Barry Wordsworth

Conductor. Born 20 February 1948
Barry Wordsworth
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1948-02-20
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Barry Wordsworth

Barry Wordsworth Biography (Wikipedia)

Barry Wordsworth (born 20 February 1948, Worcester Park, Surrey, England) is a British conductor.

From 1989 to 2006, Wordsworth was principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, becoming conductor laureate in 2006. He is Music Director of the Royal Ballet Covent Garden having also held this position from 1990 to 1995. He began his second tenure in that post in 2007. Since 1989, he is Music Director and the principal conductor of the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO). In March 2007 at Brighton, Wordsworth caused controversy when he refused to conduct Andrew Gant's new composition A British Symphony the day of the scheduled premiere. He was music director of Birmingham Royal Ballet from 2005 to 2008.

Wordsworth's discography includes works by lesser-known British composers alongside more mainstream pieces. In his career Wordsworth has appeared with many of the world’s leading orchestras in the UK and overseas. He has made many appearances at the BBC Proms and conducted the Last Night of the Proms in 1993 with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. In 2003, he was the first conductor to record commercially all nine surviving movements of Constant Lambert's ballet Horoscope (only a suite of five movements had previously been recorded).

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Barry Wordsworth Tracks

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John McCabe
Edward II: Act 2, sc.2 - Mortimer and Isabella; The She Wolf of France
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Edward II: Act 2, sc.2 - Mortimer and Isabella; The She Wolf of France
Bedrich Smetana
The Bartered Bride - overture
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The Bartered Bride - overture
Constant Lambert
Invocation to the Moon and finale from Horoscope
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Invocation to the Moon and finale from Horoscope
Léo Delibes
Coppelia Suite
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Coppelia Suite
Gavin Gordon
Les Noces imaginaires
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Les Noces imaginaires
Malcolm Arnold
Water (Homage to the Queen)
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Water (Homage to the Queen)
Johann Strauss II
An der schonen Blauen Donau [Blue Danube] (Op.314)
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An der schonen Blauen Donau [Blue Danube] (Op.314)
Henry Hugo Pierson
Macbeth - symphonic poem, Op.54
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Macbeth - symphonic poem, Op.54
John Foulds
April- England
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April- England
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28
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Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28
Frederick Delius
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
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The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Phyllis Tate
Springtime at Kew (London Fields Suite)
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Springtime at Kew (London Fields Suite)
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance No.10 in E minor (Op.72 No.2) (Starodavny)
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Slavonic Dance No.10 in E minor (Op.72 No.2) (Starodavny)
Clara Schumann
Konzertsatz in F minor
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Konzertsatz in F minor
Clara Schumann
Finale. Allegro non troppo (Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.7)
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Finale. Allegro non troppo (Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.7)
Kiri Te Kanawa
Summertime
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Summertime
Sidney Torch
London Transport Suite
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London Transport Suite
Constant Lambert
Prize Fight
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Prize Fight
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Swan Lake (Aldeburgh Festival)
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Swan Lake (Aldeburgh Festival)
Granville Bantock
The Pierrot of the minute - overture
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The Pierrot of the minute - overture
Simon Jeffes
Still Life At The Penguin Cafe - Now Nothing
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Still Life At The Penguin Cafe - Now Nothing
André Messager
Les Deux Pigeons - Le Retour
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Les Deux Pigeons - Le Retour
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Christmas overture from "The forest of wild thyme" (Op.74)
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Christmas overture from "The forest of wild thyme" (Op.74)
Philip Lane
Overture on French Carols
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Overture on French Carols
Giuseppe Verdi
The Lady and the Fool
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The Lady and the Fool
Otto Nicolai
Christmas Overture
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Christmas Overture
Leopold Mozart
The Sleigh Ride
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The Sleigh Ride
Charles Williams
Devil's Galop
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Devil's Galop
Peter Cowdrey, BBC Concert Orchestra, Charles Mutter, Robert Jordan, Ileana Ruhemann & Barry Wordsworth
Bremania
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Bremania
Peter Maxwell Davies
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise (RadiRo Festival)
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An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise (RadiRo Festival)
Malcolm Arnold
Flute Concerto No. 1 (RadiRo Festival)
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Flute Concerto No. 1 (RadiRo Festival)
Benjamin Britten
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (RadiRo Festival)
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The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (RadiRo Festival)
Aaron Copland
Rodeo – Four Dance Episodes (RadiRo Festival)
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Rodeo – Four Dance Episodes (RadiRo Festival)
Guy Barker
Concerto in One Act
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Concerto in One Act
Hector Berlioz
Roman Carnival Overture, Op 9
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Roman Carnival Overture, Op 9
George Enescu
Romanian Rhapsody No.1 in A major (Op.11 No.1)
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Romanian Rhapsody No.1 in A major (Op.11 No.1)
Charles Williams
High Adventure
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High Adventure
Mark-Anthony Turnage
Trespass (excerpt)
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Trespass (excerpt)
Peter Hope
Mexican Hat Dance
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Mexican Hat Dance
Clara Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.7
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Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.7
Jonathan Dove
A Portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi
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A Portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi
Eric Coates
London Suite: III. Knightsbridge (March)
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London Suite: III. Knightsbridge (March)
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Playlists featuring Barry Wordsworth


Past BBC Events

RadiRo Festival
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Romanian Radio Hall, Bucharest
2016-10-01T15:42:29
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Oct
2016
RadiRo Festival

RadiRo Festival

19:00
Romanian Radio Hall, Bucharest
Aldeburgh Festival
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Snape Maltings Concert Hall
2016-08-22T15:42:29
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Aug
2016
Aldeburgh Festival

Aldeburgh Festival

19:30
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Proms
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Snape Maltings Concert Hall
2015-08-22T15:42:29
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Aug
2015
Snape Proms

Snape Proms

19:30
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Proms 2015: Prom 41: Sherlock Holmes – A Musical Mind
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-08-16T15:42:29
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Aug
2015
Proms 2015: Prom 41: Sherlock Holmes – A Musical Mind

Proms 2015: Prom 41: Sherlock Holmes – A Musical Mind

15:30
Royal Albert Hall
Christmas Concert
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G Live, Guildford
2013-12-11T15:42:29
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Dec
2013
Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert

G Live, Guildford

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