our collection of David Hendy illustrating 70 significant moments in the Third Programme's history: http://bbc.in/2dfRBqs
"02.10.2016 12:07:40" asmf.org Conductor Sir Neville Marriner has died, aged 92 He was founder and Life President of the legendary Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
"02.10.2016 12:00:57" bbc.co.uk Drama on 3 - Radio Beckett in binaural sound Ian McKellen explains why binaural gets the best out of Beckett's radio dramas...
"02.10.2016 09:46:35" bbc.co.uk Why are we so totally addicted to bass? Fact. Your ability to be infuriated by the muffled bassline coming through the wall (from the party next door to which you have not been invited) comes from the same part of your brain that alerts you to possible tiger attacks.
"02.10.2016 09:31:30" bbc.co.uk How Radio 3 helped Kubrick find music for 2001 - Sound of Cinema How Radio 3 helped director Stanley Kubrick find music for his film 2001 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p049nr5p
"02.10.2016 07:59:51" bbc.co.uk Radio 3's Carol Competition for amateur composers Information about our competition for amateur composers. Do you know someone who would be perfect for this? The deadline for entries is 1 November – spread the word!
"02.10.2016 07:08:18" bbc.co.uk Soweto Kinch: Jazz Planet Imagine if everything was turned upside down and jazz ruled the world... Experience more pioneering sound with Radio 3.
"02.10.2016 04:30:04" Celebrating 90 years of Choral Evensong on the BBC A moment of calm, once a week, for nearly a century. This week we mark 90 years of Choral Evensong broadcasts with a moving anniversary service at Westminster Abbey.
"01.10.2016 13:02:08" BBC Radio 4 If you like to draw, you might like this.... Pencils at the ready...
"01.10.2016 10:41:42" trib.al In a broadcast from 1949, Cecil Day-Lewis reads from his poem An Italian Visit Former Poet Laureate, Cecil Day Lewis talks about the patronage of poets - and reads his poem, An Italian Visit.
"01.10.2016 07:07:26" bbc.co.uk Matthew Herbert: Requiem Beethoven's last string quartet pushed literally to breaking point. Experience more pioneering sound with Radio 3.
"30.09.2016 17:55:05" LIVE on Saturday Oct 1st 5pm part of Radio 3
#soundfrontiers #JazzLineUp at Southbank Centre. Kevin Le Gendre presents performances from guitarist Jim Mullen and his trio featuring Mike Gorman (organ) and Tristan Mailliot (drums), plus music from New
"30.09.2016 17:54:44" Late Junction at Serpentine Pavilion 2016 Last week Late Junction lit up Serpentine Galleries!
Watch the video, then listen to the full show here http://bbc.in/2d1H1Ak
"30.09.2016 16:04:28" bbc.co.uk Ian McMillan introduces poet Dame Edith Sitwell reading in an archive recording from 1947 “Still falls the rain, Dark as the world of man…”
"30.09.2016 15:44:13" bbc.co.uk Podcast: Essential Classics John Finnemore Special Download two hilarious musical comedy sketches recorded live at Southbank Centre. John Finnemore came to the studio and made us all laugh and laugh until we cried.
"30.09.2016 10:28:30" bbc.co.uk Pekka Kuusisto's hilarious Proms encore The violinist got the audience singing along - in Finnish. There was so much love for Pekka Kuusisto's Radio 3 birthday video yesterday that we thought we'd reshare his incredible BBC Proms encore from August. A must-watch.
"30.09.2016 09:15:48" Watch Radio 4 comedy star John Finnemore and musician Susannah Pearse perform their own take on Pachelbel's iconic Canon.
"30.09.2016 08:59:52" Timeline Photos John Finnemore and friends are LIVE on Essential Classics with a brand new musical sketch...
"29.09.2016 20:28:21" bbc.co.uk The BBC SO just played the most majestic Happy Birthday we've ever heard "There is a fermata: just follow my beat." Conductor Sakari Oramo whips the BBC Symphony Orchestra's audience into shape for a wonderful singalong.
"29.09.2016 20:00:00" bbc.co.uk Glasgow, Exposure - BBC Radio 3 Verity Sharp hosts a gig from Glasgow with Daniel Padden, Nichola Scrutton and Mark Vernon Verity Sharp hosts the first of a new monthly series of experimental gigs from around the UK in a new programme - Exposure.
First she visits the southside of Glasgow and The Glad Cafe for three very different performances from Daniel Padden (Music) Low
"29.09.2016 18:13:48" Double bassist Chi-Chi Nwanoku's message to Radio 3: "I hope I... This wonderful video from Chi-Chi Nwanoku makes us want to start double bass lessons IMMEDIATELY.
"29.09.2016 16:44:30" It's Radio 3's 70th birthday and we're chatting live with Cuban ballet sensation Carlos Acosta. Listen to the whole episode on the Radio 3 website: http://bbc.in/2dukvRm
"29.09.2016 16:15:09" Radio 3 is 70 years old today! We're live on Facebook for a special birthday episode of In Tune. Leave a comment to tell us where you're watching. http://bbc.in/2dukvRm
"29.09.2016 16:09:12" Timeline Photos We'll be streaming live from 17:15 with a birthday musical feast!
"29.09.2016 15:54:47" Joyce Didonato just sent us a 70th birthday message that made ... Our faces when this dropped into the inbox from Joyce DiDonato ...
"29.09.2016 15:41:08" bbc.co.uk Video: Radio 3's incredible birthday postbag Joyce DiDonato, Jamie Cullum, Marin Alsop, Antonio Pappano, Esa-Pekka Salonen.. We've received some absolutely cracking birthday messages today. Here are some of our favourites.
"29.09.2016 13:56:32" bbc.co.uk Quiz: Are these things older or younger than Radio 3? Radio 3 is 70 years old, but are these things older or younger? Donald Trump, Scrabble, the Flowerpot Men and Milton Keynes.
"29.09.2016 12:09:21" A gorgeously orchestrated birthday message for Radio 3 at 70 Wow. Just... wow. Thanks to Antonio Pappano and the Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia for this beautiful birthday performance!
"29.09.2016 11:42:03" BBC BBC Radio 3 is 70 today! Take a look back at where it all began...
"29.09.2016 11:31:27" Philharmonia Orchestra Happy 70th birthday BBC Radio 3!
Here's a message for you from our Principal Conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen.
"29.09.2016 11:27:44" bbc.co.uk “This is the BBC Third Programme. How to listen. Including how not to, how you ought to, and how you won't.” The very first words spoken on the Third Programme when it first aired on 29 September 1946.
"29.09.2016 10:48:05" bbc.co.uk Video: Check out Radio 3's incredible 70th birthday postbag How many of these famous faces do you recognise? We've received a huge number of funny, touching and exceptionally musical birthday messages.
"29.09.2016 09:30:41" Pekka Kuusisto's epic birthday message to BBC Radio 3 on our 7... Pekka Kuusisto's folk song encore was one of our favourite moments of the BBC Proms. So imagine how excited we were to receive this video...
"29.09.2016 05:31:21" bbc.co.uk BBC - Radio 3 – it's not what you think it is Happy Birthday Radio 3! Happy Birthday to Three... It's our 70th birthday today, and to celebrate we thought we'd delve into our past....
"28.09.2016 21:45:15" bbc.co.uk Bas Jan live at the Serpentine Pavilion 2016, Max Reinhardt with music from the Serpentine Pavilion Bas Jan perform for Late Junction on Radio 3 Magic, experimental pop group in excellent outfits: LIVE!
"28.09.2016 20:15:28" trib.al Philip Dodd and guests discuss Clement Attlee's legacy, people power and cultural tastes Disseminating culture and the arts amongst 'the people' (whoever they are) - Free Thinking muse about people power.
"28.09.2016 16:01:34" bbc.co.uk Yeah You perform live at the Serpentine Pavilion Yeah You perform live for Late Junction on Radio 3. Father/daughter duo improvise vocals and electronics. Inspired by yoga, supermarkets, traffic jams.
"28.09.2016 14:42:47" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong at 90, live from from Westminster Abbey It's hard to believe that the first edition of Choral Evensong was broadcast 90 years ago! This afternoon we return to Westminster Abbey, where it all began.
"28.09.2016 10:51:57" bbc.co.uk On the Trail of DH Lawrence - the birthday treat On his 70th Birthday, poet Michael Rosen reflects how DH Lawrence triggered off the main preoccupation of his life.
