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BBC Radio 3 15m
"We may have certain kinds of intense struggles globally right now... Music can be a space for refuge and also a space for transformation" 🌼 The mixtape from composer, flautist and educator Nicole Mitchell () 🌐
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Fiona Talkington 3h
This is the Domkirke, the cathedral in where some of the Punkt Festival concerts took place. Hear tonight on
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BBC Concert Orchestra 4h
Orchestra Unwrapped is next Thursday at ! 🎶 Conductor and 's Tom Service explore the role of the orchestra with music from Mozart and Stravinsky to favourite film scores including Harry Potter, Jaws and Psycho 👉
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Elizabeth Alker 7h
Here I am playing ‘Big C’ one of the ’s famous new Forever Bells. It’ll feature along side ‘Big G’ in a special performance of Symphonie Fantastique. Percussionist Graham Johns is the brains behind the bells. Hear it all at 7:30 🔔
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BBC Radio 3 11h
🚀 🛰 🌌 Saturday afternoon in deep space!
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Petroc Trelawny 14h
When Charlie Chaplin came to London for the premiere of Limelight, he thought he'd be here for 6 months; it was 20 years before he returned to America. On this date in 1952 the US barred him from re-entering their territory; Smile - and Chaplin's favourite opera next
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Petroc Trelawny 16h
Good morning. Breakfast is live - 'the finest way to start the day'*. Coming up - Kaufmann sings Lalo, Bernstein's '59 Sheherazade, a brand new recording of Debussy & sing . (*according to some listeners).
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John Shea 24h
Through the Night: six hours of concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Foulds & Messiaen at 2015 Listen at 00.30 or here any time for 30 days.
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BBC Radio 3 Sep 18
This evening, experience one of the highlights from this year's . The world premiere of Sir James MacMillan's Symphony No.5 'Le grand Inconnu'.
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BBC Radio 3 Sep 18
👏 👏 👏 👏 It was a night to remember, celebrating music, creativity and love!
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BBC Free Thinking Sep 18
Tonight at 10 : Susan Sontag with . We'll discuss everything from the role of the intellectual, developing cultural sensibility, the importance of fierce women, the essay as a form. It's all there.
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BBC Radio 3 Sep 18
Incidentally, the fifth of Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance Marches was performed for the first time, on this day in 1930, in a recording session at Kingsway Hall in London (and then in front of an audience at the Queen's Hall on 20 September)
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BBC Radio 3 Sep 18
Another intriguing Radio 3 programme about Thea Musgrave - this one a Music Matters interview with @TomService:
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BBC Radio 3 Sep 18
Thea Musgrave's Desert Island Discs is fascinating - it includes music by Mozart, Stravinsky, Monteverd... and her own piece 'Mary's Lullaby':
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BBC Radio 3 Sep 18
Yes! All BBC radio programmes are on . Here's the concert:
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BBC Radio 3 Sep 18
20 years ago today, a remarkable work by Thea Musgrave, Spring to Spring, had its world premiere, in Birmingham. It was dedicated to percussionist Glennie, who played the work on Marimba. Musgrave talks about her work with
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Petroc Trelawny Sep 17
Good morning ! Breakfast is live - coming up Arvo Part's 'This Was the Son of' from , Shostakovich conducted by , an Australian in Canada (Arthur Benjamin) and the contemporary Estonian composer Galina Grigorjeva. Come and join us.
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London Symphony Orch Sep 17
Delighted this afternoon to see awarded Freedom of the City of London!
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John Shea Sep 17
Through the Night: six hours of concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Schubert & Beethoven string quartets via 🇪🇸 Listen at 00.30 or here any time for 30 days afterwards.
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BBC Radio 3 Sep 17
. is back behind the controls all this week 👩‍🚀 Kicking off tonight with Bill Bruford, Bartók and a trip down memory lane with the first track ever played on LJ...
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