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
Acclaimed young American pianist George Fu will give the premiere of Short Stories, a set of piano miniatutres written in memory of Oliver Knussen next March.
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The Wye Valley Chamber Music Festival have commissioned Philip to write a piano quartet for their 20th anniversary season in February 2020.
Philip is writing a piece for viola and piano. The new work has been commissioned by Paul Silverthorne to celebrate the 400th anniversary of his Amati viola and will be played on a European tour early in 2020.
Volvelle is a new work for solo clarinet and playback that Philip is writing for Mark Simpson. The premiere will be at Kings Place in October 2020 followed by a UK tour.
Following on from the success of Leonora Pictures most recently performed at the Aspen Festival in July, 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 in Spring 2020.More News...
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