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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

  • Gustav Holst

    Suite No 2 in F major for military band, Op 28 (March)

    Orchestra: Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Timothy Reynish.
    • Holst/Vaughan Williams: British Wind Band Classics: Timothy Reynish.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Franz Liszt

    Au bord d'une source (Années de pèlerinage I)

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
    • Liszt: The complete Annees de Pelerinage: Louis Lortie.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    Symphony No 1 in C minor, Op 5 (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Collegium Musicum Copenhagen. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • Gade Symphonies 1 and 2.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 2.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Piano Trio No 3 in E flat major, Op 44 (3rd mvt)

    Ensemble: Linos Ensemble.
    • CPO.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oster-oratorio BWV.249: Kommt, eilet und laufet (Duet and chorus)

    Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt. Singer: David Wilson‐Johnson. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Singer: Christoph Prégardien. Choir: The Choir of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Philips.
  • Alexander Borodin

    String Quartet No 2 in D major (2nd mvt)

    Ensemble: The Lindsays.
    • Borodin: Quartets/Sextet.
    • ASV Digital.
    • 6.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Bergamasca (Ancient Airs and Dances Suite No 2)

    Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto for piano and orch no. 4 (Op.58) in G major, 3rd mvt; Rondo

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Conductor: Bernard Haitink. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos: Perahia/Royal Concertgebouw Orch/Haitink.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 6.
  • Erno Dohnanyi

    Symphonic Minutes Op.36 (Rondo)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Dohnanyi: Symphony no. 2: BBC Philharmonic/Bamert.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Alessandro (Overture)

    Orchestra: Brandenburg Consort. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • Handel: Arias and Duets from the era of 'The Rival Queens'.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Hans Christian Lumbye

    Champagne Galop, Op 14

    Orchestra: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky.
    • Chandos.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Fantaisie-Impromptu for piano (Op.66) in C sharp minor

    Performer: Alexandre Tharaud.
    • Alexandre Tharaud: Chopin; Journal Intime.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 15.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no.1 in D major, 2nd movement; Scherzo

    Orchestra: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach.
    • Mahler: Symphonie no.1: Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Eschenbach.
    • Capriccio.
    • 2.
  • George Butterworth

    On the idle hill of summer (Bredon Hill and other songs)

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Iain Burnside.
    • George Butterworth, Songs from A Shropshire Lad: Williams / Burnside.
    • Naxos.
    • 15.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra etc: Sakari Oramo.
    • Warner.
    • 9.
  • Henry Purcell

    Hear my prayer, O Lord (Z.15)

    Choir: Platinum Consort. Conductor: Scott Inglis-Kidger.
    • In The Dark: Platinum Consort, Scott Inglis-Kidger.
    • Resonus.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Valse arr for orchestra (Faust)

    Orchestra: Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • Barcarole - Favourite Orchestral Pieces.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 14.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Piano Quartet No 1 in C minor, Op 15 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Kathryn Stott. Ensemble: Hermitage String Trio.
    • Chandos.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle, D.550

    Music Arranger: Benjamin Britten. Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Schubert: Lieder with Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Danse espanole (La Vida Breve)

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Performer: Katya Apekisheva. Music Arranger: Fritz Kreisler.
    • Hyperion.
  • Richard Strauss

    Festmarsch in E flat major, Op 1

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Strauss: Josephslegend etc: Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Jarvi.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 27.
  • John Field

    Nocturne no. 18 in E major H.13K (Le Midi) for piano (Rondo)

    Performer: John O’Conor.
    • John Field: 15 Nocturnes.
    • Telarc.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Magic Flute (Overture)

    Orchestra: Norwegian National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Mozart: Overtures: Norwegian National Opera Orchestra: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • Naive.
    • 4.


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