British bass Matthew Rose studied at the Curtis Institute of Music before becoming a member of the Young Artist Program at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. In 2006 he made his Glyndebourne Festival debut as Bottom in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (John Christie Award), a role he has since sung at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Opéra national de Lyon, Houston Grand Opera, and The Metropolitan Opera. Recent engagements include Baron Ochs in Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier for Lyric Opera of Chicago and Royal Opera; Raimondo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor for Royal Opera; King Marke in Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde for English National Opera; Masetto and Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Oroveso Norma Bellini’s Norma at The Met; Leporello in Dresden; and Grande Inquisitore in Verdi’s Don Carlos for Deutsche Oper Berlin. He has sung with the London Symphony Orchestra with Colin Davis, Daniel Harding, and Michael Tilson Thomas; Los Angeles Philharmonic with Gustavo Dudamel; Dresden Staatskapelle with Charles Mackerras; BBC Symphony Orchestra with Andrew Davis, Jiří Belohlávek, and Marc Minkowski; London Philharmonic Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra with Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Boston Symphony Orchestra with Charles Dutoit; Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with Antonio Pappano; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Kent Nagano; and London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski. This season’s concert appearances include Berlioz’s L’Enfance du Christ with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Edward Gardner, Haydn’s Nelson Mass with the London Symphony Orchestra and Francois Xavier-Roth, and Mozart’s Requiem with the New York Philharmonic and Manfred Honeck. Mr. Rose has given recitals in the Brighton, Chester, and Cheltenham international festivals and at Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, London’s Wigmore Hall, The Kennedy Center, and Carnegie Hall. His recordings include Schubert’s Die Winterreise, with pianist Gary Matthewman, and Schwanengesang with Malcolm Martineau (Stone Records), and Arias for Benucci with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen (Hyperion).