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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Frederick Delius
The Walk to the Paradise Garden
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The Walk to the Paradise Garden
Clara Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 7 iii) Allegro non troppo
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Piano Concerto in A minor Op. 7 iii) Allegro non troppo
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor
Four Characteristic Waltzes (Valse de la reine)
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Four Characteristic Waltzes (Valse de la reine)
John McCabe
Edward II (The Grim Reaper and Civil War)
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Edward II (The Grim Reaper and Civil War)
Simon Jeffes
"Still Life" at the Penguin Cafe (Air a dancer)
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"Still Life" at the Penguin Cafe (Air a dancer)
Arthur Sullivan
Pineapple Poll
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Pineapple Poll
Clara Schumann
Konzertsatz in F minor
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Konzertsatz in F minor
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)
Edward Elgar
Chanson de matin op. 15, No. 2
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Chanson de matin op. 15, No. 2
Traditional Welsh, Catrin Finch, Chris Hazell, Bryn Terfel, London Symphony Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
Watching the white wheat
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Watching the white wheat

Watching the white wheat

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Robert Farnon
The Westminster Waltz
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The Westminster Waltz
William Walton
Crown Imperial
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Crown Imperial
William Walton
The Wise Virgins - Complete Ballet (after J.S.Bach)
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The Wise Virgins - Complete Ballet (after J.S.Bach)
William Walton
Crown Imperial - March
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Crown Imperial - March
Eric Coates
London Suite: III. Knightsbridge (March)
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London Suite: III. Knightsbridge (March)
Otto Nicolai
Christmas Overture
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Christmas Overture
Philip Lane
Overture on French Carols
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Overture on French Carols
Peter Ludwing Hertel, Barry Wordsworth & Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Clog Dance (La fille mal gardée)
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Clog Dance (La fille mal gardée)
Leopold Mozart
A musical sleigh ride
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A musical sleigh ride
Malcolm Arnold
Clarinet Concerto No 2: Allegro Vivace
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Clarinet Concerto No 2: Allegro Vivace
Barry Wordsworth
No Matter What [Whistle Down the Wind]
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No Matter What [Whistle Down the Wind]
Julius Harrison
Worcestershire Suite
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Worcestershire Suite
Howard Goodall
The Lord is my Shepherd
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The Lord is my Shepherd
Aram Khachaturian
Nocturne (Masquarade Suite)
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Nocturne (Masquarade Suite)
Granville Bantock
The Pierrot of the minute (overture)
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The Pierrot of the minute (overture)
Sidney Torch
Rosie, The Red Omnibus (London Transport Suite)
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Rosie, The Red Omnibus (London Transport 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'
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)
Camille Saint‐Saëns
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28
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Introduction and Rondo capriccioso, Op 28
Bedrich Smetana
Polka (The Bartered Bride)
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Polka (The Bartered Bride)
Elizabeth Maconchy
Music for Strings (2nd mvt)
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Music for Strings (2nd mvt)
Edward Elgar
Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands
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Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands
Clara Schumann
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.7
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Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.7
Andrew Lloyd Webber
With one look (Sunset Boulevard)
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With one look (Sunset Boulevard)
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance, Op.46 No.3
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Slavonic Dance, Op.46 No.3
Eric Coates
Summer Afternoon: Idyll
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Summer Afternoon: Idyll
Phyllis Tate
London Fields – suite: no.4 Hampstead Heath
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London Fields – suite: no.4 Hampstead Heath
Vittorio Monti
Czardas
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Czardas
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Past BBC Events

BBC Concert Orchestra: China Tour
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China
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Oct
2018
BBC Concert Orchestra: China Tour

BBC Concert Orchestra: China Tour

China
Britten and Holst meet the American Songbook
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Watford Colosseum, Watford
2018-01-11T19:46:22
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Jan
2018
Britten and Holst meet the American Songbook

Britten and Holst meet the American Songbook

Watford Colosseum, Watford
RadiRo Festival
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Romanian Radio Hall, Bucharest
2016-10-01T19:46:22
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Oct
2016
RadiRo Festival

RadiRo Festival

Romanian Radio Hall, Bucharest
Aldeburgh Festival
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Snape Maltings Concert Hall
2016-08-22T19:46:22
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22
Aug
2016
Aldeburgh Festival

Aldeburgh Festival

Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Proms
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Snape Maltings Concert Hall
2015-08-22T19:46:22
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22
Aug
2015
Snape Proms

Snape Proms

19:30
Snape Maltings Concert Hall

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