Born in Tel Aviv, British violinist Emmanuel Webb is currently a final year undergraduate at the Royal College of Music, London, studying with Natalia Lomeiko. He began his studies at the age of four and his teachers have included Bartosz Woroch and Shlomy Dobrinsky. He has benefitted from masterclasses with the renowned soloists including Tasmin Little and Alina Ibragimova.
A keen chamber musician, he plays in the Webb Trio which has given many performances together since 2011 and played on numerous occasions at the Stour Festival, at the invitation of Mark Deller. For three years, Emmanuel was a member of the Verano Quintet, performing at prestigious venues around the UK including the CBSO Centre, Symphony Hall in Birmingham, the Elgar Room, and the Royal Albert Hall in London. He is currently the leader of the Oriole Quartet, who will perform at the RAH later this year as part of the UK Australian Season of Culture.
In 2014, Emmanuel made his solo debut with orchestra playing the Bach Violin Concerto in E Major with Beresford Baroque at the Egerton Festival. In the summer of 2019, he performed The Lark Ascending with the Ashford Sinfonia. He has given numerous solo recitals including an appearances at the Hythe Festival.
Emmanuel is passionate about orchestral music, and regularly leads ensembles and orchestras at the RCM. He is also a member of the Orpheus Sinfonia and Camerata Tchaikovsky.
He was a finalist in the 2017 Marlowe Young Musician of the Year award playing Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3. In 2018, he received a distinction in his ABRSM Performance Diploma and a Silver Medal from the Associated Board. He is fortunate to play a violin by Matteo Goffriller ca. 1700, on loan from the Royal College of Music. He is the recipient of the Harrison Frank Family Foundation Award and is also an RCM Scholar.
Emmanuel believes passionately in the relationship between music and society. He says that music can teach us so many things, but most importantly it teaches us how to listen. Music may not be able to solve the world’s problems, but listening might.
- Instrument: Violin
- Birthday: April 25th 2001
- Place of birth: United Kingdom
2018 – Distinction in DipABRSM Performance Diploma
2017 – Silver Medal from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
2017 – Finalist in Marlowe Young Musician of the Year
2019 – 2023, Royal College of Music
Bachelor Degree with Natalia Lomeiko
2016 – 2019, Private Studies with Shlomy Dobrinsky
2014 – 2016, Private Studies with Bartosz Woroch