Arts & Culture
Innovative and thought-provoking features that make adventurous use of sound and explore a wide variety of subjects. Made by leading radio producers.
Clemmie Burton-Hill mixes classical playlists for music-loving guests. If you fancy giving classical music a go, start here.
Donald Macleod offers an informative and accessible guide to composers and their music.
The stories that matter, the people that matter, the music that matters
Guests from all walks of life discuss their musical loves and hates, and talk about the influence music has had on their lives
A thorough look at the week's classical music releases, plus news and the Radio 3 Disc of the Week recommendation.
Series of programmes exploring film music
In-depth documentaries which explore music, history, science, philosophy, film, visual arts and literature.
Leading writers on arts, history, philosophy, science, religion and beyond, themed across a week - insight, opinion and intellectual surprise.
Rethink music with The Listening Service. Tom Service presents a journey of imagination and insight, exploring how music works
Unique performances with BBC Orchestras, Choirs and other great orchestras from around the world
The annual Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, founded in 1895, featuring orchestral classical music and centred round the Royal Albert Hall in London
Radio 3's breakfast show, waking the UK up with the finest classical music in the best performances
Long-running programme presenting live broadcasts of Evensong from around the country
Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the Classics
Early Music from around Europe
Refresh your morning with a great selection of classical music, presented by Suzy Klein and Ian Skelly
The ideas shaping our lives today - with leading artists and thinkers in extended interview and debate. From Tuesday to Thursday at 10pm on BBC Radio 3.
Freeness: to be exempt or released from something that controls, restrains or burdens. Corey Mwamba presents the best new jazz and improvised music with an adventurous spirit.
Top-class live music from some of the world's finest classical, jazz, folk and world musicians. If it's happening in the world of music, you'll hear it first on In Tune.
In Tune's Classical Music Mixtape: an imaginative, eclectic mix featuring classical favourites, lesser-known gems and a few surprises thrown in for good measure.
Get to know a selection of music from the inside with a leading musician.
The best in jazz past, present and future. Your gateway to new sounds with classic recordings and exclusive sessions.
Jazz records from across the genre, played in special sequences to highlight the wonders of jazz history. All pieces have been specifically requested by Radio 3 listeners
Experimental music for adventurous listeners.
The best roots-based music from across the world - with live sessions from the biggest international names and the freshest emerging talent, classic tracks and new releases.
The BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists Scheme helps to support talented musicians to reach the next stages of their careers and brings some of the world’s most promising new talent to listeners across the UK through BBC Radio 3 broadcasts.
The best and latest in cutting-edge and experimental new music. Kate Molleson and Tom Service present exclusive recordings, new releases, composer interviews and features from around the UK, Europe and across the world.