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Artist Hyperion Records
Crawford-Phillips, Simon (piano)
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Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)

Simon Crawford-Phillips has established an unusually varied career as soloist, chamber musician, lieder accompanist and most recently as a conductor. Concerto appearances have included performances with the English and Scottish Chamber Orchestras, BBC Scottish Symphony, Hallé, NHK Symphony and St Martin-in-the-Fields.

Simon Crawford-Phillips is a founding member of the Kunsgbacka Trio. He also performs regularly in a piano duo with Philip Moore, and in collaborations with Alison Balsom, Emily Beynon, Colin Currie, Martin Fröst, Daniel Hope, Andrew Kennedy, Jakob Koranyi, Pekka Kussisto and Lawrence Power. These have led to concert tours of Australia, North and South America, China, Japan and all the major European concert halls as well as several performances at the BBC Proms. Simon has made numerous recordings, including discs of Brahms, Bowen, Hindemith and Shostakovich with Lawrence Power for Hyperion. He is a regular guest with The Nash Ensemble and the Danish, Dante, Elias and Saconni string quartets and a visitor to numerous international festivals including the City of London, Edinburgh, Mecklenburg, Oslo, Savannah and Verbier.

Simon holds teaching positions at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he was awarded a Fellowship in 2010, and at the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg.

Albums
'Benjamin: Violin Sonatina & Viola Sonata' (CDA67969)
Benjamin: Violin Sonatina & Viola Sonata
CDA67969  June 2014 Release  
'Bowen: The complete works for viola & piano' (CDA67651/2)
Bowen: The complete works for viola & piano
'Brahms: The Complete Chamber Music' (CDS44331/42)
Brahms: The Complete Chamber Music
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'Brahms: Viola Sonatas' (CDA67584)
Brahms: Viola Sonatas
'Debussy & Ravel: String Quartets' (CDA67759)
Debussy & Ravel: String Quartets
'Hindemith: The Complete Viola Music, Vol. 1 – Viola Sonatas' (CDA67721)
Hindemith: The Complete Viola Music, Vol. 1 – Viola Sonatas
'Ravel & Debussy: String Quartets' (CDA67759)
Ravel & Debussy: String Quartets
'Shostakovich: Music for viola and piano' (CDA67865)
Shostakovich: Music for viola and piano
Complete works available for download
ARTHUR BENJAMIN  (1893-1960)
A tune and variations for little people with Lawrence Power (violin)   June 2014 Release
From San Domingo with Lawrence Power (viola)   June 2014 Release
Jamaican Rumba with Lawrence Power (viola)   June 2014 Release
Le tombeau de Ravel 'Valses-caprices' with Lawrence Power (viola)   June 2014 Release
Three Pieces for violin and piano with Lawrence Power (violin)   June 2014 Release
Viola Sonata with Lawrence Power (viola)   June 2014 Release
Violin Sonatina with Lawrence Power (violin)   June 2014 Release
YORK BOWEN  (1884-1961)
Allegro de concert with Lawrence Power (viola)
Melody for the C string, Op 51 No 2 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Melody for the G string, Op 47 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Phantasy in F major, Op 54 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Rhapsody in G minor with Lawrence Power (viola)
Romance in A major with Lawrence Power (viola)
Romance in D flat major with Lawrence Power (viola)
Viola Sonata No 1 in C minor, Op 18 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Viola Sonata No 2 in F major, Op 22 with Lawrence Power (viola)
JOHANNES BRAHMS  (1833-1897)
Trio for piano, viola and cello in A minor, Op 114 with Lawrence Power (viola), Tim Hugh (cello)
Viola Sonata in E flat major, Op 120 No 2 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Viola Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1 with Lawrence Power (viola)
