© Angus Webster


Praised by orchestras for his inspiring musicianship and expressive technique, British conductor Angus Webster is one of the most promising musicians of his generation. Since winning joint top prize and orchestra prize at the Panula International Conducting Competition in 2018, Angus was selected to become one of the first Salonen Fellows at the Colburn School in Los Angeles studying under the personal mentorship of Esa-Pekka Salonen.

In addition to working with Colburn School's flagship orchestras and assisting Salonen with his engagements around the world, in February 2020 Angus made his début with London's Philharmonia Orchestra conducting two concerts including Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica' and Brahms' Symphony No. 2. In October last year, Angus conducted and presented a series of educational concerts with the Colburn School's Zipper Orchestra performing to thousands of local school children across Los Angeles. Next season, Angus will make his début with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducting Brahms' Symphony No. 4 in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Born in 1999, Angus spent his childhood in Cornwall, England, and began his musical studies aged six with piano lessons from Elena Needham. Aged nine, he started producing and presenting a classical music programme live on local radio in Cornwall, and three years later made his conducting début with Cornwall Youth Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Romeo & Juliet. He was later appointed principal conductor, and together they went on to receive national acclaim with invitations to perform at Birmingham Symphony Hall and Royal Albert Hall in London. 

Angus is also a dedicated chamber musician and enjoys collaborating as a pianist with musicians from around the world. He has studied piano with Alasdair Beatson, viola with Tim Boulton, conducting with Patrick Bailey, and chamber music with Ferenc Rados and Rita Wagner at the International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove.​ 



16 August 2019

Angus to make his début with London's Philharmonia Orchestra

As part of the Philharmonia's 2019/20 seasons in Bedford and Canterbury, Angus will make his début with the orchestra in two concerts including Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 'Eroica' and Brahms' Symphony No. 2 alongside Walton's Viola Concerto played by BBC New Generation Artist Timothy Ridout in February 2020 ... Read more

17 May 2019

Angus signed by IMG Artists for Worldwide General Management

IMG Artists and Jennifer Spencer 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 ... ​Read more

16 May 2019

Angus selected as one of first Salonen Fellows at Colburn School

Sel Kardan, President and CEO of the Colburn School, and Esa-Pekka Salonen, Colburn School faculty, are pleased to announce the inaugural class of Salonen Fellows in the Negaunee Conducting Program ... ​Read more

17 November 2018

Angus awarded top prizes at Panula International Competition

After being shortlisted from hundreds of applicants around the world, Angus went on to win both joint top prize and the orchestra prize at the VII Jorma Panula International Conducting Competition in Finland ... Read more



1, 2, 3 & 4 October 2019

Colburn School, Los Angeles

Education Concerts

David Bruce Fanfarrón (2017)

Beethoven Symphony No. 5

J. Strauss Perpetuum Mobile

Mozart Sinfonia Concertante

Larsson Trombone Concertino

Mendelssohn Violin Concerto

De Falla Danza ritual del fuego

Colburn School Zipper Orchestra

Angus Webster, conductor & presenter

10 January 2020, 7:30 PM

Abbotsholme Arts Society

Violin & Piano Recital

Schumann Violin Sonata No. 2

Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2

Franck Violin Sonata

Irène Duval, violin

Angus Webster, piano

15 February 2020, 7:30 PM

Bedford Corn Exchange

Philharmonia Orchestra

Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Walton Viola Concerto (1961 version)

Beethoven Symphony No. 3, Eroica

Timothy Ridout, viola

Angus Webster, conductor

16 February 2020, 7:30 PM

Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Philharmonia Orchestra

Debussy Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

Walton Viola Concerto (1961 version)

Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D major

Timothy Ridout, viola

Angus Webster, conductor

18 November 2020, 1:00 PM

New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Beethoven Overture, Egmont

Brahms Symphony No. 4

Angus Webster, conductor

20 November 2020, 2:00 PM

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Beethoven Overture, Egmont

Barber Violin Concerto 

Brahms Symphony No. 4

Maya Iwabuchi, violin

Angus Webster, conductor



General Management

Jennifer Spencer

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Colburn Artists

Nick Gianopoulos

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Los Angeles, CA 90012


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