Sir Colin Davis

Real Name:
Colin Rex Davis
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British conductor.

Born: 25 September 1927 in Weybridge, England, UK.
Died: 14 April 2013 in London, England, UK (aged 85).

Sir Colin Rex Davis CH CBE was an English conductor and was particularly noted for his advocacy of the music of Hector Berlioz and of Sir Michael Tippett. Amongst many awards and honours, he was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1965, knighted in 1980, and appointed to the Order of the Companions of Honour (CH) in 2001.

He is the father of conductor Joseph Wolfe.
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Sir Colin Davis - Symphony No.29 In A Major / Symphony No. 39 In E Flat Major album art Mozart*, Colin Davis* Conducts Sinfonia Of London* Mozart*, Colin Davis* Conducts Sinfonia Of London* - Symphony No.29 In A Major / Symphony No. 39 In E Flat Major (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club Australia 1960 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Night Music album art Mozart* - Philharmonia Orchestra, Colin Davis* Mozart* - Philharmonia Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Night Music (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice UK 1960 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Concertone / Symphony No 84 in E Flat album art The English Chamber Orchestra*, Colin Davis*, Mozart*, Haydn*, Emanuel Hurwitz, Peter Graeme, Terence Weil The English Chamber Orchestra*, Colin Davis*, Mozart*, Haydn*, Emanuel Hurwitz, Peter Graeme, Terence Weil - Concertone / Symphony No 84 in E Flat L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre, London Records, London Records UK 1961 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Divertimento In D Major, K.251 / Divertimento In F Major, K.247 album art Mozart*, Colin Davis*, The English Chamber Orchestra* Mozart*, Colin Davis*, The English Chamber Orchestra* - Divertimento In D Major, K.251 / Divertimento In F Major, K.247 (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre UK 1961 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra In C Major / Symphony No.34 In C Major album art Leon Goossens, Colin Davis* Leon Goossens, Colin Davis* - Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra In C Major / Symphony No.34 In C Major (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club UK 1960 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - L'Enfance Du Christ album art Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron Hector Berlioz, Colin Davis*, The St. Anthony Singers*, The Goldsbrough Orchestra*, Peter Pears, Edgar Fleet, John Frost, Joseph Rouleau, John Cameron - L'Enfance Du Christ (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre UK 1961 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Beethoven Brahms Mendelssohn Wagner album art Mendelssohn*, Wagner*, Brahms*, Beethoven*, Colin Davis* Conducts The Sinfonia Of London Mendelssohn*, Wagner*, Brahms*, Beethoven*, Colin Davis* Conducts The Sinfonia Of London - Beethoven Brahms Mendelssohn Wagner (Album) World Record Club, World Record Club Australia 1961 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Coloratura Arias album art Anna Moffo / Philharmonia Orchestra / Colin Davis* Anna Moffo / Philharmonia Orchestra / Colin Davis* - Coloratura Arias (Album) Angel Records New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
OL 50204, OL.50204 Sir Colin Davis - Von Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 2 In E Flat, Op. 74 / Spohr Clarinet Concerto No. 1 In C Minor, Op. 26 album art Carl Maria von Weber, Louis Spohr, Gervase de Peyer, The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* Carl Maria von Weber, Louis Spohr, Gervase de Peyer, The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Von Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 2 In E Flat, Op. 74 / Spohr Clarinet Concerto No. 1 In C Minor, Op. 26(LP, Album, Mono) L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre OL 50204, OL.50204 UK 1961 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Symphonies 33, K .319 & 36, K.425 album art W. A. Mozart* - English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Colin Davis* W. A. Mozart* - English Chamber Orchestra Conducted By Colin Davis* - Symphonies 33, K .319 & 36, K.425 (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre UK 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Overtures album art Colin Davis* - Mozart* - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* Colin Davis* - Mozart* - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra* - Overtures (Album) His Master's Voice UK 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Sinfonie Nr. 40 G-Moll, KV 550, KV 550 / Sinfonie Nr 39 In Es-Dur, KV 543 album art Mozart* - London Symphony Orchestra*, Colin Davis* Mozart* - London Symphony