Saltimbanques


Philip is writing a new violin and piano piece for Michael Foyle with performances planned in Arnhem and Leiden in early 2022.

Scenes from the Life of Viscount Medardo

The Red Note Ensemble, conducted by Geoffrey Paterson and with soloist Richard Watkins, will give the premiere of ‘Scenes from the Life of Viscount Medardo’ at the Sounds Scotland festival on 12 June.

The Art of Memory

In April, Philip wrote a short solo cello piece for Anssi Karttunen. ‘The Art of Memory’ is one of a set of solo pieces Anssi is collecting in memory of Oliver Knussen.

Physichromie


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.

Night’s Echo

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of his Amati viola London Sinfonietta principal violist Paul Silverthorne will be giving recitals in Italy and England including a new piece for viola and piano, Night’s Echo, by Philip.

A House of Rumours

Philip has been commissioned by the Riot Ensemble. Due to Covid the premiere date and venue is tbc.

Leonora

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.

Volvelle

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 December 2021 followed by a UK tour.