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BBC Radio 3 encourages diversity at Manchester conference

BBC Radio 3 encourages diversity at Manchester conference

Applications have opened for the station’s Diversity and Inclusion in Composition event to celebrate composers from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

Winners of BBC Proms Inspire Competition 2016 revealed

Winners of BBC Proms Inspire Competition 2016 revealed

Young musicians win a chance to have a work performed at the BBC Proms

Obituary: Krzysztof Penderecki

Obituary: Krzysztof Penderecki

We pay tribute to the great Polish composer who has died at the age of 86

Operas, documentaries and theatre programmes announced for BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine

Operas, documentaries and theatre programmes announced for BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine

Performances of Beethoven's Fidelio, Northern Ballet's Dracula and productions from the RSC will be broadcast across the BBC

BBC launches Young Composer 2020 competition

BBC launches Young Composer 2020 competition

The BBC calls on young musicians to enter the BBC Young Composer competition 2020

A new film about female conductors is coming to Sky Arts

A new film about female conductors is coming to Sky Arts

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Foster’s film Beyond the Grace Note challenges and debunks theories that men make more decisive and authoritative conductors than women

BBC launches Young Composer 2020

BBC launches Young Composer 2020

This year's BBC Young Composer competition has been launched, with the judging panel line-up revealed

Author Dan Brown writes symphony to accompany his first children's book

Author Dan Brown writes symphony to accompany his first children's book

Dan Brown announces debut picture book with accompanying orchestral score

Hildur Guðnadóttir sets record for highest number of awards ever received by a female film composer in a single season

Hildur Guðnadóttir sets record for highest number of awards ever received by a female film composer in a single season

The Icelandic composer ends her highly successful season, winning Best Original Score for Joker at the Academy Awards

BBC Radio 3 reaches biggest audiences since 2016

BBC Radio 3 reaches biggest audiences since 2016

The station sees the most significant increase in listeners across the BBC 

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