Scott Davie (Piano)
Scott Davie is known to audiences as both a soloist and chamber musician. He has given
concerts throughout Australia, and his performances and recordings have been broadcast
on radio and television. The recipient of numerous awards and prizes in Australia, he
furthered his studies in London, where his teachers included pianists Geoffrey Parsons
and Leslie Howard.
Scott’s study of the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff and his academic research have
resulted in performances of the composer’s works in Europe, where he has also given
lectures and interviews. In 2012, Scott will give the Australian première of the original
version (1926) of Rachmaninoff’s Fourth Piano Concerto with Vladimir Ashkenazy and
the Sydney Symphony
In 2005, Scott collaborated with Graeme Murphy and the Sydney Dance Company in
Grand, giving highly acclaimed performances throughout Australia. In November 2006,
the production featured at the Shanghai International Arts Festival, and later toured the
United States with performances in Seattle, Palm Springs, Kansas, Penn State College,
Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Philadelphia.
For over a decade, Scott has developed a focus on Russian music, and has visited that
country for research a number of times. He currently lectures in Russian music history at
the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where he also teaches piano.