Roy Plomley's castaway is soprano Rita Hunter.
Favourite track: Ingemisco by Giuseppe VerdiBook: Anthology of PoetryLuxury: Oil-painting equipment
See all episodes from Desert Island Discs
See all from Rita Hunter
See all broadcasts of Rita Hunter (2)
Guests are invited to choose the eight records they would take to a desert island
Click above to browse castaways, from 1942 to today.
Featuring David Beckham, the funniest and most moving moments, animations and quizzes.
Why does Vaughan Williams’s masterpiece appeal to so many castaways?
Subscribe to this programme or download individual episodes.
See all podcasts for Desert Island Discs
Sign in to the BBC, or Register