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Malcolm Martineau tickets present the biggest show of the season with one of finest pianists of today. Malcolm Martineau is no doubt the greatest accompanists in the world. He is the proud owner of many awards and titles which include the Walther Grüner International Lieder Competition Award and the Elly Ameling Award. For his great contribution to the world of music he was given an honorary doctorate in 2004 at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. He was also appointed as the International Fellow of Accompaniment in the year 2009. Martineau became the Artistic Director of the Leeds Lieder Festival in the year 2011. This pianist plays classical chamber and vocal music in an extraordinary style and great variety. He is surely a living legend in the world of classical music.
Martineau is a sensational piano player who is praised by critics and loved by music lovers all over the world. His music genius has brought to life some of the best creations of maestros of the yesteryears. He has also created and composed beautiful music and songs that have won hearts of millions all over. Martineau’s work and style is generally compared to bass baritone Bryn Terfel as Bass Baritone from Wales who has collaborated with him on number of occasions. However, his music has a lot of originality and creativity which takes him way above his contemporaries. He follows in the footsteps of third generation pianists such as Gerald Moore. Martineau has actually risen to a level that leaves the rest a tier below him. He combines technique and musicality to bring different moods and temperaments to his music. No wonder the range he offers appeals to many artists and he has collaborated with them time and again.
Malcolm Martineau is an artist and a star who works solo and in collaboration with many singers and recording artists. He mainly plays in Europe and across North America. Occasionally he works with artists in Asia and Australia. He also records his solo projects for a couple of recording companies. His most prominent recordings include a project with Bryn Terfel these are English song recitals for Deutsche Grammophon and another one is of recitals of Schubert and Strauss with EMI’s Simon Keenlyside. Other records like ones with Barbara Bonney and Angela Gheorghiu, Tom Krause and Sarah Walker, Della Jones and Magdalena Kozena are worth mentioning. Faure and Beethoven Folk Songs are some somewhat different from the rest and are in the pipeline. Martineau has been working with companies like Decca, Hyperion, DG, Chandos and Deutsche Grammophon for these projects.
Malcolm Martineau was born and raised in Edinburgh. From early childhood he was inclined towards music so he decided to pursue it formally. He went to study Music at the St Catharine's College in Cambridge before going to the Royal College of Music in 1981. At the Royal College he joined hands with Joyce Rathbone as well as Geoffrey Parsons. He then went on to Walther Grüner International Lieder Competition and came out triumphant as the winner; in the best accompanist position. This position took him to the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition that he won in 1989. He also went to Britten-Pears School Aldeburgh, where he further polished his skills under teachers like Ileana Cotrubas, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Joan Sutherland, Suzanne Danco and Kurt Equiluz. From then onwards Martineau started playing formally for public.
From London’s St. John's Smith Square to Wigmore Hall, he conducted a song series as a tribute to vocal king Benjamin Britten. He regularly participated in festivals and tours throughout Europe and Britain. His fan fare and following became so wide spread that he even had to perform in some South American countries on fan demand. Named like Karita Mattila, Sarah Walker, Amanda Roocroft, Anne-Sofie von Otter, John Mark Ainsley, Susan Graham, Joan Rodgers Frederica von Stade, Olaf Bär and Simon Keenlyside have collaborated with him on many occasions. His instrumentals with clarinetist Emma Johnson and vocal artists Terfel and Susan Graham show how diverse Malcolm Martineau is. More examples of his talent are series conducted by him at the Wigmore Hall and Hugo Wolf’s lieder at the Edinburgh Festival.
This season Malcolm Martineau returns to play with artists Iestyn Davies, Simon Keenlyside, Dorothea Röschmann, Florian Boesch, Thomas Oliemanns, Magdalena Kozena, Christiane Karg, Christopher Maltman, Kate Royal, Anne Schwanewilms and Susan Graham. You can watch the maestro perform live with cheap Malcolm Martineau tickets in hand.