"28.09.2016 10:02:08" bbc.co.uk Adam Christensen performs for Late Junction Adam Christensen performs live at the Serpentine Pavilion 2016 for BBC Radio 3 A singing voice you won't have heard before … one that's hard to forget.
"27.09.2016 19:57:48" bbc.co.uk A bloodthirsty little song for guitar, tin whistle, accordion and vocals Folk trio TEYR perform The False Lady live on In Tune. Spurned temptress fatally stabs man with penknife; TEYR makes it sound pretty.
"27.09.2016 17:29:45" Late Junction comes tonight from London's Serpentine Galleries with a selection of white-hot performances plus sound art by Hidden Orchestra's Joe Acheson.
"27.09.2016 15:39:23" bbc.co.uk Collide: a new piece by our Composer in 3 Listen to the first of the weekly pieces commissioned to celebrate 70 years of the Third Programme. Could you write a completely new piece of music every week – for ten weeks? That's the challenge we set Matthew Kaner. And now it's time to hear the results...
"27.09.2016 13:20:03" bbc.co.uk Remember that "eight-hour lullaby" that Radio 3 asked you to sleep to? SLEEP composer Max Richter appears this afternoon on In Tune, live from the Southbank Centre. It's a year to the day since Radio 3 hosted the broadcast premiere of Max Richter's SLEEP, live and overnight at the Wellcome Collection.
"27.09.2016 11:42:30" "The Third Programme changed my life - there are things that happened that I can only describe as being epiphanies": Music Matters hosted composer Harrison Birtwistle live at the Southbank Centre on Saturday to discuss the thinking behind Radio 3's
"27.09.2016 11:14:55" bbc.co.uk You won't be able to unhear John Finnemore's impression of a "louche" basking shark John Finnemore explains the deadly serious creative process behind his BBC Radio 4 sketch show.
"27.09.2016 10:51:36" bbc.co.uk Lisa Appignanesi - The Birthday Treat "Where the waiters wear garments reminiscent of Wilde's frock coats…” Lisa Appignanesi celebrates her own 70th birthday, as well as Radio 3's, at the Savoy.
"27.09.2016 10:29:05" trib.al Poet Kenneth Steven discusses the remote Scottish islands of St Kilda "Only once have I had the privilege of arriving in St Kilda by helicopter..."
"27.09.2016 06:16:53" trib.al Watch Vishnal Jain (Dhrupad vocals) and Sudarshan Chana (Jori) perform Raag Bhinna Shadaj Wake up to the Raag Bhinna Shadaj - vocalist Vishal Jain's teacher used to start his performances at 4am in a morning...
"27.09.2016 05:52:33" Timeline Photos See the entry at 3pm? That's the very first edition of Choral Evensong, broadcast nearly 90 years ago ❗️ ❗️ ❗️ This week we celebrate this mighty anniversary with a special programme from Westminster Abbey, where it all began. http://bbc.in/2cQ6Q6q
"26.09.2016 20:08:53" bbc.co.uk Geoffrey Smith traces the career of virtuoso double bass player Charlie Haden "Broadcast to the nation every week from their Iowa farm..." - jazz bassist Charlie Haden is the focus of Geoffrey Smith's gaze.
"26.09.2016 17:39:38" Watch Steve Reich and students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama perform live on In Tune. And Listen Again to the broadcast in full: http://bbc.in/2cyA8KO
"26.09.2016 17:34:14" Timeline Photos We'll be streaming live in a few minutes with Steve Reich and students from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama
"26.09.2016 16:38:36" bbc.co.uk Rebirth - A live reading of poetry and music reflecting feelings of renewal in the postwar world. Poetry and music that reflects the optimism and uncertainty which permeated society in the post-war period.
"26.09.2016 15:53:49" bbc.co.uk Wigmore Hall Mondays: Doric String Quartet, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert From Wigmore Hall, London, the Doric String Quartet performs music by Debussy and Bartok
"26.09.2016 15:30:51" trib.al Claire Martin introduces music from the 1940s onwards, including tracks by Stan Getz and Charlie Parker Jazz Line-Up profiles the great saxophonist Charlie Parker: http://bbc.in/2d3j8vc
"26.09.2016 14:39:13" Mark Allan/BBC Radio 3 is 70 years old this week! We danced our way back into the summer of 1946 at Southbank Centre with a series of special programmes looking back at that first year. http://bbc.in/2cxJUgc
"26.09.2016 12:35:06" bbc.co.uk Dame Joan Plowright tell us how Elgar's music moved her father to tears. "You could see the tears creeping down my father's face" - Dame Joan Plowright speaks about friendship and Elgar's Nimrod from the Enigma variations.
"26.09.2016 12:14:36" bbc.co.uk OpSa! perform: Gocino kolo, Keremejli, Bekin Cocek,Duj Duj kolo Get your Oom-pah on with @[Op Sa! Balkan Band]
"26.09.2016 11:13:49" bbc.co.uk Browse and stream all of Radio 3's live music here, for free Fact: BBC Radio 3 broadcasts more live music than any other station.
"26.09.2016 07:02:10" bbc.co.uk Here's some of the music Radio 3 played in its very first year The Third Programme was founded 70 years ago this month. So what kind of music did we used to play back then?
"25.09.2016 19:23:21" bbc.co.uk Jazz and The Latin Impulse Jelly Roll Morton famously declared that jazz needed a "Spanish tinge" to enhance its blues and swing. Since then, that Latin impulse has assumed all kinds of infectious forms...
"25.09.2016 14:01:18" bbc.co.uk Hear and Now: live music from Bastard Assignments A specially curated, vocal-themed set live from the Southbank Centre.
"25.09.2016 11:38:42" bbc.co.uk Joyce DiDonato on Desert Island Discs Over on BBC Radio 4, American mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato lists her Desert Island Discs.
"25.09.2016 08:39:30" bbc.co.uk A shouty, salty shanty from Apple of My Eye The Bristolian seven-piece perform the title track to their new album, The Beast Below. These talented folksters released their briny new album on 19 September - International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Coincidence?
"24.09.2016 18:58:34" bbc.co.uk Who Cares If You Listen? Tom Service contrasts the Radio 3 of 1946 with that of the present day. Should composers give a toss about what the audience thinks?
"24.09.2016 17:34:01" bbc.co.uk Sound Frontiers, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 Claire Martin celebrates seven decades of pioneering music & culture on Jazz Line Up with special guest Kevin LeGendre, profiling Charlie Parker's landmark recording Charlie Parker with Strings.
"24.09.2016 16:12:48" bbc.co.uk Sound Frontiers: Patricia Hodge on Saturday Classics - BBC Radio 3 Actress Patricia Hodge presents a personal choice of music live from Southbank Centre. Miranda star Patricia Hodge shares a birthday with Radio 3! She appears in this special anniversary edition of Private Passions, live from Southbank Centre.
"24.09.2016 13:47:33" bbc.co.uk London Philharmonic Orchestra live at Sound Frontiers Part of BBC Radio 3's 70th anniversary celebrations. Nicola Benedetti performs both of Szymanowski's violin concertos, then the full orchestra goes for broke with Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin. Cracking.
"24.09.2016 09:39:28" trib.al Kenneth Steven on Raasay, an island close to Skye and once home to poet Sorley MacLean “Like an otter diving into a pool…” Kenneth Steven describes the isle of Raasay.
"24.09.2016 06:47:46" bbc.co.uk To see, to hear, to touch, to kiss, to die... Watch Mark Padmore and Morgan Szymanski perform Dowland's Come again, sweet love doth now invite. Tenor Mark Padmore broke all our hearts with this bittersweet Renaissance classic.
"24.09.2016 02:19:04" theguardian.com Laura Jurd/Dinosaur: Together, As One for BBC New Generation Artist and First On 3 composer Laura Jurd's new album!
"23.09.2016 22:10:59" bbc.co.uk Kathryn Tickell presents a session from Balkan band Op Sa! Late night turbo-charged Balkan gypsy brilliance with Op Sa! Balkan Band.
"23.09.2016 19:19:17" bbc.in Watch Dhrupad singer Vishnal Jain perform Raag Bhinna Shadaj, Lopa Kothari - 2016 Darbar Festival, World on 3 - BBC Radio 3 Vishnal Jain (Dhrupad vocals) Sudarshan Chana (Jori) perform for World on 3 Friday Hindustani vocal music of the finest pedigree with Vishal Jain and Raag Bhinna Shadaj...
