Recognized as one of the leading accompanists of his generation, Malcolm Martineau has
worked with many of the world's greatest singers, including Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Janet
Baker, Olaf Bär, Barbara Bonney, Ian Bostridge, Angela Gheorghiu, Thomas Hampson, Della
Jones, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager, Magdalena Kožená, Solveig Kringelborn,
Jonathan Lemalu, Dame Felicity Lott, Christopher Maltman, Karita Mattila, Lisa Milne, Ann
Murray, Anna Netrebko, Anne Sofie von Otter, Joan Rodgers, Amanda Roocroft, Michael Schade,
Frederica von Stade, Sarah Walker, and Bryn Terfel.
Mr. Martineau has presented his own series at Wigmore Hall and at the Edinburgh
International Festival. He has appeared throughout Europe at Wigmore Hall, the Barbican,
Queen Elizabeth Hall, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in London; La Scala in
Milan; Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris; Gran Teatre de Liceu in Barcelona; Berlin's
Philharmonie and Konzerthaus; Amsterdam's Concertgebouw; and Vienna's Konzerthaus and
Musikverein. He has also performed in New York's Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall; at the
Sydney Opera House in Australia; and at the Aix-en-Provence, Vienna, Schubertiade
Schwarzenberg, and Salzburg festivals.
Recording projects have included Schubert, Schumann, and English song recitals with Bryn
Terfel (Deutsche Grammophon); Schubert and Strauss recitals with Simon Keenlyside (EMI);
recital records with Angela Gheorghiu and Barbara Bonney (Decca), Magdalena Kožená
(Deutsche Grammophon), Della Jones (Chandos), Susan Bullock (Crear Classics), and Amanda
Roocroft (Onyx); the complete Fauré songs with Sarah Walker and Tom Krause; the complete
Britten folk songs (Hyperion); the complete Beethoven folk songs (Deutsche Grammophon); the
complete Poulenc songs (Signum); and Britten song cycles (Onyx).
Born in Edinburgh, Mr. Martineau studied at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge, and the
Royal College of Music. He was a given an honorary doctorate at the Royal Scottish Academy
of Music and Drama in 2004, and appointed an international fellow of accompaniment in 2009.
Mr. Martineau is the artistic director of the 2011 Leeds Lieder+ festival.