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June Mendoza

Duration:
40 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 08 September 1979

Roy Plomley's castaway is portrait painter June Mendoza.

Favourite track: Spring Symphony by Benjamin Britten
Book: The Penguin Chronology of the Modern World by Neville Williams
Luxury: Canvases, brushes and paint

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Nicolò Paganini

    Nicolò Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1 in E flat major/D major

    Soloist: Itzhak Perlman Orchestra: Royal Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Foster

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Piano Concerto in G major

    Soloist: Julius Katchen Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Istvan Kertesz

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Suite for Solo Cello No. 3 in C major

    Soloist: Pablo Casals

  • Image for Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz Lacrymosa (from Requiem)

    Choir: Wandsworth School Boy's Choir Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Colin Davis

  • Image for Franz Peter Schubert

    Franz Peter Schubert Piano Quintet in A major 'Trout'

    Soloist: Clifford Curzon

  • Image for Boris Blacher

    Boris Blacher Orchestral Variations On A Theme Of Paganini

    Orchestra: Radio Symphony Orchestra Of Berlin

  • Image for Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine My Man's Gone Now

  • Favourite Track

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
June Mendoza

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