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, Susan Graham, 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 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
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), Solveig
Kringelborn (NMA), 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); the Britten song cycles
(Onyx); and Schubert's Winterreise and Die schöne Müllerin with Florian
This season's engagements include appearances with Simon Keenlyside, Dorothea Röschmann,
Susan Graham, Michael Schade, Thomas Oliemans, Kate Royal, Christiane Karg, Florian Boesch,
and Anne Schwanewilms.
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 was the artistic director of the 2011 Leeds Lieder festival.