Wrapped and ready! My solo show’ Perpetual Flux’ with Cornwall Contemporary Gallery in Penzance, West Cornwall opens on Wednesday 26th. All these will be delivered to the gallery tomorrow and the show will be hung throughout Tuesday. An exciting day! @cornwallcontemporary
#nowlistening#nowplaying#alexisffrench#evolution UK #contemporary#pianist and composer Alexis Ffrench his brand new studio #album Evolution and a gorgeous new video, Moments.
A stunning new album that sees Ffrench propel himself to yet further heights, Evolution features a host of guests, from Boston-based electro folk duo Tall Heights; to The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Adam Klemans and international classical harpist Lavinia Meijer. The album has already spawned a success in previous single ‘Moments’, seeing it feature on Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist, a huge moment for a solo piano track.
As likely to be found listening to #KendrickLamar and #ChancetheRapper as #Bach and #Beethoven, Alexis Ffrench’s combination of classical training and love for R&B and roots music has helped define his unique sound, noting “I listen to a lot of #R&B and #hiphop, and study the music videos. I see innovation and people pushing the envelope and doing daring things in the name of art, in a way that provokes thought. I wonder whether as #classical musicians if we can do more on that front.” Trying to break the rigorous and academic preconceptions of classical #music, Alexis Ffrench now finds himself as one of the leading voices of a new wave of #composers redefining a genre made accessible by artists of the