About Simon Davies
Simon Davies studied at both the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music before receiving his honours degree at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.
He is one half of The Arada Guitar Duo, whose recent release for Landor Records, ‘Mediterranean’ received glowing reviews from publications such as International Record Review and Gramophone magazine. The duo has also performed on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM and in some of the country’s finest chamber music venues.
Simon has performed in a number of Royal Shakespeare Company productions, appearing on stage in the West End run of “Romeo and Juliet” and the critically acclaimed “Venus & Adonis”. Simon is also a featured classical artist for Cunard, frequently appearing on the Queen Mary 2 liner.
With 15 years experience of performing for corporate functions, parties and weddings, Simon is a sensitive and eclectic performer. His repertoire incorporates classical, Spanish, jazz, flamenco and popular styles.
Recent venues where he has played have included; Tower Bridge, Tower of London, Claridges, The Waldorf, Natural History Museum, House of Lords, Salvador Dali Museum, Goodwood House, Blenheim Palace, Leeds Castle, Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons and Babington House.
Simon usually plays for two-and-a-half hours over a three hour period.