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Thursday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring Dame Kiri Te Kanawa's 20 Favourite Voices and listener requests.

Petroc Trelawny 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

  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Oberon (Overture)

    Orchestra: Tapiola Sinfonietta. Conductor: Jean‐Jacques Kantorow.
    • Weber: Overtures: Tapiola Sinfonietta, Kantorow.
    • BIS.
  • Rebecca Clarke

    Midsummer Moon for violin and piano

    Performer: Jonathan Rees. Performer: Kathron Sturrock.
    • Rebecca Clarke.
    • Gamut Classics.
    • 7.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen Suite No 2 (Danse bohème arr Horowitz)

    Performer: Yuja Wang. Music Arranger: Vladimir Horowitz.
    • Yuja Wang - Fantasia.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sei Lob und preis mit Ehren; Alleluja - from Cantata (BWV.51) Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen

    Singer: Elizabeth Watts. Orchestra: The English Concert. Conductor: Harry Bicket.
    • Bach: Cantatas and Arias/Watts.
    • 16.
  • Leos Janáček

    Idyll for string orchestra: 6th movement; Scherzo and trio

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Conlon.
    • Janacek - Danses Lachiennes - Idylle - J. Conlon.
    • Erato.
    • 12.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Serenata in vano

    Ensemble: Athena Ensemble.
    • Nielsen: Wind Music.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 4.
  • Aram Khachaturian

    Masquerade Suite (Waltz)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Khachaturian: Piano Concerto etc..
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    Bryllupsmarsj [Wedding march] for violin and orchestra (Op.32`1)

    Performer: Melina Mandozzi. Performer: Marianne Thorsen. Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Halvorsen: Orchestral Works Vol.3: Hemsing/Thorsen/BPO/Jarvi.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Suite No 4 in G major, 'Mozartiana' (Gigue; Menuet)

    Orchestra: Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Jarvi, Nemme: Piano Concerto No.1.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 4-5.
  • Benjamin Britten

    A wedding Anthem (Amo Ergo Sum)

    Singer: Ruth Dean. Singer: Neil MacKenzie. Choir: The Sixteen. Performer: Margaret Phillips. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
    • 10.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Sicilienne, Op 78

    Performer: Emmanuel Pahud. Performer: Mariko Anraku.
    • Beau Soir, French and Japanese melodies: Pahud/Anraku.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 6.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Sinfonia in G minor

    Ensemble: La Serenissima. Director: Adrian Chandler.
    • Venice by Night.
    • Avie.
    • 5-7.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in C sharp minor, Op 64 No 2 (Les Sylphides)

    Music Arranger: Roy Douglas. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Famous Ballet Music: Herbert von Karajan, Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Henry Litolff

    Concerto symphonique No 2 in B minor, Op 22 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Litolff Concertos Symphoniques Nos 2 & 4.
    • Hyperion.
    • 2.
  • Arvo Pärt


    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Polyphony/Arvo part.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Scherzo in A minor, Op 81 No 2

    Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet.
    • Mendelssohn - The Complete String Quartets.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 11.
  • Robert Schumann

    Liederkreis (Op.39), no.5; Mondnacht

    Orchestra: Columbia Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Barbra Streisand. Conductor: Claus Ogerman.
    • Classical Barbra: Barbra Streisand.
    • Sony Masterworks.
  • Alfredo Casella

    Paganiniana, Op 65 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Filarmonica della Scala. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • La Scala PO/Muti.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Il Poveretto for voice and piano

    Performer: Geoffrey Parsons. Singer: Margaret Price. Librettist: S. Manfredo Maggioni.
    • Verdi: Songs for Voice and Piano: Price/Parsons.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 13.
  • Josef Suk

    Un poco triste, Op 17 No 3

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Performer: Jérôme Ducros.
    • Renaud Capucon: Le violon Roi.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 12.
  • Robert Schumann

    Promenade from Carnaval, Op.9

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • In the Night.
    • 26.
  • Richard Strauss

    Horn Concerto No 2 in E flat major (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Barry Tuckwell. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: István Kertész.
    • R. Strauss: The Concertos.
    • Decca.
    • 9.


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