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Goodison, Nicholas (25 of 46) National Life Stories: City Lives
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Goodison, Nicholas (speaker, male)
Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)
Part 25 (tape 15 side B): Government funding for the arts. Details of Arts Council funding for ENO and purchase of lease of Coliseum involving Tim Renton. David Mellor’s commitment to ENO. NG talks about opera as a great art form. Reference to Harewood as an innovator and bringer-in of talent and to the recent production of Don Giovanni and Harrison Birtwhistle’s Mask of Orpheus. Difficulties for Management in planning a new production – earlier dialogue between producers and designers needed.
Interview with Sir Nicholas Goodison, Chairman of the Stock Exchange (1976–1988) the TSB Group (1989–1995), the Courtauld Institute of Art, (1982–2002), the National Art Collections Fund (1986–2002), and National Life Stories (2003–).