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Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show, including music chosen by 'Take Five' artist Isata Kanneh-Mason. Email

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. All week, in the Take Five season, we will be celebrating and exploring a world of music through the eyes, ears, hearts and minds of five stunning young performers. Today,

Today's programme includes conversation and music suggestions by "Take Five" artist Isata Kanneh-Mason, a postgraduate student at the Royal Academy of Music. She plays a lot of music with her siblings, including with her brother, the cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and is in increasing demand as a soloist, performing all over the country and abroad. Isata is a notable and influential ambassador for classical music, a role model for young people.

Isata will be appearing on Radio 3 throughout the day culminating in a live performance on In Tune.


22 days left to listen

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Léo Delibes

    La paix (Coppélia)

    Performer: Ron Golan. Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • DECCA.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Beata Barbara

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Fanny Hensel

    6 Character pieces (no.4)

    Performer: Béatrice Rauchs.
    • BIS.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 537

    Orchestrator: Edward Elgar. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Sir Mark Elder.
    • Elgar: A Self Portrait: Halle, Elder.
    • Halle.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Fantasy, Op 88

    Performer: Alec Frank-Gemmill. Performer: Simon Smith.
    • BBC New Generation Artists recording.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Let beauty awake (Songs of Travel)

    Singer: Christopher Maltman. Performer: Roger Vignoles.
    • Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel.
    • Hyperion.
    • 13.
  • Clara Schumann

    Piano Concerto in A minor Op.7 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Isata Kanneh-Mason. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Holly Mathieson.
    • Romance.
    • Decca.
  • Roderick Williams

    Ave Verum Corpus Re-Imagined

    Choir: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • 14.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Tango No 2

    Music Arranger: Alessio Bax. Music Arranger: Lucille Chung. Performer: Alessio Bax.
    • Bax and Chung - Stravinsky; Brahms; Piazzolla.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 24.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Violin Sonata in D minor, Op 5 No 7 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Michala Petri. Performer: Mahan Esfahani.
    • La Follia. Arcangelo Corelli, Six Sonatas Opus 5.
    • 003.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Havanaise, Op 83

    Performer: Renaud Capuçon. Orchestra: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen. Conductor: Daniel Harding.
    • Virgin.
  • Hans Krása

    Brundibár - Suite (1st mvt)

    Music Arranger: David Matthews. Ensemble: Nash Ensemble.
    • Brundibar: Music by Composers in Theresienstadt: The Nash Ensemble.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Chick Corea

    Noon Song

    Performer: Chick Corea.
    • Piano Improvisations Volume 1.
    • ECM.
    • 1.
  • Oliver Knussen

    Flourish with Fireworks

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • DG.
  • "Take Five" Isata Kanneh-Mason's first choice

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      String Quartet in B flat major Op.18`6 (3rd mvt)

      Ensemble: Belcea Quartet.
      • Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets, Vol. 1.
      • Zig Zag.
      • 3.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    Parasti cor meum

    Singer: María Cristina Kiehr. Ensemble: Concerto Soave.
    • Barbara Strozzi.
    • l'empreinte digitale.
    • 10.
  • "Take Five" Isata Kanneh-Mason's second choice

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      Fantasia in D minor, K.397

      Performer: Mitsuko Uchida.
      • Mozart: Piano Sonatas.
      • Philips.
      • 1.
  • "Take Five" Isata Kanneh-Mason's third choice

    • Antonín Dvořák

      Bagatelle, Op.47 no.1

      Ensemble: Domus.
      • Music by Dvorak, Martinu, Suk.
      • Virgin Classics.
      • 4.
  • "Take Five" Isata Kanneh-Mason's fourth choice

    • Franz Schubert

      String Quartet in D minor, D 810, 'Death and the Maiden' (2nd mvt)

      Ensemble: Borodin Quartet.
      • ELATUS.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Beati quorum via

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Conductor: John Rutter.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris

    Singer: Véronique Gens. Performer: Susan Manoff.
    • ALPHA.


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