Sara Mohr-Pietsch (born 1980) is a British music broadcaster who works principally for BBC Radio 3.
Mohr-Pietsch was born in London to a mother of Polish and a father of German descent. She read music at Newnham College, Cambridge from 1998–2001, where she was the first ever Newnham Choral Scholar in Selwyn College's Chapel Choir. After gaining a first class degree, she undertook an MA at Edinburgh University, subsequently becoming a tutor, a post she retained until 2006. While based in Edinburgh, Mohr-Pietsch embarked on a career in arts administration and began to broadcast on Radio 3, winning a BBC talent contest in 2004 .
After moving back to London her involvement with the network became more extensive. She became a regular presenter of the network’s Breakfast programme in 2007. Her fortnightly stretches alternated with those of Petroc Trelawny; previously Rob Cowan was the other regular presenter. In addition, she presents (with others) the contemporary music programme Hear and Now. Mohr-Pietsch began to present The Proms in 2008 on Radio 3, and on television for the BBC. At the beginning of December 2013, Clemency Burton-Hill replaced her on Breakfast.
She regularly presents Radio 3's "The Choir", and the Discovering Music series, particularly in programmes on Bach, whom she greatly admires and has studied extensively; early music is another interest. She is also a singer and pianist and plays the viola da gamba – "incredibly badly" in her own words.
- "Sara Mohr Pietsch on the Fall of the Berlin Wall". BBC. Retrieved 2016-05-28.
- "Music". Newnham College. Retrieved 2016-04-18.
- "About the Choir - Selwyn College". Selwyn College. Retrieved 2016-04-18.
- "The Choir - Sara Mohr-Pietsch - BBC Radio 3". BBC. Retrieved 2016-04-18.
- Donovan, Paul (2008-04-13). "The life and jail times of a radio presenter". The Sunday Times. Retrieved 2016-04-18. (Subscription required (. ))
- Sweney, Mark (2013-10-31). "Radio 3 breakfast show to be presented by Clemency Burton-Hill". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-04-18.
- Tilden, Imogen (2013-03-14). "Baroque silliness as Radio 3 presenters put their red noses on". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2016-04-18.
|This British biographical article related to radio is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|