Founder and Director of Zhuhai Classical Children’s Choir
Territory: General Management
Managed by Canadian impresario Wray Armstrong, Andrew Webb-Mitchell made his professional debut as a composer with his symphonic song cycle Songs of Awe and Wonder to a libretto by British poet, Joanna Boulter. It was recorded at the Besední dům in 2011 by the Brno Philharmonic conducted by Mikel Toms. The following year, one of the songs from this cycle The Inspiration of Night was premiered at the Tianjin Grand Theatre by Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra. Other movements from this work were subsequently featured in the final gala concert of the 2014 Beijing Modern Music Festival, performed by the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra.
Webb-Mitchell’s Liber Regalis is a set of orchestral works composed specifically for the British monarchy and intended to function as music for state occasions. The collection currently consists of three pieces, Trooping The Colour and Flypast, Royal Lamentation and Koh-i-Noor, Mountain of Light. The last of these was premiered by the Russian National Orchestra conducted by Thomas Sanderling in December 2016 at the inaugural concerts for the opening of Zhuhai Opera House. The composer intends to add to this collection throughout his career.
Composer Andrew Webb-Mitchell’s new Symphonic Poem Night of Sevens received world premiere at Changsha Concert Hall on September 1st, 2019 under the baton of conductor Volker Hartung and the Cologne New Philharmonic. The work is inspired by the traditional Chinese folk story The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl. Having lived and worked in China for many …
Andrew Webb-Mitchell’s Violin Concerto ‘Arin Mirkan’ received its world premiere in Cologne on 29th April, 2018. The Concerto performed by Russian-American violinist Elisabeth Basoff-Darskaja and the New Cologne Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Volker Hartung. Arin Mirkan was a commander in the YPJ who sacrificed herself during fighting in Kobane on October 5 2014. When talking …