Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Thursday - Petroc Trelawny

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


2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jean‐Baptiste Lully

    Regina coeli

    Singer: Monique Zanetti. Singer: Arlette Steyer. Singer: Marie Boyer. Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Director: William Christie.
    • Lully: Petits Motets: Arts Florissants.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Nocturne in B minor, Op 40

    Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • Chandos.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Caprice Viennois (Op.2) arr. Cassidy for viola & string quartet

    Performer: Bob Smissen. Ensemble: Brodsky Quartet.
    • Petits-Fours: Favourite Encores - Brodsky Quartet.
    • Chandos.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in F minor, BWV.881 (Book 2, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt.
    • Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier: Angela Hewitt.
    • Hyperion.
    • 9-10.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    Murder on the Orient Express (Waltz)

    Orchestra: City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Bateman.
    • 100 Greatest Film Themes, Take 3.
    • Silva Screen.
    • 11.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Romance (Suite No 2 for two pianos, Op 17)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Nelson Freire.
    • Philips.
  • Johann Pachelbel

    Gloria (Magnificat in C major)

    Choir: The King’s Singers. Ensemble: Charivari Agréable. Director: Kah-Ming Ng.
    • Pachelbel Vespers; The King's Singers / Charivari Agreable.
    • Signum.
    • 12.
  • Cécile Louise Chaminade

    Concertino for flute and orchestra, Op 107

    Performer: Sharon Bezaly. Orchestra: Residentie Orkest. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • Great works for flute and orchestra.
    • BIS.
    • 007.
  • Léo Ferré

    L'ile Saint-Louis

    Composer: Francis Claude. Performer: Léo Ferré.
    • Chant du Monde.
    • 1.
  • Hubert Giraud

    Sous le ciel de Paris

    Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Horn Quartet.
    • Gebr Alexander.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    Fantasia on a ground after Purcell : Fantasia (Z.731)

    Ensemble: Contempoartensemble. Director: Mauro Ceccanti.
    • Maxwell Davies: Linguae Ignis; Vesalii Icones.
    • Naxos.
    • 16.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Improvisation no.6 in B flat

    Performer: Lucille Chung.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 6.
  • Alexander Borodin

    Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Choir: Chorus of the Kirov Opera. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky 1812 - Borodin - Glinka - And More - Kirov Orchestra - Gergiev.
    • Phillips.
    • 4.
  • Christian Ritter

    Cirene, Madre

    Music Arranger: Christina Pluhar. Ensemble: L’Arpeggiata. Conductor: Christina Pluhar.
    • Orfeo Chamán.
    • Erato.
    • 11.
  • Hugo Wolf

    Italian serenade arr. for string orchestra

    Orchestra: Saito Kinen Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • Dvorak, Bartok, Wolf: Saito Kinen, Ozawa.
    • Philips.
    • 6.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Piano Concerto No 2 in G minor, Op 22 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Stephen Hough. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • Saint-Saens: The Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra: Stephen Hough, CBSO, Or.
    • Hyperion.
    • 6.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Sylphe (Lyric pieces, Bk.7)

    Performer: Stephen Hough.
    • Hyperion.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Orfeo ed Euridice: Overture

    Orchestra: Coro y Orquestra Titular del Teatro Real. Conductor: Jesús López Cobos.
    • Gluck, Orphee et Eurydice; Florez/Garmendia/Lopez-Cobos.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Ross Edwards

    Arafura Dances (Second Maninya)

    Performer: John Williams. Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Paul Daniel.
    • JCW3.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 4 in A major Op.90 (Italian) - 1st mvt

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Mendelssohn Symphonies Nos 1 & 4 - Sir John Elliott Gardiner.
    • LSO.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 - Sarabande

    Performer: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • 8.
  • Sir Hamilton Harty

    A John Field Suite (Polka)

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Bryden Thomson.
    • Harty: A John Field Suite: Ulster Orchestra/Bryden Thomson.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.


Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

Five simple steps for morning mindfulness

How listening to R3 Breakfast can reduce stress, aid mindfulness and cure morning breath.

Chilled – five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

Chilled –  five great Russian winter pieces you’ve mostly never heard of …

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg (a handy pianist) chips the ice off favourite classical scores.

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

Get singing: The Pankhurst Anthem

We're inviting singers to mark 100 years of UK women's suffrage with a new choral work.

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

In this Weekend Breakfast feature, we hear the natural world in its many guises.