Ben Davies


Junior Academy - Cello

Principal cellist with English Touring Opera

Regularly works on West End shows

Performs with a wide range of ensembles from period performance to contemporary and popular music

Ben is a freelance cellist living in London, whose work embraces a wide range of ensembles and styles from period performance of early music through to contemporary and popular music. Since 2000 he has held the position of principal cellist in English Touring Opera’s orchestra and he also works regularly in the Theatres of London's West End, as well as seasons with Glyndebourne and Garsington Opera.

He plays on a cello made by Cornelius Kleynmann, dating from the late 17th century.

Behind the talent: Ben writes for European String Teachers Association about teaching Sheku Kanneh-Mason


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