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James Bowman

voc, *1941 GB, Oxford
Singer of Classical
A.k.a. James Thomas Bowman

James Thomas Bowman CBE (born 6 November 1941) is an English countertenor born in Oxford, England. His career spans opera, oratorio, contemporary music and solo recitals. In 2010 it was announced that he would give his last London concert in 2011 at the Wigmore Hall, although he would continue to give recitals outside the capital. A few years previously he retired from the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace in London, after a decade of service.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Orff: Carmina Burana, Introduction, Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi: O Fortuna on Orff: Carmina Burana - Holst: The Planets by Sir Charles Mackerras, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Stabat Mater: 1. Stabat Mater on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Salve Regina by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Stabat Mater: 3. O quam tristis on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Salve Regina by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Stabat Mater: 12. Quando corpus - Amen on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Salve Regina by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Stabat Mater, RV621: 4. Quis est homo 5. Quis non posset 6. Pro peccatis on Vivaldi: Stabat Mater; Concerto in G minor; Nisi Dominus by Antonio Vivaldi, James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
As pants the hart, HWV 251d: Sextet and chorus: As pants the hart for cooling streams on Handel: Music for the Chapel Royal by George Frideric Handel & Andrew Gant
Stabat Mater, RV 621: 1. Stabat mater 2. Cuius animan 3. O quam tristis on Vivaldi: Stabat Mater; Concerto in G minor; Nisi Dominus by Antonio Vivaldi, James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Stabat Mater: 4. Quae moerabat on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Salve Regina by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
Stabat Mater: 5. Quis est homo on Pergolesi: Stabat Mater; Salve Regina by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Academy of Ancient Music & Christopher Hogwood
I will magnify Thee, O God, HWV 250b: Duet and chorus: My mouth shall speak the praise of the Lord (bass, alto, chorus) on Handel: Music for the Chapel Royal by George Frideric Handel & Andrew Gant

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Elizabethan Lute SongsJames Bowman2019Album
Stabat MaterGiovanni Battista Pergolesi - Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood2012Compil.
Gloria · Stabat MaterAntonio Vivaldi, Judith Nelson, Emma Kirkby, Carolyn Watkinson, James Bowman, The Choir Of Christ Church Cathedral, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Simon Preston, Christopher Hogwood2012Compil.
Salve Regina - Cantatas & MotetsDomenico Scarlatti, Johann Adolf Hasse, Alessandro Scarlatti, Deborah York, James Bowman, Crispian Steele-Perkins, The King's Consort, Robert King2011Album
Aus der TiefeJohann Sebastian Bach, Greta de Reyghere, James Bowman, Guy De Mey, Max van Egmond2010Compil.
Songs And Chamber MusicPeter Hope, James Bowman, Craig Ogden, John Turner, Stéphane Rancourt, Graham Salvage, David Francis, Peter Lawson, The Manchester Camerata2007Album
Messiah · Athalia · Esther · La ResurrezioneGeorg Friedrich Händel - Christopher Hogwood, Joan Sutherland, Emma Kirkby, Patrizia Kwella, Judith Nelson, Carolyn Watkinson, James Bowman, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Paul Elliott, Ian Partridge, David Thomas, The Academy Of Ancient Music2005Album
Theatre MusicHenry Purcell - Emma Kirkby, Judith Nelson, James Bowman, Martyn Hill, David Thomas, The Academy Of Ancient Music / Christopher Hogwood2004Compil.
Here We Come A-Piping - Songs And Instrumental Music Of Nicholas MarshallJames Bowman / Alison Wells / John Turner / Helen Sanderson / Neil Smith / Keith Swallow2001Album
Sacred Music By Johann SchelleJohann Schelle, Carolyn Sampson • Rebecca Outram • James Bowman • Charles Daniels • James Gilchrist • Peter Harvey, The King's Consort, Robert King2001Album
Sacred MusicSebastian Knüpfer, Carolyn Sampson • Rebecca Outram • James Bowman • Robin Blaze • Charles Daniels • James Gilchrist • Peter Harvey • Michael George • The King's Consort, Robert King2000Album
The Glories Of Handel OperaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Emma Kirkby, Joan Sutherland, Renata Tebaldi, Teresa Berganza, Marilyn Horne, James Bowman, Luciano Pavarotti2000Compil.
