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Barry Wordsworth

*1948 GB
Conductor of Classical

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, and now holds the title of conductor laureate. From 1990 to 1995, Wordsworth was music director of the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden. He began his second tenure in that post in 2007. Since 1989, he is the principal conductor of the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra. 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.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Gianni Schicchi: "O mio Babbino caro" on Work From Home With Puccini by Giacomo Puccini
Carmen / Act 2: Toreador Song: "Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre" (from Carmen / Act 2) on Bryn Terfel sings Favourites by Bryn Terfel, London Symphony Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
Lakmé / Act 1: "Sous le dôme épais" (Flower Duet) on Vissi d'Arte - Opera for Orchestra by BBC Concert Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
Land of Hope and Glory - Arr. from "Pomp and Circumstance" March No.1 on The Last Night of the Proms Collection by Della Jones, Robert Ferriman, Royal Choral Society, BBC Concert Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
I Vow to Thee, my Country on The Last Night of the Proms Collection by Della Jones, Robert Ferriman, Royal Choral Society, BBC Concert Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
Rule Britannia on The Last Night of the Proms Collection by Della Jones, Robert Ferriman, Royal Choral Society, BBC Concert Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
The Gadfly, Op.97: 3. Youth (Romance) on Janine Jansen by Janine Jansen, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
Schindler's List: Main Theme on Janine Jansen by Janine Jansen, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Barry Wordsworth
Vaughan Williams: Tallis Fantasia (excerpt) - _ on The Number One Classical Album 2004 by Various Artists
Turandot / Act 3: "Nessun dorma" (reprise) on Work From Home With Puccini by Giacomo Puccini

