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Blanche Thebom

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 22 July 1957

Roy Plomley's castaway is mezzo-soprano Blanche Thebom.

Luxury: Jewelled gold statuette of St George and the Dragon from the Shutzkammar, Munich

Music Played

8 items
  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius The Swan Of Tuonela

    Orchestra: Danish State Radio Symphony Orchestra

  • Image for Sir William Walton

    Sir William Walton St Crispin's Day speech (from Henry V)

    Artist: Laurence Olivier Orchestra: The Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: William Walton

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Toccata and Fugue In D Minor

    Orchestra: Philadelphia Orchestra

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - Tristan und Isolde Act 1

    Soloist: Kirsten Flagstad Orchestra: The Philharmonia Orchestra Conductor: Wilhelm Furtwängler

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Prenderò quel brunettino (from Cosi fan tutte)

    Soloist: Sena Jurinac, Blanche Thebom Orchestra: Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Nei giardin del bello (from Don Carlos)

    Soloist: Blanche Thebom Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

  • Image for Ferde Grofé

    Ferde Grofé On The Trail

    Orchestra: André Kostelanetz Orchestra

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Strauss

    Johann Sebastian Strauss Johann Strauss II - Mein Herr Marquis (Laughing Song)(from Die Fledermaus)

    Soloist: Florence Foster Jenkins, Cosmo McMoon

Credits

Presenter
Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest
Blanche Thebom

Broadcasts

  • Mon 22 Jul 1957 13:10 Home Service

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