Dedicated to the showcasing of new music, Mr. Fisher has given local and national premieres of numerous contemporary pieces and has worked in close collaboration with prominent composers such as Ronald Stevenson, Thomas Ades, Arvo PÃ¤rt, Lowell Liebermann, John Musto and John Corigliano.
Additionally known for his unique chamber music abilities, Mr. Fisher has become a highly sought-after ensemble performer, having collaborated with renowned performers such as tenor Robert White, soprano Amy Burton, violinists Joshua Bell, Elmar Oliviera, Philippe Graffin and Augustin Hadelich, and clarinetist Anthony McGill.He has appeared at Music at Menlo, the Beethoven Chamber Music Festival and the Kyoto International Music Festival.
Broadcasts have included New Yorkâ€™s WQXR and Bostonâ€™s WGBH, BBCâ€™s Radio 3, Classic FM, and he has appeared on Ukrainian Television, the BBC, and MTV.
Philip Edward Fisher began his musical training at the age of nine, and made his first public appearance only a year later. His concerto debut followed aged 12, performing Shostakovichâ€™s Second Concerto at Birminghamâ€™s Symphony Hall.He went on to obtain degrees from the Royal Academy of Music and the Juilliard School, studying with Christopher Elton, Joseph Kalichstein, and Jerome Lowenthal.
In 2001, Mr. Fisher was a recipient of the Julius Isserlis Scholarship by the Royal Philharmonic Society of London, one of the largest and most prestigious awards of its kind currently available to a British musician.He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music as part of its honours list for 2016.