Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Friday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents wide-ranging music, from Bach to Bacharach, Elgar to Ellington and Mozart to Makeba.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast. Music includes Borodin's overture to Prince Igor performed by the Halle Orchestra conducted by Vernon Handley, pianist Jeremy Filsell performs Rachmaninov's Prelude in D major Op 23 No. 4, and soprano Anna Netrebko sings Gounod's Jewel Song from Faust with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gianandrea Noseda.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Carl Orff

    Carmina Burana: Dance and Flora silva nobilis

    Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutschen Oper Berlin Performer: Eugen Jochum (conductor)

    • DG 447 437-2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    "Paris" Concerto for 5 strings & continuo in C, RV 114

    Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler, directed from the violin

    • AVIE 2178.
  • John Bennet

    Weep, O mine eyes

    Performer: The King’s Singers

    • EMI CLASSICS CDC 7 49265 2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Berceuse Op 38 No. 1

    Performer: James Rhodes (piano)

    • Warner 5052498358328.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Ancient Airs and Dances for lute – Suite no.2 for Orchestra: I - Laura oave; balleto con g

    Performer: Philharmonia Hungarica Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    • MERCURY 434 404-2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto in C for Flute & Harp KV299: Rondeau Allegro (Finale)

    Performer: Konrad Hunteler (flute) Performer: Helga Storck (harp) Performer: Orchestra of the 18th Century Performer: Frans Bruggen (conductor)

    • Philips 442 148-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Vallée d'Obermann

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    • Philips 475 7188.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Allegro from String Sonata No. 3 in C major

    Performer: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • DECCA 443 838-2.
  • Arthur Bliss

    A Colour Symphony: Red

    Performer: BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra Performer: Barry Wordsworth (conductor)

    • NIMBUS RECORDS NI 5294.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Gavotta con due variazioni from Suite after Themes, Fragments and Pieces by Giambattista P

    Performer: Augustin Hadelich (violin) Performer: Robert Kulek (piano)

    • AVIE AV2216.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Stabat Mater (opening movement from Stabat Mater)

    Performer: Mieke van der Sluis (soprano) Performer: Gerard Lesne (counter tenor) Performer: Clemencic Consor Performer: Rene Clemencic (director)

    • ACCORD 464 236-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Rondo a la Mazur in F Op 5

    Performer: Danielle Laval, piano

  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice No. 14 in E flat major

    Performer: Julia Fischer, violin

    • DECCA 478 2274.
  • George Gershwin

    Suite from A Damsel in Distress: including Nice Work If You Can Get It; A Foggy Day In Lon

    Arranger: John Mcglinn Performer: The New Princess Theater Orchestra Performer: John McGlinn (conductor)

    • EMI CDC 7 47977.
  • George Frideric Handel

    There the brisk sparkling nectar drain (from The Choice of Hercules)

    Performer: Susan Gritton (soprano) Performer: The King’s Consort Performer: Robert King (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA 67298.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude in D major Op 23 No. 4

    Performer: Jeremy Filsell (piano)

    • SIGNUM CLASSICS SIGCD230.
  • Alessandro Striggio

    Sanctus from Missa – Ecco si beato giorno

    Performer: I Fagiolini Performer: Robert Hollingworth (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 2734.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Trio No. 7 in B flat major Op 97 "Archduke": Scherzo

    Performer: Haydn-Trio, Wien

    • APEX 2564-61578-2.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Prince Igor - Overture

    Performer: Hallé Orchestra Performer: Vernon Handley (conductor)

    • EMI CFP 574 0062.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Guitar Quintet No.4 in D major: 3rd Mvt Grave assai – Fandango

    Performer: Narciso Yepes (guitar) Performer: Melos Quartet

    • DG 429 512-2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Abschied from Schwanengesang D957

    Performer: Thomas Quasthoff (baritone) Performer: Justus Zeyen, piano

    • DG 471 030-2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    5 Variants on Dives & Lazarus

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    • CFM CD50.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Jewel Song from Faust

    Performer: Anna Netrebko (soprano) Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

    • DG 477 6344.
  • Michael Nyman

    Tango from "Never Forever"

    Performer: The Smith Quartet

    • SIGNUM CLASSICS SIGCD236.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Trumpet Overture Op 101

    Performer: Bamberger Symphoniker Performer: Claus Peter Flor (conductor)

    • SONY MUSIC 88697420722-07.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Gloria: Qui sedes ad dexteram (Finale)

    Performer: Norma Burrows (soprano) Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Louis Fremaux (conductor)

    • HMV CLASSICS 7 67841 2.

Broadcast

Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

Here's everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers.

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

How many of these rousing music questions can you answer?

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.