Gareth MorrisGareth Morris (1920–2007) was the principal flute player in the Philharmonia Orchestra for a quarter of a century from 1948 and professor of flute at the Royal Academy of Music from 1945 to 1985. He performed and recorded with numerous prominent conductors including Toscanini, Furtwängler, Cantelli, Giulini, Klemperer and Karajan. Gareth Morris is shown in this photograph holding the Rudall Carte flute that was bequeathed to him by his former teacher, Robert Murchie.
Christopher Steward’s early flute recordings
The Minuet from the Second Suite from L’Arlésienne by Bizet was recorded in 1958 with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan.
Photograph of Gareth Morriscourtesy of Patricia Morris