Ian Bostridge

Ian Bostridge

Benjamin Britten’s festival proves that in music small is beautiful

When thinking about my voice, I’m more comfortable with metaphor than physiology

Two 19th-century novels reveal contrasting attitudes to music and its place in Jewish culture

Death in Venice poses many questions, among them: moustache or no moustache?

There is an extraordinary fit between Japanese musical tastes and German Lieder

Unlike rock’s phoney rebelliousness, classical music still has the power to challenge entrenched ideas