David Miller

Key details:

Historical Performance | Strings, Harp & Guitar
Guitar Tutor (Strings, Harp & Guitar); Lute, Theorbo, Baroque Guitar (Historical Performance)


David Miller is a long established soloist and well known as an accompanist and continuo player on lute, theorbo and early guitars, flourishing in both the early music world and the mainstream musical scene. He maintains a busy recital schedule, enjoying collaborations with other solo artists, both singers and instrumentalists. He also performs and records with all the principal English period instrument orchestras and many of the finest ensembles, as well as a number of top opera companies.

Amongst David’s numerous recordings are several CDs of English songs and lute music. His highly acclaimed and award-winning solo disc with Elin Manahan Thomas - Ravish'd with Sacred Extasies - features devotional songs by Dowland, Campian, Humfrey and Purcell, as well as rarely heard lute and theorbo music by John Lawrence & John Wilson. David’s latest solo album, The Famous Weiss, features music by the great German Baroque lute virtuoso Silvius Leopold Weiss, and has received many enthusiastic reviews. With violinist Rachel Podger and continuo players Marcin Swiatkiewicz and Jonathan Manson he recorded all of Biber’s Rosary Sonatas, released in a double album which won the Gramophone Baroque Instrumental Award in 2016. His most recent release, John Dowland: First Booke of Songes or Ayres with soprano Grace Davidson, has received several 5 star reviews.

David has performed at Dartington International Summer School since the mid-1990s, and he continues to inspire the younger generation of lutenists in his teaching role as professor of lute at Guildhall School.