© Herbert Ascherman, Jr.
He performed with the English Chamber Orchestra, appearing as soloist at the Proms at Royal Albert Hall, and played in major cities throughout the UK and Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the Middle East, and India. His festival appearances include the Schiermonnikoog (Holland), Consonances (France), Casalmaggiore (Italy), and Bowdoin (Maine) International Music Festival.
Chase was a member of The Nash Ensemble for more 20 years, as well as the London Sinfonietta , Esterhazy Baryton Trio, Quartet of London, Hausmusik of London, and the London Chamber Orchestra.
His critically acclaimed recordings for Dutton with pianist Michiko Otaki include music by Arnold Bax, Arthur Bliss and Vaughan Williams, as well as rare works of Benjamin Dale, Stanley Bate, W H Bell, and Edmund Rubbra, plus sonatas of Delius and Ireland transcribed by Tertis. Centaur released their recording of three Brahms sonatas and “The Virtuoso Viola” on Naxos features music by Arthur Benjamin, George Enescu, Joseph Jongen, Henry Vieuxtemps, Nicolò Paganini, Bach/Kodály, Fritz Kreisler, and Bernard Shore.
Roger Chase taught at the Royal College of Music, the Guildhall School, the Royal Northern College of Music, Oberlin College, and Roosevelt University. With Otaki he presented recitals of works inspired by Lionel Tertis at Washington’s National Gallery, Princeton University, and in Cleveland, Boston, Toronto, and elsewhere.
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
|Diversions, Op 63 (Berkeley)|
|Duo for flute and viola, Op 10 (Arnold)|
|Eight Poems of Li-Po (Lambert)|
|Elegiac Trio (Bax)|
|Fantasy-Pieces on the Heine 'Liederkreis' of Schumann, Op 16 (Holloway)|
|Far, far from each other (Bridge)|
|Harp Quintet (Bax)|
|Lachrymae, Op 48a (Britten)|
|Madam Noy (Bliss)|
|Music, when soft voices die (Bridge)|
|Oboe Quartet, Op 61 (Arnold)|
|Oboe Quintet (Bax)|
|Octet, Op 4 (Ferguson)|
|On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)|
|Piano Quintet in A minor, Op 84 (Elgar)|
|Quartet for oboe and string trio, Op 70 (Berkeley)|
|Quintet for flute, violin, viola, horn and bassoon, Op 7 (Arnold)|
|Quintet for oboe and string quartet (Bliss)|
|Serenade in C major, Op 41 (Holloway)|
|Sextet, Op 47 (Berkeley)|
|The Curlew (Warlock)|
|The Women of Yueh (Bliss)|
|Trio for flute, viola and bassoon, Op 6 (Arnold)|
|Viola Sonata, Op 17 (Arnold)|
|Where is it that our soul doth go? (Bridge)|