“Matthew Rose, though still quite a young man, cuts an imposing figure. He is tall and has genuine physical presence. His voice is a large one and he showed us that he is able to sing with great power, yet he uses this vocal power intelligently and is just as capable of scaling the voice down, according to the requirements of the music. This was an enjoyable and, indeed, exciting recital. Matthew Rose is the fortunate possessor of a very fine bass voice. He appears also to be a thoroughly musical and thoughtful singer and though there was a good deal of passion in his performances one felt always that the readings had been carefully considered.”
John Quinn, Seen and Heard Recital Review,


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» 10 Feb 2010 » 19:30 » St John's, Smith Square » £20, £15, £10 (Concessions £10)


Iain BurnsidePianist
Songs and arias by composers including Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov, Schubert, Liszt and Britten.

British bass Matthew Rose studied at Christ Church University, Canterbury and at the Curtis Institute of Music in the United States before becoming a member of the Young Artists’ Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. In concert, his recent engagements have included appearances with the LSO with Sir Colin Davis and the SCO with Norrington and the Philharmonia Orchestra.


IBERT Quatre Chansons de Don Quichotte
- Chanson du depart
- Chanson a Dulcinée
- Chanson de la mort
GOUNOD Faust Vous qui faites l'endormie
TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin Gremin's Aria
SHOSTAKOVICH Songs by British Poets
RACHMANINOV Aleko Aleko’s Cavatina
SCHUBERT 3 Italian Songs
LISZT Die Vätergruft
Es muss ein Wunderbares sein
BUTTERWORTH Songs from A Shropshire Lad
BRITTEN A Midsummer Night’s Dream Bottom's Dream
BERNSTEIN Peter Pan Captain Hook’s Monologue
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