Matthew Rose studied at the Curtis Institute of Music before becoming a member of the Young Artist Programme at ROH. In 2006 he made an acclaimed debut at the Glyndebourne Festival as Bottom (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), for which he received the John Christie Award, and he has since sung at opera houses throughout the world.
He has sung under the baton of Sir Colin Davis, Gustavo Dudamel, Sir Andrew Davis, Vladimir Jurowski, Sir Charles Mackerras, Yannick Nézet-Seguin and Antonio Pappano and is already a critically acclaimed recording artist, winning a Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording for Ratcliffe/Billy Budd. Other recordings include Winterreise with pianist Gary Matthewman and Schwanengesang with Malcolm Martineau (Stone Records).
This season’s opera engagements include Masetto, Leporello and Frère Laurent (Roméo et Juliette) at The Metropolitan Opera, New York, Baron Ochs at Covent Garden and Bottom at the Aldeburgh Festival. Concerts include Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Schubert’s Mass No. 5 with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Kent Nagano, and Mahler’s 8th Symphony with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski. He gives recitals at London’s Wigmore Hall and New York’s Carnegie Hall.