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Wednesday - Petroc Trelawny

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frederick Pinto

    Rondo in E flat major

    Performer: Míċeál O'Rourke.
    • Pinto: Piano Music - Míċeál O'Rourke.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Hymn of the Cherubim (Liturgy of St John Chrysostom)

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in C minor for violin and oboe, BWV 1060

    Performer: Itzhak Perlman. Performer: Ray Still. Orchestra: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • EMI.
  • Ernest John Moeran

    Quartet in A minor for strings: 3rd mvt Rondo; Allegro vivace

    Ensemble: Maggini Quartet.
    • Naxos.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer night's dream - incidental music (Op.61), Overture (Op.21)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night's Dream (excerpts) etc: Berliner Philharmoniker/Abb.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Anon.

    Flos regalis virginalis

    Ensemble: Trio Mediæval.
    • ECM.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Piano Concerto in F, Hob XVIII:7

    Performer: Mikhail Pletnev. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen.
    • Virgin.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The flight of the bumblebee

    Performer: George Malcolm. Music Arranger: George Malcolm.
    • DECCA.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Impressioni brasiliane - III. Canzone e Danza

    Orchestra: Orchestra sinfonica di Roma. Conductor: Francesco La Vecchia.
    • Respighi: The Complete Orchestral Music.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 3.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Choro no. 3 (Picapau)

    Performer: Sérgio Burgani. Performer: Alexandre Silvério. Performer: Marcos Pedroso. Performer: Dante Yenque. Performer: Luciano Amaral. Performer: Samuel Hamzem. Performer: Wagner Polistchuck. Choir: Male Voices Of The Choir Of Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Neschling.
    • BIS.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Agrippina - Act 3, no.46; Come nube che fugge dal vento

    Singer: Jennifer Rivera. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • Handel: Agrippina: Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin/Jacobs.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 17.
  • Clara Schumann

    Romance in B major, Op 5 No 3

    Performer: Imogen Cooper.
    • Chandos.
  • Robert Schumann

    Romance for piano (Op.28`2) in F sharp major

    Performer: Alicia de Larrocha.
    • Liebestraum: Various Artists.
    • Decca.
  • Samuel Barber

    1st movement; Allegro (Allegro moderato) from Violin concerto, Op.14

    Performer: Isaac Stern. Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Barber: Adagio for Strings / Violin Concerto / Schuman: To Thee Old Cause: Berns.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré


    Performer: Juliette Hurel. Performer: Hélène Couvert.
    • Impressions francaises.
    • Zig Zag Territories.
    • 8.
  • William Herschel

    Symphony no. 2 in D major

    Ensemble: London Mozart Players. Conductor: Matthias Bamert.
    • Herschel: Symphonies.
    • Chandos.
    • 7-9.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Ouverture de fete

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Ibert: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.


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