Ben Davies 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 also works regularly in the Theatres of London's West End.
He also teaches cello and chamber music at the Royal Academy of Music’s Junior Department. Ben plays on a cello made by Cornelius Kleynmann, dating from the late 17th century.
Ben is also a potter, exhibiting and selling his ceramics in the UK and Europe. In 2010 he was elected as a professional member of the Craft Potters Association.