"23.09.2016 17:24:28" Timeline Photos And we're off! Radio 3 controller Alan Davey and Southbank Centre Artistic Director Jude Kelly officially open our two-week residency. Come visit us in our glass-walled studio! http://bbc.in/2d6cbIA
"23.09.2016 16:36:49" Watch the BBC Concert Orchestra perform live on In Tune
"23.09.2016 16:35:13" Timeline Photos Join us here LIVE at the Southbank Centre with the BBC Concert Orchestra in a few minutes!
"23.09.2016 14:35:23" bbc.co.uk Jaga Jazzist's Late Junction Mixtape Norwegian supergroup pick and mix their favourite music ... Radio Jaga!
"23.09.2016 13:43:10" ssl.bbc.co.uk Radio 3 delivered to your inbox Radio 3 delivered to your inbox? Sign-up to our weekly newsletter and stay across what's hot at the station...
"23.09.2016 12:37:25" bbc.co.uk This Korean jazz singer performed the most haunting interpretation of My Favourite Things we've ever heard Youn Sun Nah brings her unique style to a Sound of Music classic live on In Tune. What Lauren Laverne would call a Headphones Moment.
"23.09.2016 11:42:16" bbc.co.uk Boris Godunov: Ghosts. Listen now. Know the opera? Check out Mike Walker's play chronicling Boris Godunov's troubled reign.
"23.09.2016 10:54:09" bbc.co.uk Jaga Jazzist's Mixtape on Late Junction Experimenting with Jazz since 1994 - Jaga Jazzist talk to Fiona Talkington
"23.09.2016 10:27:25" bbc.co.uk For the next two weeks we'll be broadcasting from a glass-walled studio in the Southbank Centre Sean Rafferty launches Radio 3's 70th anniversary celebrations this Friday on In Tune. Radio 3's two-week Sound Frontiers residency at London's Southbank Centre starts today. In the area? Come down to see us!
"23.09.2016 09:01:07" bbc.co.uk The fascinating world of medieval illuminated manuscripts The key to centuries of Western art - but also a reflection of political and social movements.
"23.09.2016 07:34:53" bbc.co.uk John Coltrane would have been 90 years old today A beautiful programme about one of the greatest albums of all time. His masterwork was called 'A Love Supreme'.
"22.09.2016 18:00:47" bbc.co.uk Watch the Ride of the Valkyries played by the National Orchestra of Wales under Mark Wigglesworth. Alternative uses for Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries:
1. Preparing to request a payrise
2. Getting ready for a first date
3. Any kind of post-party clean-up operation
4. Lunch with the parents
5. The No.74 bus during rush hour
"22.09.2016 15:01:58" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong from Canterbury Cathedral With music by Gsbriel Jackson, Thomas Tallis and Arvo Pärt. Sit down with a ☕️, the and this beautiful edition of Choral Evensong from Canterbury Cathedral
"22.09.2016 11:22:04" bbc.co.uk Join in the celebrations and book your free ticket here... We're celebrating seven decades of pioneering music and culture with a fortnight of immersive live radio broadcasts, performances, and special events at the @[Southbank Centre] Want to be part of the audience for Jazz Now, Late Junction, World on 3 or
"22.09.2016 09:35:52" bbc.co.uk LISTEN: The broadcast premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies's 'Movement for String Quartet' performed by the Behn Quartet The Behn Quartet recently gave the broadcast premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies's final work 'Movement for String Quartet' - hear it for yourself...
"22.09.2016 06:54:09" bbc.co.uk Late Junction - BBC Radio 3 Fiona Talkington's selections ... Fiona Talkington with another Late Junction, jam-packed with new sounds ...
"22.09.2016 06:11:21" bbc.co.uk Apple of my Eye perform the briny title track to their album The Beast Below Wake-up to Thursday with Apple of my Eye performing for In Tune and "The Beast Below".
"21.09.2016 20:55:53" bbc.co.uk Sound Frontiers: celebrating seven decades of pioneering music and culture from Radio 3 Just two days to go before we kick off our 70th anniversary celebrations!
"21.09.2016 20:32:24" bbc.co.uk Come and join in the celebrations - book your free ticket here Celebrating seven decades of pioneering music and culture Help us celebrate seven decades of Radio 3 - be part of the audience Southbank Centre for our live edition of Late Junction.
"21.09.2016 16:23:23" bbc.co.uk Britten Books, Ruhrtriennale Festival, Music Matters - BBC Radio 3 Sara Mohr-Pietsch discusses two books about Britten. Plus a visit to the Ruhrtriennale. "How long, how long, how long?" - Letters between Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears reveal how the two men yearned for each other when they were apart.
"21.09.2016 15:06:35" bbc.co.uk LISTEN: Composer-Pianist Rolf Hind performs his tribute to Peter Maxwell Davies A World Premiere of Rolf Hind Pianist and Composer's tribute to Peter Maxwell Davies - ''The Dark Hug of Time'.
"21.09.2016 12:44:56" bbc.co.uk Podcast: Exploring the life and career of Planets composer Gustav Holst Happy birthday, Gustav Holst! The composer was born on this day in 1874.
"21.09.2016 12:09:02" bbc.co.uk Shelina Janmohamed's take on modern Muslims, plus Jewish identity in fiction and Edward Ardizzone's Art Explore your curiosity with intelligent discussion on Free Thinking.
"21.09.2016 11:03:36" trib.al Kenneth Steven explores Hoy, the only place of cliffs and mountains in the Orkney islands. "I like to think of it as the highlands of Orkney" - Prof. Kenneth Steven muses on the isle of Hoy and Peter Maxwell Davies' relationship with the island.
"21.09.2016 09:54:09" bbc.co.uk Rossini's riotous The Barber of Seville Live from the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden.
"21.09.2016 07:42:10" bbc.co.uk Late Junction - BBC Radio 3 Fiona is joined by composer Anna Meredith, who shares rare and unusual records. Get on board? Fiona Talkington welcomes to Anna Meredith to another great edition of Late Junction
"20.09.2016 16:56:23" bbc.co.uk The unbelievably exciting Prelude to Act 3 of Wagner's Lohengrin Performed as a Proms encore by the Staatskapelle Dresden under Christian Thielemann. Now this is music we could really save the world to.
"20.09.2016 16:33:15" bbc.co.uk Late Junction Gearing up for tonight's epic meeting of musical minds with the lovely Anna Meredith and Fiona Talkington.
"20.09.2016 13:23:43" bbc.co.uk Poet Kenneth Steven contemplates the tranquil beauty of the Hebridean island of Iona . A place of learning and worship since the sixth century, when St Columba is said to have imported Christianity from Ireland.
"20.09.2016 13:18:29" BBC Radio 4 "Gathering Swallows Facebook in the skies." - John Keats.
We're celebrating the Autumn Equinox with a day of poetry.
Add your Autumn pictures in a comment and we'll share the best online. Keats gags from the BBC Radio 4 gang, here...
"20.09.2016 13:01:29" bbc.co.uk The Danish String Quartet: Shine You No More A toe-tapping live performance from In Tune. Like folk music? You'll love this.
"20.09.2016 12:30:51" bbc.co.uk Jazz Now with recent performances from the 2016 Jazzahead! festival Tuesday tunes! Hear Aaron Diehl, Kevin Hays and Nik Bärtsch performing at the recent jazzahead! festival.
"20.09.2016 12:01:32" bbc.co.uk 'Having time taken away from you would be the greatest punishment imaginable...' "For me, wasting time is the greatest crime" - artist George Shaw muses on our most precious commodity. http://bbc.in/2czZuUI
"20.09.2016 09:32:19" bbc.co.uk Lost songs of St Kilda brought back to life Songs remembered by an old man in a care home have been brought to life in a new album featuring composer Sir James MacMillan. Film composer Craig Armstrong appeared on In Tune yesterday to talk about his work on this moving album. Listen again: http://bbc.in/2cPQ6ff
"20.09.2016 08:11:39" bbc.co.uk This is what it's like to be RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE of Last Night of the Proms The best way to experience the full, barmy, flag-waving joy of Rule, Britannia! is in 360 degrees. We will never, ever get tired of watching this video.
"19.09.2016 21:20:02" bbc.co.uk Matthew Kaner is Radio 3's new Composer in 3 Meet the young composer appointed to help kick off R3's 70th anniversary celebrations. Starting this month, he'll spend 70 days working with us to create a new piece of music for broadcast each week.
"19.09.2016 20:31:50" bbc.co.uk Here's some of the best film music inspired by gangsters The Godfather, Once Upon a Time in America, The Untouchables, The Long Good Friday, Bugsy Malone...
