Wayne Marshall

This week the castaway on Desert Island Discs is the organist Wayne Marshall. He describes himself as a virtuosic performer, preferring to play "loud and fast". The energy he brings to his performances has brought him fans from around the world. He is a renowned interpreter of Gershwin on the piano, also conducts and he has turned his hand to composing - his first work was published in 2001. In conversation with Sue Lawley, he talks about his life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F by George Gershwin
Book: Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians
Luxury: A Steinway model D piano, specially conditioned to deal with all weathers

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Apr 2002 09:00


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestWayne Marshall

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