Ian Bostridge's international recital career takes him to the foremost concert halls of Europe, Japan and North America, with regular appearances at the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg and the Edinburgh, Munich and Aldeburgh festivals. Opera engagements have included ‘Don Giovanni’ and Adès’s ‘The Tempest’ for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; ‘The Rake's Progress’ in Munich; ‘Semele’ for English National Opera; 'Don Giovanni' for the Vienna State Opera; Aschenbach ('Death in Venice') for both English National Opera and at the Monnaie, Brussels; and 'Curlew River' for London's Barbican. 2015/16 highlights include a North American recital tour with Thomas Adès, his début at La Scala, Milan (Quint) and Evangelist in the St Matthew Passion for the Hamburg State Opera.
He has appeared in concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, Boston Symphony, London Symphony, New York Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestras and the Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera, under Sir Simon Rattle, Bernard Haitink, Sir Colin Davis, Seiji Ozawa, Riccardo Muti, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Daniel Barenboim, James Levine, Daniel Harding, Andris Nelsons and Sir Antonio Pappano. His many recordings have won all the major international record prizes and been nominated for 14 Grammys. He was awarded a CBE in the 2004 New Year's Honours. He was Humanitas Professor of Classical Music at the University of Oxford 2014/2015. His book 'Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession' was published by Faber and Faber in the UK and Knopf in the US in January 2015.
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