"19.09.2016 19:29:52" bbc.co.uk Come and join in the celebrations - book your free ticket here Help us celebrate seven decades of Radio 3 - be part of the audience Southbank Centre for our live edition of Jazz Now.
"19.09.2016 17:33:30" BBC Radio 4 Thanks, Scott : - ) We salute you, Scott. Or at least we would if we could remember the emoticon for a salute There is one, right?
"19.09.2016 16:39:45" bbc.co.uk Lorca's final play about a tyrannical matriarch imposes eight years' mourning on her daughters. Imposing an 8-year period of mourning on her daughters? Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba.
"19.09.2016 16:17:46" bbc.co.uk A deliciously Russian choral evensong from Moscow's Danilov Monastery The all-male Cathedral Choir sings music by Dodonov, Chesnokov, Goncharov and Trubachev. You will not BELIEVE how low the basses in this choir can sing.
"19.09.2016 14:33:04" trib.al Geoffrey Smith explores the stars and styles of West Coast jazz in the 1950s Light, bright and witty?
"19.09.2016 13:33:17" bbc.co.uk Håkan Hardenberger and Roland Pöntinen at Wigmore Hall The trumpet/piano duo present works by Stenhammar, Staffan Storm and Pöntinen himself. This stylish, all-Scandi programme features no less than two world premieres.
"19.09.2016 13:11:41" bbc.co.uk Stephen Hough's eight no-nonsense rules for classical concertgoers The pianist was one of the stars of this year's Proms season. "Clapping between movements is absolutely fine..."
"19.09.2016 12:15:20" bbc.co.uk The weird - and addictive - physics at the bottom of the musical scale Totally addicted to bass? You're not the only one.
"19.09.2016 10:21:37" bbc.co.uk Come and join in the celebrations - book your free ticket here We're celebrating seven decades of pioneering music and culture with a fortnight of immersive live radio broadcasts, performances, and special events at the Southbank Centre Want to be part of the audience for Jazz Now, Late Junction, World on 3 or Free
"19.09.2016 04:30:26" bbc.co.uk A gorgeous half hour about Madame Butterfly Presented by Amanda Roocroft, who has played Cio Cio San. “To make the world grieve. Therein lies everything.” - Giacomo Puccini
"18.09.2016 18:29:36" gramophone.co.uk We won a Gramophone Special Achievement Award for our 70th birthday! GO US!
"18.09.2016 17:58:28" BBC Proms One of the most beautiful treble solos of all time. No, YOU'RE crying. This is one of the biggest posts of the whole season. You'll understand why.
"18.09.2016 05:24:56" bbc.co.uk Watch the Ride of the Valkyries Alternative uses for Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries:
1. Preparing to request a payrise
2. Getting ready for a first date
3. Any kind of post-party clean-up operation
4. Lunch with the parents
5. The No.74 bus during rush hour
"17.09.2016 19:26:00" bbc.co.uk Please watch 'Rule, Britannia' in the costume of 13th Century Inca king A real Last Night of the Proms highlight! Than you, Juan Diego Flórez.
"17.09.2016 15:30:00" bbc.co.uk Gangsters, Sound of Cinema - BBC Radio 3 Matthew Sweet introduces film music inspired by gangsters. From Cagney to Cranston - Matthew Sweet looks at the music that soundtracked the stars of gangster movies through the ages
"17.09.2016 13:17:16" bbc.co.uk BBC Radio 3 This week on Jazz Line-Up concert music comes courtesy of progressive jazz trio Mammal Hands and Phil Smith profiles Norwegian poet and musician Karl Seglem / musician, band. #JazzLineUp Saturday from 1700 with Claire Martin.
"17.09.2016 08:45:11" bbc.co.uk Hildegard of Bingen died on this day in 1179, aged 81 In Our Time Benedictine abbess, writer, composer, philosopher, mystic, visionary and polymath...
"17.09.2016 07:54:22" bbc.co.uk Enter Radio 3's Carol Competition 2016 Everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Well, not really – but it IS time to start planning entries for this year's amateur composition competition. Spread the word.
"17.09.2016 05:18:53" bbc.co.uk And... relax. Radio 3's Summer Garden mixtape An hour of sublime music mixed with sounds from the natural world. No voices: just an hour of sublime music mixed with sounds from the natural world.
"16.09.2016 20:19:26" bbc.co.uk Cory Henry's phenomenal organ solo in the theme from Call me Mr Tibbs From the Quincy Jones Prom. This starts out amazing, and when Cory Henry comes in it goes to another level.
"16.09.2016 16:57:45" bbc.co.uk Ian McMillan wonders why Jake Yapp has never parodied him Thought Ian McMillan was inimitable? Hear Jake Yapp pull off this brilliant parody.
"16.09.2016 15:25:16" bbc.co.uk Matthias Pintscher on performing a Boulez tribute at the Edinburgh International Festival Long-time friend + colleague of Boulez, Matthias Pintscher conducted the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra during their recent Edinburgh International Festival concert. Here's what he had to say...
"16.09.2016 13:45:31" bbc.co.uk Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) - Composer of the Week - BBC Radio Inspired during a funicular ride up Mount Vesuvius? Rimsky-Korsakov is Composer of the week. http://bbc.in/2cH6q2J
"16.09.2016 13:04:55" bbc.co.uk Pie Jesu from Fauré's Requiem Watch this extraordinary treble solo from the Proms...
"16.09.2016 11:21:12" bbc.co.uk Philip Dodd in discussion with Edward Burtynsky and playwright Ella Hickson How do we meet energy demands in the face of climate change and a rising global population?
"16.09.2016 10:59:54" bbc.co.uk Matthias Pintscher conducts the BBC SSO in music by Boulez, Berg and Debussy . Our friends at the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra paid tribute to composer-conductor Pierre Boulez at the Edinburgh International Festival
"16.09.2016 09:36:05" bbc.co.uk The Meaning of Flowers Did you know that Magnolia trees evolved before bees or butterflies, hence they are pollinated by beetles and close at night to hold them inside to ensure pollination?
"16.09.2016 06:04:21" bbc.co.uk Maria Callas talks to the BBC in 1958 The soprano died on this day in 1977. La Divina...
"15.09.2016 22:14:22" gramophone.co.uk Lovely news from the Gramophone Classical Music Awards A special prize to mark our 70th birthday!
"15.09.2016 19:10:56" bbc.co.uk From Dickens & wartime defences to Doctor Who, Matthew Sweet explores the Thames estuary A new festival which celebrates the landscape of the Thames Estuary?
"15.09.2016 15:59:11" bbc.co.uk Let Javier Camarena serenade you with with 'Se il mio nome saper voi bramate' Playing the young Count Almaviva, tenor Javier Camarena serenades Rosina from Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
"15.09.2016 14:47:52" bbc.co.uk Suzy gives Juan Diego Florez an idea for his infamous Last Night of the Proms costume The moment Suzy sowed the seed for THAT outfit...
"15.09.2016 14:15:26" bbc.co.uk One of the first English women to earn her living by her writing What a way to make a living... We discuss the life of playwright, poet and spy Aphra Behn.
"15.09.2016 09:54:37" bbc.co.uk The best short novels as recommended by Radio 3 listeners - BBC Radio Following this year's Man Booker Prize shortlist, you shared your favourite short novels...
"14.09.2016 12:19:25" bbc.co.uk How Rimsky-Korsakov drew inspiration for his operas from a branch of Russian folklore Reinventing a past inspired by Russian folklore - Rimsky-Korsakov is our composer of the week.
"14.09.2016 11:09:01" bbc.co.uk Seven charming facts about flowers... and romance Did you know that roses contain the same compound produced by people in love?
"13.09.2016 20:03:20" bbc.co.uk So here's Juan Diego Flórez doing 'Rule, Britannia' dressed as a 13th Century Inca king Watch this. It's amazing.
"13.09.2016 15:38:34" bbc.co.uk A foot-tapping folky rendition of 'Shine you no more' by The Danish String Quartet Putting the tune back into Tuesday - the Danish String Quartet perform on In Tune.
"13.09.2016 15:18:10" bbc.co.uk Music from the Norwegian experimental music festival Borealis. Rearranging the furniture of the musical world - Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents music from this year's Borealis Contemporary Music Festival. http://bbc.in/2cC1P60
"13.09.2016 14:55:16" bbc.co.uk Macedonia - Michael Pennington stars as Euripides in exile Michael Pennington stars as Euripides in exile, determined to write a play for the King. Exiled in the wilds of Macedonia? David Rudkin's new play depicting Euripides mountainside sojourn.
