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Sir Nicholas Goodison

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 01 March 1987

The castaway this week is the Chairman of the Stock Exchange Sir Nicholas Goodison. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he reflects on his career in the City and talks about his involvement in opera and the fine arts. He also 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]

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Mass in B Minor - Cum sancto spiritu

    Orchestra: Gachinger Kantorei Stuttgart

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

    Orchestra: Strings of the New Symphony Orchestra

  • Image for Sir Michael Tippett

    Sir Michael Tippett Concerto For Double String Orchestra

    Orchestra: Moscow Chamber Orchestra

  • Image for Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini La regata veneziana

    Soloist: Victoria De Los Angeles

  • Image for Olivier Messiaen

    Olivier Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time

    Soloist: Gawriloff, Deinzer, Palm, Kontarsky

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Love Duet (from Tristan und Isolde)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sull'aria (from The Marriage of Figaro)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Image for Leos Janacek

    Leos Janacek Katya Kabanova

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Credits

Presenter
Michael Parkinson

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