Welcome to Friends of Radio 3's websiteFoR3 is a listeners' group independent of Radio 3 and the BBC.
Campaigning for a return to Radio 3’s high artistic and intellectual standards after the BBC's ruinous policy of so-called 'popularisation' (or 'trivialisation') over the past decade.
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Looking ahead ~Opera on 3, Wednesday 11 December, 4.45pm-10.45pm, live from the Royal Opera House, a new production by Stephen Langridge of Wagner's Parsifal, with Simon O'Neill, Rene Pape, Angela Denoke and Gerald Finley, and conducted by Antonio Pappano. Details
Now iPlaying ~Live in Concert Markus Stenz conducts the Hallé Orchestra: Beethoven, Symphony No1 in C; Mozart, Piano Concerto No 9 K 271 (Jeunehomme), soloist Lars Vogt; Richard Strauss, Till Eulenspiegel. Available until 10.00pm Wed 4 December. Listen
Nov 27: What's afoot?We submitted a complaint that BBC and Radio 3 coverage of 'Filmfest on 3' breached Editorial Guidelines in that the poll of viewers and listeners was not 'distinctive' (Classic FM has an annual poll) and the ensuing Radio 3 concert 'did not match the expectations of the likely audience'. So far, silence ...More ....
AnnouncementsRadio 3 listings: You can download a printable file of Radio 3's programmes each week, in two columns, or three to reduce the number of pages. Bookmark this page - it's usually updated on Friday evenings. Andrew Slater's blog also has direct links to the iPlayer which function once the programme has been broadcast.
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