HANDEL ADMETO RE DI TESSAGLIARené Jacobs, Rachel Yakar, James Bowman, Rita Dams, Ulrik Cold, Jill Gomez, Max van Egmond1998Album
IkonJames Bowman, The Holst Singers, Stephen Layton1997Album
The James Bowman CollectionJames Bowman, The King's Consort, Robert King1996Album
Vivaldi Sacred Music -2-Antonio Vivaldi, Deborah York, Catherine Denley, James Bowman, The King's Consort, Robert King1996Album
The Occasional OratorioGeorg Friedrich Händel, Susan Gritton, Lisa Milne, James Bowman, John Mark Ainsley, Michael George, The New College Oxford Choir, The Choir Of The King's Consort, The King's Consort, Robert King1995Album
Dioclesian (Complete) / Masque From Timon Of AthensHenry Purcell, Catherine Pierard, James Bowman, John Mark Ainsley, Michael George, Collegium Musicum 90, Richard Hickox1995Album
The Secular Solo Songs Of Henry Purcell, Volume 3Henry Purcell, The King's Consort, Barbara Bonney, Susan Gritton, James Bowman, Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels, Michael George, Robert King1994Album
The Secular Solo Songs Of Henry Purcell, Volume 1Henry Purcell, Barbara Bonney, Susan Gritton, James Bowman, Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels, Michael George, The King's Consort, Robert King1994Album
The Secular Solo Songs Of Henry Purcell, Volume 2Henry Purcell, The King's Consort, Barbara Bonney, Susan Gritton, James Bowman, Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels, Michael George, Robert King1994Album
Handel Chandos Anthems completeLynne Dawson, Patrizia Kwella, James Bowman, Ian Partridge, Michael George, The Sixteen, Orchestra Of The Sixteen, Harry Christophers1994Album
Vêpres Pour La Nativité De La ViergeAntonio Vivaldi / Lynne Dawson, James Bowman, John Elwes, Stephen Varcoe - La Maîtrise Boréale, La Grande Ecurie Et La Chambre Du Roy Direction Jean-Claude Malgoire1994Album
Symphoniae Sacrae Op. 10Heinrich Schütz, Emma Kirkby, Suzie LeBlanc, James Bowman, Charles Daniels, Nigel Rogers, Richard Wistreich, Stephen Varcoe, The Purcell Quartet1994Album
Ottone (Re Di Germania)Georg Friedrich Händel, James Bowman, Claron McFadden, Jennifer Smith, Catherine Denley, Dominique Visse, Michael George, The King's Consort, Robert King1993Album
Judas MaccabaeusGeorg Friedrich Händel / Emma Kirkby, Catherine Denley, James Bowman, Jamie MacDougall, Michael George, The New College Oxford Choir, The King's Consort, Robert King1993Album
Anthems * Instrumental Music * SongsHenry Purcell, James Bowman, Nigel Rogers, Max van Egmond, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks, Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt, Brüggen Consort, Frans Brüggen1993Album
DeborahGeorg Friedrich Händel, Yvonne Kenny, Susan Gritton, Catherine Denley, James Bowman, Michael George, The New College Oxford Choir, Salisbury Cathedral Boy Choristers, The King's Consort, Robert King1993Album
The Complete Anthems And Services - 1Henry Purcell - James Bowman · Michael George · The New College Oxford Choir · The King's Consort · Robert King, Charles Daniels, Robert Evans1992Album
The World of Sacred MusicKathleen Ferrier, Kiri Te Kanawa, Anne Sofie Von Otter, James Bowman, Geraint Evans, Luciano Pavarotti, St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, The Choir of St. John's College Cambridge, Chorus Of St Martin In The Fields, Mormon Tabernacle Choir1992Compil.
James Bowman Sings Handel Heroic AriasGeorg Friedrich Händel - James Bowman, The King's Consort, Robert King1991Album
BelshazzarAnthony Rolfe Johnson • Arleen Auger • Catherine Robbin • James Bowman • David Wilson-Johnson, The English Concert And Choir, Trevor Pinnock, Georg Friedrich Händel1991Album
JoshuaGeorg Friedrich Händel - Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Aidan Oliver, John Mark Ainsley, Michael George, The New College Oxford Choir, The King's Consort, Robert King1991Album
CanticlesBenjamin Britten, Peter Pears, John Hahessy, James Bowman, Barry Tuckwell, Osian Ellis1990Album
Italian DuetsGeorg Friedrich Händel, Gillian Fisher, James Bowman, The King's Consort1990Album
L'Incoronazione di PoppeaClaudio Monteverdi, Arleen Auger, Della Jones, Sarah Leonard, Linda Hirst, James Bowman, Gregory Reinhart, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1990Album
Stabat Mater - Salve ReginaGiovanni Battista Pergolesi - Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood1989Album
Chandos Anthems Volume 3 - Nos. 7, 8 & 9Georg Friedrich Händel, Patrizia Kwella, James Bowman, Jan Partridge, Michael George, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers1989Album
Mr Henry Purcell's Most Admirable ComposuresHenry Purcell, James Bowman, The King's Consort, Robert King1989Album
Solo Cantatas BWV54, BWV169, BWV 170Johann Sebastian Bach, James Bowman, The King's Consort, Robert King1989Album
Cantates Et Airs ItaliensJames Bowman1988Album
