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10.24.14
Bramwell Tovey
Tovey, Terfel and BSO deliver a deeply moving Brahms Requiem
Boston Classical Review
06.15.14
Bramwell Tovey, James Ehnes
Review: The VSO ends its season with flare
Vancouver Sun
11.12.13
Bramwell Tovey
Review: Great blast of Britten by Tovey and L.A. Phil at Disney Hall
Los Angeles Times
09.11.13
Bramwell Tovey
British Expat of the Month: Composer Bramwell Tovey, From Essex to the Hollywood Bowl
BBC America
06.25.13
Bramwell Tovey
4BR Interview - Bramwell Tovey (Part 1)
4barsrest.com
01.09.13
Bramwell Tovey
Dr. Bramwell Tovey Graduates from the University of British Columbia
University of British Columbia
08.30.11
Bramwell Tovey
Prelude to at least one storm
Boston Globe
08.08.11
Bramwell Tovey, Cleveland Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey leads Cleveland Orchestra in satisfying program
Cleveland Plain Dealer
06.24.11
Bramwell Tovey
Bramwell Tovey’s Summer Engagements At Festivals Throughout North America
02.02.11
Bramwell Tovey, James Ehnes, The Knights , Les Violons du Roy
THE KNIGHTS, JAMES EHNES LES VIOLONS DU ROY & BRAMWELL TOVEY NOMINATED FOR JUNO AWARDS
Juno Awards
09.03.10
Bramwell Tovey
Music review: 'Candide' at the Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles Times
08.08.10
Bramwell Tovey
Bramwell Tovey mixes a mean musical cocktail
Los Angeles Times
07.07.10
Bramwell Tovey
Opera Bits and Pieces, Gently Scrambled
The New York Times
06.14.10
Bramwell Tovey
A blazing season finale for the Vancouver symphony
The Vancouver Sun
04.03.10
Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra of Opera North with Bramwell Tovey and Paul Watkins
Huddersfield Daily Examiner (UK)
02.01.10
Bramwell Tovey
Mahler's Eighth Symphony a resounding triumph
The Vancouver Sun
01.28.10
Bramwell Tovey
Bramwell Tovey signs on for five more years
The Vancouver Sun
01.14.10
Bramwell Tovey
The Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Granada
Santa Barbara Independent
12.03.09
Bramwell Tovey
For drama, Tovey heads to the bar; Visiting conductor showcases trumpet concerto
Globe and Mail
11.19.09
Bramwell Tovey
OPUS 3 WELCOMES BRAMWELL TOVEY TO OUR ROSTER
09.10.09
Bramwell Tovey
Tovey and Chalifour at the Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles Examiner
08.19.09
Bramwell Tovey
Tovey and Ehnes with the L.A. Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles Times
09.06.08
Bramwell Tovey
Tovey, L.A. Phil Probe Depths Of The Russian Soul
Los Angeles Times
09.04.08
Bramwell Tovey
Tovey conducts Chang and the Philharmonic
Los Angeles Times
08.21.08
Bramwell Tovey
Joshua Bell at the Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles Times
08.16.08
Bramwell Tovey
Colin Currie at the Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles Times
07.06.08
Bramwell Tovey
Tovey: 'Make sure they hear the next joke'
Los Angeles Times
07.03.08
Bramwell Tovey
A Mediterranean Cruise
The New York Times
06.30.08
Bramwell Tovey
Philharmonic draws 6,000 to Bethel
Herald-Record
07.24.07
Bramwell Tovey
Feet don't stop; Savion Glover is a force, whether tapping complex marching patterns or suddenly shifting tone, in an inspiring night at the Bowl.
Los Angeles Times
07.06.07
Bramwell Tovey
Paying Tribute To a Local Legend
New York Sun
05.14.07
Bramwell Tovey
The British conductor is simpatico not only with the Philharmonic but also with material by Elgar and Britten.
Los Angeles Times

Bramwell Tovey, Music Director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra since 2000, continues as Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and as founding host and conductor of the New York Philharmonic's Summertime Classics series. He has also served as Music Director to the Luxembourg Philharmonic and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

He has worked with orchestras in Europe including the London Philharmonic, London Symphony and Frankfurt Radio Orchestra. In North America, Mr. Tovey has made guest appearances with the orchestras of Baltimore, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Seattle, Cleveland, Nashville, Montreal and Toronto, among others. He has worked in Australia with the symphonies in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne.

Mr. Tovey was honored with the Best Canadian Classical Composition Juno® Award in 2003 for his Requiem for a Charred Skull. In 2008, with violinist James Ehnes, Bramwell and the VSO won a GRAMMY ® and a Juno ® award for their recording of Barber, Korngold and Walton concertos. In that same year, both New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics commissioned him to write a new work, the well-received Urban Runway, subsequently programmed by a number of orchestras in the US and Canada. His full-length opera The Inventor, a commission from Calgary Opera, premiered there in January 2011. He has also amassed an extensive discography which includes recordings with the VSO, Hallé, London and Winnipeg symphonies, and BBC Concert, Luxembourg Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras.

Bramwell is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and holds honorary degrees from the universities of British Columbia, Manitoba, Kwantlen and Winnipeg. In 2013 he was appointed an honorary Officer of the Order of Canada for services to music ... read full bio