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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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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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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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Favourite Cello Concertos

Gramophone April 1999 Favourite Cello Concertos Julian Lloyd Webber (vc) with various artists. A first-class package in every way. As we know from his live performances, Julian Lloyd Webber has a firm, richly coloured and full-focused tone; moreover it records well. His lyrical warmth projects tellingly over the entire range and his involvement in the […]

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Evening Songs

ConcertoNet.com Evening Songs Review Evening Songs CDDelius. Ireland – ‘Evening Songs ‘ Julian Lloyd Webber, Jiaxin Cheng vsc John Lenehan pf Nexos 8572902 (63’ • DDD) If one desires music soothing to the ear, brimming with expressive sentimentality, look no further than Evening Songs. Naxos’s soigné release of selected songs derived from Frederick Delius and […]

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English Idyll

Penguin CD Guide 2001 English Idyll ‘English idyll’ (with ASMF, Neville Marriner): VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Romanza. ELGAR: Romance in D min.. Op. 62; Une idylle, Op. 4/1. Discs: 2 Pieces for cello and chamber orchestra. GRAINGER: Youthful rapture; Brigg Fair (arrangement). DYSON: Fantasy. IRELAND: The holy boy. WALFORD DAVIES: Solemn melody. Holst: Invocation, Op. 19/2. Cyril […]

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Miaskovsky Cello Concerto

American Record Guide November/December 1993 NICOLAI MIASKOVSKY Cello Concerto in C Minor Op. 66 Julian Lloyd Webber (cello); London Symphony, Maxim Shostakovich PHILIPS 434 106-2 1992, 63:48 “Lloyd Webber’s ability….sets his performance (of the Miaskovsky) apart from a previous rendition by Rostropovich that lacks the total integration with the orchestra that these two artists (Lloyd […]

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Messiaen ‘Louange a l’eternite de Jesus’

BBC Music Magazine November 1993 Messiaen’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time’ Julian Lloyd Webber (vc); John Lenehan (pf). “Lloyd Webber possesses a magnificent rich tone (and instrument). The inclusion of the cello solo from Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time’ was an inspired idea.” Gramophone October 1993 Cello Song Julian Lloyd Webber (vc); […]

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Menotti Arioso for 2 Cellos

Mail on Sunday April 10th 2011 Menotti Arioso for 2 Cellos Julian’s party pieces Many happy returns to one of British music’s finest. Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber celebrates his 60th on Thursday with a birthday concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London, a two-hour special on Classic FM and a two-CD retrospective, The Art Of […]

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