Barrie Webb


Barrie Webb Barrie Webb studied trombone with Vinko Globokar and conducting with Constantin Bugeanu. His solo performances have been broadcast by the BBC, Radio France, RAI(Italy), Voice of Music (Israel), ABC (Australia) NHK (Japan) etc. and are recorded on CD for Radio France/MFA, MPS (UK), Move (Australia), Metier (UK) and Col Legno (Germany). Recent performance highlights include Takemitsu’s concerto Fantasma/Cantos II at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, a broadcast performance of Donald Erb’s Concerto and the world premiere of Vladimir Scolnic’s Time Interferences for trombone and orchestra, broadcast on national radio in three countries and published on CD. In 2004 he gave the second performance (and made the first recording) of Ren? Leibowitz’s Concertino with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra at Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, broadcast by NHK. Barrie Webb enjoys a parallel career as an orchestral conductor, directing a variety of classical and contemporary repertoire, including televised concerts in Romania and Moldova, premieres of Walton and Britten in Taiwan, a conducting residency in Melbourne, and regular concerts with the University of Huddersfield Symphony Orchestra. He has also directed contemporary ensembles in the UK, Europe and Australia. He has recorded for the BBC and on CD for MPS, Metier, BML (UK), Ricordi and Vienna Modern Masters. Barrie Webb is Professor of Music at the University of Huddersfield, where he teaches conducting and composition...

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