"13.09.2016 14:38:12" bbc.co.uk Fiona Stafford explores the meanings and importance of the sunflower Did you know that each head of a sunflower is built of up to 2000 individual flowers? http://bbc.in/2coAd1I
"13.09.2016 13:49:22" bbc.co.uk Molten Sunset performed by Dave Douglas and High Risk on Jazz Now Recorded at the Pizza Express Jazz Club in London Tuesday is brought to you in association with electronic effects, DJ-ing, and the fearless trumpet improvisations of Dave Douglas and High Risk.
"13.09.2016 13:15:19" bbc.co.uk How crippling doubts plagued Rimsky-Korsakov as he began revising countless works of his. A mania for revision - we survey Rimsky-Korsakov's final decades...
"13.09.2016 11:10:42" bbc.co.uk A sequence of poetry, prose and music, with readings by Niamh Cusack and Neil Pearson about arrivals and departures "...Je ferai un domaine, où l'amour sera roi, où l'amour sera loi..."
"13.09.2016 10:49:28" bbc.co.uk The Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rossini, Bellini and Verdi Relive Rossini's Stabat Mater and enjoy the fullness of the opening concert of Edinburgh's International festival with the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.
"13.09.2016 09:30:40" bbc.co.uk Historian Antony Beevor recalls the Menuhin family coming to stay when he was a child "I remember Menuhin playing for us after dinner..." Historian Antony Beevor recalls a family visit by the master.
"12.09.2016 21:13:39" bbc.co.uk Esa-Pekka Salonen muses on the future of classical music "Classical music cannot remain in an evolutionary bubble"
"12.09.2016 20:43:26" bbc.co.uk Ever wondered what it's like in the middle of the audience at the Last Night of the Proms? Spin yourself around in our 360° #VR video made during Juan Diego Flórez's performance of 'Rule, Britannia'.
"12.09.2016 15:32:33" bbc.co.uk BBC New Generation Artists In the last of the summer series of New Generation Artists programmes, we hear music from Ilker Arcayürek, Quatuor Van Kuijk and Kathryn Rudge Mezzo.
"12.09.2016 15:15:30" bbc.co.uk Wigmore Hall Mondays: Mark Padmore and Morgan Szymanski, Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert Mark Padmore and Morgan Szymanski perform songs by Dowland, Roth and McNeff at Wigmore Hall
"12.09.2016 14:53:53" bbc.co.uk Benny Goodman's live performance classics Vintage Benny Goodman - golden classics to accompany your Monday from this giant of jazz.
"12.09.2016 14:29:47" bbc.co.uk From Five to One, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908), Composer of the Week Famous for more than his 'Flight of the Bumble Bee' - Rimsky Korsakov is this week's #COTW http://bbc.in/2cq42zD
"12.09.2016 14:06:23" bbc.co.uk Amateur Pianist John Fisher performs Blumenfeld's piano study for left hand "I had a toy keyboard as a child and picked-out nursery rhymes on it..."
"12.09.2016 12:20:14" bbc.co.uk 'I had no idea what awaited me', Daniel Libeskind Architect Daniel Libeskind muses on touching the bedrock at Ground Zero.
"12.09.2016 12:03:07" ssl.bbc.co.uk Radio 3 delivered to your inbox Radio 3 delivered to your inbox? Sign-up to our weekly newsletter and stay across what's hot at the station...
"12.09.2016 10:34:15" BBC Proms Spin yourself around in our 360° #VR video made during Juan Diego Flórez's performance of 'Rule, Britannia'. This is terrific. From a camera in amongst the Prommers...
"11.09.2016 18:31:03" bbc.co.uk How Celtic are we? Searching for the essence of Celticism. For generations, Celtic identity on the British isles has been about 'not being English.'
"11.09.2016 16:18:20" bbc.co.uk The Choir at Proms Extra featuring the Blossom Street Singers A special BBC Proms edition of The Choir marks the centenary of Parry's Jerusalem.
"11.09.2016 15:01:29" bbc.co.uk The 2016 Proms in under three minutes How many of these memorable moments were you there for? It really has been a fabulous summer.
"11.09.2016 13:46:52" bbc.co.uk Here are the winning entries for 2016's Proms poetry competition Judges Ian McMillan, Jackie Kay and Judith Palmer are joined on stage by the winning poets Take ten minutes to read and think on these evocative poems from 2016's BBC Proms poetry competition.
"11.09.2016 13:14:56" bbc.co.uk So why do people wave flags at the Last Night of the Proms? The traditions explained, with archive video and lots of history...
"11.09.2016 12:52:23" bbc.co.uk So here's Juan Diego Flórez doing 'Rule, Britannia' dressed as a 13th Century Inca king Amazing.
"11.09.2016 12:26:16" bbc.co.uk The splendour (and the sheer range) of an epic Proms season in three minutes Re-live what happened in this year's Proms Watch this. It's amazing.
"11.09.2016 11:59:40" bbc.co.uk Is there a more exciting place on earth than backstage at the Last Night of the Proms? We took some photos.
"11.09.2016 11:08:38" bbc.co.uk Choral Evensong: Genesis Sixteen Recorded at St Clement Danes Church, London, and sung by Genesis Sixteen. Some of the UK's most talented young singers perform in this beautiful service, featuring music by Purcell, Howells and Bernard Rose.
"10.09.2016 21:40:48" bbc.co.uk The splendour (and the sheer range) of an epic Proms season in three minutes Watch this. It's amazing.
"10.09.2016 20:32:37" Timeline Photos Saturday night's alright for Tom Robinson with Juice Aleem @AleemSaRaSun
"10.09.2016 20:19:14" Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music 26 appearances since 1939: Vaughan Williams' perfectly appropriate 'Serenade to Music'...
"10.09.2016 19:08:46" BBC Proms Juan-Diego Flórez is breaking hearts already in the Royal Albert Hall with this aria from Rossini's 'La Cenerentola'. What a voice!
"10.09.2016 17:31:32" bbc.co.uk So why do people wave flags at the Last Night of the Proms? The traditions explained...
"10.09.2016 17:05:29" bbc.co.uk So how does memory work? The experts are Martin Conway, Mike Kopelman and Kim Graham. A memorable episode of In Our Time.
"10.09.2016 16:28:30" bbc.co.uk Richard Strauss's Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Christian Thielemann conducts the Staatskapelle Dresden. Do you know the optional lyrics for the wonderful horn solo from the opening of Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel?
This French horn player
This French horn player will be lucky if he doesn't
"10.09.2016 14:30:58" bbc.co.uk James Rhodes on Saturday Classics The pianist James Rhodes's love and sheer enthusiasm for the music is palpable in this episode.
"10.09.2016 14:02:13" bbc.co.uk Get Playing - The Virtual Orchestra The Virtual Orchestra is here. Over 1,200 people. Over 50 instruments. One incredible Virtual Orchestra.
"10.09.2016 11:46:49" bbc.co.uk Proms Stories: A day in the life of the world's greatest classical music festival Meet the people (and animals) who make the BBC Proms happen.
"10.09.2016 11:20:37" BBC Proms The traditions explained... Useful background from the BBC Proms.
"10.09.2016 11:02:01" bbc.co.uk BBC Radio 3 This week on #JazzLineUp concert highlights from the Norbotten Big Band as they perform the music of Quincy Jones and Kevin LeGendre and Claire Martin discuss Bobby Hutcherson's landmark recording 'Happenings' - Saturday from 1700.
"10.09.2016 10:02:41" bbc.co.uk Tonight, Saturday 10 September 2016, is the Last Night of the Proms Keep up with all the action on TV, radio, online and iPlayer – and here, of course.
"10.09.2016 07:32:43" bbc.co.uk Javier Camarena serenades us with a guitar and some Rossini The tenor sings *and plays* 'Se il mio nome' from The Barber of Seville. 'Nuff said.
"09.09.2016 18:30:41" Timeline Photos The BBC Proms by numbers.
"09.09.2016 16:58:21" BBC Proms We're live at BBC Maida Vale where Juan Diego Flórez is rehearsing for the Last Night of the Proms. Last Night of the BBC Proms soloist Juan Diego Flórez is doing a Facebook Live session from rehearsals! Some great top Cs already...
"09.09.2016 16:08:46" bbc.co.uk Penultimate Night of the Proms: Verdi's Requiem Marin Alsop conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the BBC Proms Youth Choir. The 2016 Proms season prepares to draws to a close with Verdi's thunderous Requiem.
