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Martineau, Malcolm (piano)
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Malcolm Martineau (piano)

Malcolm Martineau was born in Edinburgh, read Music at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, and studied at the Royal College of Music in London.

Recognized as one of the leading accompanists of his generation, he has worked with many of the world’s greatest singers including Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Janet Baker, Olaf Bär, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Angelika Kirchschlager, Dame Felicity Lott, Christopher Maltman, Karita Mattila, Dame Ann Murray, Anna Netrebko, Anne Sofie von Otter, Joan Rodgers, Michael Schade, and Frederica von Stade.

Martineau has presented his own series at Wigmore Hall and the Edinburgh Festival. He has appeared throughout Europe including London, Milan, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Amsterdam, and Vienna; North America and Australia; and at the Aix-en-Provence, Vienna, Schubertiade, Munich and Salzburg Festivals.

Recording projects have included the complete Beethoven folk songs and Schubert, Schumann and English song recitals with Bryn Terfel; Schubert and Strauss recitals plus the Grammy Award-winning Songs of War with Simon Keenlyside; recitals with Angela Gheorghiu, Barbara Bonney, Magdalena Kožená, Della Jones, Susan Bullock, Solveig Kringelborn, Anne Schwanewilms, Dorothea Röschmann, and Christiane Karg; the complete Fauré songs with Sarah Walker and Tom Krause; the complete Britten folk songs; the complete Poulenc songs and Britten song cycles; Schubert with Florian Boesch; Reger with Sophie Bevan; and the complete Mendelssohn songs.

Martineau was given an honorary doctorate at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2004 and was appointed International Fellow of Accompaniment in 2009. He was the Artistic Director of the 2011 Leeds Lieder Festival and was made an OBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours.


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