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Sir Colin Davis
conductor

Sir Colin Davis

  • September 25, 1927 - April 14, 2013

Biography

Born in England in 1927, Colin Davis at first studied the clarinet at the Royal College of Music in London. At the same time, he began the art of conducting by forming ensembles with his college friends. Standing in for Otto Klemperer and then Thomas Beecham at last minute made him a name within his favoured Mozart repertoire well served by his flourishing gifts.

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Colin Davis: The Man and His Music
Colin Davis: The Man and His Music

A portrait by Reiner E. Moritz

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Yehudi Menuhin plays Beethoven's Violin Concerto
Yehudi Menuhin plays Beethoven's Violin Concerto

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis

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Igor and David Oistrakh perform Bach, Mozart and Brahms
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David Oistrakh performs Bach and Mozart
David Oistrakh performs Bach and Mozart

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Gidon Kremer plays Alban Berg's Concerto for violin
Gidon Kremer plays Alban Berg's Concerto for violin

Sir Colin Davis, Bavarian Radio Symphony

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