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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's breakfast show. Including Strauss's overture to Die Fledemaus, Mozart's Divertimento in E flat, K113, and Brahms's Violin Sonata in A.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including Strauss' overture to Die Fledemaus played by the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra perform Mozart's Divertimento in Eb (K113), and Viktoria Mullova performs the 2nd movement of Brahms' Violin Sonata in A, accompanied by Piotr Anderszewski on the piano.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Wedding cake, Op 76

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

    • Hyperion CDA67331.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in E flat, K113

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

    • Linn CKD 287.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dove sei (Rodelinda, Act I)

    Performer: Andreas Scholl (countertenor) Performer: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin

    • Harmonia Mundi HMC 901685.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet in G, Op 18 No 2 (4th movement: Allegro molto, quasi presto)

    Performer: Quartetto Italiano

    • Philips 426 047-2.
  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Overture: Colas Breugnon

    Performer: Russian National Orchestra Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (Conductor)

    • DG 439 892-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Air (Suite No 3 in D, BWV1068)

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

    • BIS –SACD-1721/1722.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in A, Op 41 No 1

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    • DG 457 711-2.
  • Louis Spohr

    Clarinet Concerto No 2 in E flat, Op 57 (3rd movement: Rondo alla Polacca)

    Performer: Julian Bliss (clarinet) Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Kenneth Sillito (Conductor)

    • EMI 3 79786 2.
  • Johann Strauss II - Overture: Die Fledermaus

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Performer: Conductor Herbert von Karajan

  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin Sonata in A, Op 100 (2nd movement)

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova (violin) Performer: Piotr Anderszewski (piano)

    • Philips 446 709-2.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Prosti! Ne pomni dney paden'ya, Op 27 No 4

    Performer: Anna Netrebko (soprano) Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    • DG 477 8589.
  • Hubert Parry


    Performer: Choir of King’s College Cambridge Performer: Oliver Brett (organ) Performer: Conductor Stephen Cleobury

    • EMI 2 28944 0.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Feria (Rapsodie Espagnole)

    Performer: Berlin Philarmonic Performer: Conductor Claudio Abbado

    • DG 457 583-2.
  • Franz Liszt

    Theme and Variations (6 Etudes d'execution transcendante d'apres Paganini)

    Performer: Agustin Anievas (piano)

    • EMI 2 35733 2.
  • George Gershwin

    Strike up the Band

    Orchestrator: Don Rose Performer: Aalborg Symphony Performer: Conductor Wayne Marshall

    • Virgin Classics 5 65056 2.
  • Andrea Falconiero


    Performer: Daniel Hope & friends

    • DG 477 8094.
  • Peter Warlock


    Performer: Bournemouth Sinfonietta Performer: Norman Del Mar (Conductor)

    • EMI 9 68939 2.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Scherzo (Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op 42)

    Performer: Baiba Skride (violin) Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Andris Nelsons (Conductor)

    • Sony Classical 88697214232.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata in D minor, Op 31 No 2 "The Tempest" (3rd movement: Allegretto)

    Performer: Emil Gilels (piano)

    • DG 419 161-2.
  • Charles Ives

    Yellow Leaves

    Performer: Gerald Finley (baritone) Performer: Julius Drake (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA67516.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: George Szell (Conductor)

    • CBS CD44805.


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