Born in Scotland, Bryden Thomson studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and in Europe with Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt and Igor Markevitch. He worked with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as assistant to Ian Whyte after whose death he undertook some 250 engagements in two years. He was Principal Conductor of the BBC Northern Symphony Orchestra from 1968 to 1973, Principal Conductor and Music Director of the Ulster Orchestra from 1977 to 1985, and undertook guest conducting engagements with orchestras such as the Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Scottish National and Scottish Chamber orchestras. His work in the operatic field included posts with Norwegian Opera and Scottish Opera. Bryden Thomson died in 1991.
British Cello Concertos
British Violin Concertos
Bax: Orchestral Works, Volume 9
Elgar: Wand of Youth Suites/ Nursery Suite/Dream Children
RSNO/Gibson/Philharmonia/Thomson - Spirit of Scotland
Vaughan Williams: A London Symphony/ The Lark Ascending etc.
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos Nos 1-4/ Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Leighton: Cello Concerto/ Symphony No. 3
Elgar: Enigma Variations/ The Sanguine Fan/Froissart Overture/Grania and Diarmid
Britten: Les Illuminations/ Quatre Chansons Franšaises/Serenade
Bax: Orchestral Works, Volume 3
Bax: Orchestral Works, Volume 4
Bax: Orchestral Works, Volume 5
Bax: Orchestral Works, Volume 6
Bax: Orchestral Works, Volume 1