Thomas Gould

Guest Director and Violin, Triptych

Described as ‘a soloist of rare refinement’, Thomas Gould has performed as a soloist with major orchestras worldwide including Hallé Orchestra, LA Phil New Music Group, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and West Australian Symphony Orchestra, collaborating with conductors such as John Adams, Nicholas Collon, Paul Daniel, Clark Rundell, John Rutter, Robin Ticciati and Garry Walker.

Recent and upcoming orchestral engagements include performances with the Sønderjyllands Symfoniorkester, Philharmonie Zuidnederland, Kazan Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Orchestre Nationale de Bretagne amongst others.

Thomas recently signed exclusively with Edition Classics, the first release in May 2015 was a live recording of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending with Sinfonietta Riga.

Thomas is Leader of Aurora Orchestra and associate leader of Britten Sinfonia. A strong advocate of contemporary music, he has given numerous world, UK and London premières, including concertos by Nico Muhly, John Woolrich, Hans Abrahamsen and Christopher Ball.