English tenor Ian Bostridge was born in London on 25 December 1964. Known for his performances of lieder and operatic roles, he began to sing professionally at the age of twenty-seven.
Ensemble. Three Days at the Ravenna Summer Festival - Giuseppe Pennisi reports from 'The Italian Salzburg'
Ensemble. Intimacy and Intensity - Ian Bostridge and Imogen Cooper at the Oxford Lieder Festival impress Patrick Maxwell
Ensemble. A Lovely Evening - William Walton's 'Façade' in Rome, alongside a symphony by Alfredo Casella, appreciated by Giuseppe Pennisi
Ensemble. Fourteen People and a Dog - Brits in Rome, heard by Giuseppe Pennisi
CD Spotlight. Deeply Affecting - Ian Bostridge sings Benjamin Britten, heard by Andrew Schartmann. '... Bostridge conveys the emotional content ... with unwavering conviction.'
Ensemble. A Double Farewell - Henze and Mahler in Rome, reported by Giuseppe Pennisi
Ensemble. Actually Sung - Weill and Brecht's 'Threepenny Opera', reviewed by Robert Hugill
CD Spotlight. Love and learning - Schubert and Schumann song cycles, reviewed by Robert Anderson, who also pays tribute to the late Eric Sams
Ensemble. Involving and magical - Robert Hugill experiences Thomas Adès's opera 'The Tempest'
Record box - Full flower. Schubert lieder - Ian Bostridge with Julius Drake, by Basil Ramsey