Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Classical music, jazz, world, drama, documentaries and features from the @BBC. Download the free @BBCSounds app for music, podcasts and live radio.

16,598 Following   114,929 Followers   120,967 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/21/09


R3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ 🎶 every night, starting tonight with #Handel’s Theodora at 2018… https://t.co/e2TJ611RzK
12/15
2019
"To me, the piano in itself is an orchestra." On #Freeness, @coreymwamba listens to a classic performance from Cec… https://t.co/SiOuy7FWeoThe 10 best experimental and avant-garde music LPs of 2019 right here (as chosen by #LateJunction): Read all about… https://t.co/C2M6J0PUsFDo you love Christmas music? Can you identify the chords in Carey and tell your Wham! from your wassailing? If so,… https://t.co/SCThsszitZ"In the middle of the night he sent me this, this... He's like my Billie Holiday, that's all I'll say."… https://t.co/q3ZkatvGM3British TV news programmes have produced some classic theme tunes over the years. Here are some of my favourites.… https://t.co/9eWvcFogl3
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Thank you to everyone for tuning in and listening this week to @BBCRadio3 #NightTracks Shout out to producers… https://t.co/dt2TCDby6N
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3My lovely Christmas elves in the studio with me this morning: @KateMolleson @NatashaLoges @klhamilton for the Criti… https://t.co/yo4fjHzVI7
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3🎶🙌🎄 It's ON. Time to vote for a winner of the Radio 3 Carol Competition 2019! Click here to hear all six shortlist… https://t.co/8Mrc6XrX55Nobel Prize winning Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk loves Joseph Cornell's playful miniatures. Part of our 30-part jo… https://t.co/W06Bxj2L6k
12/14
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Kodaly… https://t.co/hLCBATVuXR
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Lovers of festive music! How well do you know your carols from your Carey? Test your knowledge of Christmas tunes… https://t.co/aW2dOGr6pSDoes your music mix classical, electronica, indie, drones, bleeps and quiet piano sounds? Upload your tracks to… https://t.co/E2GP2UEfwBA little quiet practice before a lot more of @BBCSO arrive at the Barbican for one of the most extraordinary sympho… https://t.co/sVxPCUHPQC
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Tonight at @BarbicanCentre we'll be performing Judith Weir's Oboe Concerto with soloist @ndanielmusic and conductor… https://t.co/qBEesWN9ZO
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3How many @ilpdo players can you fit in a @BBCRadio3 lift? They're out of the lift now and in the In Tune studio, r… https://t.co/XMetMJ3SH6
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Nobel Prize winning Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk loves Joseph Cornell's playful miniatures. Part of our 30-part jo… https://t.co/TxvMG6u4ikListen now! 🎶 Listen now, listen now now now, oh wow 🎶 Why backing vocals matter: https://t.co/UjZZ2QNfp4 https://t.co/2t6NFZH6T3🎶🙌🎄 It really is the most wonderful time of the year - time to vote for a winner in the Radio 3 Carol Competition!… https://t.co/zX9WLPAm1J @MuseumModernArt @BBCSounds One of the paintings from Jacob Lawrence's The Migration Series, chosen by lawyer and c… https://t.co/Bt8MKOOU4ELawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson chooses Jacob Lawrence's extraordinary The Migration Series, part of our deep i… https://t.co/YdxHR7Mqji @PhilipMonthelie No. Sorry.
12/13
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with violin… https://t.co/MyGhqQArX4
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3🤔Ever wondered how the theremin works? @CarolinaEyck explains it all! Listen to the full version of Kalevhi Aho'… https://t.co/0dNt7W5Raa
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3🔊 Calling all lovers of festive music! 🎄 🎶 It’s time to test your knowledge of Christmas tunes with our *horribly… https://t.co/vj6vTxoYvr @petergarner Definitely a recommendation, we'd say. We'll take that, won't we @clemencybh? New #ClassicalFix episodes coming soon!🎶 Hundred of entries 🎄 Six shortlisted new carols 🏆 Your chance to choose the winner of our 2019 Carol Competition!… https://t.co/09pFn5e6B9A 07:30 rehearsal for @BBCSingers and @bobchilcott. Must be the @BBCRadio3 Breakfast Carol Competition. With… https://t.co/nbUysqpbvh
