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Niels W Gade will be 200 years old on 22 February, and to celebrate the BBC have him as next week's 'Composer of the Week'.

Donald MacLeod presents the series of five hour long programmes in conversation with Colin Roth.

'This Week's Composer' is broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at 12 noon and repeated at 6.30pm each day, 20-24 February, and will explore a full range of music by the Danish composer.

The programme's website ( will give information about the programmes and their content (click on 'show more' for the full text and listings).

If you'd like to know more, please e-mail

Unfortunately it has not been possible to organise a speaker for this spring; we plan to resume our regular talks in the autumn.

Leaf in autumn