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Saturday - Elizabeth Alker

Elizabeth Alker presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, featuring listener requests.


2 hours

Music Played

  • Hector Berlioz

    Béatrice et Bénédict (Overture)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Berlioz: Overtures.
    • Chandos.
    • 2.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Nunc Dimittis

    Ensemble: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • The Deer's Cry.
    • Coro.
    • 11.
  • William Grant Still

    Poem for orchestra

    Orchestra: Fort Smith Symphony. Conductor: John Jeter.
    • Still: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 5.
    • NAXOS.
    • 5.
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson

    Joi & Karen

    Performer: Matthias Hemstock. Performer: Jóhann Jóhannsson. Ensemble: Ethos String Quartet.
    • 4AD.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Les Sylphides, Op 18 (Finale)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • Offenbach/Chopin/Delibes: Gaite Parisienne: Berliner Philharmoniker/Karajan.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 25.
  • Jules Massenet

    Thaïs (Meditation)

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra.
    • Nigel Kennedy's Greatest Hits.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Images, Set 1 (No 3, 'Mouvement')

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
    • Debussy: Images/Etudes: Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
    • 003.
  • Richard Wagner

    The Flying Dutchman (Overture)

    Orchestra: London Classical Players. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Wagner: Fliegende Hollander Overture: London Classical Players/Norrington.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Franz Liszt

    La lugubre gondola

    Performer: Paul Lewis.
  • Grażyna Bacewicz

    Violin Concerto No 4 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Joanna Kurkowicz. Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • Chandos.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    The Musical Offering, BWV 1079: Ricercar a 3

    Performer: Terence Charlston. Ensemble: Florilegium.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Cello Sonata no. 2 in F major, Op. 99: II. Adagio affettuoso

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma. Performer: Emanuel Ax.
  • Eric Coates

    Television March

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Avie.
  • Anna Meredith

    Honeyed Words

    Performer: Gemma Kost. Performer: Anna Meredith.
    • Varmints.
    • Moshi Moshi.
    • 8.


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