Simon Crawford-Phillips



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by Simon Crawford-Phillips May 6th, 2008

Giving life to Glanert’s Concerto

Simon Crawford-Phillips and Philip Moore gave the world premiere of Detlev Glanert Double Piano Concerto with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in Glasgow on 15th March 2008. It will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 9th August.

I’m just on my way out of the door to return a hire car and as I leave the flat I pick up today’s post. In amongst the trash is a CD from the BBC of our premiere of Detlev’s Concerto. Listening to this is the first time I fully appreciate what the BBT project has really achieved. Not the performance especially, which went well, but the possibility of giving life to a new piece.

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