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Sunday - Live from the Free Thinking Festival

Live from Sage Gateshead, Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's breakfast show from the 2014 Free Thinking Festival. Featuring the Best of British Music Playlist and listener requests.

Tom McKinney presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show at the Free Thinking Festival of Ideas, live from the concourse at Sage Gateshead for the first time. Featuring the Best of British music Playlist, compiled from listener requests. Also, including requests for your favourite works and pieces that you would like to hear.
Email with your music requests.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Jack Robson

    JACK ROBSON: The Cheviot Hills

    Performer: Malcolm Martineau. Performer: Thomas S. Allen.
    • CDA 67290.
  • Frederick Delius

    A Song before sunrise RT.6.24 for small orchestra

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: Royal Northern Sinfonia.
    • EMI.
    • CDM 5 65067-2.
  • Robert White

    Lamentations for 6 voices

    Conductor: Peter Phillips. Performer: Tallis Scholars.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Gayane - suite no. 1

    Conductor: Aram Khachaturian. Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 425-619-2.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in C major Op.20`2 for strings

    Performer: Doric String Quartet.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10831 (2).
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony no. 5 in B flat major D.485

    Conductor: Herbert von Karajan. Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
    • CMS 7 63321 2.
  • Unico Wilhelm Graaf van Wassenaer

    Concerto armonico no. 6 in E flat major for 4 violins, viola and continuo [; formerly attrib. Pergolesi & Ricciotti]

    Conductor: Ton Koopman. Performer: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.
    • ERATO.
    • ECD-75395.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Etudes-tableaux Op.39 for piano

    Performer: Nicholas Angelich.
    • HMA 1951547.
  • Nicola Porpora

    Polifemo - heroic opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Alessandro De Marchi. Performer: Franco Fagioli. Performer: Academia Montis Regalis.
    • NAIVE.
    • V 5369.
  • Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek

    Donna Diana - opera

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 456-576-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata no. 4 in E minor BWV.528 for organ

    Performer: Tempesta di Mare.
    • CHAN 0803.
  • Jon Lord

    Durham concerto for violin, cello, northumbrian pipes, hammond organ and orchestra

    Conductor: Mischa Damev. Performer: Jon Lord (1941 - 2012). Performer: Kathryn Tickell. Performer: Matthew Barley. Performer: Ruth Palmer. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • AVIE.
    • AV 2145.
  • Claude Debussy

    L' Isle joyeuse for piano

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10743.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - ballet Op.71

    Conductor: Neeme Järvi. Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 5144.
  • Robert Wright

    Kismet - musical based on themes by Borodin

    Conductor: David Charles Abell. Performer: Scarlett Strallen. Performer: Simon Keenlyside. Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 10838.


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