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Monday - Clemency Burton-Hill

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices and listener requests.

Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests. Also, as part of "Classical Voice", we are featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices. Each day, during the 20 days of the Classical Voice season, Dame Kiri, drawing on her own experience, selects a singer and illustrates in music - explaining in an entertaining and simple way - why she's selected this voice as one of her favourites.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Maurice Ravel

    Jeux d'eau

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • Ravel: The Complete Solo Piano Music: Steven Osborne, Piano.
    • Hyperion.
    • 10.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Clarinet Quintet in A major, K 581 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Marcia Crayford. Performer: David Ogden. Performer: Roger Chase. Performer: Christopher van Kampen. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Mozart, Brahms: Clarinet Quintets: Nash Ensemble.
    • CRD.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Le Carnaval romain - overture (Op.9)

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Thomas Dausgaard.
    • Berlioz: Lelio etc.: Danish National Choir and Symphony Orchestra/Dausgaard.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 29: Wir danken dir, Gott, wir danken dir: Chorus

    Director: Masaaki Suzuki. Ensemble: Bach Collegium Japan.
    • Bis.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    The Bartered Bride - Act 1 sc.5; Polka

    Conductor: Enrique Bátiz. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Orchestral Lollipops: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Enrique Batiz.
    • RPO.
    • 7.
  • Amy Beach

    Piano Trio in A minor Op. 150: 2md mvt: Lento espressivo

    Performer: Paul Barritt. Performer: Charles Medlam. Performer: James Lisney.
    • Bis.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major, RV.99

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • Concerti da Camera Vol. 4: Il Giardino Armonic.
    • Teldec.
    • 1.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 5 in E minor, Op 64 (3rd mvt)

    Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Festive Overture, Op 96

    Orchestra: Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Shostakovich: Symphony no.5: Dallas Symphony Orchestra/Litton.
    • Delos.
    • 1.
  • Louis James Alfred Lefébure-Wély

    Sortie in E flat major (L'Orgue moderne, Bk.11)

    Performer: David Sanger.
    • Lefebure-Wely Organ Music played by David Sanger.
    • 8.
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier

    Serenade No 1 'Simphonie francoise', Op 39 (Chaconne)

    Orchestra: Le Concert Spirituel. Director: Hervé Niquet.
    • Boirmortier: Ballets de Village: Serenade.
    • Naxos.
    • 23.
  • Claude Debussy

    Jeux de vagues (La mer)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini.
    • Giulini in America: Los Angeles Philharmonic/Giulini.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Heidenröslein, D 257

    Singer: Matthias Goerne. Performer: Eric Schneider.
    • Wanderers Nachtlied.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Maria Stuarda (Overture)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: David Parry.
    • Donizetti: Scenes and Overtures.
    • 1.
  • Franz Liszt

    Spinning Chorus from The Flying Dutchman

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • CHANDOS.
  • William Walton

    Set me as a seal upon thine heart

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Walton: Coronation Te Deum: Polyphony/Layton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Leos Janáček

    The Street Leading to the Castle (Sinfonietta)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Janacek: Sinfonietta/Taras Bulba: Wiener Philharmoniker/Mackerras.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Scherzo in A flat major

    Performer: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Russian Piano Music: Margaret Fingerhut.
    • Chandos.
    • 17.
  • Francesco Cilea

    Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l’umile ancella

    Singer: Mirella Freni. Conductor: Vladimir Ghiaurov. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester.
    • BR Klassik.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sinfonia from Cantata BWV31

    Orchestra: Accademia Bizantina. Conductor: Ottavio Dantone.
    • DECCA.
    • 8.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Introduction et rondo capriccioso, Op 28

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Zubin Mehta.
    • DG.


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