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Saturday - Victoria Meakin

Victoria Meakin presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Roxanna Panufnik

    The Call

    Performer: Alison Martin. Choir: St John's College Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Frederick Delius

    Walk to the Paradise Garden

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Barbirolli.
    • EMI.
  • Henry Litolff

    Concerto symphonique No 4 in D minor, Op 102 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • Hyperion.
  • Manuel Ponce

    Scherzino mexicano

    Performer: Miloš Karadaglić.
    • Milos: Latino.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 13.
  • Anton Rubinstein

    Lesginka [The Demon]

    Performer: Slovenská filharmónia. Conductor: Michael Halász.
  • Pietro Mascagni

    Cavalleria rusticana - Intermezzo

    Performer: Nicholas McCarthy. Music Arranger: Nicholas McCarthy.
    • Solo.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 2.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in F major, RV.98

    Performer: Erik Bosgraaf. Ensemble: Cordevento.
  • Grace Williams

    Penillion (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Ray Allan. Conductor: Sir Charles Groves.
    • Grace Williams: Sea Sketches; Fantasia; Carillons; Penillion.
    • Lyrita.
    • 6.
  • Peter Warlock

    My Own Country

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Kitty Whately.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Am I alone and unobserved? [Patience]

    Orchestra: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Owen Edwards.
    • TER.
  • Aaron Copland

    Symphony No.3 (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
  • Thomas Lupo

    Music for a Masque II and III

    Ensemble: New London Consort. Director: Philip Pickett.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov


    Orchestra: Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lan Shui.
    • BIS.
  • Feim Ibrahimi

    Tokate for piano

    Performer: Kirsten Johnson.
    • Guild.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hebrides Overture, Op.26

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christoph von Dohnányi.
    • Decca.
  • Gregorio Gonçalves

    Saia Travada

    Singer: Cesária Évora.


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