BBC Radio 3

BBC Radio 3 is a British national radio station owned and operated by the BBC. Its output centres on classical music and opera, but jazz, world music, drama, culture and the arts also feature.[1] The station describes itself as 'the world's most significant commissioner of new music',[2][3] and through its New Generation Artists scheme promotes young musicians of all nationalities.[4] The station broadcasts the BBC Proms concerts, live and in full, each summer in addition to performances by the BBC Orchestras and Singers. There are regular productions of both classic plays and newly commissioned drama.

BBC Radio 3
CityLondon
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom and Internationally via Satellite and BBC Sounds
Frequency
RDSBBC R3
Programming
Language(s)English
FormatClassical, jazz, world music, drama, culture, arts
Ownership
OwnerBBC
History
First air date
30 September 1967; 53 years ago (1967-09-30)
Links
WebcastWeb Stream
WebsiteOfficial website

Radio 3 won the Sony Radio Academy UK Station of the Year Gold Award for 2009[5] and was nominated again in 2011.[6]