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David Ward

Duration:
35 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 29 May 1967

Roy Plomley's castaway is opera singer David Ward.

Favourite track: Ingemisco (from Requiem) by Giuseppe Verdi
Book: The collected works by Robert Burns
Luxury: Painting materials

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy Clair de lune (from Suite bergamasque)

    Soloist: Walter Gieseking

  • Image for Gioachino Rossini

    Gioachino Rossini Semiramide Overture

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Arturo Toscanini

  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar The Dream of Gerontius

    Soloist: Janet Baker, Richard Lewis Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: John Barbirolli

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Wotan's Farewell (from Die Walküre)

    Soloist: Hans Hotter Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Ludwig

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Ingemisco (from Requiem Mass)

    Soloist: Beniamino Gigli Orchestra: Rome Opera House Orchestra Conductor: Tullio Serafin

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Parsifal

    Orchestra: Bayreuth Festival Orchestra Conductor: Hans Knappertsbusch

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Ella giammai m'amò (from Don Carlos)

    Soloist: Ezio Pinza Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

  • Image for Pipes and Drums of HM 2nd Battalion Scots Guards

    Pipes and Drums of HM 2nd Battalion Scots Guards Flowers O' the Forest

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
David Ward

Broadcasts

  • Mon 29 May 1967 13:10 Home Service

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