Concert Performances

Zeb has established a reputation as a skilled concert performer, narrating orchestral favourites for children and technically demanding works such as Walton's Façade which he recorded to critical acclaim with John Wilson.  In 2017 he gave the first full performance of Sir John Betjeman's Banana Blush for over 30 years at St. Martin-in-the-Fields.

In Repertoire:

Peter and the Wolf - Sergei Prokofiev

The Snowman - Howard Blake

Paddington's First Concert - Herbert Chappell

Babar the Elephant - Poulenc

Little Red Riding Hood - Paul Patterson

Façade - William Walton

Eggs or Anarchy - Ben Palmer

Betjeman's Banana Blush - Jim Parker

Noye's Fludde (God) - Benjamin Britten

Photo © Charlie Carter

Photo © Charlie Carter

‘The go-to person for music narration, specialising in children’s concerts
— Daily Telegraph
Zeb’s Christmas Concerts - by Russ Tudor for  The Covent Gardener  Magazine

Zeb’s Christmas Concerts - by Russ Tudor for The Covent Gardener Magazine

Facade  with Carole Boyd at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Facade with Carole Boyd at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Reading  The Shipping Forecast  as an encore at the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

Reading The Shipping Forecast as an encore at the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

John Betjeman's Banana Blus h with Carole Boyd at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

John Betjeman's Banana Blush with Carole Boyd at St. Martin-in-the-Fields

Facade  at the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

Facade at the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

Peter and the Wolf  with the Wimbledon Symphony Orchestra

Peter and the Wolf with the Wimbledon Symphony Orchestra

A Vienese Concert Party  with the Revolutionary Drawing Room

A Vienese Concert Party with the Revolutionary Drawing Room

Facade  with William SItwell (Great Nephew of Dame Edith)

Facade with William SItwell (Great Nephew of Dame Edith)

Hosting  An Evening with Lesley Garret

Hosting An Evening with Lesley Garret