Jonathan Davies | bassoon
British bassoonist Jonathan Davies made his concerto debut in the Barbican Hall aged 13. Further solo highlights have included Haydn’s Sinfonia Concertante alongside Maxim Vengerov, a world premiere by David Fennessy with the London Sinfonietta and Knussen’s Study for Metamorphosis for solo bassoon in the BBC Proms 2019. Solo recordings include Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto and Sinfonia Concertante with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski and Dutilleux’s Sarabande et Cortège, orchestrated by Kenneth Hesketh with the Sinfonia of London and John Wilson.
Jonathan was appointed principal bassoon of the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 2016, having previously held the same position with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He is a bassoon Professor and Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.