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Coming up on Breakfast, a musical choice inspired by Marcel Duchamp’s Network of Stoppages 👇 held by #MoMA Architec… https://t.co/IsU8VyFanjI won’t be alone in the cavernous space of Studio MV2 for much longer - about to be joined by @BBCSingers who will… https://t.co/NJRBKEubDT
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3My view this morning ... surrounded by the paraphernalia of breakfast broadcasting at the @BBCRadio3 Maida Vale st… https://t.co/JNg07GoLtR
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Much looking forward to seeing you Jamie - and the rest of the @BBCSingers @BBCRadio3 this morning as we reveal and… https://t.co/d1vqvMr0Wt
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3
12/12
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Reinec… https://t.co/1if9wQp6XI
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Had the pleasure of reading some gorgeous Edith Wharton extracts in the company of the brilliantly erudite… https://t.co/eWblOMVkvt
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3🎧 Nana Oforiatta Ayim @BloomsburyBooks tells @ShahidhaBari why we need a new encyclopedia of Africa… https://t.co/aXkVHdKgaU
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3"The history of Africa is an epic" Med Hondo. @KunleOlulode on African arthouse film, @InuaEllams's… https://t.co/dFkxbYa7lF
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Listen live now (7.30pm) or catch up afterwards on @BBCSounds https://t.co/HaLisw4qNu https://t.co/UfP4nBxe3PMy piece on England’s last professional jester is now live on ⁦the latest @BBCSounds ⁦@BBCRadio3⁩ Time Travellers P… https://t.co/6MHPP1Nrio
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Sidestepping UK politics for a moment, 11pm tonight @BBCRadio3 My last show of the year until a special New Years… https://t.co/TnFkRD7Cgc
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Day off from #ROHLostThing @RoyalOperaHouse means I’m back in the studio to record for @BBCRadio3 Time Travellers.… https://t.co/OrH0vl199i
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3.@bbcradio3 #newmusicshow recording @lcmf tonight including premiere of Werner Herzog-inspired Heart of Glass from… https://t.co/t1HhQjjRzw
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3"I try and re-tell my narratives through colour." Stories told in fabulous colour in public spaces by artist/design… https://t.co/G0FBGszizK
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Are you a young composer under the age of 25? Would you like to hear your music played on R3’s The Early Music Show… https://t.co/vluUFKFFhnDo you make music that's hard to define? That crosses boundaries? That refuses to be pinned down? @ElizabethAlker n… https://t.co/t81Y2gDfOMWe are climbing mountains @BBCRadio3 Breakfast today, in Norway, Canada, France, Ireland and the USA on what is UN… https://t.co/YJiik4oslY
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Tonight on #TheWayISeeIt, novelist Orhan Pamuk takes inspiration from this beautiful jewellery box by artist Joseph… https://t.co/OMva9ijpMK"In the middle of the night he sent me this, this... He's like my Billie Holiday, that's all I'll say."… https://t.co/Q5Ucisayts
12/11
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with some y… https://t.co/Y1Ac2yKv6w
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3If you caught Prof Russell Foster @OxSCNi on @BBCRadio4 Desert Island Discs https://t.co/QVUvRzwzlj you might be… https://t.co/9VrOOA14Yb
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3A Biafra war setting of Chekhov #ThreeSisters from @InuaEllams @NationalTheatre discussed @BBCRadio3 10pm https://t.co/mX6kKgAJcv
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Unclassified, adj.: Not placed or belonging in a class. @elizabethalker wants your #Unclassified electronica, indi… https://t.co/2SRwWSm94g
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3A stunning sunrise over London, so the shepherds are warning. As the gales sweep the UK, stay close to @BBCRadio3 f… https://t.co/bmTIPX2eZF
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Coming up on Breakfast, a musical choice inspired by this Louise Bourgeois sculpture: Quarantania, I 👇 What would y… https://t.co/dbjE5nkky7Good morning @BBCRadio3 Breakfast is live now ... why not come and join us ? Barbara Bonney sings Mozart,… https://t.co/VZEh2cXspb
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3
12/10
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Haydn,… https://t.co/BfW9X7UCRz
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3"In the middle of the night he sent me this, this... He's like my Billie Holiday, that's all I'll say."… https://t.co/HuRckF0fjHDame Judi Dench as Sally Bowles next @BBCRadio3. On her birthday.
