The Magic Flute Act 1
Soloist: Pilar Lorengar
"Music would be absolutely essential on my desert island" says Bernard Levin, "I don't know what my life would be without music". In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he looks back on his career as a journalist and critic and, in narrowing his choice of music to eight records, reveals a penchant for opera.
[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]
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