4th August 2020
A Foster Fantasia
A FOSTER FANTASIA for wind quintet has been published by Forton Music.
A medley of four fabulous songs by Stephen Foster – Oh Susanna, Camptown Races, Beautiful Dreamer, Swanee River – wittily arranged for flute, oboe, clarinet, horn & bassoon.
4th August 2020
Warwick Music have published my ALPINE SUITE for horn & piano (also available for tenor horn & piano).
Five pieces, intermediate level.
6th April 2020
Three Musical Charms
Forton Music have published Philip’s Three Musical Charms for oboe & piano. Intermediate level.
7th February 2020
Philip’s Fugal Fantasia for piano & orchestra appears on the CD British Celebration 3 (Heritage label). The Royal Ballet Sinfonia is conducted by Ronald Corp, with Dimitri Kennaway on solo piano.
Details: Heritage Records
4th July 2018
2018 International Composers’ Festival
Two of Philip’s orchestral pieces will be performed at the 2018 International Composers’ Festival – Festival Day and Romance for horn and orchestra.
7pm, Friday 21st September, Opus Theatre, 24 Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1DJ
2nd May 2018
Come, Holy Ghost
Come, Holy Ghost, a new anthem for Pentecost, will have its first performance on Sunday May 20th 2018, at Hampstead Parish Church.
8th December 2017
Three Piece Suite
Philip’s Three Piece Suite for orchestra features on the CD British Celebration 2, released in December 2017 on the Heritage label. Gavin Sutherland conducts the Royal Ballet Sinfonia.
30th October 2017
I Heard the Bells
Philip’s new carol I Heard the Bells will be performed by North Camden Chorus in their Christmas concert on Saturday December 9th 2017
Philip’s Little Suite for bassoon & piano features on the new ABRSM bassoon syllabus (grade 5)
Orchestral Suite in G
Philip’s Orchestral Suite in G was given a splendid performance by Henley-Leichlingen Youth Orchestra, in Christ Church Centre, Henley on Oct 29th 2017.
Day by day
Day by day was broadcast on BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service on October 17th
31st March 2017
Arion & The Dolphin
ARION & THE DOLPHIN Philip’s 20-minute cantata, received a wonderful, semi-staged performance at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester in March 2017. The 90-strong Hallé Children’s Choir, under the direction of Shirley Court and Wendy Cook, gave an inspired rendition of this mythical tale.
1st June 2016
Philip’s THREE TRIBUTES for clarinet & piano are now published by Spartan Press.
They are about grades 4/5 in standard
12th August 2015
Hastings International Composers Festival
Several of Philip’s pieces will feature in the Hastings International Composers Festival in September 2015.
Arion & The Dolphin
Philip’s children’s cantata ARION & THE DOLPHIN was performed again in July 2015 by the New London Children’s Choir (training choir).
21st June 2015
OFFBEAT SUITE for trumpet with piano accompaniment, is now published by Emerson Edition. The suite consists of seven short, melodic pieces, c. grades 4-6 standard.
13th August 2014
SPRING (from The Four Seasons)
SPRING (from The Four Seasons) and LOOK WELL TO THIS DAY were performed in July 2014 by the New London Children’s Choir.
1st December 2013
2013 Hastings International Composers Festival
Two of Philip’s pieces featured in the 2013 Hastings International Composers Festival in September – Song of Peace and My Spirit Longs for Thee received excellent performances by the London Gala Orchestra and the Winchester Consort, conducted by Derek Carden.
15th January 2013
Philip commissioned to write a new choral work
Fleet Singers of Hampstead have commissioned Philip to write a new choral work. Taking ‘the natural world’ as its theme, the piece will last about 25 minutes and will include sections for children’s choir as well as adult. First performance on May 18th 2013, St Anne’s Church, Highgate.