Ian Bostridge's international recital career takes him to the foremost concert halls of Europe, Japan and North America, with regular appearances at the Salzburg, Edinburgh, Munich, Vienna, Schwarzenberg and Aldeburgh festivals. He has had residencies at the Wiener Konzerthaus, Carnegie Hall New York, Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Philharmonie Luxembourg London's Barbican Centre and Wigmore Hall.
In opera he has performed the roles Lysander (Britten A Midsummer Night's Dream) for Opera Australia and at the Edinburgh Festival, Tamino (Mozart Die Zauberflöte) and Jupiter (Handel Semele) for English National Opera and Peter Quint (Britten The Turn of the Screw), Don Ottavio (Mozart Don Giovanni) and Caliban (Adès The Tempest) for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. For the Bayerische Staatsoper he has sung Nerone (Monteverdi L'Incoronazione di Poppea), Tom Rakewell (Stravinsky The Rake's Progress) and Male Chorus (Britten The Rape of Lucretia), and for the Wiener Staatsoper he has sung Don Ottavio. He has sung Aschenbach (Britten Death in Venice) for English National Opera, La Monnaie, Brussels and in Luxembourg.
Recent engagements include a tour of Asia with guitarist Xuefei Yang, and the Evangelist in a staged St Matthew Passion for the Hamburgische Staatsoper. Highlights of the 2016/17 season include his operatic debut at Teatro alla Scala, Milan as Peter Quint, an American recital tour of Schubert’s Winterreisse with Thomas Adès, a staged Schubert project with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, performances of Zender’s Winterreise in Taipei, Perth and for Musikkollegium Winterthur, and Britten’s Curlew River in Hamburg.
His many recordings have won all the major international record prizes and been nominated for fifteen Grammys. He was awarded a CBE in the 2004 New Year's Honours. In 2016 he was awarded the The Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize for non-fiction writing for his latest book, Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession.
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