David Pyatt

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David Pyatt (born 1973) is a horn player from Watford, England. In 1988, aged 14, he became the then youngest winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition. In 1996 Gramophone Magazine announced David Pyatt as their Young Artist of the Year. Pyatt studied at Watford Grammar School for boys, followed by Cambridge University.

His subsequent solo career saw his debut at the BBC Proms in 1993 performing Strauss' Second Horn Concerto. In 2004 he played Strauss' First Horn Concerto at the Last Night of The Proms, and also appeared at the Edinburgh Festival playing the Weber concertino for horn.

Pyatt was Principal Horn of the London Symphony Orchestra from the 1998/9 season.

In 2013 Pyatt joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra as co-principal

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1997 Horn Concertos 1-4 / Horn Quintet Mozart; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, David Pyatt 1
1998 Recital (feat. horn: David Pyatt, piano: Martin Jones) David Pyatt 1
2007 British Horn Concertos London Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicholas Braithwaite, David Pyatt 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2010 BBC Music, Volume 18, Number 5: Symphony No. 4 / Konzertstück for Four Horns (BBC Philharmonic) Live Robert Schumann; BBC Philharmonic, David Pyatt, Michael Thompson, Martin Owen, Cormac Ó hAodaín, Sir Charles Mackerras, Gianandrea Noseda 1

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