their repertory included the agile, imaginative and light-filled First String Quartet of the highly gifted British composer Philip Cashian.
Few composers, if any, pull music out of thin air. What kinds of things stimulate Philip Cashian’s imagination? … Read introduction
The Art of Memory
The Art of Memory, is a new piece for solo cello, written for Anssi Karttunen. Anssi has made a video of the piece that you can watch here.
Philip has written a piano trio for the Trio Mazzolini, to be premiered at Folkestone New Music.
Ballad of the Moon, Moon
On 22 July, Andrew Watts and Gavin Roberts will give the first performance of ‘The Ballad of the Moon, Moon’, a setting of Lorca for counter tenor and piano, commissioned by the Marylebone Festival.
A House of Rumours
Philip has been commissioned by the Riot Ensemble. Due to Covid the premiere date and venue is tbc.
Following on from the success of Leonora Pictures most recently performed at the Aspen Festival in July 2020, Philip is currently collaborating with writer Jessica Walker on a chamber opera about the surrealist painter Leonora Carrington. The new theatre piece is in development and the opening scene will be workshopped and filmed in August 2021.
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