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Saturday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. Including a scherzo for piano by Chopin, Shostakovich's Festival Overture, and Svendsen's Romance in G.

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical Breakfast show, including a Scherzo for piano by Chopin played by Evgeny Kissin (No. 2 Op. 31), Shostakovich's Festival Overture performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy, and violinist Gil Shaham and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra perform Svendsen's Romance in G major.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Song without words, "Jagerlied", Op.19, no.3

    Performer: Murray Perahia (piano)

  • Antonín Dvořák

    3rd mvt from Symphony No.8 in G major, Op.88 (Allegretto grazioso – Molto vivace)

    Performer: Berliner Philharmoniker Performer: Rafael Kubelik (conductor)

  • Gustav Holst

    Come to me (from 5 part-songs, Op.12'5)

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus Performer: Simon Halsey (conductor)

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    'Paris' Concerto 11 for strings & continuo in G, RV.150

    Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (director)

    • AVIE AV2218.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Scherzo No.2, Op.31 in B-Flat Minor

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin (piano)

    • RCA RED SEAL 88697625302.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Minuet & Trio from String Quartet in F major, Op.74, No.2

    Performer: Takacs Quartet

    • HYPERION CDA67781.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Ma Vlast – Vltava

    Performer: Staatskapelle Dresden Performer: Paavo Berglund (conductor)

    • EMI CLASSICS EMI CZS5686492.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Gavotte & final from Septet for piano, trumpet, 2 violins, viola, cello & double-bass, op.

    Performer: Frank Braley (piano) Performer: David Guerrier (trumpet) Performer: Renaud Capucon (violin) Performer: Esther Hoppe (violin) Performer: Beatrice Muthelet (viola) Performer: Gautier Capucon (cello) Performer: Janne Saksala (double-bass)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 5456032.
  • John Dowland

    Come again, sweet love, P.60 (version by Nigel North)

    Performer: Nigel North (lute)

    • NAXOS 8.570284.
  • Leopold Godowsky

    Alt Wien

    Performer: Alexandra Soumm (violin) Performer: Plamena Mangova (piano)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festival Overture

    Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (conductor)

    • DECCA 4367622.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Aria 'Ein ungefarbt Gemute' BWV24 (Cantata No.24)

    Performer: Robin Blaze (counter-tenor) Performer: Bach Collegium Japan Performer: Masaaki Suzuki (conductor)

    • BIS CD931BIS.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Romance in G major, Op.26

    Performer: Gil Shaham (violin) Performer: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata No.24 in F sharp major, Op.78

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    • EMI CLASSICS 5 72912 2.
  • YOur Call - Martin Drake

    • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

      Symphony No. 5: Finale

      Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

      • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4375422.
  • Gerald Finzi

    To Lizbie Browne (from Earth and Air and Rain, op.15)

    Performer: Jonathan Lemalu (bass-baritone) Performer: Roger Vignoles (piano)

    • EMI 5752032.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade in D, K.320 „Posthorn" – 6. Minuet & 2 Trios

    Performer: Johannes Ritzkowsky (posthorn) Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL 82876852432.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude No.8 in A minor 'Vivo'

    Performer: Dmitri Alexeev (piano)

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS 50999 0963752 8.


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