Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Thursday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Raindrop' Prelude (op.28 no.15 in Db)

    Performer: Martha Argerich (piano)

    • DG 415 836-2.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Romeo at Friar Lawrence's from Romeo and Juliet Ballet op.64

    Performer: Boston Symphony Orchestra Performer: Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    • DG 427 356-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet no.12 "American" fourth movement Finale

    Performer: Jerusalem Quartet

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901899.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Karelia Suite - Intermezzo

    Performer: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Performer: Sakari Oramo (conductor)

    • ERATO 8573 85822-2.
  • Philip Glass

    Dance 8

    Performer: The Philip Glass Ensemble

    • SONY SK 64133.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento K.138 first movement

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

    • DG 00289 477 5436.
  • Richard Strauss

    Second Waltz Sequence from Act 3 of Rosenkavalier

    Performer: Bayerisches Staatsorchester Performer: Joseph Keilberth (conductor)

    • TELDEC 843446.
  • Henry Purcell

    Come ye sons of art away and Sound the trumpet

    Performer: John Mark Ainsley (counter tenor) Performer: Timothy Wilson (counter tenor) Performer: Taverner Consort Performer: Andrew Parrott (conductor)

    • VIRGIN VERITAS 5 45159 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto no.3 Rondo Finale

    Performer: Julian Rachlin (violin) Performer: Orchestra of Bavarian Radio Performer: Mariss Jansons (conductor)

    • WARNER CLASSICS 256461561-2.
  • Sholom Secunda

    Bei mir bist du schon (Jacob Jacobs, lyricist)

    Performer: The Andrews Sisters

    • Memory Lane GLMY124.
  • Tarquinio Merula


    Performer: L'Arpeggiata Performer: Christina Pluhar (director)

    • VIRGIN 6945 770.
  • Jacob Gade

    Un Soir a Maxim: Valse Brilliante (1918)

    Performer: Christian Westergaard (piano)

    • DACAPO 8.226057.
  • William Boyce

    Symphony no.5 in D

    Performer: The English Concert Performer: Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    • ARCHIV 419 61-2.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Solveig's Song

    Performer: Marita Solberg (soprano) Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Performer: Ole Kristian Ruud (conductor)

    • BIS CD 1740.
  • Edward Elgar


    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Performer: John Wilson (conductor)

    • SOMMCD 247.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Polo from Seven Popular Songs (arranged Andrew Haveron)

    Performer: The Brodsky Quartet

    • CHANDOS 10708.
  • Nicolò Paganini

    Caprice no.24 (op.1 no.24)

    Performer: Tanja Becker-Bender (violin)

    • HYPERION CDA 67763.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Three little maids from School (librettist W.S. Gilbert)

    Performer: Lesley Garrett Performer: Jean Rigby Performer: Susan Bullock Performer: Chorus and Orchestra of English National Opera Performer: Peter Robinson (conductor)

  • Emīls Dārziņš

    Valse melancolique

    Performer: Detroit Symphony Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi (conductor)

    • CHANDOS 6648.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Septet in Eb op.20 first movement: Adagio - Allegro con brio (arranged Jiri Druzecky)

    Performer: Sabine Meyer Blaserensemble

    • EMI 556817-2.
  • Leó Weiner

    Fairy Dance from Csongor and Tunde Suite (third movement)

    Performer: Danubia Symphony Orchestra Performer: Domonkos Heja (conductor)

    • TELDEC 5050466-931-2.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka op.214

    Performer: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Ferenc Fricsay (conductor)

    • DG 4779156.
  • Franz Schubert

    Standchen D.920 (version for alto and female chorus)

    Performer: Birgit Remmert (alto) Performer: Philip Mayers (piano) Performer: RIAS-Kammerchor Performer: Marcus Creed (conductor)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901669.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Introduction and Fandango

    Performer: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

    • CHANDOS 10609.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    La Boheme - Opera in 4 acts; Act I; Mi chiamano Mimi (Mimi)

    Performer: Renee Fleming (soprano) Performer: Orchestra of Milan Symphony Orchestra Performer: Marco Armillato (conductor)

    • DECCA 478 1533.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Toccata from Symphony for organ no.5

    Performer: Simon Preston (organ of Westminster Abbey)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 477 8168.


Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

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

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.

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?

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.