Baroque cellist Richard Webb was one of the founding members of The English Concert and Academy of Ancient Music in London in 1973, and recorded extensively with each ensemble. With cellist Anthony Pleeth and harpsichordist Christopher Hogwood, he recorded cello sonatas by Geminiani and Marcello. Richard made frequent tours of Europe in 1970's and 1980's, with the EC and AAM, and also toured US, Canada, Japan, & Australia. Performances included operas by Rameau and Handel at the L'Opera Royal, Versailles, and chamber concerts at Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, Suntory Hall, Toyko, Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Alhambra Palace, Granada, and Sydney Opera House. He emigrated to US from Britain in 1992, subsequently becoming a Family Court Mediator, and continued to perform locally. He was a founding member of Sacramento Baroque Soloists, with whom he performed in 2001 and 2003, and again since returning to live in Sacramento in 2016. Richard is now helping coach the Davis High School Baroque Ensemble, with whom he will tour Austria and Italy this summer. Richard plays a copy of a 5-string baroque cello, after Montagnana, Venice, c.1730.