Sir Andrew Davis

Conductor, keyboardist, composer, arranger. Born 2 February 1944
Sir Andrew Davis
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1944-02-02
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Sir Andrew Davis

Sir Andrew Davis Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Andrew Frank Davis CBE (born 2 February 1944) is an English conductor. He is currently music director and principal conductor of Lyric Opera of Chicago, chief conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and conductor laureate of both the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Born in Ashridge, Hertfordshire to Robert J. Davis and his wife Florence Joyce (née Badminton), Davis grew up in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, and in Watford. Davis attended Watford Boys' Grammar School, where he studied classics in his sixth form years. His adolescent musical work included playing the organ at the Palace Theatre, Watford. Davis studied at the Royal Academy of Music and King's College, Cambridge where he was an organ scholar, graduating in 1967. He later studied conducting in Rome with Franco Ferrara.

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Sir Andrew Davis Performances & Interviews


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Georges Bizet
Jeux d'enfants (Petite Suite) for orchestra
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Jeux d'enfants (Petite Suite) for orchestra
Frederick Delius
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
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On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Gustav Holst
Dance of the Marionette (Japanese Suite, Op 33)
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Dance of the Marionette (Japanese Suite, Op 33)
Michael Tippett
Concerto for double string orchestra
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Concerto for double string orchestra
Edward Elgar
Romance for bassoon and orchestra, Op 62
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Romance for bassoon and orchestra, Op 62
William Walton
Then sing aloud to God (Belshazzar's Feast)
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Then sing aloud to God (Belshazzar's Feast)
Hector Berlioz
Le carnaval romain
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Le carnaval romain
Igor Stravinsky
Symphony in C
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Symphony in C
Jean Sibelius
Symphony No.6
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Symphony No.6
Georges Bizet
Petite Suite 'Jeux d'enfants' (Trompette et tambour)
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Petite Suite 'Jeux d'enfants' (Trompette et tambour)
Claude Debussy
Suite from Pelleas and Melisande
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Suite from Pelleas and Melisande
Karol Szymanowski
Violin Concerto No.1
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Violin Concerto No.1
Michael Tippett
The Rose Lake
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The Rose Lake
Frederick Delius
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
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On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Richard Strauss
Ein Heldenleben [A Hero's life]
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Ein Heldenleben [A Hero's life]
Sir Andrew Davis
We Are The Music Makers / With Wonderful Deathless Ditties
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We Are The Music Makers / With Wonderful Deathless Ditties
Michael Tippett
Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage
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Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage
Gerald Finzi
Grand fantasia and toccata, Op 38
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Grand fantasia and toccata, Op 38
Gustav Holst
A Winter idyll
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A Winter idyll
Richard Strauss
Ewig einsam/Wenn du einst die Gauen (Guntram, Op 25)
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Ewig einsam/Wenn du einst die Gauen (Guntram, Op 25)
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance in B major, Op 72 No 9
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Slavonic Dance in B major, Op 72 No 9
Richard Strauss
Aria: "Was erblicke ich?" from the opera 'Daphne' (Op.82)
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Aria: "Was erblicke ich?" from the opera 'Daphne' (Op.82)
Hector Berlioz
Béatrice et Bénédict (Overture)
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Béatrice et Bénédict (Overture)
Alexander Borodin
Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)
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Polovtsian Dances (Prince Igor)
Hector Berlioz
Waverley - Grande Ouverture, Op 1
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Waverley - Grande Ouverture, Op 1
Edward Elgar
Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D major, Op 39
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Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 in D major, Op 39
Gustav Holst
Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29`1); no.3; In the street of the Ouled Nails (Finale)
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Beni Mora - oriental suite (Op.29`1); no.3; In the street of the Ouled Nails (Finale)
Edward Elgar
Falstaff - Symphonic Study Op.68
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Falstaff - Symphonic Study Op.68
Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture from the Incidental music to König Stephan
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Overture from the Incidental music to König Stephan
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Sinfonia Antartica (2nd mvt)
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Sinfonia Antartica (2nd mvt)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
The Lark Ascending
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The Lark Ascending
Hector Berlioz
L'enfance du Christ
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L'enfance du Christ
Arnold Bax
Dance in the Sun (4 Orchestral sketches)
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Dance in the Sun (4 Orchestral sketches)
Edward Elgar
Cockaigne
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Cockaigne
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Toward the Unknown Region
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Toward the Unknown Region
Max Bruch
Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26
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Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26
Anthony Payne
Of land, sea and sky for chorus and orchestra
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Of land, sea and sky for chorus and orchestra
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Tempest (Burya) - symphonic fantasia Op 18
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The Tempest (Burya) - symphonic fantasia Op 18
Gustav Holst
Song of the Fisherman (Japanese Suite, Op 33)
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Song of the Fisherman (Japanese Suite, Op 33)
Hector Berlioz
Overture, Benvenuto Cellini
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Overture, Benvenuto Cellini
Edward Elgar
March of the Mogul Emperors (The Crown of India)
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March of the Mogul Emperors (The Crown of India)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
A Sea Symphony (Symphony No. 1)
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A Sea Symphony (Symphony No. 1)

A Sea Symphony (Symphony No. 1)

Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Gustav Holst
Invocation, Op.19 No. 2
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Invocation, Op.19 No. 2
Hector Berlioz
Le Carnaval romain overture Op 9
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Le Carnaval romain overture Op 9
Emmanuel Chabrier
Espana - rhapsody
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Espana - rhapsody
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Upcoming BBC Events

Proms 2019: Prom 53: Elgar's The Music Makers
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Royal Albert Hall
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Upcoming Events

31
May
2020
Sir Andrew Davis, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Sibelius, Tchaikovsky & Stravinsky
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Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal
2019-04-27T03:20:57
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27
Apr
2019
Sibelius, Tchaikovsky & Stravinsky

Sibelius, Tchaikovsky & Stravinsky

Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal
BBC Philharmonic 2018-19 Season: Sibelius/Tippett/Stravinsky
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The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
2019-04-25T03:20:57
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25
Apr
2019
BBC Philharmonic 2018-19 Season: Sibelius/Tippett/Stravinsky

BBC Philharmonic 2018-19 Season: Sibelius/Tippett/Stravinsky

19:30
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2018-19 Season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts Tippett, Szymanowski and Debussy
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Barbican, London
2019-04-17T03:20:57
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17
Apr
2019
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2018-19 Season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts Tippett, Szymanowski and Debussy

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2018-19 Season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts Tippett, Szymanowski and Debussy

Barbican, London
BBC Hoddinott Hall 2018-19: Sir Andrew Davis conducts L’enfance du Christ
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BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
2019-02-15T03:20:57
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15
Feb
2019
BBC Hoddinott Hall 2018-19: Sir Andrew Davis conducts L’enfance du Christ

BBC Hoddinott Hall 2018-19: Sir Andrew Davis conducts L’enfance du Christ

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
Proms 2018: Prom 75: Last Night of the Proms
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-09-08T03:20:57
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8
Sep
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 75: Last Night of the Proms

Proms 2018: Prom 75: Last Night of the Proms

Royal Albert Hall

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