Praised for his inspiring musicianship and expressive technique, British conductor Angus Webster enjoys a growing career in both the concert hall and opera house.
Highlights of the 2021/22 season include Webster’s débuts with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Polish National Radio Orchestra, and Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra.
Since his début with the Philharmonia Orchestra in 2020 (Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3), Webster has conducted the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Milhaud’s La création du monde) and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (Brahms’ Symphony No. 4). In Summer 2021, Webster assisted Riccardo Minasi in Glyndebourne’s production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
An accomplished pianist, Webster is increasingly sought after as a chamber musician and has collaborated with artists such as Krysia Osostowicz, Robin Ireland, and Laura van der Heijden, among many others.
Born in 1999, Webster studied piano, viola, and chamber music with Elena Needham and Tim Boulton. He started conducting at age eleven and became principal conductor of Cornwall Youth Orchestra, aged fourteen. After being awarded top prize and orchestra prize at the Panula International Conducting Competition in 2018, Webster became one of the inaugural Salonen Fellows at the Colburn School, where he studied with Esa-Pekka Salonen.
Webster currently studies with Alasdair Beatson at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and has played in masterclasses with Ferenc Rados and Rita Wagner at the International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove.
Angus Webster conducts Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra on 13 and 14 May 2022. In celebration of Ralph Vaughan William’s 150th anniversary, the programme features Elgar’s Introduction and Allegro, Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C major (with soloist Yoshi Mizuho), and Vaughan...
IMG Artists is Delighted to Welcome Conductor & Salonen Fellow Angus Webster to its Roster for General Management
IMG Artists and Jennifer Spencer Consultancy are delighted to announce that they have signed Angus Webster for general management. He will be represented by Jennifer Spencer from the company’s London office. Angus was awarded both the joint top prize and the...