Ian BostridgeHis 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, Luxembourg Philharmonie, London’s Barbican Centre and Wigmore Hall.
In opera, he has performed the roles of Tamino (Mozart Die Zauberflöte), Jupiter (Handel Semele) and Aschenbach (Britten Death in Venice) at English National Opera, Quint (Britten The Turn of the Screw), Don Ottavio (Mozart Don Giovanni) and Caliban (Adès The Tempest) for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Don Ottavio at the Wiener Staatsoper, Tom Rakewell (Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress) at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich and Quint at Teatro alla Scala, Milan.
Highlights of the 2017/18 season include Berlioz Les nuits d’été with the Seattle Symphony and Ludovic Morlot, recital tours to both the East and West coasts of America, the title role in Handel Jeptha at the Opéra national de Paris, a residency with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra and Britten War Requiem with the Staatskapelle Berlin and Antonio Pappano.
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.