His numerous recordings have received all the major international record awards and been nominated for 15 Grammys.
His recording of Schubert’s Winterreise for Pentaton was awarded Vocal Recording of the Year 2020 at the International Classical Music Awards.
Ian Bostridge’s international concert career has taken him to the most important concert halls in Europe, Southeast Asia and North America. His operatic appearances include Aschenbach/Death in Venice for the Deutsche Oper, Peter Quint/The Turn of the Screw for the Teatro alla Scala, Handel’s Jeptha for the Opéra National de Paris, Nerone/L’Incoronazione di Poppea and Tom Rakewell for the Bayerische State Opera, Don Ottavio/Don Giovanni for the Vienna State Opera, Tamino/The Magic Flute and Jupiter/Semele for the English National Opera and Caliban/The Tempest for the Royal Opera House.
Ian appears this season as Renaud/Armide at the Opéra Comique and tours the St Matthew Passion with Les Talens Lyriques, both cond. Rousset. His numerous concert appearances include Zender’s Winterreise with Pappano at La Monnaie, War Requiem with San Francisco Symphony cond. Jordan and with Sinfonica di Milano cond. Trevino, Les Illuminations at the MITO Festival, Des Knaben Wunderhorn for the Sinfonica di Milano cond. Mariotti, a performance of Mustonen’s Taivaanvalot with the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra cond. Mustonen, Les nuits d’été with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra cond. Zehetmair, Das Paradies und das Peri with Capella Cracoviensis cond. Adamus, Britten Serenade with the Hallé Orchestra and City of Birmingham Orchestra, Folly of Desire with Brad Mehldau at the Wiener Konzerthaus and Bozar, performances of English chamber music at the Muziekcentrum Biljoke and at the Schleswig-Holstein Musikfest with Oxalys, a performance at Wigmore with Capella Neapolitana and appearances with the Oberon Trio. He also embarks on a recital tour of Korea with Winterreise with Julius Drake and a concert tour of Europe with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. In addition, Ian sings recitals with Magnus Svensson at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Vadym Kholodenko for the Czech Chamber Music Society and longtime collaborators Saskia Giorgini at the Concertgebouw and Sociedad Filarmonica de Zaragoza and Julius Drake at the Pierre Boulez Saal and the Centro Nacional de Diffusion Musical in Madrid.
His numerous recordings have received all the major international record awards and been nominated for 15 Grammys. His recording of Schubert’s Winterreise with Thomas Adès for Pentaton was awarded Vocal Recording of the Year 2020 at the International Classical Music Awards. Recent recordings include Respighi Songs and The Beautiful Mullerin with Saskia Giorgini for Pentatone, Shakespeare Songs (Grammy Award, 2017) and Requiem: The Pity of War with Pappano for Warner Classics.
His book Schubert’s Winterreise: Anatomy of an Obsession was published in 2014 by Faber and Faber in the UK and Knopf in the US. He was named a CBE in the 2004 New Year’s Honors.