Archived news

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February 2019 - An outline of this year's Arcadia Festival is now available. 

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September 2018 - Sei Solo is CD of the month in The Lady magazine. Plus more news on the CD from Classical Music Magazine and read the latest reviews.

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May 2018 - Article from the Strad 'Thomas Bowes: a Bach Pilgrimage'. Link to sales outlets. LInk to Bach videos.

Beethoven Concerto at St George's Bristol June 2018

Tom renews his long-standing relationship with the bhco and Andrew Shulman.
Click here for details. 

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Bach Pilgrimage May 2018

All details for Tom's 2018 month-long pilgrimage in Britain and France are available here.

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Sei Solo release June 2018

Tom’s eagerly awaited 3 disc set of the complete Bach Sonatas and Partitas, ‘Sei Solo’ has launched. Download or stream these glorious tracks from all the usual platforms, including iTunes, Apple Music and Spotify. Or, of course, you can buy the 3 disc set from Amazon, Arkiv Music and Naxos Direct and elsewhere. All details see the Pilgrimage schedule. Pre-launch price £20.

Tom in Ludlow
Tribute to Bela Katona (1920 - 2018) - February 2018

Tom pays tribute to the distinguished Hungarian violin teacher.
Click here for the complete text

Tom in Ludlow
June 2018 - Beethoven in Bristol

Tom will be playing the Beethoven Violin Concerto with Brandon Hill Orchestra under the baton of Andrew Shulman.
Click here for event information and here for bhco facebook page

November  2017 - New Bach CDs coming!

Tom's new recordings of the Bach solo violin sonatas and partitas will be released in June 2018. More news soon.

Tom in Ludlow March 2017 - Farewell to Langvad

Tom's farewell message to the Langvad Chamber Music Jamboree
Click here to read it

Tom in Ludlow
September 2017 - Bach in West Malling

Tom plays a selection of Solo Sonatas and Partitas by Bach in the West Malling Festival
Click here for event information and click here for direct link to Festival Site 

February 17th, 2017 - Bach at Trinity Laban

Tom to play all six Bach Sonatas and Partitas at the Old Royal Naval Chapel Greenwich. As part of Trinity Laban’s colab series, Tom can be heard in this glorious space - one of the finest interiors in existence - playing all the solo violin music of JS Bach. Link to event information.


November 2016 - recent film releases featuring Tom

A group of interesting films - all of which have involved Tom as orchestral leader or as violin soloist have been released recently:
Julieta, Fantastic Beasts, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, The Legend of Tarzan, Allied… more
Check out Tom’s IMDb page for all details….


Tom in LudlowThursday 10 November, 2016 - Masterclass at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Join Thomas Bowes as he works with students in an open and public masterclass.
Click here for event information 

Brahms in BristolMay 2016 - Brahms violin concerto

Tom plays the Brahms violin concerto with Brandon Hill Chamber Orchestra
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Tom in LudlowApril 2016 - Bach recital in St Giles Downton

Tom plays solo Bach in aid of spectacular and much-loved Victorian church spire
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Tom in LudlowMarch 2016 - Britten violin concerto

Tom plays Britten violin concerto with Charnwood Orchestra
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spectreDec 2015 - Thomas Newman

Tom hugely enjoyed working again with Thomas Newman on the fabulous score for Spectre.
Click here for IMDB page on Spectre 

Tom in LudlowMay 2015 - 3 Bach concerts in London

Continuing Tom's Bach Pilgrimage, three concerts in May 2015 in London saw him return to this repertoire
Click here for video introduction to Bach Pilgrimage

Tom in LudlowAugust 2014 - Rob Dougan

Tom records spectacular solo track for Rob Dougan
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On 24 and 26 April 2014

Tom played the Britten violin concerto in the Markuskirche Hannover and then the Berlin Philharmonie Kammermusiksaal. This was followed by a recital with Eleanor Alberga  in the Kammermusiksaal on 27 April. See youtube for promo video which includes Tom playing. Plus, new video 'Tom and the Britten concerto


New CD

Tom's CD of Walton and Barber Concertos has had some great reviews.
Go to the Walton/Barber page for more information.



On 14 July 2013

Tom Bowes and Tony Faber gave a lecture recital called The Genius of Antonio Stradivari at the Headley Lecture Theatre, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

May and June 2013

Tom made a Bach Pilgrimage in the UK
Click here  for Tom's notes on the Bach Pilgrimage

October 2012

Tom toured the USA as guest leader of the Academy of St Martins-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble - read the reviews. Here's a link to the Washington Post Review and here are 2 more reviews: NYT and WP  

Recent Film credits:

Tom leads the orchestra for Thomas Newman's outstanding score for "Skyfall" the new Bond film.
Tom's imdb page