Sir Colin Davis with love: in his own words

John Bridcut’s interview with Sir Colin Davis shortly before his death

TV & Radio Information
BBC Four
Friday, May 3, 2013 - 20:00

 

John Bridcut presents an illuminating portrait of the late Sir Colin Davis. His interview, carried out shortly before Davis's death, reveals a somewhat reluctant maestro who rejected celebrity and disowned his early career.  

Davis speaks at length about his life, his beliefs and what he is most passionate about in music.

Sir Colin Davis is especially associated with the music of Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz, Sibelius, Elgar and Tippett and was one of the foremost British conductors of his generation.