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 Konzerthaus Vienna, Carnegie Hall New York, Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Barbican, Luxembourg Philharmonie and at Wigmore Hall. In opera he has performed the roles of Tamino, Jupiter (Semele) and Aschenbach (Death in Venice) at ENO, Quint (The Turn of the Screw), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) and Caliban (The Tempest) for the Royal Opera, Don Ottavio in Vienna and Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress) in Munich.
Recent engagements include a tour of Asia with guitarist Xuefei Yang, and the Evangelist in a staged St Matthew Passion for the Hamburg State Opera. Highlights of the 2016/17 season include his operatic debut at La Scala, Milan as Peter Quint (‘The Turn of the Screw’), 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 and Madrid.
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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