Sir John Pritchard

Sir John Pritchard, now Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, has worked with many orchestras in many countries, but he remembers above all the many happy summers he spent with Glyndebourne Opera, where he started as a repetiteur and eventually became the Musical Director. In conversation with Roy Plomley, he talks about his long career and chooses the eight records he would take to the mythical island.

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

Favourite track: Don Giovanni Act 2 Scene 5 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: Lucia novels by E F Benson
Luxury: Italian wine

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55 minutes

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Fri 22 Jul 1983 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterRoy Plomley
Interviewed GuestSir John Pritchard

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