PAUL HINDEMITH  (1895-1963)
Viola Sonata with Lawrence Power (viola)
Viola Sonata in F major, Op 11 No 4 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Viola Sonata, Op 25 No 4 with Lawrence Power (viola)
MAURICE RAVEL  (1875-1937)
Violin Sonata No 2 in G major with Krysia Osostowicz (violin)
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH  (1906-1975)
Five Pieces from The Gadfly, Op 97 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Sonata for viola and piano, Op 147 with Lawrence Power (viola)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A tune and variations for little people (Benjamin)
Allegro de concert (Bowen)
Arabesque (The Muted Pavane)  No 1 of Three Pieces for violin and piano (Benjamin)
Blues: Moderato  Movement 2 of Violin Sonata No 2 in G major (Ravel)
Carnavalesque: Tempo di valse  No 2 of Three Pieces for violin and piano (Benjamin)
Elegy: Adagio e mesto  Movement 1 of Viola Sonata (Benjamin)
Finale (after Prelude No 24)  No 7 of Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 (Shostakovich/Strakhov)
Five Pieces from The Gadfly, Op 97 (Shostakovich/Borisovsky)
Folk Festival  No 5 of Five Pieces from The Gadfly, Op 97 (Shostakovich/Borisovsky)
From San Domingo (Benjamin)
Humoresque: Non troppo allegro  No 3 of Three Pieces for violin and piano (Benjamin)
Intermezzo: Andante  No 2 of Five Pieces from The Gadfly, Op 97 (Shostakovich/Borisovsky)
Jamaican Rumba (Benjamin/Primrose)
Le tombeau de Ravel 'Valses-caprices' (Benjamin)
Marche funèbre (after Prelude No 14)  No 2 of Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 (Shostakovich/Strakhov)
Meditation: Sehr langsam  Movement from Nobilissima visione (Hindemith)
Mélodie amoureuse (after Prelude No 17)  No 5 of Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 (Shostakovich/Strakhov)
Melody for the C string, Op 51 No 2 (Bowen)
Melody for the G string, Op 47 (Bowen)
Nobilissima visione (Hindemith)
Perpetuum mobile: Allegro  Movement 3 of Violin Sonata No 2 in G major (Ravel)
Phantasy in F major, Op 54 (Bowen)
Piano Sonata in C sharp minor 'Moonlight', Op 27 No 2 (Beethoven/Bowen)
Rhapsody in G minor (Bowen)
Romance  No 4 of Five Pieces from The Gadfly, Op 97 (Shostakovich/Borisovsky)
Romance in A major (Bowen)
Romance in D flat major (Bowen)
Scene: Moderato  No 1 of Five Pieces from The Gadfly, Op 97 (Shostakovich/Borisovsky)
Scherzo in C minor, WoO2  Movement 3 of Sonata in A minor 'F-A-E' (Brahms)
Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 (Shostakovich/Strakhov)
Sharmanka (Barrel-Organ Waltz)  No 3 of Five Pieces from The Gadfly, Op 97 (Shostakovich/Borisovsky)
Sonata for viola and piano, Op 147 (Shostakovich)
Sonata in A minor 'F-A-E' (Brahms)
Three Pieces for violin and piano (Benjamin)
Toccata: Allegro ma non troppo  Movement 3 of Viola Sonata (Benjamin)
Trio for piano, viola and cello in A minor, Op 114 (Brahms)
Un peu triste (after Prelude No 10)  No 1 of Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 (Shostakovich/Strakhov)
Une danse ironique (after Prelude No 18)  No 6 of Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 (Shostakovich/Strakhov)
Une valse militaire (after Prelude No 16)  No 4 of Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 (Shostakovich/Strakhov)
Une valse vite (after Prelude No 15)  No 3 of Seven Preludes from 24 Preludes, Op 34 (Shostakovich/Strakhov)
Viola Sonata (Benjamin)
Viola Sonata (Hindemith)
Viola Sonata in E flat major, Op 120 No 2 (Brahms)
Viola Sonata in F major, Op 11 No 4 (Hindemith)
Viola Sonata in F minor, Op 120 No 1 (Brahms)
Viola Sonata No 1 in C minor, Op 18 (Bowen)
Viola Sonata No 2 in F major, Op 22 (Bowen)
Viola Sonata, Op 25 No 4 (Hindemith)
Violin Sonata No 2 in G major (Ravel)
Violin Sonatina (Benjamin)
Waltz: Quasi improvisatore –  Movement 2 of Viola Sonata (Benjamin)
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