John Drummond

The castaway in Desert Island Discs this week is the Director of the Promenade Concerts John Drummond. He'll be talking to Sue Lawley about his years at the BBC, starting as a general trainee, leaving it to become Director of the Edinburgh Festival and returning as Controller of Music and then Controller of Radio Three. He'll be discussing his passionate attachment to fine music and musicianship and his conviction that such music should not just be heard, but must be properly listened to.

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

Favourite track: Soave Sia Il Vento from Cosi fan Tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Book: Encyclopaedia of the libretti of all the well-known operas
Luxury: Small theatre

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40 minutes

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Fri 1 Jul 1994 09:05


Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestJohn Drummond

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