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Ian Bostridge

Ian Bostridge


Ian Bostridge was a post-doctoral fellow in history at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, before embarking on a full-time career as a singer. He made his operatic debut in 1994 as Lysander in Britten's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' with Opera Australia at the Edinburgh Festival, and in 1996 he made his debut at the English National Opera as Tamino, returning for Jupiter in 'Semele'. Other opera credits include Don Ottavio, Belmonte, Quint, Aschenbach, Tom Rakewell, and Caliban in the world premiere of Thomas Ades’s The Tempest in 2005, now available on EMI.

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Further Reading: Ian Bostridge

 Interview, Ian Bostridge on Requiem: The Pity of War

The tenor talks to Katherine about his recent recording of songs by Mahler, George Butterworth, Rudi Stephan and Kurt Weill with Antonio Pappano, released at the end of October on Warner Classics.

 Recording of the Week, Requiem: The Pity of War from Ian Bostridge and Antonio Pappano

The tenor and pianist join forces for a programme of Butterworth, Rudi Stephan, Kurt Weill and Mahler to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day next month.

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