Schubert’s Winterreise – Matthew Rose (bass)
British bass Matthew Rose studied at the Curtis Institute of Music before becoming a member of the Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. In 2006 Matthew made an acclaimed debut at the Glyndebourne Festival as Bottom in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – for which he received the John Christie Award. Matthew’s international career has seen him enjoy a close relationship with the Metropolitan Opera, for whom he gave his 100th performance in 2022. For The Met, Matthew has sung Filippo II and Monk Don Carlos, Raimondo Lucia di Lammermoor, Claudio Agrippina, Masetto and Leporello Don Giovanni, Oroveso Norma, Ashby La Fanciulla del West, Talbot Maria Stuarda, Bottom A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Night Watchman Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Frère Laurent Roméo et Juliette and Colline La bohème.
Plans for the 23/24 season include his house and role debut as Fasolt Das Rheingold for Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin cond. Philip Jordan, Baron Ochs Der Rosenkavalier for Sante Fe Opera cond. Karina Canellakis, for Grand Théâtre de Genève cond. Jonathan Nott and for the Lithuanian National Opera cond. Ričardas Šumila, as well as Cadmus/Somnus Semele for Blackheath Halls. On the concert platform, Matthew sings the Glagolitic Mass with the Montréal Symphony Orchestra cond. Rafael Payare, Dvořák’s Stabat Mater with the Berlin Philharmonic cond. Jakub Hrůša, Christus St John Passion with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra cond. Trevor Pinnock, as well as Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France cond. Mikko Franck and with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra cond. Nicholas Collon. Future performances include returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper and Grange Park Opera and a house debut at Opera Wrocławska.