Philip Francis FOWKE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-06-28
Education Gayhurst Sch, Downside, began piano studies with Marjorie Withers, ARAM (awarded scholarship to study piano at RAM with Gordon Green, OBE)
Publications N/A
Recreations architecture, monasticism
Clubs Cavendish, Royal Over-Seas League, Savage
Style Philip Fowke, FRAM
Career concert pianist; Wigmore Hall debut 1974, Royal Festival Hall debut 1977, Proms debut 1979, US debut 1982; performs regularly with all leading Br orchs and for BBC Radio, toured extensively in Europe; performances incl: Lambert Piano Concerto BBC Proms 2001, Warsaw Concerto BBC Proms 2003, world première of Richard Bissell Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra Royal Festival Hall 2003; contrib Times Literary Supplement, music magazines and obituaries for nat press; prof of piano Royal Acad of Music 1981-91, prof of piano Welsh Coll of Music and Drama 1994-95, head Keyboard Dept Trinity Coll of Music London 1995-99 (sr fell 1998); recitalist and piano tutor Dartington International Summer Sch 1996, 1997 and 2000, vice-chm European Piano Teachers' Assoc (UK), warden Performers and Composers Section ISM 2004-05; first prize Nat Fedn of Music Socs Award 1973, BBC Piano Competition 1974; Winston Churchill Fellowship 1976; FRAM; >ir< incl: Virtuoso Piano Transcriptions, Complete Chopin Waltzes, Chopin Sonatas Nos 2 and 3, Bliss Piano Recital, Bliss Piano Concerto (with Liverpool Philharmonic and David Atherton), Britten Scottish Ballad (with City of Birmingham Orch and Simon Rattle), Finzi Grand Fantasia and Toccata (with Liverpool Philharmonic and Richard Hickox), Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No 2 and Rhapsody on a Theme from Paganini (with Royal Philharmonic and Yuri Temirkanov), Ravel Piano Concertos (with London Philharmonic and Serge Baudo), Saint-Saëns Carnival of Animals (with Scot Nat Orch and Sir Alexander Gibson), Tchaikovsky Piano Concertos Nos 1 and 2 (with London Philharmonic and Wilfried Boettcher), Delius Piano Concerto (with Royal Philharmonic and Norman del Mar), Hoddinott Piano Concerto No 1 (with Royal Philharmonic and Barry Wordsworth), film scores incl Warsaw Concerto (with RTE Concert Orch and Proinnsias O Duinn), Cyril Scott Piano Quartet and Quintet (with The London Piano Quartet), Alan Bush Piano Quartet (with The London Piano Quartet)
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