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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 29 February 2012

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast Show, including Rossini's Barber of Seville overture played by the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Claudio Abbado, the Michael Nyman Band perform Nyman's Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds (from The Draughtsman's Contract), and pianist Stephen Hough performs Saint-Saens's Wedding Cake with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sakari Oramo.

Music Played

23 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Sinfonia from Cantata BWV 52 'Falsche Welt, dir trau ich nicht!'

    Performer: Accademia Bizantina Performer: Ottavio Dantone

    Decca 4782718

  • Image for Aram Khachaturian

    Aram Khachaturian Spartacus - suite no. 2, Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia

    Performer: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    Chandos CHAN8927

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata for piano duet (K.497) in F major, 3rd movement; Allegro

    Performer: Christoph Eschenbach (piano) Performer: Justus Frantz (piano)

    Deutsche Grammophon 4350422

  • Image for Thomas Erskine

    Thomas Erskine Quartet in C minor – 4th movement 'Allegro'

    Performer: Concerto Caledonia Performer: David McGuiness (director)

    Linn CKD240

  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich Lyrical Waltz from Seven Dolls Dances

    Orchestrator: Tamas Batiashvili Performer: Lisa Batiashvili (violin) Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Esa -Pekka Salonen (conductor)

    DG477 9299

  • Image for Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini Barber of Seville Overture

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DG 4198692

  • Image for Heinrich Schütz

    Heinrich Schütz Psalm 100

    Performer: The Cambridge Singers Performer: La Nuova Musica Performer: John Rutter (director)

    Collegium COLCD 134

  • Image for Domenico Scarlatti

    Domenico Scarlatti Sonata K9 in D Minor

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    Virgin 6420160

  • Image for Antonin Dvorak

    Antonin Dvorak Slavonic dances (Op.72) no.14 [series 2 no.6] in B flat major

    Performer: Royal Phiharmonic Orchestra Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    Decca 460 293-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata no. 147 (BWV.147), Pt 2, no.10; Jesus bleibet meine Freude

    Performer: Concentus Musikus Wien Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Teldec 4509 95987-2

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns

    Camille Saint-Saëns Wedding Cake – Valse Caprice for piano and strings opus 76

    Performer: Stephen Hough (piano) Performer: Cbso Performer: Sakari Oramo (conductor)

    Hyperion CDA 673312

  • Image for Vincenzo Bellini

    Vincenzo Bellini Son Vergin Vezzosa from I Puritani

    Performer: Aleksandra Kurzak (soprano) Performer: Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana Performer: Omer Meir Wellber (conductor)

    Decca 4782730

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Leonore - overture no.1 (Op.138)

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Performer: Claudio Abbado

    DG 429 762-2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Suite VI BWV 1012 – Gigue

    Performer: Miklos Perenyi (cello)

    ECM 2152 4764166

  • Image for Michael Nyman

    Michael Nyman Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds – from The Draughtsman's Contract

    Performer: The Michael Nyman Band


  • Image for Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert Moment Musicaux – No 4 'Moderato'

    Performer: Imogen Cooper (piano)

    Ottavo OTRC128715

  • Image for Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky Quartet for strings no. 1 (Op.11) in D major, 2nd mvt; Andante cantabile

    Performer: Academy of t Martin in the Fields Performer: Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    EMI 5689532

  • Image for Jean-Baptiste Arban

    Jean-Baptiste Arban Carnival of Venice

    Arranger: Camerata Performer: John Wilbraham (trumpet) Performer: London Festival Orchestra Performer: Tutti Camarata

    Decca 4581942

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky Suite Italienne – Gavotte con due variazioni

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova (violin) Performer: Katia Labeque (piano)

    Onyx 4015

  • Your Call - Carly Rowlinson

    • Image for Johann Pachelbel

      Johann Pachelbel Canon & Gigue in D

      Performer: London Baroque

      Harmonia Mundi HMA1951539

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy March Ecosaisse

    Performer: Orchestre National de l’O.R.T.F Performer: Jean Martinon (conductor)

    EMI 0946 3652352

  • Image for William Byrd

    William Byrd Ave Maria (Graduali 1)

    Performer: Stile Antico

    Harmonia Mundi HMU807517

  • Image for George Gershwin

    George Gershwin Our Love Is Here To Stay

    Performer: Katia & Marielle Labeque (piano)

    EMI 50999 6 06690


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