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Tonight on #TheWayISeeIt, choreographer Mark Morris takes inspiration from Florine Stettheimer’s Costume Design for… https://t.co/EkXPvkX9Q5Mozart played by Richard Goode, Tchaikovsky with the NYPO, Iceland's Sigur Ros, Ravi Shankar, Wagner from Susan… https://t.co/OQ5pD7TNxK
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Two great stars of the British (and world) stage celebrate significant anniversaries today - and we’ll hear both of… https://t.co/zfyzEH6SB9
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3
12/9
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Mendel… https://t.co/PAg922caop
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3⚠️Tonight on @BBCRadio3⚠️ tune in from 9pm to hear highlights and interviews from Thursday's #TheIvorsComposerAwards https://t.co/EaD1MUZWtV
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3It's our final main-season performance before Christmas concerts kick in, and what a way to start: with Strauss's D… https://t.co/E1XagOpMS7
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3FREE TICKETS! @Rumongamba conducts music by Beethoven & Arnold with pianist Elisabeth Brauss in a live @BBCRadio3 b… https://t.co/5MHYzxffWL
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3The next @BBCRadio3 Sound of Cinema takes Little Women as its text. Our theme is coming of age. So I’m going to ask… https://t.co/zuvEplmZfg
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Prep work at home is done! Join me on @BBCRadio3 #nighttracks tomorrow night... mon-weds 11pm Got some real beaut… https://t.co/pb9lcnZnql
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Happy 80th birthday to @Sir_J_Galway from all of us too! If you missed @johnnytoal’s @bbcradioulster programme this… https://t.co/Ghoq8JMwmUFancy a singalong? https://t.co/pAxXXMcE5zCompose a piece for The @TallisScholars choir ✔ Apply for @yorkearlymusic Young Composers’ Award ✔ Win the award, h… https://t.co/LD0eDmcJKeTake a peek behind the scenes of the making of Mimi and the Mountain Dragon... coming this Boxing Day to @BBCOne.… https://t.co/EvmmzYeQDN
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3As usual I’m in the #SundayMorning studio @BBCRadio3 between 9&12. I’ll have music from Debussy, Mancini, Judith We… https://t.co/SwNsvbJtxp
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3
12/8
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Korngo… https://t.co/lpv88n9o7A
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3We’re excited to be part of the culmination of the Detlev Glanert Total Immersion day at @BarbicanCentre 🎶 We take… https://t.co/TU5x27XiA7
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3"For me there has to be some grit of an idea holding everything together. I like to build rules and structures and… https://t.co/ES5Kehz0Jo"In the middle of the night he sent me this, this... He's like my Billie Holliday, that's all I'll say."… https://t.co/diBYRGF2IHMy latest BBC report on Orlando @WrStaatsoper @olganeuwirth https://t.co/iLPLbRDdHH
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3 @RevRichardColes @BBCRadio4 The elf photo tweeted by @RevRichardColes isn’t the half of it... The Christmas decorat… https://t.co/zHoQyHbcoH
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3
12/7
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Rachma… https://t.co/q2Pb98HgH9
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3The power of dead air... 💬 #LateJunction flirts with the emergency tape with a silence special as @TheVerity_Of_Ithttps://t.co/28Ro4FXcZn @chensonmusic @skavanagh90 With a few exceptions (for rights reasons) all our programmes are available online after… https://t.co/k8Xfm0VEyQFormer @BBCRadio3 New Generation Artists @quatuorvankuijk are brightening up our studio this afternoon with beautif… https://t.co/lz11QDknS8
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3 @EdwardNorton @thomyorke More from @thomyorke and @EdwardNorton in New York. @ElizabethAlker's Unclassified... On… https://t.co/X0MxsCemDu"In the middle of the night he sent me this, this... He's like my Billie Holliday, that's all I'll say."… https://t.co/onKF5UDNAV#BBCTenPieces is helping teachers supporting children with disabilities to get creative with classical music! Check… https://t.co/FrHsSB9FfuToday, the iconic red cooling towers at #Ironbridge are set to be demolished. Today on Breakfast, we played a recor… https://t.co/15eSj651brAfter 8 @BBCRadio3 Breakfast @ZoeBeyersViolin plays Bach inside one of the pink cooling towers at Ironbridge Power… https://t.co/H9aT55bZGN
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3👀 Looking at: Constantin Brancusi’s Bird in Space 👂 Listening to: Elegy by Elliott Carter Designer @Zac_Posen discu… https://t.co/plTFqQlQ2nFor half a century four pink towers have sat just out of view behind this bridge. Today @BBCRadio3 Breakfast we sa… https://t.co/qsfiyoPt8N
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3
12/6
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Mompou… https://t.co/0HPVhU6y5q
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Tonight on @bbcradio3 Unclassified, a V special focus on music for the film @MotherlessBKLYN w/ interviews with… https://t.co/vr4c4Q1FIg
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3The greatest Indian artists you've never heard of @DalrympleWill @susheila_nasta @RomeshG @WasafiriMaghttps://t.co/qqH1iMZ6l7
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3Pictured: a totally normal dinner table. Available now - showing off with food and the politics of sharing with Pri… https://t.co/mEhdb6aC0Q
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3What do you have to say to get @ThomYorke to write a song for your movie soundtrack? More on @ElizabethAlker's Uncl… https://t.co/N39kJlr1izHave you discovered any favourite new artists or composers on #ClassicalFix? @clemencybh https://t.co/Xuov7rNhOaComing up on Breakfast, a musical choice inspired by this powerful image 👇 @madeleinethien examines Bikini by Vija… https://t.co/DBRXPToA9TGood morning. Breakfast is live @bbcradio3. Today the Californian gold rush and the opening of the UK's first moto… https://t.co/6zbUKIe5U3
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3
12/5
2019
.@BBCRadio3 Through the Night: six hours of @EBU_HQ concerts & recordings every night, starting tonight with Beetho… https://t.co/453oj6ujHQ
Retweeted by BBC Radio 3The pictures show (top to bottom, left to right): Britten conducting a rehearsal of the English Chamber Orchestra i… https://t.co/kXcx9o4SQFBenjamin Britten died on this day in 1976. Here are some splendid photographs from the BBC archives. And here's a… https://t.co/seMbAyfeC7The Early Music Show is delighted to announce the launch of the 2020 @yorkearlymusic Young Composers’ Award. Apply… https://t.co/huQlmcUwxd
12/4
2019

0