Tom Borrow scores success with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra, under Semyon Bychkov, live streamed by RAI
Tom Borrow's debut with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra under the baton of Semyon Bychkov has been acclaimed as a great success. Haaretz newspaper noted in its review, "music-making with an abundance of lyricism. depth, and also lightness, flow and levitation...In the second movement, Borrow entwined delicate and handsome ornamentations, and the third combined poetry and momentum...The ending was restrained, without exaggerated drama, yet at the same time it was powerful and exciting."
The concert can still be viewed at the time of writing, at:
Gramophone Magazine names Tom Borrow its
'One To Watch' in the new issue!
Gramophone has accorded Tom its prestigious 'One To Watch' accolade in the February 2020 issue, calling him "an exciting young pianist...(whose playing shows) individuality and elegance". This comes only a few months after International Piano gave Tom its equivalent honour, describing him as "the very definition of 'one to watch'" - making this, as football fans would say, 'the double'! www.gramophone.co.uk
Tom Borrow signs to Hanssler Classic, announces first album!
Hanssler Classic, Germany's largest independent classical recording label, has signed Tom Borrow and announced his first album. 'Romantica' will be a survey of romantic solo piano works by Rachmaninov, Liszt, Franck, Scriabin and Chopin. The album is due for release in the near future. The title, 'Romantica', means 'romantic' in Hebrew - a nod to Tom's Israeli heritage. See article in Gramophone here.
U.S. West coast / Canada recital tour set for January 2021
Following his US recital debut in 2020, at the Miami International Piano Festival, Tom is delighted to announce a recital tour of several of North America's most prestigious chamber music societies, including Vancouver Recital Society and Seattle Chamber Music Society: Winter Festival. The concerts will be in January 2021 - check back here for details nearer the time!