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10/02/2020
The Icelandic composer ends her highly successful season, winning Best Original Score for Joker at the Academy Awards
06/02/2020
The station sees the most significant increase in listeners across the BBC 
31/01/2020
Grab your trainers and run along with a live performance of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5

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22/01/2020
Renowned conductor and pianist retires, aged 82
16/01/2020
Premiere recordings and underrated masterpieces lead the way in the shortlist of the 15th annual BBC Music Magazine Awards
14/01/2020
Hildur Guðnadóttir becomes seventh female nominee for best score in the history of the Academy Awards
07/01/2020
Following her success at the Golden Globes, Hildur Guðnadóttir’s score for Joker gives the film its 11th BAFTA nomination this year
06/01/2020
The Icelandic composer won the Golden Globe for Best Original Score for Joker
05/12/2019
The rebranded British Composer Awards celebrate the best new music composed in the UK
29/11/2019
Sofia Gubaidulina, Chineke! and Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla are among the winners at the 30th anniversary of the Awards
27/11/2019
Celebrated conductor and organist dies, aged 70
27/11/2019
We present highlights from BBC Radio 3’s Christmas schedule
Conductor Anna-Maria Helsing
20/11/2019
Anna-Maria Helsing to take up post with the London-based orchestra
19/11/2019
Rapper’s Nebuchadnezzar to be staged in Los Angeles next week
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