Ian Bostridge is an English tenor, acclaimed for his performances and recordings of both operatic works and lieder, as well as the author of four books. This essay is adapted from his forthcoming Song and Self: A Singer’s Reflections on Music and Performance, to be published by the University of Chicago Press.
Franz Schubert, silence, and the final reckoning
by Ian Bostridge | Wednesday, March 01, 2023
Songs of Innocence and Experience
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