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Wednesday - Sara Mohr-Pietsch

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

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Enrique Granados

    El pelele

    Performer: Garrick Ohlsson, piano

    • Hyperion CDA67846.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Apostles: Prologue

    Performer: Hallé Performer: Hallé Choir Performer: Hallé Youth Choir Performer: Sir Mark Elder

    • Hallé CD HLD 7534.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    Fantasia a 5

    Performer: Phantasm

    • Avie AV0032.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Schone Mullerin: Morgengruss

    Performer: Mark Padmore, tenor Performer: Paul Lewis, piano

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU907519.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Violin concerto final movement: Allegro ma non troppo

    Performer: Maxim Vengerov, violin Performer: Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performer: Daniel Barenboim, conductor

    • Teldec 0630-13161-2.
  • Francisco Escalada


    Performer: The Harp Consort Performer: Andrew Lawrence-King, director

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU907293.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Carnival overture (Op.92)

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor

    • Decca 433 548-2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka Op 7 No 1

    Performer: Janina Fialkowska, piano

    • ATMA ACD2 2666.
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier

    Serenade no. 1 (Op.39`1) "Simphonie francoise", Chaconne

    Performer: Le Concert Spirituel Performer: Hervé Niquet

    • Naxos 8.554295.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Tosca: Tre sbirri, una carrozza (Scarpia)

    Performer: Bryn Terfel Performer: Balcarras Crafoord, baritone Performer: Swedish Radio Choir Performer: Swedish Radio Orchestra Performer: Paul Daniel, conductor

    • Deutsche Grammophon 477 8091.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano trio no 25 in G major Hob XV: 25 Gypsy Rondo

    Performer: Kungsbacka Trio

    • Naxos 8.572040.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Four Sacred Pieces: Laudi all Vergine

    Performer: Swedish Radio Choir Performer: Stockholm Chamber Choir Performer: Eric Ericson, Choir Master Performer: Riccardo Muti, conductor

    • EMI CDC 7470662.
  • Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger


    Performer: Los Otros

    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi DHM 05472778612.
  • Charles‐Marie Widor

    Toccata (fifth movement of Organ Symphony no.5)

    Performer: Simon Preston

    • Deutsche Grammophon 477 8168.
  • Frank Bridge

    The Sea (suite for orchestra): no.3: Moonlight

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Richard Hickox

    • Chandos CHAN 10729 (6).
  • Franz Liszt

    Es muss ein Wunderbares sein

    Performer: Angelika Kirchshlager, mezzo-soprano Performer: Julius Drake, piano

    • Hyperion CDA67934.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude & Fugue Book 2 Well-Tempered Clavier, no.14 in F sharp minor

    Performer: Masaaki Suzuki, harpsichord

    • BIS CD 1513/14.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat: Finale

    Performer: Hakan Hardenberger Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields Performer: Neville Marriner

    • Philips 420 203-2.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Romeo & Juliet

    Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Neeme Jarvi, conductor

    • Chandos CHAN 10693.
  • Edward Elgar

    Where corals lie (Sea Pictures op.37 no.4)

    Performer: Dame Janet Baker Performer: London Philharmonic Orchestra Performer: Vernon Handley

    • LPO 0046.
  • Claude Debussy

    2 Arabesques for piano, no.1 in E major

    Performer: Simon Trpceski, piano

    • EMI Classics 5 00272 2.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    O radiant dawn

    Performer: The Sixteen Performer: Harry Christophers

    • CORO 16118.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto BWV 1041 third movement, Allegro assai

    Performer: Petra Müllejans Performer: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra

    • Harmonia Mundi HMC902145.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony for string orchestra no. 10 in B minor

    Performer: Concerto Koln

    • Das Alte Werk WCJ 2564 69857-3.


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