Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis, who has been the Music Director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 1975, was born in England and studied music at King's College, Cambridge, where he was an organ scholar. In conversation with Michael Parkinson, he recalls how he first made his mark as a conductor, and talks about the many facets of his work which includes opera at Glyndebourne and Covent Garden and conducting many renowned orchestras.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Missa Solemnis In D - Gloria by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
Luxury: Collection of Apostle spoons

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Fri 12 Sep 1986 09:05


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PresenterMichael Parkinson
Interviewed GuestSir Andrew Davis

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