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Why Winterreise?

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
St John's College, St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JP

Humanitas Visiting Professor in Classical Music and Musical Education, Ian Bostridge delivers his inaugural lecture "Why Winterreise? Schubert's Song Cycle, Then and Now"

About Ian Bostridge

Ian Bostridge's international recital career has taken him to Salzburg, Edinburgh, Munich, Vienna, Alderburgh and Schwarzenberg Schubertiade Festivals and to the main stages of Carnegie Hall and La Scala, Milan. He has held artistic residencies at 7 major operatic concert halls from 2003-2013.

His recordings have won all the major international record prizes and been nominated for 13 Grammys. Recent recordings include 'Three Baroque Tenors' with the English Concert and Bernard Labadie, and Britten songs with Antonio Pappano for EMI.

He has worked with the Berlin Philharmonic, Vienna Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, New York Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Andrew Davis, Seiji Ozawa, Antonio Pappano, Ricardo Muti, Mstislav Rostropovich, Daniel Barenboim, Daniel Harding and Donald Runnicles. He sang the world premiere of Henze's 'Opfergang' with the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome under Antonio Pappano.

Ian Bostridge was a fellow in history at Corpus Christi College, Oxford (1992-1995) and in 2001 was elected honorary fellow of the college. In 2003 he was made an Honorary Doctor of Music by the University of St Andrew's and in 2010 he was made an honorary fellow of St John's College, Oxford. He was made CBE in the 2004 New Year's Honours.



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