Dennis Russell Davies
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1944-04-16
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Dennis Russell Davies

Dennis Russell Davies Biography (Wikipedia)

Dennis Russell Davies (born April 16, 1944 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American conductor and pianist.

Davies studied piano and conducting at the Juilliard School, where he received his doctorate. He was Music Director of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra from 1972 to 1980. In 1977 he co-founded the American Composers Orchestra with composer Francis Thorne, and he was its music director until 2002. Davies was music director of the Brooklyn Philharmonic from 1991 to 1996.

In 1980, Davies moved to Stuttgart, Germany, where he was General Music Director of the Baden-Württemberg State Opera House from 1980 to 1987. There he premiered two Philip Glass operas, along with many standard operas, often in productions with innovative and unusual staging. He has worked with many directors, including Robert Altman in a collaboration on Salome in Hamburg. He has also held permanent posts with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Beethovenhalle Bonn (1987–95), and the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. Davies was chief conductor of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz and the Linz Opera from 2002 to 2017. In March 2008, Davies was named the third music director of the Sinfonieorchester Basel, effective with the 2009-10 season, for an initial contract of five years. He held the post through the 2016-17 season. In September 2017, the Brno Philharmonic announced the appointment of Davies as its next principal conductor, effective with the 2018-19 season, with an initial contract of four seasons.

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Philip Glass
'Heroes' Symphony: VI. V2 Schneider
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'Heroes' Symphony: VI. V2 Schneider
Béla Bartók
Romanian Folk Dances arr. for String Orchestra
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Romanian Folk Dances arr. for String Orchestra
Arvo Pärt
Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
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Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
Aaron Copland
Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson - Heart, we will forget him
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Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson - Heart, we will forget him
Philip Glass
Akhnaten (Act 2: Dance)
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Akhnaten (Act 2: Dance)
Philip Glass
Window of Appearances (Akhnaten)
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Window of Appearances (Akhnaten)

Window of Appearances (Akhnaten)

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Paul Esswood
Milargro Vargas
Orchestra
Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra
Aaron Copland
Music For The Theatre: Dance
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Music For The Theatre: Dance
Philip Glass
Heroes (from Symphony No. 4 "Heroes")
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Heroes (from Symphony No. 4 "Heroes")
Philip Glass
Akhnaten - Scene 1: Funeral Of Amenhotep III
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Akhnaten - Scene 1: Funeral Of Amenhotep III
Kurt Schwertsik
Shrunken Symphony, Op. 80 – 1st movement: Allegro con brio
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Shrunken Symphony, Op. 80 – 1st movement: Allegro con brio
Philip Glass
"Heroes" Symphony VI. V2 Schneider
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"Heroes" Symphony VI. V2 Schneider
Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzone a tre cori
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Canzone a tre cori
Giovanni Gabrieli
Canzona a tre voci
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Canzona a tre voci

Canzona a tre voci

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Orchestra
Swiss Italian Orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach
Art of Fugue (extracts), BWV 1080 and Vor deinem Thron, BWV 668
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Art of Fugue (extracts), BWV 1080 and Vor deinem Thron, BWV 668
Lodovico Grossi da Viadana
Sinfonie Napoletana, Veronese, Romana, Mantovana
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Sinfonie Napoletana, Veronese, Romana, Mantovana
Girolamo Frescobaldi
Three pieces for Organ
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Three pieces for Organ

Three pieces for Organ

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Orchestra
Swiss Italian Orchestra
Bruno Maderna
Palestrine-Konzert (Concertino No 3)
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Palestrine-Konzert (Concertino No 3)
Philip Glass
Window of Appearances (Akhnaten)
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Window of Appearances (Akhnaten)
Arvo Pärt
Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
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Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Philip Glass
Akhnaten (Hymn to the Sun)
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Akhnaten (Hymn to the Sun)
John Cage
Suite for Toy Piano
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Suite for Toy Piano
Joseph Haydn
Symphony No.16 in B flat
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Symphony No.16 in B flat
Dennis Russell Davies
Suite from the ballet "Solstice", Part 1 - Garden of the Sun
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Suite from the ballet "Solstice", Part 1 - Garden of the Sun
Philip Glass
"Low" Symphony, 1st movement: Subterraneans (extract)
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"Low" Symphony, 1st movement: Subterraneans (extract)

"Low" Symphony, 1st movement: Subterraneans (extract)

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Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra
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Philip Glass
"Heroes" Symphony, 1st movement: Heroes
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"Heroes" Symphony, 1st movement: Heroes
Philip Glass
Akhnaten, Act II: Scene 2, Akhnaten and Nefertiti
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Akhnaten, Act II: Scene 2, Akhnaten and Nefertiti
Igor Stravinsky
Monumentum Pro Gesualdo Di Venosa - II Ma Tu, Cagion di Quella
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Monumentum Pro Gesualdo Di Venosa - II Ma Tu, Cagion di Quella
Colin McPhee
Tabuh-Tabuhan
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Tabuh-Tabuhan
Kurt Schwertsik
Shrunken Symphony, Op. 80 (i. Allegro con brio)
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Shrunken Symphony, Op. 80 (i. Allegro con brio)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2009: Prom 37
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Royal Albert Hall
2009-08-12T16:55:49
12
Aug
2009

Proms 2009: Prom 37

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1985: Prom 52
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Royal Albert Hall
1985-09-06T16:55:49
6
Sep
1985

Proms 1985: Prom 52

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1985: Prom 48
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Royal Albert Hall
1985-09-02T16:55:49
2
Sep
1985

Proms 1985: Prom 48

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1984: Prom 50
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Royal Albert Hall
1984-09-07T16:55:49
7
Sep
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 50

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1983: Prom 14
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Royal Albert Hall
1983-08-05T16:55:49
5
Aug
1983

Proms 1983: Prom 14

Royal Albert Hall

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