"09.09.2016 14:22:35" bbc.co.uk Discover the simple verbal trick that Shakespeare used to devastating effect "It's a trick that all songwriters know, it's a trick that all good poets know, and Shakespeare does it over and over again."
"09.09.2016 12:48:22" bbc.co.uk It's the second-to-last Proms Unplucked podcast With Vikki Stone. The Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.
Jazzy septet NÉRIJA.
And Daniel Barenboim himself!
"09.09.2016 11:29:23" bbc.co.uk The life and work of actor Alastair Sim "His usual demeanour was what today we'd call 'away with the fairies.'"
"09.09.2016 06:56:27" bbc.co.uk Video: Berlin's Hunting Horns The Berlin Philharmonic Horn Quartet perform Antonin Tcherepnin's 'La Chasse'. Tally ho! The Berliner Philharmoniker horn quartet burst in the studio in full-on hunting horn mode.
"08.09.2016 18:28:23" trib.al Jazz with a Latin Impulse "Jazz cats had their way with the insouciant pulse of the Cuban Rumba" - Geoffrey Smith explores Jazz's Latin tinge.
"08.09.2016 16:01:20" bbc.co.uk Till Eulenspiegel at the Proms Christian Thielemann conducts the Staatskapelle Dresden in Beethoven, Reger and Strauss. A second Proms outing for the Staatskapelle Dresden under Christian Thielemann at the BBC Proms.
"08.09.2016 07:36:09" bbc.co.uk Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No 7 in D minor - Thomas Søndergård and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales As far as epic symphonies go, listen to Dvořák's 7th and make your morning mighty. Rah!
"07.09.2016 20:59:36" BBC Proms The awesome Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.
London's amazing NÉRIJA.
And Daniel Barenboim himself. It's Vikki Stone's second-to-last episode. Well worth downloading!
"07.09.2016 19:14:27" A surprise Appalachian clog dance Watch: 3 folk music cultures collide in this wonderful Late Junction collaborative session.
"07.09.2016 16:00:08" bbc.co.uk Prom 71: Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann and Daniil Trifonov A stellar line-up for tonight's BBC Proms, featuring music by Mozart and Bruckner.
"07.09.2016 13:37:23" trib.al HK Gruber's Busking with Trumpeter Håkan Hardenberger, conducted by Sakari Oramo. How do you make a trumpet's mouthpiece sound like a Kazoo? Hear 'unfeasibly versatile trumpeter' Håkan Hardenberger do just that in duet with a banjo!
"07.09.2016 11:41:19" trib.al Maurice Ravel: Boléro - with the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev. Turn the volume up and press play - we dare you not to whirl like a dervish around the office to this. http://bbc.in/2cFwTBW
"07.09.2016 11:16:50" bbc.co.uk Tony Hancock - British Film Comedian. Milking the stereotypical figures of British life, historian Simon Heffer surveys the characters depicted by Tony Hancock.
"07.09.2016 10:30:37" bbc.co.uk Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No 5 in C minor - Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra. DA-DA-DA DAAA! The most famous opening 4-notes of a symphony ever?
"07.09.2016 07:18:22" bbc.co.uk Steve Reich: Vermont Counterpoint Soloist Hannah Grayson performs Steve Reich's Vermont Counterpoint. This work by minimalist composer Steve Reich is scored for solo flute and nine pre-recorded flute tracks - not just one knackered flautist, in case you were wondering.
"06.09.2016 19:22:21" bbc.co.uk Historian Simon Heffer explores the life and work of comic actor Sid James. Depicting wisecrack cheeky cockney geezer characters, we celebrate the British film comedian Sid James.
"06.09.2016 18:52:47" bbc.co.uk Sheila Kay Adams - Andy Kershaw's Appalachian Sessions "Awake, awake" - an Appalachian hymn to rouse you from your slumber this Wednesday morning...
"06.09.2016 17:05:09" bbc.co.uk Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim: Mozart and Bruckner A second BBC Proms outing in as many days for Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin.
"06.09.2016 15:25:54" BBC Proms Steve Reich in 360 degrees! Take a virtual walk around our first prom at the Bold Tendencies car park where MULTI-STORY Orchestra performed Steve Reich's Music for Large Ensemble.
"06.09.2016 13:40:00" bbc.co.uk Columnist and historian Simon Heffer discusses the life and work of actor Terry-Thomas Single-handedly taking on the British Institutions that perpetuated our class system, the comic actor Terry Thomas…
"06.09.2016 12:39:07" bbc.co.uk The three operas that changed everything for Verdi Verdi is Composer of the Week on Radio 3: his Requiem takes pride of place on Friday at the BBC Proms.
"06.09.2016 12:16:18" bbc.co.uk Dai Smith travels to Holyhead in Anglesey to learn more about Celtic identity “Have you heard the story about the Welshman and Irishman who look out of a window on to a field of daffodils…?”
"06.09.2016 10:17:21" bbc.co.uk Molten Sunset performed by Dave Douglas and High Risk on Jazz Now Tuesday is brought to you in association with electronic effects, DJ-ing, and the fearless trumpet improvisations of Dave Douglas and High Risk.
"06.09.2016 08:45:33" bbc.co.uk Samantha Bond: There's a dearth of parts for women beyond a certain age Actor Samantha Bond is the guest this week on Essential Classics. "Most of the viewing audience are middle-aged women. It astounds me that there isn't more representation of us and of our views."
"06.09.2016 05:47:53" bbc.co.uk This is Steve Reich. He likes repetition Steve Reich's experiments with rhythm and repetition laid the groundwork for artists from The Orb to Daft Punk.
"05.09.2016 21:37:26" trib.al Proms Extra Late featuring jazz group the Elliott Sansom Trio and poet Andrew McMillan “I'm a huge harmony freak” Elliott Sansom on the musical language jazz and classical share in this late night Proms Extra.
"05.09.2016 19:29:23" bbc.co.uk The Multi-Story Orchestra perform Steve Reich's Eight Lines Enter the hypnotic sound world of Steve Reich with this wonderful recording from Saturday's Prom at Bold Tendencies in Peckham.
"05.09.2016 16:51:48" bbc.co.uk The Budapest Cafe Orchestra play a swinging Stobo Stomp Budapest Jazz Orchestra perform for In Tune, If you listen carefully, you can hear the odd "hey!' ho!"
Is that... Sean?
"05.09.2016 16:26:18" bbc.co.uk Prom 69: Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim Mozart's Piano Concerto No 24 and Bruckner's Fourth Symphony. Daniel Barenboim returns to the BBC Proms as conductor and pianist tonight.
"05.09.2016 15:07:11" trib.al Thomas Allen as Don Giovanni Janice Robinson muses on the attributes of wine and the pean of praise in what has become known as Mozart's Champagne aria.
"05.09.2016 14:27:31" bbc.co.uk Relax with Radio 3's Summer Garden mixtape No voices – just an hour of sublime music mixed with sounds from the natural world.
"05.09.2016 11:23:50" trib.al Jazz with a Latin Impulse "Gillespie's Manteca translates as 'lard', but was street slang for marijuana" - Geoffrey Smith explores the Latin tinge in Jazz.
"05.09.2016 07:37:17" bbc.co.uk Drama on 3: The Physicists By Friedrich Durrenmatt. Classic European 1960s farce about three deluded scientists. Samantha Bond stars in the classic 1960s farce about three deluded scientists.
"04.09.2016 19:22:43" bbc.co.uk A day in the life of the world's greatest classical music festival Meet the people who make the Proms happen. "There was a pianist a few weeks ago who had to have all his wheels facing the same direction. I just said to the stage manager, 'Good luck!'"
"04.09.2016 16:29:40" bbc.co.uk Prom 68: Rossini's Semiramide Live from the Royal Albert Hall, Mark Elder conducts Rossini's opera Semiramide. Vocal athleticism, vivid storytelling and Classical poise combine in Rossini's rarely heard opera, tonight at the BBC Proms.
"04.09.2016 13:45:50" bbc.co.uk Choral evensong from St Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh A moment of calm, with stunning choral singing from the Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School Armagh.
"04.09.2016 11:22:01" bbc.co.uk Prom 67: Simon Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and Gustavo Dudamel Music by Paul Desenne, Villa-Lobos and Ravel. The incomparable Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra makes its first return to the BBC Proms since 2011.
