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Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 01 March 2012

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast Show, including Elgar's Nimrod (from Enigma Variations Op.36) performed by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Simon Rattle, violinist Maxim Vengerov plays the 3rd movement of Brahm's Violin Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenboim, and the last movement of Beethoven's Symphony no.6 performed by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan.

Music Played

23 items
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony No.29 in A major K201 (4th movement)

    Performer: Danish National Symphony Orchestra Performer: Adam Fischer (conductor)

    DACAPO 6220543

  • Image for Darius Milhaud

    Darius Milhaud Movement de samba (from Scaramouche)

    Performer: Güher and Süher Pekinel (pianos)


  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Nimrod (from Enigma Variations Op.36)

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Simon Rattle (conductor)

    EMI 6975882

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Fantasiestuck Op.73 No.3

    Performer: Karine Georgian (cello) Performer: Jan Willem Nelleke (piano)

    NAXOS 8572375

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi

    Claudio Monteverdi L'Orfeo – Toccata

    Performer: Le Concert d’Astree Performer: Emmanuelle Haim

    Virgin Veritas 7243 5 45642 2 2

  • Image for Frederick Delius

    Frederick Delius On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring

    Performer: Northern Sinfonia Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    EMI 5650672

  • Image for Manuel de Falla

    Manuel de Falla Interlude & Dance from La Vida Breve

    Performer: L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande Performer: Ernest Ansermet (conductor)

    DECCA 4177712

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude from English Suite No.3 in G minor BWV808

    Performer: Lisa Goode Crawford (harpsichord)

    NAXOS 8572309

  • Image for Sir Hubert Parry

    Sir Hubert Parry Myfanwy

    Performer: Cor Meibion Y Brythoniaid


  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Violin Concerto Op.77 (3rd movement)

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov (violin) Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Daniel Bareboim (conductor)

    TELDEC 0630171442

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst Mars (from The Planets)

    Performer: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Performer: Yoel Levi (conductor)

    TELARC CD80466

  • Image for César Franck

    César Franck Sonata for cello and piano in A major (4th movement)

    Performer: Steven Isserlis (cello) Performer: Stephen Hough (piano)


  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel Ombra mai fu (from Serse)

    Performer: Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Harry Christophers

    DECCA 4765970

  • Image for Louis Spohr

    Louis Spohr Introduction and Festmarsch in D major

    Performer: Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana Performer: Howard Shelley (conductor)


  • Image for Thomas Adès

    Thomas Adès Les Tours De Passe-Passe (from Three Studies from Couperin)

    Performer: Chamber Orchestra of Europe Performer: Thomas Ades (conductor)

    EMI 4578132

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Gigue from Suite No.3 in D major BWV1068

    Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki (director)

    BIS SACD1721/22

  • Image for Georges Bizet

    Georges Bizet Then from the Holy Shrine (The Pearl Fishers Act 1)

    Performer: Barry Banks (tenor - Nadir) Performer: Simon Keenlyside (baritone – Zurga) Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Brad Cohen (conductor)


  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Quintet K407 (3rd movement)

    Performer: The Nash Ensemble

    VIRGIN VC7910742

  • Image for Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Procession of the Nobles (from Mlada)

    Performer: Scottish National Orchestra Performer: Neeme Järvi (conductor)


  • Image for Grace Williams

    Grace Williams High Wind (from Sea Sketches)

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: David Atherton (conductor)


  • Your Call - John Curry

    • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

      Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.6 in F major Op.93 Pastorale (5th movement)

      Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

      DG 4390042

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Ostro picta RV642

    Performer: Carolym Sampson (soprano) Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    Hyperion CDA66849

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Waltz Op.69 No.2 in B minor

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud (piano)



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