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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Benjamin Britten
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Proms 2017)
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The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Proms 2017)
Frederick Delius
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (Proms 2017)
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On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring (Proms 2017)
Gustav Holst
The Perfect Fool, Op 39 (Proms 2017)
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The Perfect Fool, Op 39 (Proms 2017)
William Walton
Façade, Suite No. 1 (Proms 2017)
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Façade, Suite No. 1 (Proms 2017)
William Walton
Façade Suite No. 2 – Popular Song (Proms 2017)
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Façade Suite No. 2 – Popular Song (Proms 2017)
Edward Elgar
Overture 'Cockaigne (In London Town)' (Proms 2017)
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Overture 'Cockaigne (In London Town)' (Proms 2017)
Robert Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor (Proms 2017)
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Piano Concerto in A minor (Proms 2017)
Hector Berlioz
Overture 'Le carnaval romain' (Proms 2017)
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Overture 'Le carnaval romain' (Proms 2017)
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The National Anthem (arr. Wood) (Proms 2017)
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The National Anthem (arr. Wood) (Proms 2017)
Edward Elgar
Polonia, Op 76
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Polonia, Op 76
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Job - A Masque for Dancing
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Job - A Masque for Dancing
Gustav Holst
Egdon Heath
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Egdon Heath
Gustav Holst
Neptune, the Mystic (The Planets, Op 32)
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Neptune, the Mystic (The Planets, Op 32)
Richard Strauss
Love Scene - from the opera 'Feuersnot' (Op.50)
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Love Scene - from the opera 'Feuersnot' (Op.50)
Benjamin Britten
Billy Budd: Prologue 'I am an old man'
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Billy Budd: Prologue 'I am an old man'
Olivier Messiaen
Chants des deportes
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Chants des deportes
Maurice Ravel
Daphnis et Chloe - Suite No.2
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Daphnis et Chloe - Suite No.2
Carl Nielsen
Concerto for clarinet and orchestra, Op.57
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Concerto for clarinet and orchestra, Op.57
Hugh Wood
Epithalamium for chorus and orchestra
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Epithalamium for chorus and orchestra
Frederick Delius
In a Summer Garden for orchestra
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In a Summer Garden for orchestra
Frederick Delius
Song of the High Hills
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Song of the High Hills
Arnold Bax, BBC Philharmonic & Sir Andrew Davis
Four Orchestral Sketches (Dance in the Sun)
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Four Orchestral Sketches (Dance in the Sun)
Carl Maria von Weber
Quintet for clarinet and strings in B flat major (Op.34)
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Quintet for clarinet and strings in B flat major (Op.34)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
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Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis
Hector Berlioz
Symphonie fantastique
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Symphonie fantastique
Edward Elgar
Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
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Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Richard Strauss
Don Juan
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Don Juan
Alexander Borodin
Polovtsian dances from 'Prince Igor'
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Polovtsian dances from 'Prince Igor'
Edward Elgar
Enigma Variations, Op 36 - Variation 14, E.D.U.
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Enigma Variations, Op 36 - Variation 14, E.D.U.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Overture from the Incidental music to König Stephan
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Overture from the Incidental music to König Stephan
Benjamin Britten
Claggart's aria, from Billy Budd
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Claggart's aria, from Billy Budd
Michael Tippett
A Child Of Our Time - No.7; How can I cherish
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A Child Of Our Time - No.7; How can I cherish
Hugo Alfvén
Swedish Festive Music, Op 25
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Swedish Festive Music, Op 25
Hubert Parry
Jerusalem
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Jerusalem
Edward Elgar
Froissart Overture, Op 19
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Froissart Overture, Op 19
Hector Berlioz
Rêverie et caprice, Op 8
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Rêverie et caprice, Op 8
Edward Elgar
Sospiri, Op 70, for strings, harp and organ
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Sospiri, Op 70, for strings, harp and organ
Jean Sibelius
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D minor, Op 47 (3rd mvt)
Georges Bizet
L'Arlésienne Suite No 2
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L'Arlésienne Suite No 2
Edward Elgar
Enigma Variations, Op 36 (Variation 9, 'Nimrod')
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Enigma Variations, Op 36 (Variation 9, 'Nimrod')
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending
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The Lark Ascending
Edward Elgar
Serenade for Strings
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Serenade for Strings
Johannes Brahms
Piano Concerto No 2 in B Flat Major Opus 83
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Piano Concerto No 2 in B Flat Major Opus 83
Edward Elgar
Falstaff Symphonic Study Op 68
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Falstaff Symphonic Study Op 68
Otto Nicolai
Overture, The Merry Wives of Windsor
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Overture, The Merry Wives of Windsor
Benjamin Britten
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Fugue)
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The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Fugue)
Hubert Parry
Jerusalem
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Jerusalem

Jerusalem

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Choir
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus and Orchestra
Edward Elgar
Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 'Land of Hope and Glory'
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Pomp and Circumstance March No 1 'Land of Hope and Glory'
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Upcoming BBC Events

BBC Philharmonic 2017-18 Season: Elgar/Rachmaninov/Sibelius
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The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
2018-01-27T02:42:47
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BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2017-18 Season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts Finzi & Shostakovich
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Barbican, London
2018-02-02T02:42:47
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BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2017-18 Season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts a London Premiere by Raymond Yiu
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Barbican, London
2018-04-13T02:42:47
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Apr
2018
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2017-18 Season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts a London Premiere by Raymond Yiu

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2017-18 Season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts a London Premiere by Raymond Yiu

19:30
Barbican, London

Past BBC Events

Proms 2017: Prom 13: Malcolm Sargent's 500th Prom
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Royal Albert Hall
2017-07-24T02:42:47
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Jul
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 13: Malcolm Sargent's 500th Prom

Proms 2017: Prom 13: Malcolm Sargent's 500th Prom

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts Bliss
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Barbican, London
2017-05-12T02:42:47
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May
2017
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts Bliss

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: Sir Andrew Davis conducts Bliss

19:30
Barbican, London
BBC Philharmonic 2016-17 Season: Lovers and Rogues
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The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
2017-01-21T02:42:47
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21
Jan
2017
BBC Philharmonic 2016-17 Season: Lovers and Rogues

BBC Philharmonic 2016-17 Season: Lovers and Rogues

19:30
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Wagner, Dvořák & Elgar
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The Sands Centre, Carlisle
2017-01-20T02:42:47
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20
Jan
2017
Wagner, Dvořák & Elgar

Wagner, Dvořák & Elgar

19:30
The Sands Centre, Carlisle
Proms 2016: Prom 15
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-07-26T02:42:47
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Jul
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 15

Proms 2016: Prom 15

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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