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Sleeping BeautyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth, Clio Gould, Jessica Burroughs2013Album
Pomp & Circumstance A Very British FestivalThe Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, The Royal Choral Society, The BBC Concert Orchestra, Sir Neville Marriner, Barry Wordsworth2009Compil.
First Love (Songs From The British Isles)Bryn Terfel, The London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2008Album
Overture, Proud Thames; Music For Strings; Serenata Concertante; Symphony For Violin And OrchestraElizabeth Maconchy, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The London Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley, Barry Wordsworth2007Album
The Three Men - The Enchanted Garden...Eric Coates, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2007Album
Symphonies 1 & 2Gordon Jacob – The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2007Album
Concerto For Cello And Orchestra, Op.32; Sinfonia Concertante For Violin, Cello And Orchestra, Op.29Miklós Rózsa / Raphael Wallfisch, Philippe Graffin, The BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2006Album
Sleeping BeautyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / The Australian Ballet Company, The Elizabethan Melbourne Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2005Single
British Light Classics 2Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra2005Album
The Film Music Of Stanley BlackStanley Black, The BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2005Album
The Complete SymphoniesWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Ward, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth2004Album
Tchaikovsky's The NutcrackerPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Barry Wordsworth, Roderick Dunk, Philip Simms, The London Symphony Orchestra2004Album
Leonard Bernstein's West Side StoryThe Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Royal Philharmonic Chorus, Michael Ball, Barbara Bonney, Barry Wordsworth2003Album
Sinfonietta • Overture, Elegy And RondoArnold Bax / Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2003Album
British Light ClassicsThe Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2003Album
Opera Without WordsThe BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth2002Album
Fiesta! - Music By Falla, Ginastera, Gershwin, Piazzolla, Moncayo, And PlazaAnn Murray, The BBC Concert Orchestra, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Barry Wordsworth2002Album
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 / Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor, Op. 18Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff, The London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth, Israela Margalit2001Album
Symphonies Nos. 40 And 41 "Jupiter"Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth2001Album
Edward II: A Ballet In 2 ActsJohn McCabe - Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Barry Wordsworth2000Album
Orchestral Works. Fantasia On Greensleeves / The Lark Ascending / Tallis FantasiaRalph Vaughan Williams – Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Adrian Boult, Barry Wordsworth1999Compil.
At The Last Night Of The PromsBarry Wordsworth / BBC Symphony Orchestra1996Album
Symphony No. 4 In B Flat Major Opus 60 / The Consecration Of The House Opus 124 / Wellington's Victory 'Battle' Symphony Opus 91Ludwig van Beethoven - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1995Compil.
Symphony No. 1 in C Major, op.21, Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92Ludwig van Beethoven, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1995Album
Symphonies No. 45 "Farewell" • No. 94 "Surprise" • No. 101 "The Clock"Joseph Haydn, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1995Album
Piano Concertos Nos. 4 & 5Ludwig van Beethoven, Stefan Vladar, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1995Album
Symphony No. 4 Italian, A Midsummer Night's DreamThe London Symphony Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy1994Album
Gershwin, Ravel & DebussyGeorge Gershwin, Maurice Ravel, Claude Debussy ' The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth, Christopher O'Riley1994Album
Greensleeves/Tallas FantasiaRalph Vaughan Williams, The New Queen's Hall Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1994Album
Ralph Vaughan Williams:Greensleeves/Tallis FantasiaHagai Shaham, The New Queen's Hall Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1994Album
English String MusicSir Edward Elgar / Frederick Delius / Peter Warlock / Gustav Holst / Sir William Walton / Henry Purcell - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1993Compil.
Clarinet Concertos / Scherzetto / Concerto Movement / ConcertinosMalcolm Arnold, Benjamin Britten, Elizabeth Maconchy - Thea King, English Chamber Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1993Album
French FavouritesHector Berlioz, Ernest Chausson, Claude Debussy, Paul Dukas, Maurice Ravel, The BBC Concert Orchestra Conducted By Barry Wordsworth1993Album
Le Cabaret, Pasquinade Symphonique No.2, April-England, Hellas Suite, Three MantrasJohn Foulds, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1993Compil.
Popular Classics: Favourite Overtures / Gustav Holst: The Planets - St Paul's Suite / Tchaikovsky: 1812 OvertureGustav Holst / Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - The London Symphony Orchestra - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / Barry Wordsworth, Sir Charles Groves / Jacek Kaspszyk1993Compil.
The Rio Grande • Concerto • HoroscopeConstant Lambert - Kathryn Stott, Della Jones1992Album
Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth, Stefan Vladar, Ludwig van Beethoven1991Album
Piano Concerto No.5 'Emperor' / Piano Sonata No.15 'Pastoral'Ludwig van Beethoven, Stefan Vladar, Jenö Jandó, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1991Album
A Colour Symphony / Metamorphic VariationsArthur Bliss, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Barry Wordsworth1991Album
South of the Border...down Mexico wayJill Gomez, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1990Album
'Still Life' At The Penguin CaféSimon Jeffes, The BBC Concert Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1990Album
Symphonies (No. 85 "La Reine" / No. 92 "Oxford" / No. 103 "Drum Roll")Joseph Haydn, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1990Album
Job (A Masque For Dancing) / The Perfect FoolRalph Vaughan Williams, Gustav Holst, Philharmonia Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1990Album
Symphonies No. 44 'Trauer' • No. 88 • No. 104 'London'Joseph Haydn, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1990Album
Symphonies No. 45 "Farewell" • No. 48 "Maria Theresia" • No. 102Joseph Haydn, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1990Album
Famous Symphonies, Vol 2: No. 94 'Surprise' • No. 101 'The Clock' • No. 83 'The Hen'Joseph Haydn, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1989Album
15 Famous Symphonies / 15 Beliebte Sinfonien/ 15 Symphonies CélèbresWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1989Album
Symphony No. 36 'Linz' / Symphonies Nos. 33 And 27Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1989Album
OverturesWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1989Album
Piano Concertos Nos. 1 - 5Ludwig van Beethoven, Stefan Vladar, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1989Album
Piano Concerto No. 1 / Rondo In B Flat WoO 6Ludwig van Beethoven, Stefan Vladar, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1989Album
Carnival Of The Animals, etc.Camille Saint-Saëns, Georges Bizet, Maurice Ravel, The London Symphony Orchestra Directed By Barry Wordsworth1989Compil.
Piano Concertos No. 5 "Emperor" - Piano Concerto No.2Ludwig van Beethoven, Stefan Vladar, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1989Album
Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" / Piano Concerto No. 2Ludwig van Beethoven, Stefan Vladar, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1989Album
Slavonic FestivalSlovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1988Album
Symphony No. 38 'Prague', Symphonies Nos. 29 & 30Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1988Album
Symphony No.40 In G Minor / Symphony No.31 In D Major "Paris" / Symphony No.28 In C MajorWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1988Album
Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter" / Symphonies Nos. 25 And 32Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1988Album
Symphony No. 38 'Prague', Symphonies Nos. 29 & 30Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1988Album
Beethoven - Piano Concertos Nos. 3 & 4Stefan Vladar, Barry Wordsworth, Capella Istropolitana1988Album
Famous Symphonies, Vol 1: No.100 'Military' • No.82 'The Bear' • No.96 'The Miracle'Joseph Haydn, Capella Istropolitana, Barry Wordsworth1988Album
Sinfonietta • Overture, Elegy And RondoArnold Bax, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry Wordsworth1987Album
The Four SeasonsAntonio Vivaldi ,Composer David Nolan ,Solo Violin Barry Wordsworth ,Conductor The London Philharmonic Orchestra1986Album
The Triumph Of Neptune / Nicholas Nickleby / Trois Morceaux / Fantaisie Espagnole / FugueLord Berners – Barry Wordsworth, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra1986Album
La Fille Mal Gardée: Highlights From The BalletFerdinand Hérold - John Lanchbery, Barry Wordsworth, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra1983Album
Symphony No. 1 In C Major, Opus 21 / Symphony No. 7 In A Major, Opus 92Ludwig van Beethoven - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry WordsworthAlbum
Symphony No. 4 In B Flat Major Opus 60 / The Consecration Of The House Opus 124 / Wellington's Victory 'Battle' Symphony Opus 91Ludwig van Beethoven - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Barry WordsworthCompil.
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