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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

3 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 27 July 2011

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast, including the Sanctus from Faure's Requiem performed by the Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini, the Aalborg Symphony under Wayne Marshall perform Gershwin's Cuban Overture, Stravinsky's Firebird is performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Thierry Fischer, and soprano Renee Fleming sings Strauss' Im Abendrot with the Houston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christoph Eschenbach.

Music Played

24 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Mazurka in D, Op 33 No 2

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

    Sony Classical SK 64399

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo Concertante in B flat, K269

    Performer: Alexander Janiczek (violin) Performer: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

    Linn CKD 287

  • Image for Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré Sanctus (Requiem, Op 48)

    Performer: Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra Performer: Conductor Carlo Maria Giulini

    DG 469 268-2

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Suite: Radamisto

    Performer: Akademie fur Alte Musik, Berlin

    Harmonia Mundi HMC901685

  • Image for Jules Massenet

    Jules Massenet Fete boheme (Scenes Pittoresques)

    Performer: Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra Performer: Conductor John Eliot Gardiner

    Erato 2292-45859-2

  • Image for Carl Maria von Weber

    Carl Maria von Weber Grand Duo concertant in E flat, Op 48: 3rd movement: Rondo

    Performer: Sharon Kam (clarinet) Performer: Itamar Golan (piano)

    WCJ 2564 69718-6

  • Image for Béla Bartók

    Béla Bartók Romanian Folk Dances, Sz68

    Performer: Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Antal Dorati

    Mercury 432 005-2

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No 2 "Fifths": 2nd movement - Andante o piu tosto allegretto

    Performer: Takacs Quartet

    Decca 4756213

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Bella figlia dell'amore (Rigoletto, Act III)

    Performer: Placido Domingo (Duke) Performer: Ileana Cotrubas (Gilda) Performer: Elena Obraztsova (Magdalena) Performer: Piero Cappuccilli (Rigoletto) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Conductor Carlo Maria Giulini

    DG 0028948026357

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns

    Camille Saint-Saëns Wedding Cake

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano) Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Sakari Oramo

    Hyperion CDA67331

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Cuban Overture

    Performer: Aalborg Symphony Performer: Conductor Wayne Marshall

    Virgin Classics 5 62056 2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Air from the Orchestral Suite No 3 in D (trans. Siloti)

    Performer: Alessio Bax (piano)

    Signum SIGCD156

  • Image for Percy Grainger

    Percy Grainger Shepherd's Hey

    Performer: BBC Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Richard Hickox

    CHAN 9493

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Waltz in A flat, Op 34 No 1

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    DG 477 7626

  • Image for Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Erich Wolfgang Korngold Cello Concerto

    Performer: Zuill Bailey (cello) Performer: Bruckner Orchester Linz Performer: Conductor Caspar Richter

    ASV CD DCA 1146

  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Libesbotschaft (Schwanengesang)

    Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (bass-baritone) Performer: Justus Zeyen (piano)

    DG 471 030-2

  • Image for Jean-Féry Rebel

    Jean-Féry Rebel Chaconne (Les Elemens)

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Director Christopher Hogwood

    Oiseau Lyre 475 9100

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky The Firebird

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Conductor Thierry Fischer

    Signum SIGCD 165

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Director Trevor Pinnock

    Archiv 419 410-2

  • Image for Amilcare Ponchielli

    Amilcare Ponchielli Dance of the Hours (La Gioconda)

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Herbert von Karajan

    DG 415 856-2

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi "Paris" Concerto in C, RV114

    Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Director Adrian Chandler

    Avie AV2178

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rondo from Eine kleine Nachtmusik

    Arranger: Ward Swingle Performer: The Swingle Singers

    Virgin Classics 50999 966956 2 3

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Ruy Blas, Op 95

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Claudio Abbado

    DG 423 104-2

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Im Abendrot

    Performer: Renee Fleming (soprano) Performer: Houston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Conductor Christoph Eschenbach

    RCA 82876 59408 2


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