- Julian Lloyd Webber
Infobox musical artist
Name = Julian Lloyd Webber
Img_capt = Julian Lloyd Webber performing in 1978
Background = non_vocal_instrumentalist
Born = Birth date and age|1951|4|14|df=yes
Julian Lloyd Webber (born
April 14 1951) is one of the world's most renowned solo cellists. He is the second son of the composer William Lloyd Webber(some of whose pieces for cello he has recorded) and the younger brother of the composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Life and work
Julian Lloyd Webber was a scholar at the
Royal College of Music[September 1968 to July 1972] (London) and completed his studies with Pierre Fournierin Geneva in 1973.
Lloyd Webber has collaborated with a wide variety of musicians from
Yehudi Menuhin, Lorin Maazel, Neville Marriner, Georg Soltiand Esa-Pekka Salonento Stephane Grappelli, Elton Johnand Cleo Laine.
Lloyd Webber has made many recordings, including his BRIT Award winning Elgar Cello Concerto conducted by
Yehudi Menuhin(chosen as the finest ever version by BBC Music Magazine), [Dr. Jerrold Northrop Moore: "Building a Library", "BBC Music Magazine", September 1992] the Dvořák Cello Concerto with Vaclav Neumannand the Czech Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations with the London Symphony Orchestraunder Maxim Shostakovichand a coupling of Britten's Cello Symphony and Walton's Concerto with Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, which was described by Gramophonemagazine as "beyond any rival". He has also recorded several CDs of short pieces for Universal Classicsincluding Made in England, Cello Moods, Cradle Song and English Idyll (album): "It would be difficult to find better performances of this kind of repertoire anywhere on records of today or yesterday" - Gramophone. [Alan Saunders: "Gramophone", October 1993]
Lloyd Webber has given more than fifty works their premiere recordings and has inspired new compositions for cello from composers as diverse as
Malcolm Arnoldand Joaquín Rodrigoto James MacMillanand Philip Glass. Recent concert performances have included three further works composed for Julian - Michael Nyman's Double Concerto for Cello and Saxophone on BBCTelevision, Gavin Bryars's Concerto in Suntory Hall, Tokyoand Philip Glass's Concerto at the Beijing International Festival. His recording of the Glass concerto with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonicconducted by Gerard Schwarzwas released on the Orange Mountain label in September 2004.
Lloyd Webber’s recording, "
Phantasia", is based on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s " Phantom of the Opera" and features violinist Sarah Chang. A recent EMI disc, " Unexpected Songs", which included collaborations with harpist Catrin Finchand singer Michael Ball was released in June 2006.
Julian Lloyd Webber has also been greatly involved in music education and formed the 'Music Education Consortium' with
James Galwayand Evelyn Glenniein 2003. He also writes a monthly column on music and musicians for the Daily Telegraph. He received the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forumin 1998 and a Classic FMRed Award for outstanding services to music in 2005.He was made a Fellow of the Royal College of Musicin 1994 and has received honorary doctorates from both the University of Hulland Thames Valley University.
Julian Lloyd Webber plays the
Barjansky Stradivariuscello, dated c.1690.
In 2008, the British Government invited Lloyd Webber to be Chairman of its In Harmony project.
Julian Lloyd Webber was granted the first busker's licence on the London Underground.
Frank Bridge" Oration (1976)
Benjamin Britten" Cello Symphony(1995)
Gavin Bryars" Cello Concerto (1994)
Delius" Cello Concerto (1982)
Antonín Dvořák" Cello Concerto(1988)
Elgar" Cello Concerto(1985)
Philip Glass" Cello Concerto (2003)
Granville Bantock" Sapphic Poem (1999)
Haydn" Cello Concertos Nos.1 and 2 (1983)
Victor Herbert" Cello Concerto No.2 (1986)
Honegger" Cello Concerto (1990)
Lalo" Cello Concerto(1982)
Andrew Lloyd Webber" Phantasia albumfor violin, cello and orchestra (2004)
Miaskovsky" Cello Concerto 1991)
Nyman" Concerto for Cello, Saxophone and orchestra (1996)
Joaquín Rodrigo" Concierto Como Un Divertimento (1982)
* "Saint-Saëns " Cello Concerto No. 1(1990)
Arthur Sullivan" Cello Concerto(1986)
Tchaikovsky" Variations on a Rococo Theme(1991)
William Walton" Cello Concerto 1995)
* " Arnold" Fantasy for Cello (1986)
* " Britten" Cello Sonata (1988)
* " Britten" Third Suite for Cello (1979)
* " Bruch" Kol Nidrei (1998)
Debussy" Cello Sonata (1979)
Delius" Caprice and Elegy (1993)
Delius" Cello Sonata (1995)
* " Fauré " Elegie (1990)
* " Fricker" Cello Sonata (1976)
Grieg" Cello Sonata (1995)
* " Holst" Invocation (1993)
* " Ireland" Cello Sonata (1979)
* " Ireland" Complete Piano Trios (1976)
* " Lloyd Webber"
Prokofiev" Ballade (1988)
Rachmaninov" Cello Sonata (1979)
* " Rawsthorne" Cello Sonata (1986)
Shostakovich" Cello Sonata (1988)
* " Stanford" Cello Sonata No.2 (1991)
Travels with my Cello" (1984)
* " Encore! / Travels with my Cello Vol.2" (1986)
Cello Song" (1993)
* " Cradle Song" (1995)
* " English Idyll" (1994)
* " Cradle Song" (1995)
Cello Moods" (1998)
* " Elegy" (1999)
* " Lloyd Webber plays Lloyd Webber" (2001)
* "Celebration" (2001)
* " Made in England" (2001)
Unexpected Songs" (2006)
* [http://www.julianlloydwebber.com/ Official website]
* [http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=julian+lloyd+webber&search=Search Filmed performances]
* [http://www.inharmonyengland.com/ In Harmony]
* [http://www.imgartists.com/?page=artist&mid=139&id=169 Management Website]
* [http://www.elgar.org/ Elgar site]
* [http://www.julianlloydwebber.com/recordings.asp Recordings]
* [http://www.julianlloydwebber.com/reviews.asp Reviews]
* [http://www.julianlloydwebber.com/world_economic_forum_speech.htm 1998 Speech to World Economic Forum]
* [http://www.myspace.com/julianlw MySpace Website]
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