Countertenor Duets By Purcell And BlowHenry Purcell And John Blow - James Bowman, Michael Chance, The King's Consort, Robert King1988Album
Royal And Ceremonial OdesHenry Purcell, Gillian Fisher, Tessa Bonner, James Bowman, Michael Chance, Charles Daniels, John Mark Ainsley, Michael George, Charles Pott, The King's Consort, Robert King1988Album
Geistliche Musik - Sacred MusicHenry Purcell, James Bowman, Nigel Rogers, Max van Egmond, Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt1987Album
Lumieres: Messe Baroque Du 21eme SiècleJacques Loussier, James Bowman, Deborah Rees, Jean-Pierre Wallez1987Album
AthaliaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Joan Sutherland, Emma Kirkby • James Bowman • Aled Jones • Anthony Rolfe Johnson • David Thomas, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood1986Album
The MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel • Ton Koopman - The Sixteen - The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra - Marianne Kweksilber - James Bowman - Paul Elliott - Gregory Reinhart1985Album
Carmina BuranaCarl Orff, Sylvia Greenberg, James Bowman, Stephen Roberts, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Knabenchor Des Staats- Und Domchores Berlin1984Album
Fantasies, Ayres & Dances (Music For Lute From The 16th, 17th And 18th Centuries)Howard Bass With James Bowman1982Album
Music Of The English Home 1570-1670English Consort Of Viols With James Bowman1980Album
Music Of The English Home 1570-1670English Consort Of Viols With James Bowman1980Album
Elizabethan Ayres & DancesJames Bowman / Robert Spencer1980Album
Hausmusik Der Englischen RenaissanceEnglish Consort Of Viols With James Bowman1980Album
AriodanteGeorg Friedrich Händel - Janet Baker • Norma Burrowes, James Bowman • David Rendall • Samuel Ramey, London Voices, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard1979Album
Authentieke Uitvoeringen Van Vivaldi: Fluitconcert „La Tempesta Di Mare" En Muziek Van Byrd ~ Dowland ~ Gibbons ~ Purcell ~ Geminiani ~ Arne ~ Haydn ~ StamitzThe Academy Of Ancient Music ~ The Consort Of Musicke ~ The Music Party ~ Christopher Hogwood ~ Stephen Preston ~ James Bowman ~ Anthony Pleeth1978Album
Songs In Shakespeare's PlaysJames Bowman, James Tyler1978Album
The King Shall Rejoice ( and other Chapel Royal Anthems )James Bowman, Robert Tear, Christopher Keyte1977Album
Stabat Mater • Nisi Dominus • Concerto In G MinorAntonio Vivaldi - James Bowman, The Academy Of Ancient Music1976Album
CanticlesBenjamin Britten, Robert Tear / James Bowman / Alan Civil / Philip Ledger1976Album
The Choice Of HerculesGeorg Friedrich Händel - James Bowman As Hercules, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge1975Album
The King's Musick (Aus Der Zeit Henry VIII)James Bowman, Nigel Rogers, Ricercare-Ensemble Für Alte Musik, Zürich1974Album
Ode On The Death Of Mr. Henry Purcell / 6 Songs From "Amphion Anglicus"John Blow, James Bowman, René Jacobs, Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt1974Album
The Fairy Queen Highlights (Ed. Britten, I. Holst, and Pears)Jennifer Vyvyan, Mary Wells, Norma Burrowes, Alfreda Hodgson, Peter Pears, James Bowman, Charles Brett, Ian Partridge, Owen Brannigan, John Shirley-Quirk, Kenneth Sillito, Philip Ledger, Kenneth Heath, Martin Gatt, Peter Graeme, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, Henry Purcell1973Album
Motets By Monteverdi, Gabrieli & SchützClaudio Monteverdi, Giovanni Gabrieli & Heinrich Schütz - James Bowman, The Louis Halsey Singers, Louis Halsey, David Lumsden1973Album
Journey Of The Magi / Who Are These Children? / Tit For TatBenjamin Britten, Henry Purcell, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, James Bowman1973Album
Ceremonial MusicHenry Purcell - St. John's College Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Symphoniae Sacrae, Charles Brett, James Bowman, Ian Partridge, Forbes Robinson, George Guest1972Album
Geistliche Musik Am Englischen KönigshofHenry Purcell / James Bowman, Nigel Rogers, Max van Egmond, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, David Willcocks, Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt1972Album
Sämtliche Werke - Kantaten (Vol. 2)Nikolaus Bruhns, James Bowman, Guy De Mey, Ian HoneymanAlbum
Sämtliche Werke - Kantaten (Vol. 1)Nikolaus Bruhns, James Bowman, Guy De Mey, Ian HoneymanAlbum
Deutsche Barock Kantaten (VII)Dieterich Buxtehude, James Bowman, Ian HoneymanAlbum
Aus Der TiefeGreta de Reyghere, James Bowman, Guy De MeyAlbum
The Complete Anthems And Services - 2Henry Purcell - James Bowman · Rogers Covey-Crump · Michael George · The New College Oxford Choir · The King's Consort · Robert KingAlbum
Gloria • Nulla In Mundo Pax Sincera • Nisi Dominus • CantatasAntonio Vivaldi - Emma Kirkby ∙ Catherine Bott ∙ Judith Nelson ∙ Carolyn Watkinson ∙ James Bowman ∙ Simon Preston ∙ Christopher HogwoodCompil.
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