I know Petrushka well, having played the orchestral piano part, and from Stravinsky’s four-hand arrangement. This incredibly virtuosic version however, by Victor Babin, specifically for two pianos and fleshed out accordingly, is new to us. Alongside it, Simon and I will play Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances, surely one of his greatest scores? Concert at LSO St. […]
Although I’ve played a lot of Steve’s music, this will be the first “phasing”. Great to have new challenges and really looking forward to attempting to master this technique! Concert at King’s Place, 13th June 2020
The backstory for this is that I was playing with LSO when John Adams was in to conduct El Niño in 2016, and got talking to him about “Hallelujah Junction”, which I love. He mentioned to me that he had arranged one of his String Quartets for two pianos, a piece constructed using fragments from […]
Glanert’s concerto was specially commissioned for piano duo Simon Crawford-Phillips and Philip Moore by Borletti-Buitoni Trust and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. This film documents three months leading up to the world premiere on 15th March 2008. Produced by BBTrust.
Video profile of piano duo Simon Crawford-Phillips and Philip Moore, produced by Borletti-Buitoni Trust and filmed in London 2004