"04.09.2016 07:41:15" bbc.co.uk Under Hockley Flyover: Soweto Kinch on the Flyover show Soweto Kinch introduces the one-day festival of music, art and dance in an iconic Birmingham location.
"03.09.2016 20:14:12" bbc.co.uk Three folk traditions collide spectacularly well in this Late Junction session Don your noisiest shoes and join in with this unlikely folk mash-up of Appalachian mountain music, Georgian Asiq tradition and Tuvan throat singing – with percussion supplied by dancing feet.
"03.09.2016 17:04:05" bbc.co.uk Prom 66: Berlin Philharmonic and Simon Rattle Rattle round two! The Berliner Philharmoniker return to the BBC Proms tonight with a programme of Anderson, Dvořák and Brahms.
"03.09.2016 16:01:19" bbc.co.uk WATCH: Land of Hope and Glory, Gabriela Montero-style Hear 5,000 jaws dropping as she works in counterpoint and even ragtime. Gabriela Montero improvised on Elgar for her BBC Proms encore and it was EXCELLENT.
"03.09.2016 12:37:04" bbc.co.uk The Summer Garden mixtape Summertime distilled into a blissful hour of music. Listen online now or download on the @[BBC iPlayer] Radio app.
"03.09.2016 11:15:59" bbc.co.uk Proms at...Bold Tendencies Multi-Storey Car Park, Peckham The Multi-Story Orchestra plays music by Steve Reich. A bold new venue for the BBC Proms in 2016.
"03.09.2016 11:00:01" bbc.co.uk Johnstone Jarvie Lowrie, Joe Stilgoe, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 Claire Martin presents a BBC Introducing set by Scottish jazz trio Johnstone/Jarvie/Lowrie Exciting young Scottish jazz Trio Pete Johnstone, Brodie Jarvie and John Lowrie provide the concert music and Claire Martin chats with singer Joe Stilgoe fresh from his Edinburgh Festival Fringe performances on #JazzLineUp Saturday from 1800.
"03.09.2016 06:42:46" bbc.co.uk Jon Boden: All Hang Down Watch: Former Bellowhead frontman Jon Boden plays an intimate live session on In Tune.
"02.09.2016 16:39:22" trib.al Making an Entrance - Sarfraz Manzoor charts the history of Asian theatre in Britain Political and social unrest, radical versions of classic texts, and Asian theatre in 1970s Britain.
"02.09.2016 16:13:16" bbc.co.uk Berlin Philharmonic and Simon Rattle: Boulez and Mahler Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in Boulez's Eclat and Mahler's Symphony No 7 The Berliner Philharmoniker make a welcome return to the BBC Proms this evening under Sir Simon Rattle.
"02.09.2016 14:35:37" bbc.co.uk Why do we love repetitive music? Beethoven to Bruckner, Bach to Beyoncé. Why is repetition hard-wired into all musical cultures?
"02.09.2016 14:13:14" bbc.co.uk 'Adagietto' from Mahler's Fifth Symphony Performed live at the BBC Proms 2016. Lyrical, tender, heart-breaking, blissful.
"02.09.2016 13:24:16" bbc.co.uk Yorkston/Thorne/Khan live for Late Junction Indian-folk-jazz fusion trio play live at the Edinburgh Festival ... Guitar + Double Bass + Sarangi = oh gosh it's beautiful and glorious
"02.09.2016 09:12:29" bbc.co.uk Barber's wistful Canzonetta for oboe Oboist Emily Pailthorpe performs an abridged version of Barber's Canzonetta, live on In Tune.
"02.09.2016 06:39:36" bbc.co.uk Chalk and Ice Sunday Feature. The fascinating, moving story of war artist and illustrator Eric Ravilious, who died on this day in 1942.
"01.09.2016 18:19:20" bbc.co.uk A rowdy Romanian zhok and a banging Bulgarian bulga from the Don Kipper Duo Live on Radio 3's In Tune. Daniel Gouly (clarinet) and Josh Middleton (accordion) perform a devilish duo of Eastern European dances.
"01.09.2016 13:52:50" bbc.co.uk Radio 3 Carol Competition 2016 Challenge yourself to write music for this beautiful medieval poem. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Well, not really – but it IS time to start planning entries for this year's amateur composition competition. Spread the word.
"01.09.2016 12:59:44" BBC Proms The latest Proms podcast enlists the services of a renowned arts critic, Ava, in an unflinching dissection of the CBeebies Prom. She has a lot to say about pirates: http://bbc.in/2bRZYJC
"01.09.2016 09:49:23" bbc.co.uk Brassy Bruckner for trombones and tuba Brass players from the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester perform live on In Tune. Bruckner's Locus Iste may be a choral classic, but it sounds surprisingly brilliant on brass...
"01.09.2016 07:59:05" bbc.co.uk Exclusive interview with one of the world's most acclaimed living composers Our Composer of the Week is Steve Reich.
"31.08.2016 16:59:14" BBC Proms "Ich habe genug": "I have enough". The sound of perfect contentment.
"31.08.2016 16:20:08" bbc.co.uk All of Radio 3's podcasts collected in one handy place Classical music, jazz, world music, new music, arts, drama... dive in. Did someone say they were looking for a new podcast?
"31.08.2016 09:05:35" bbc.co.uk Othello and the black Tudors Actor Hugh Quarshie meets an expert on ethnic diversity in Elizabethan England. Could Shakespeare have known any black people?
"31.08.2016 06:53:10" bbc.co.uk The Proms Unplucked: Conductors' special Vikki Stone meets speaks to the stars with their backs to the audience. The latest BBC Proms podcast is a conductors' special, featuring interviews with Marin Alsop, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla and Jessica Cottis.
"30.08.2016 19:47:49" bbc.co.uk Sound of Cinema: Shakespeare on the Screen The BBC Concert Orchestra stars in this gorgeous live concert of works inspired by the Bard.
"30.08.2016 16:04:07" bbc.co.uk Stephen Hough on why classical concerts needs to be shorter In Tune's weekly podcast Stephen Hough lit a fire last week when he called on concert organisers to make concerts shorter. He defends his position on this week's In tune podcast: download it now.
"30.08.2016 14:39:07" bbc.co.uk Madrigal for violin and viola... and a misbehaving string A gorgeous piece by Martinu, live on In Tune. What do you do a string slips out of tune, live on air? Fix it and crack right on, of course! Alexander Sitkovetsky and Maxim Rysanov style it out beautifully on In Tune.
"29.08.2016 17:30:01" Timeline Photos Introducing the 2016-18 intake of BBC New Generation Artists!
Clockwise from top left:
Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad (viola, Norway)
Amatis Piano Trio (Netherlands)
Ashley Riches (bass-baritone, UK)
Andrei Ioniţă (cello, Romania)
Calidore String Quartet
"29.08.2016 16:08:32" bbc.co.uk Ákos Ács plays the gorgeous slow movement from Mozart's Clarinet Concerto With Ákos Ács (clarinet) and the Budapest Festival Orchestra. The endlessly sweet sound of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto.
"29.08.2016 12:32:44" BBC South Today In case you missed it, here's the amazing 20-strong LIV Choir who we welcomed into our studio earlier. Entirely made up of orphaned and vulnerable children from South Africa, they are touring the South of England with the LIV charity (Lungisisa Indlela
"29.08.2016 10:42:04" bbc.co.uk Watch Mozart's Requiem at the Proms With soloists, Collegium Vocale Gent and the BFO conducted by Iván Fischer. One of Mozart's most exciting and satisfying choral works. Has anyone here sung or played in it?
"29.08.2016 10:32:10" bbc.co.uk Soweto's Introduces His Flyover Show Soweto Kinch and Al Ryan discuss the Flyover Festival in advance of this evening's episode of Jazz Now.
"29.08.2016 10:00:59" bbc.co.uk “Music allows my mind to soar in realms where there are no words…” n reflects on the power of music. The musical musings of the man who urges the need to embrace autism - Steve Silberman reflects on this week's Composer of the Week, Steve Reich, and God's thoughts...
"29.08.2016 07:38:40" bbc.co.uk Picked for his country whilst watching Last Night of the Proms Graeme Swann is this week's guest on Essential Classics. Swanny remembers the time he was selected for England - whilst listening to Elgar at Last Night of the BBC Proms. You couldn't make it up...
"29.08.2016 05:24:37" bbc.co.uk Mark Grist's love poem to Peterborough A must-listen for Peterboroughians past and present.
"29.08.2016 04:05:24" bbc.co.uk How 6 female composers are pushing musical boundaries at this year's Proms Female composers may be under-represented in music history, but the balance is shifting.
