Michael Levey

Michael Levey

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Broadcast

First broadcast: Sat 10 Aug 1974

Director of the National Gallery

Roy Plomley's castaway is director of the National Gallery Michael Levey.

Choices

George Frideric Handel

1.

George Frideric Handel

Let the bright Seraphim (from Samson)

Soloist: isobel baillie Orchestra: Hallé Orchestra Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

2.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Clarinet Concerto in A major

Soloist: Jack Brymer Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Colin Davis

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Richard Strauss

3.

Richard Strauss

Mir ist die Ehre widerfahren (from Der Rosenkavalier)

Soloist: Maria Olszewska Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Robert Heger

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Vincenzo Bellini

4.

Vincenzo Bellini

Norma

Soloist: Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra

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Richard Wagner

5.

Richard Wagner

Siegfried's Rhine Journey (from Götterdämmerung)

Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

6.

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

At this festive gathering (Triquet's aria) (from Eugene Onegin)

Soloist: Vitali Vlassov Orchestra: Bolshoi Opera Choir and Orchestra Conductor: Karl Böhm

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

7.

Castaway's favourite

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Bei Männern (from The Magic Flute)

Soloist: Hilde Gueden, Walter Berry Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Karl Böhm

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Carl Maria von Weber

8.

Carl Maria von Weber

Mermaids' Song (from Oberon)

Soloist: Arleen Auger Orchestra: Bavarian Radio Orchestra Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

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9.

10.

Book

The Adventures of God in Search of the Black Girl by Brigid Brophy

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Luxury item

Kaleidoscope

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