Philippa Davies

  Philippa Davies

Flute

Since her celebrated performance of Mozart’s Concerto in D major at the BBC Proms in 1988, Philippa Davies has established an international reputation as one of the finest flautists currently performing; a’ first-rate virtuoso’ with ‘exceptional eloquence’. She has given many concerto performances and recordings in UK, Europe and North and South America. with New Stockholm Chamber Orchestra, the BBC Symphony, the BBC Philharmonic and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, the English Chamber Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia and the London Mozart Players. She was flautist with the Fires of London, Albion Ensemble, Principal Flute with the London Mozart Players and now is a member of the Nash Ensemble and London Winds and has made several solo recordings. She regularly plays guest principal flute with many of the main London orchestras: the Royal Philharmonic, the Philharmonia, the English Chamber Orchestra. Future solo performances include the Wigmore Hall, as well as USA, France, Switzerland, Spain. and in Netherlands with her duo partner Jan Willem Nelleke.

Philippa is a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music.

 

October 1st 2017
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2017/18 Concert Season preview

Reiko is delighted to announce her exciting plans for the 2017/18 concert season, with a look ahead to her special project "Clara 2019". Press release available to download here Click on the image below or click here to view in full screen
July 14th 2017
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The Travelling Clara

‘The Travelling Clara’ A trilogy of concerts spaced out over 2019, reimagining concerts of the virtuoso Clara Schumann as she travelled across Europe, performing the most significant piano concertos of the nineteenth century. 1) Clara in Leipzig Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor. Clara premiered her husband's only completed piano concerto 1 January ...
March 8th 2017
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Clara 2019

Clara Schumann, née Wieck 1819–1896 To celebrate the bicentenary of Clara Schumann in 2019, Reiko will be performing Clara's music throughout her programmes. One special recital we have planned is 'Clara Schumann: An inspirational life in words and music'. Combining the music of Clara and Robert Schumann, together with other works ...
February 7th 2016
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Goldberg Project

In July 2016, Reiko will be embarking on her Goldberg Project. Over the next year, Reiko Fujisawa takes on JS Bach’s magnificent ‘Goldberg Variations’ BWV 988, and will perform this work across the country, in a variety of performance venues. Upheld as one of the greatest examples of variation form, the ...
February 7th 2016
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530,000 notes!

As my final concerts of 2016 are approaching, I can look back over an amazing few months. My Goldberg Project has been so wonderful. With seven performances of Bach’s Goldberg Variations across the country, I have performed in such incredible venues and met so many wonderful people. That’s over 530,000 ...

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