Main content

Thursday - Petroc's classical rise and shine

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

Email 3breakfast@bbc.co.uk

5 days left to listen

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Berceuse in D flat major, Op 57

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Perahia Plays Chopin.
    • Sony Classical.
  • Pau Casals

    Sardana

    Performer: Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Performer: Guy Johnston. Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Oboe Sonata, Op. 166

    Performer: Alex Klein. Performer: Phillip Bush.
    • Twentieth Century Oboe Sonatas.
    • Cedille.
    • 17-19.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Solo Violin Sonata no. 3 in C major BWV.1005 (Adagio)

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova.
    • Hyperion.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Cypresses (No 1, 'I know that my love to thee')

    Ensemble: Hagen Quartett.
    • Dvorak: American Quartet, Cypresses: Hagen Quartet.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 7.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Divertimento in F major, K.213

    Ensemble: Wind Soloists of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
    • Mozart: Die Blaserdivertimenti.
    • TELDEC.
    • 1-4.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    Salve sancta caro (Sacri musicali affetti, Libro 1)

    Singer: María Cristina Kiehr. Ensemble: Concerto Soave.
    • Barbara Strozzi.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI l'empreinte digitale.
    • 14.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Impromptu in B minor, Op.5 no.5

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • Sony.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D major, Op.76`5 (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • Chandos.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    The Man with a gun, Op.53 no.1 (Overture)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
    • Chandos.
  • Bernard Herrmann

    Fahrenheit 451 (Prelude)

    Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Esa‐Pekka Salonen.
    • Sony.
  • Leo Friedman

    Meet Me Tonight In Dreamland

    Singer: Judy Garland.
    • MGM.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Concerto No 1 in C major, Op 15 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Krystian Zimerman. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • Beethoven: The Piano Concertos: Zimerman/Wiener Philharmoniker/Bernstein.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 3.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Thus saith the Lord; But who may abide (Messiah)

    Singer: Matthew Brook. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Director: John Butt.
    • Messiah.
    • LINN.
    • 5-6.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Scherzo)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • LSO LIVE.
  • Henry Purcell

    O solitude, my sweetest choice Z.406

    Singer: Katy Hill. Ensemble: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • Royal Welcome Songs for King Charles II Volume 2.
    • CORO.
    • 2.
  • Louise Farrenc

    Cello Sonata in B major, Op 46 (1st mvt)

    Performer: Mary Ellen Haupert. Performer: Kirsten Whitson.
    • Centaur.
  • Irving Berlin

    Blue Skies

    Singer: Ella Fitzgerald.
    • Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Song Book.
    • Verve Records.
  • David Popper

    Dance of the Elves

    Performer: Steven Isserlis. Performer: Thomas Adès.
    • RCA.
  • Vince Guaraldi

    Linus and Lucy

    Performer: Vince Guaraldi Trio.
    • A Charlie Brown Christmas.
    • Fantasy.
    • 4.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Franz Schubert

    On the River (Winterreise, D.911)

    Singer: Roderick Williams. Performer: Christopher Glynn.
    • Schubert: Winter Journey.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 7.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25, 'Classical' (4th mvt)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Prokofiev: Symphonies nos. 5 & 1: Tilson Thomas.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 8.

Broadcast

Carol Competition 2019

Carol Competition 2019

Here's everything you need to know about our competition for amateur composers.

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

Wake up your brain cells with our morning music quiz

How many of these rousing music questions can you answer?

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.

Sounds of the Earth

Sounds of the Earth

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

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.