Association of British Orchestras

Simon Webb

General Manager,
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Simon Webb began his career as a cellist, working in orchestras in the UK, Portugal, Hong Kong and Ireland before joining the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 1996. He chaired the LPO’s board of directors from 2001-2005. On leaving the LPO in 2005 Simon worked in various roles for concert promoters and Arts Council England before joining the CBSO as Director of Orchestral Management in 2008.

In 2014 Simon took up his current post as General Manager of the BBC Philharmonic, based in MediaCityUK, Salford and in 2015 was appointed a governor of Chethams School of Music in Manchester.

Annual Conference

The next conference will be held in London from 10-12 March 2021,
hosted by London Mozart Players and Fairfield Halls.