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Radio 3 launches 2016 Christmas carol competition

Radio 3 launches 2016 Christmas carol competition

The search begins for budding Christmas composers

BBC Radio 3 celebrates its highest audience in five years

BBC Radio 3 celebrates its highest audience in five years

Audience research reveals that Radio 3 now has 2.2 million listeners

BBC Great Orchestra Challenge competitors announced

BBC Great Orchestra Challenge competitors announced

Further details of the BBC's new amateur orchestra programme announced

Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016)

Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016)

Leading Finnish composer dies at the age of 87

The OAE live-stream The Night Shift

The OAE live-stream The Night Shift

Audiences around the world will be able to join the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in the pub. 

Presenters for The Great Orchestra Challenge announced

Presenters for The Great Orchestra Challenge announced

Double-bassist Chi-Chi Nwanoku, conductor Paul Daniel and BBC Radio 3's Katie Derham will present the amateur orchestra competition.

Diversity of classical music industry to be explored in new BBC Four documentary

Diversity of classical music industry to be explored in new BBC Four documentary

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the first black winner of BBC Young Musician, will appear in the new programme.

New Handel exhibition for Northamptonshire

New Handel exhibition for Northamptonshire

Handel at Boughton has launched at Boughton House

BBC Philharmonic gives BBC North a musical birthday treat

BBC Philharmonic gives BBC North a musical birthday treat

The orchestra has marked the fifth birthday of its BBC home in Salford with a special rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’

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