Canada’s The Globe and Mail: Violinist Benjamin Bowman reaches ‘an arrival point’ as concertmaster of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Violinist Benjamin Bowman is featured in The Globe and Mail in an article by Jenna Simeonov! It’s for subscribers only, but here’s a snippet:

Bowman’s respect for excellent music-making and his raw talent as a violinist (“his amazing talents are so undeniable,” Johannes Debus says) have certainly taken him far. The clincher, though, is his natural ability to lead. As [Robert] Pomakov describes, it, Bowman is no ordinary violinist. “I can only see him being a concertmaster.”

“I feel incredibly lucky to be working with the musicians of [The Metropolitan Opera],” Bowman says. “And I’m excited to see what the future holds.”” full feature is available here.

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