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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Includng the finale from Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Chopin's Grande valse brillante, and music by Grainger.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Breakfast, including the Finale from Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto performed by James Ehnes with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy, pianist Stephen Kovacevich plays Chopin's famous Grande Valse Brillante, and the Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra perform music from Percy Grainger's Lincolnshire Posy.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Missa brevis in F BWV233: Gloria

    Performer: RIAS Chamber Choir Performer: CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra Performer: Peter Schreier (conductor)

    • Newton 8802057.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Mazurka in C Op.56 No.2

    Performer: Stefan Veselka (piano)

    • Naxos 8557477.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Serenade No.1 in D: Scherzo & Trio

    Performer: London Philharmonic Performer: Adrian Boult (conductor)

    • EMI 5686552.
  • George Frideric Handel

    A teneri affetti (Ottone)

    Performer: Sandrine Piau (soprano) Performer: Sara Mingardo (contralto) Performer: Concerto Italiano Performer: Rinaldo Alessandrini (conductor)

    • Naïve OP30483.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Violin concerto in E minor: Finale

    Performer: James Ehnes (violin) Performer: Philharmonia Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)

    • ONYX 4060.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz No.1 in E flat Op.18 "Grand valse brillante"

    Performer: Stephen Kovacevich (piano)

    • EMI 6885872.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto grosso in F major Op.6`2

    Ensemble: The English Concert. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.

    Performer: Europa Galante Performer: Fabio Biondi (conductor)

    • Opus 111 OPS30147.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Senza mamma (Suor Angelica)

    Performer: Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)

    • EMI 9071392.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano sonata No.2 in D minor: IV. Vivace

    Performer: Matti Raekallio (piano)

    • Ondine ODE1103-2Q.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello suite No.4 in E flat BWV1010: Gigue

    Performer: Yo-Yo Ma (cello)

    • Sony 8287678512/1.
  • Gilbert & Sullivan - When a felon's not engaged (The Pirates of Penzanze)

    Performer: Owen Brannigan (bass) Performer: D’Oyly Carte Opera Company Chorus Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Isidore Godfrey (conductor)

  • Henry Purcell

    Here the deities approve - While joys celestial (Welcome to all the pleasures)

    Performer: Tessa Bonner, Evelyn Tubb s(sopranos) Performer: Charles Daniels, Nicolas Robertson (tenors) Performer: Taverner Players Performer: Andrew Parrott (conductor)

    • Virgin 5451592.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String quartet in D Op76 No.2 "Fifths": Finale

    Performer: Skampa Quartet

    • Supraphon SU31562131.
  • Amilcare Ponchielli

    Dance of the Hours (La Gioconda)

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

    • DG 4158562.
  • György Ligeti

    Der Zauberlehrling

    Performer: Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)

    • Sony SK 62308.
  • Padre Antonio Soler

    Sonata in D flat R88

    Performer: Elena Riu (piano)

    • Ensayo ENYCD9818.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Capriccio Espagnol

    Performer: Bavarian State Orchestra Performer: Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor)

    • EMI 7638932.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Come scoglio (Cosi fan tutte)

    Performer: Veronique Gens (soprano) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Ivor Bolton (conductor)

    • Virgin 5453192.
  • Edward Elgar


    Performer: Marat Bisengaliev (violin) Performer: Benjamin Frith (piano)

    • Naxos 8572643-45.
  • Richard Strauss

    Prelude to Capriccio, for string sextet

    Performer: Raphael Ensemble, led by Anthony Marwood (violin)

    • HELIOS CDH55372.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu op.90 no.2 in E flat major

    Performer: Radu Lupu (piano)

    • Decca 4609752.
  • Percy Grainger

    The Lost Lady Found from Lincolnshire Posy

    Performer: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra

    • Chandos CHAN 9549.
  • Jacques Arcadelt

    Missa Ave Regina caelorum: Agnus Dei

    Performer: The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble Performer: Musica Contexta Performer: Simon Ravens (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN 0779.
  • Nico Muhly


    Performer: Aurora Orchestra Performer: Nicholas Collon (conductor)

    • Decca 4782731.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oboe concerto in F (after BWV49 and 169)

    Performer: Swedish Chamber Orchestra Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk (oboe/director)

    • BIS SACD 1769.


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