Ian Bostridge

United Kingdom, 1964

Ian Bostridge is a world-renowned tenor. His international recital career has taken him to the foremost concert halls of Europe, South East Asia and North America, and he has had residencies at the Wie­ner Konzerthaus, Carnegie Hall New York, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Luxembourg Philharmonie, Barbican Centre, Wigmore Hall and with the Seoul Philharmonic, the first of its kind. His many recordings have won all the major international record prizes and were nominated for fifteen Grammys. He was awarded a CBE in the 2004 New Year’s Honours. In 2016, he was awarded the Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize for non-fiction writing for his latest book, Schubert’s Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession, which includes a chapter on the music in Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain.