"Moore and Janiczek combine transcendent intensity with finely judged pacing in Messiaen's Theme and Variations, placing this firmly among the best accounts on disc."
- BBC Music Magazine
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Philip Moore

Philip Moore is originally from the Vale of Evesham. He studied at London’s Royal Academy of Music with Hamish Milne, during which time he won many prizes. Upon leaving he was awarded the Meaker Fellowship, and was appointed an Associate of the RAM in 2003. In 2004 he became a Steinway Artist.

He has performed throughout Europe, America and the Far East. He has appeared as concerto soloist with the Hallé, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Philharmonia Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. He is the pianist of the Hebrides Ensemble, a member of the Colin Currie Group and has worked with many international artists, giving duo, chamber music and orchestral performances and broadcasts with the Nash Ensemble, London Sinfonietta, LSO Percussion Ensemble, ECO Ensemble, Ensemble 360, Conchord, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Britten Sinfonia. In 2006 he and fellow-pianist Andrew West began a two-year collaboration with Michael Clark Dance Company, playing Stravinsky’s two-piano version of Rite of Spring at the Barbican Theatre and worldwide. He has recorded for Linn, Nonesuch, Naxos, LSO Live, Signum, Deux-Elles and Delphian Records.

Philip’s piano duo with Simon Crawford-Phillips has won international prizes and awards, including a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship in 2004. They have given world premieres of Detlev Glanert’s Two Piano Concerto; Anna Meredith’s Two Piano Concerto (at the 2009 BBC Proms); and Steve Reich’s Quartet for two pianos and two vibraphones, with Colin Currie and Sam Walton, at the Royal Festival Hall, Carnegie Hall NY (listed as one of “The Ten Best Classical Performances of 2014” by New York Magazine), Tokyo Opera City, Kölner Philharmonie, Cité de la musique Paris, and other major venues. Their recording for Nonesuch was one of Andrew Clement’s “Top 10 classical releases of 2018” in the Guardian.

In 2017 he joined the LSO under Sir Simon Rattle for performances of Petrushka in London and Paris. In 2018 he toured Tokyo and Osaka with LSO Percussion Ensemble, giving the London and Japanese premieres of John Adams’s Roll Over Beethoven for two pianos.

Philip lives in North London with his wife and two sons.