Matthew Rose studied at the Curtis Institute of Music before becoming a member of the Young Artist Programme at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. In 2006 he made an acclaimed debut at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera as Bottom (Britten A Midsummer Night’s Dream), for which he received the John Christie Award, and he has since performed 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).

Opera engagements in 2017/18 include Oroveso (Bellini Norma) and Colline (Puccini La bohème) at The Metropolitan Opera, New York and Grande Inquisitore (Verdi Don Carlo) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.  Concerts include  Haydn The Seasons with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Wagner Das Rheingold with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski and Bach St Matthew Passion with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and Richard Egarr.

During the 2017/18 season, Matthew is Artist in Residence at the National Opera Studio, and he is an advisory member of the Mahler Foundation.