Colin Davis (cond)

Born: 1927

Died: 2013

Colin Davis

From his debut in 1949, Davis led many of the world’s great orchestras, including the BBC SO, LSO, Bavarian RSO and Staatskapelle Dresden, as well as leading Covent Garden from 1971 to 1987. A noted Mozartian, Davis’s repertoire also embraced Tippett, Sibelius, Berlioz and Nielsen. His extensive discography was focused on Philips, RCA and LSO Live.

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Colin Davis's first Gramophone interview (April 1962)

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