Ashley Fripp has had performances and recordings reviewed in major publications, ranging from the New York Times to the Guardian, BBC Music Magazine to Gramophone. Keep up to date with the latest articles and posts here.

Łazienki Park Recital

June 19th, 2022|

On 19th June 2022, Ashley gave a open-air recital to an audience of 2,500 people beside the world's most famous monument to Chopin in Warsaw's Royal Łazienki Park.

Champs Hill Records

April 19th, 2022|

Ashley Fripp and Jonathan Radford have released an album entitled The Saxophone Craze: Homage to Rudy Wiedoeft on Champs Hill Records. The recording features music which explores Wiedoeft's influence on the saxophone and [...]

Ashley awarded doctorate

June 1st, 2021|

Ashley has been awarded a doctorate by the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and City University, London for his research into the music of Thomas Adès. Under the supervision of Richard Baker and Paul [...]

The Arts Desk review

February 2nd, 2019|

Ashley Fripp’s eclectic recital disc starts as it goes on. The Prelude to Bach’s second English Suite is really impressive here, a winning blend of muscularity and elegance. Reach the second [...]

Gramophone Magazine Review

September 15th, 2018|

Ashley's latest CD is reviewed in Gramophone Magazine. "One cannot help but notice Fripp’s exuberance and awareness of Bach’s cross-rhythms" "At first Fripp’s resolutely steady Chopin Berceuse seems reticent and [...]

BBC Music Magazine

August 1st, 2018|

“The young pianist’s Bach sparkles with finely-wrought phrasing and articulation while the Adès is an exciting revelation. His Chopin breathes and dances”

Sunday Times Essential New Release

July 22nd, 2018|

Ashley’s new CD is listed as essential listening in the Sunday Times. “Crisply performed… the virtuoso figuration is searching as well as irresistibly zestful”. Click here for more information (available to Sunday [...]

The Guardian Observer Review

July 15th, 2018|

Fiona Maddocks, Chief Music Critic at The Observer reviews Ashley’s new CD for Willowhayne Records: The young British pianist, Ashley Fripp, strong across a range of repertoire, is already a [...]

New CD for Willowhayne Records

July 1st, 2018|

Ashley Fripp has released a new on the Willowhayne Records label. The album features works by J. S. Bach and Chopin as well as the first recording of Thomas Adès’s [...]

Carlisle Post Review

November 27th, 2017|

Ashley's recital for the Carlisle Music Society (26th October 2017) was reviewed by Ian France: "What joy to spend an evening listening to the prodigiously talented pianist Ashley Fripp. Here [...]