Main content

Thursday - Petroc's classical alarm call

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


19 days left to listen

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for strings in E minor, Op.20

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • ONYX.
  • George Frideric Handel

    I know that my redeemer liveth (Messiah)

    Singer: Lucy Crowe. Ensemble: Le Concert d’Astrée. Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm.
    • ERATO.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Milonga del angel

    Music Arranger: Alessio Bax. Music Arranger: Lucille Chung. Performer: Alessio Bax. Performer: Lucille Chung.
    • Bax & Chung Piano Duo.
    • 23.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Ich will von Jesu Wundern singen (Cantata BWV.147)

    Singer: Dietrich Henschel. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Josef Myslivecek

    Overture in A major

    Orchestra: Concerto Köln. Director: Werner Ehrhardt.
    • Il Divino Boemo.
    • Archiv Produktion.
    • 001.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Mir ist so wunderbar (Fidelio Op.72)

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • Beethoven: Fidelio.
    • Lso Live.
    • 106.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Natalie Clein. Performer: Charles Owen.
    • EMI.
  • Will Marion Cook

    Swing Along!

    Orchestra: Paragon Ragtime Orchestra. Conductor: Rick Benjamin.
    • New World.
  • Traditional Welsh

    All Through the Night

    Singer: Paul Robeson. Orchestra: Orchestra.
    • REGIS.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no.6 in F major, Op.68 'Pastoral' (4th & 5th mvts)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Beethoven: 9 Symphonies: Abbado, Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 8.
  • Franz Liszt

    Wiegenlied, S.198

    Performer: Lucille Chung.
    • SIGNUM.
  • Muriel Herbert

    The Lake Isle of Innisfree

    Singer: James Gilchrist. Performer: David Owen Norris.
    • LINN.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances Sz.56

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Dance: Works for piano: Kathryn Stott.
    • Chandos.
    • 5.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Toccata marziale

    Ensemble: Eastman Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Donald Hunsberger.
    • CBS.
  • Traditional Welsh

    Ar Hyd y nos [ All through the night ]

    Music Arranger: Chris Hazell. Singer: Bryn Terfel. Choir: Risca Male Choir. Choir: Black Mountain Chorus. Orchestra: Orchestra of Welsh National Opera. Conductor: Gareth Jones.
    • DG.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Ida Haendel. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Karel Ančerl.
    • Beethoven/Sibelius: Violin Concertos: Ida Haendel/Czech Philharmonic.
    • Supraphon.
    • 5.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    La Joyeuse; La Follette (Pieces de Clavecin)

    Performer: Alan Cuckston.
    • NAXOS.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony no.5 in B flat major, D.485 (1st mvt)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • Schubert: Symphonies no.5 & 6: Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Abbado.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Giacomo Puccini


    Ensemble: Signum Quartet.
    • Signum Quartet: Quartet Movements.
    • Capriccio.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    Zapateado (Spanish Dances, Op.23)

    Performer: Ida Haendel. Performer: Geoffrey Parsons.
    • Testament.
  • Robert Schumann

    Blumenstuck Op.19

    Performer: Vladimir Horowitz.
    • SONY.


  • Thu 2 Jul 2020 06:30

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.

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?

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.