Category Archives: Reviews

Vivaldi Concerto for two cellos

Birmingham Post on May 31 2018 Orchestra of the Swan at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire May 28, 2018 Reviewer: Christopher Morley It was a wonderful house-warming as Orchestra of the Swan moved into its new Birmingham residence on Bank Holiday afternoon, and there was a packed audience to savour the occasion. Julian Lloyd Webber, RBC […]

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Haydn Concerto in C

Birmingham Post on May 31 2018 Orchestra of the Swan at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire May 28, 2018 Reviewer: Christopher Morley It was a wonderful house-warming as Orchestra of the Swan moved into its new Birmingham residence on Bank Holiday afternoon, and there was a packed audience to savour the occasion. Julian Lloyd Webber, RBC […]

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Elgar Introduction and Allegro

Birmingham Post on May 31 2018 Orchestra of the Swan at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire May 28, 2018 Reviewer: Christopher Morley It was a wonderful house-warming as Orchestra of the Swan moved into its new Birmingham residence on Bank Holiday afternoon, and there was a packed audience to savour the occasion. Julian Lloyd Webber, RBC […]

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60th Birthday Concert

Strad Magazine July edition 2011 60th Birthday Concert ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, LONDON, 14 APRIL 2011 Julian Lloyd Webber attracted an A-list cast of musical friends to celebrate his 60th birthday with him. As a cellist he has always been equally at home in traditional repertoire and popular music – he was famously featured in the […]

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Unexpected Songs

ArkivMusic.com 2006 Unexpected Songs review Release Date: 07/18/2006 Label: Emi Classics Composer: Richard M. Sherman, Traditional, Astor Piazzolla, Michael Balfe, Frédéric Chopin, Sir Edward Elgar, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Oscar Rasbach, Reynaldo Hahn, Amy Woodforde Finden, Nitin Sawhney, Gabriel Fauré, Roger Quilter, Franz Schubert, Carl Orff, James Horner, Edward MacDowell, Andrew Lloyd Webber Performer: Catrin Finch, Julian […]

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Encore! Travels with My Cello Vol.2

Gramophone March 1987 ENCORE! TRAVELS WITH MY CELLO, Volume 2 Julian Lloyd Webber (vc); Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Nicholas Cleobury. Lloyd Webber’s cello is off on its travels again: Catfish Row, Sweden, Turkey, France, Skye, Spain, Japan, ‘Somewhere’, Germany, India, Vienna. And one geographically unidentifiable, Vangelis for his Une apres-midi. This is written for synthesizers, […]

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Travels with my cello

Gramophone March 1985 TRAVELS WITH MY CELLO. Julian Lloyd Webber (vlc); English Chamber Orchestra Nicholas Cleobury. Phillps 412 231 -2PN. Form 412 231-1PH (2/85). Including.- Flight of the bumble-bee; Golliwog’s cake walk; Londonderry Air; Pizzicato Polka; The Swan: Andante affettuoso; Ave Maria; Sabre Dance (all arr. Palmer). “The cello can do far more than most […]

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Romantic Cello Concertos

Musical Opinion April 2010 Romantic Cello Concertos CD JULIAN LLOYD WEBBER: ROMANTIC CELLO CONCERTOS Rodrigo: Concierto como un divertimento; Delius: Concerto for cello and orchestra+; Lalo: Cello Concerto in D minor Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor; +Philharmonia Orchestra, Vernon Handley, conductor Sony Music 88697570022 1 hour 17 minutes Romantic Cello […]

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Modern British Cello

Musical Times September 1977 Modern British Cello Music – Fricker Cello Sonata Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), John McCabe (piano). L’Oiseau-Lyre DSLO18 Fricker: Cello Sonata, Op. 28. Berkeley: Duo. McCabe: Partita for solo cello. Dalby: Variations. This is a happy grouping of four representative works by notable British composers. Lennox Berkeley the doyen makes the briefest […]

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