Orchestra*, Colin Davis* - Sinfonie Nr. 40 G-Moll, KV 550, KV 550 / Sinfonie Nr 39 In Es-Dur, KV 543 (Album) Philips Australia 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Pastorale album art Beethoven*, Orchestre Symphonique de Londres* , Direction: Colin Davis* Beethoven*, Orchestre Symphonique de Londres* , Direction: Colin Davis* - Pastorale (Album) Philips France 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Rossini Overtures album art Rossini*, Colin Davis*, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Rossini*, Colin Davis*, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Rossini Overtures (Album) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice UK 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Symphony No.6 In F, Op. 68 "Pastoral" / Overture To "Prometheus", Op. 43 album art Beethoven* By Colin Davis* & London Symphony Orchestra* Beethoven* By Colin Davis* & London Symphony Orchestra* - Symphony No.6 In F, Op. 68 "Pastoral" / Overture To "Prometheus", Op. 43 Philips UK 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D album art Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* Conducting The English Chamber Orchestra Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* Conducting The English Chamber Orchestra - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre, London Records UK 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Violinkonzerte B-dur KV 207 Und D-dur KV 218 album art Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux, Orchestre Symphonique De Londres* , Direction : Colin Davis* Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux, Orchestre Symphonique De Londres* , Direction : Colin Davis* - Violinkonzerte B-dur KV 207 Und D-dur KV 218 (Album) Philips France 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Violin Concerto No. 3 In G Major, K.216; Violin Concerto No. 5 In A Major K.219 album art Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux - The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* Mozart* - Arthur Grumiaux - The London Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis* - Violin Concerto No. 3 In G Major, K.216; Violin Concerto No. 5 In A Major K.219 (Album, Comp) Philips New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
SOL 60050, SOL.60050 Sir Colin Davis - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D album art Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* / English Chamber Orchestra Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* / English Chamber Orchestra - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D(LP) L'Oiseau-Lyre, L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 60050, SOL.60050 UK 1962 Sell This Version
OL 50219 Sir Colin Davis - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D album art Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* Conducting The English Chamber Orchestra Igor Stravinsky / Colin Davis* Conducting The English Chamber Orchestra - Dumbarton Oaks / Danses Concertantes / Concerto In D(LP) L'Oiseau-Lyre, London Records OL 50219 UK 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Cantata & Mass album art Stravinsky*, Colin Davis*, English Chamber Orchestra Stravinsky*, Colin Davis*, English Chamber Orchestra - Cantata & Mass (Album) London Records, Éditions De L'Oiseau-Lyre UK 1963 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Beatrice Et Benedict album art Hector Berlioz - Josephine Veasey, Helen Watts, April Cantelo, John Shirley-Quirk & John Mitchinson, Eric Shilling, The London Symphony Orchestra - Colin Davis* Hector Berlioz - Josephine Veasey, Helen Watts, April Cantelo, John Shirley-Quirk & John Mitchinson, Eric Shilling, The London Symphony Orchestra - Colin Davis* - Beatrice Et Benedict (Album) L'Oiseau-Lyre UK 1963 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Oedipus Rex album art Stravinsky* - Colin Davis* Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Sadler's Wells Men's Chorus And Soloists*, Sir Ralph Richardson* Stravinsky* - Colin Davis* Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Sadler's Wells Men's Chorus And Soloists*, Sir Ralph Richardson* - Oedipus Rex (Album) His Master's Voice US 1962 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Grieg: Piano Concerto / Litolff: Scherzo album art Edvard Grieg, Henry Litolff, Sir Colin Davis, The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Peter Katin, Øivin Fjeldstad Edvard Grieg, Henry Litolff, Sir Colin Davis, The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Peter Katin, Øivin Fjeldstad - Grieg: Piano Concerto / Litolff: Scherzo (Album) Ace Of Clubs, Ace Of Clubs US 1960 Sell This Version
Sir Colin Davis - Harold In Italy album art Hector Berlioz - Yehudi Menuhin - Colin Davis* Hector Berlioz - Yehudi Menuhin - Colin Davis* - Harold In Italy (Album) His Master's Voice Italy 1963 Sell This Version