"28.08.2016 21:15:11" bbc.co.uk William Shakespeare and John Fletcher's history play depicting the life of Henry VIII "Pastime with good company, I love..." - A rare chance to hear Shakespeare's last play, Henry VIII.
"28.08.2016 18:29:26" bbc.co.uk Sergei Prokofiev's 'Classical' symphony Thomas Adès conducts the Britten Sinfonia. Admit it, he knew how to write a TUNE.
"28.08.2016 17:43:04" bbc.co.uk Pilgrimage, Words and Music... "We shall not cease from exploration..." Robert Powell and Josette Simon take a pilgrimage into poetry + music. http://bbc.in/2bUPoPv
"28.08.2016 15:04:20" bbc.co.uk Land of Hope and Glory, Gabriela Montero-style Gabriela Montero improvises at the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra prom. It's Elgar, but not like you've heard him before! Gabriela Montero brings counterpoint and even ragtime to this fabulous BBC Proms improvisation.
"28.08.2016 14:40:00" bbc.co.uk 15 excellent facts we've learned about beards The politics of shaving are way more complicated than you think. Did you know that beards have an SPF of 21?
"28.08.2016 14:19:41" trib.al "For 100 years we've had a certain concert format, what if we mixed it up?" "My piano teacher would turn up in a Fiat 500 bubble car wearing orange lipstick" - Stephen Hough muses on his childhood piano lessons and shaking-up concert programming...
"28.08.2016 13:01:07" bbc.co.uk Composer of the Week reveals Mendelssohn's drawing and painting skills. Donald Macleod reveals that the composer Felix Mendelssohn was also a brilliant artist. Meet The Absurdly Talented Herr Mendelssohn...
"28.08.2016 11:28:50" bbc.co.uk What does the Devil look like? A fascinating Interval Talk from the Proms. Rev Richard Coles and Imtiaz Dharker explore the figure of the Devil in Christian and Islamic cultures.
"28.08.2016 11:04:58" bbc.co.uk Romeo and Juliet Watch the full performance on BBC Four or iPlayer. A pair of star-crossed lovers... (Bank Holiday Sundays are made for this)
"28.08.2016 10:35:30" bbc.co.uk Kershaw's Appalachian Sessions - Gillian Welch and David Rawlings Sunday sessions from Appalachia with celebrated duo Gillian Welch and David Rawlings
"28.08.2016 10:12:35" bbc.co.uk Steve Silberman describes Reich's 'Music for 18 Musicians' "It's like being in an ocean you can go out into and swim around in..."
"28.08.2016 05:58:06" bbc.co.uk Aca-mazing a cappella: Wee B. Doin It at the Quincy Jones Prom With Jacob Collier and the Metropole Orchestra. The moment 5,000 people simultaneously decided to join an a cappella group...
"27.08.2016 19:33:57" bbc.co.uk Georgia Mann presents informal late-night music and poetry featuring emerging UK talent Late night turbo-charged Balkan gypsy brilliance and the poetry of Mark Grist from the intimacy of the Elgar Room in this Proms Extra Lates
"27.08.2016 15:12:17" bbc.co.uk The disquieting first movement of Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1 Cellist Alexey Stadler joins the RLPO and conductor Vasily Petrenko. The concerto was played admirably by a young Russian cellist, Alexey Stadler, who flew in at the last minute when Truls Mørk was taken ill.
"27.08.2016 14:35:48" bbc.co.uk Proms Stories: A day in the life of the world's greatest classical music festival Meet the people (and animals) who make the BBC Proms happen.
"27.08.2016 14:29:12" bbc.co.uk Kit Downes, James Maddren and Aidan O'Rourke, Jazz Line-Up - BBC Radio 3 Julian Joseph presents a duo performance by pianist Kit Downes and drummer James Maddren. This week on #JazzLineUp concert music comes courtesy of pianist Kit Downes and drummer James Maddren and the duo's special guest - Aidan ORourke! All recorded in April 2016 at Glasgow Jazz Festival. Join JULIAN JOSEPH Saturday from 1700.
"27.08.2016 12:45:12" bbc.co.uk Chris Jarvis, Saturday Classics - choices of classical music for children We join Cbeebies presenter Chris Jarvis for an afternoon of music dedicated to children...
"27.08.2016 11:15:20" bbc.co.uk Caetano Veloso's Tropicália, live at the Proms With the São Paulo Jazz Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop. No wonder Marin Alsop looks so happy: this is pure musical sunshine.
"27.08.2016 10:35:50" Timeline Photos Celebrating the pound shops of Peterborough's high street. Mark Grist's love poem... http://bbc.in/2bReFIQ
"27.08.2016 10:12:59" bbc.co.uk Kershaw's Appalachian Sessions - Elizabeth LaPrelle Elizabeth LaPrelle performs during the Andy kershaw Appalachian Sessions for World on 3
"27.08.2016 09:00:52" bbc.co.uk Freeze: Thaw "The world is just an enormous igloo..." Radio 3 explores ice truths and ice dreams!
"27.08.2016 08:04:27" bbc.co.uk Get Playing - Take part in the Virtual Orchestra - BBC Music Get Playing Bizet's Toreador Song and upload your video to the Virtual Orchestra! You have until midnight – you could be part of the Last Night of the Proms!
"26.08.2016 22:27:50" bbc.co.uk Gillian Welch - Appalachian Sessions Our Appalachian session with celebrated duo Gillian Welch and David Rawlings for tonight's World on 3: http://bbc.in/2bD9XRq
"26.08.2016 19:41:47" bbc.co.uk Float away with Richard Strauss's 'Also Sprach Zarathustra' A five-star performance according to The Telegraph .
"26.08.2016 14:39:52" BBC Proms Elgar's Cello Concerto as you've never seen it before.
"26.08.2016 14:22:22" bbc.co.uk BBC - Marin Alsop conducts the Virtual Orchestra Marin Alsop conducts the Virtual Orchestra playing Bizet's Toreador Song Join the Virtual Orchestra and be part of the Last Night of the Proms!
"26.08.2016 13:46:19" bbc.co.uk BBC Proms: Encores Galore From stand-up routines to singalongs, here are some of the best encores of the 2016 BBC Proms so far.
"26.08.2016 11:30:58" bbc.co.uk Legendary bassoonist Robert Thompson muses on a life in performance “Where the hell have you been?” Legendary bassoonist Robert Thompson recalls being chastised by the great Katherine Hepburn…
"26.08.2016 11:30:02" BBC Proms The deadline for video entries to The Virtual Orchestra is 23:59 on Saturday 27 August. So, if you haven't already... GET PLAYING!
"26.08.2016 11:13:59" bbc.co.uk Legendary bassoonist Robert Thompson muses on a life in performance “Where the hell have you been?” Legendary bassoonist Robert Thompson recalls being chastised by the great Katherine Hepburn…
"26.08.2016 09:38:28" bbc.co.uk A traditional English tune is given the alehouse treatment Bjarte Eike and the Barokksolistene perform Wallom Green. Watch Barokksolistene's rousing, folky performance of one of England's oldest pop songs.
By the way, you can find more of these fantastic live performances by searching for "In Tune sessions".
"26.08.2016 08:38:29" bbc.co.uk Roots Manuva's Late Junction Mixtape The UK hip-hop pioneer mines his record collection for an abridged history of black music in Britain. Warm up for Notting Hill Carnival with a sound system channeling mixtape from Roots Manuva
"26.08.2016 06:20:37" bbc.co.uk A vintage-style style number that will get your feet tapping Happy Friday, world!
Let Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra introduce you to 'Le Weekend'...
"25.08.2016 20:43:03" bbc.in Kamila Shamsie, Swimming Stories - The Essay When novelist Kamila Shamsie goes for a dip at Byron Bay, Australia - and before long something starts to 'pull' at her...
"25.08.2016 19:15:54" bbc.co.uk Watch 'Mars, the Bringer of War' from Holst's 'The Planets' The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. It's grand, sombre and uplifting by turns.
"25.08.2016 17:04:03" bbc.co.uk “A chill went down my back”: Rev Richard Coles on exorcism From a Proms Interval Talk on the roles of the Devil in Christian and Islamic cultures Did you know that every diocese in the Church of England has an official exorcist?
"25.08.2016 12:17:20" trib.al Verity Sharp talks about invented instruments with sound artist Tarek Atoui. Reanimating the sounds of the wacky instruments housed in the #ethnological museum of Berlin that have been silenced by time...