the imagination and variety of invention are unceasing – terrific stuff
Few composers, if any, pull music out of thin air. What kinds of things stimulate Philip Cashian’s imagination? … Read introduction
Spoor, for solo guitar, has been commissioned by the International Guitar Foundation as a test piece for their 2020 competition.
A House of Rumours
Philip has been commissioned by the Riot Ensemble to write a piece for their newly established concert series at Kings Place. The premiere will be in January 2021.
Scenes from the Life of Viscount Medardo
A new version of Scenes from the Life of Viscount Medardo for solo horn and ensemble, commissioned by Sounds Scotland, will receive it’s premiere in Aberdeen in January 2021 with virtuoso horn player Richard Watkins and the Red Note Ensemble.
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 in early 2021.
Volvelle is a new work for solo clarinet and electronics that Philip is writing for Mark Simpson. The premiere will be at Kings Place in January 2021 followed by a UK tour.More News...
NMC Records NMC D061
NMC Records NMC D188
Oberlin Music OC17-03