Simon Crawford-Phillips has established an extraordinarily varied career as soloist, chamber musician and most recently as a conductor. He was appointed chief conductor and artistic adviser of Västerås Sinfonietta from 2017.
Recent performances as a pianist have included a series of concerts at Wigmore Hall together with the Nash Ensemble. He has recently given world premieres of music by Britta Byström, Steve Reich and Mark-Anthony Turnage as well as working alongside composers Sofia Gubaidulina, Simon Holt, Colin Matthews and Huw Watkins.
Simon Crawford-Phillips is a founding member of the Kungsbacka Piano Trio. In 2016/17 they toured Sweden and England culminating in a live BBC broadcast from Wigmore Hall.
In 2014 his piano duo together with Philip Moore, premiered Steve Reich’s Quartet for two pianos and two vibraphones at the Southbank Centre, Carnegie Hall NY which was listed as one of “The Ten Best Classical Performances of 2014″ by New York Magazine.