Martin Katz's 40-year career has taken him to five continents, collaborating with the
world's most celebrated singers in recital and recording. Marilyn Horne, Frederica von
Stade, Kathleen Battle, David Daniels, Karita Mattila, and José Carreras are among his
regular partners, and he has recorded for the RCA, CBS, BMG, EMI, and Decca labels.
Mr. Katz is also active as a conductor and editor. He has led opera productions for San
Francisco's Merola Opera Program, the BBC, and Tokyo's NHK, as well as innumerable
performances in Ann Arbor, where he is Artur Schnabel Collegiate Professor of Collaborative
Piano at the University of Michigan. His editions of Baroque and bel canto operas have been
performed in Houston, Ottawa, and at the Metropolitan Opera. At the University of Michigan
for more than two decades, he has chaired the program in collaborative piano and coached
vocal repertoire for singers and pianists alike.
Now an author, Mr. Katz's first book, The Complete Collaborator, has been
published by Oxford University Press.