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Malcolm Martineau, piano

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

Recognised 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, Barbara Bonney, Ian Bostridge, Angela Gheorghiu, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Della Jones, Simon Keenlyside, Angelika Kirchschlager, Magdalena Kozena, 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.

He has presented his own series at the Wigmore Hall (a Britten and a Poulenc series and Decade by Decade — 100 years of German Song broadcast by the BBC) and at the Edinburgh Festival (the complete lieder of Hugo Wolf). He has appeared throughout Europe (including London’s Wigmore Hall, Barbican, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Royal Opera House; La Scala, Milan; the Chatelet, Paris; the Liceu, Barcelona; Berlin’s Philharmonie and Konzerthaus; Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and the Vienna Konzerthaus and Musikverein), North America (including in New York both Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall), Australia (including the Sydney Opera House) and at the Aix en Provence, Vienna, Edinburgh, Schubertiade, Munich and Salzburg Festivals.

Recording projects have included Schubert, Schumann and English song recitals with Bryn Terfel (for Deutsche Grammophon); Schubert and Strauss recitals with Simon Keenlyside (for EMI); recital recordings with Angela Gheorghiu and Barbara Bonney (for Decca), Magdalena Kozena (for DG), Della Jones (for Chandos), Susan Bullock (for Crear Classics), Solveig Kringelborn (for NMA); Amanda Roocroft (for Onyx); the complete Fauré songs with Sarah Walker and Tom Krause; the complete Britten Folk Songs for Hyperion; the complete Beethoven Folk Songs for Deutsche Grammophon; the complete Poulenc songs for Signum; and Britten Song Cycles as well as Schubert’s Winterreise with Florian Boesch for Onyx.

Recent engagements include appearances with Simon Keenlyside, Magdalena Kozena, Dorothea Röschmann, Susan Graham, Christopher Maltman, Thomas Oliemanns, Kate Royal, Christiane Karg, Iestyn Davies, Florian Boesch and Anne Schwanewilms.

"Martineau give[s] equally affecting performances while communicating a real ink-still-wet-on-the-page vitality."

-International Record Review

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Simon Keenlyside, baritone, and Malcolm Martineau, piano

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 - 7:30 PM

Location: Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Schubert: Selection of Eight Songs
PoulencLe travail du peintre
Brahms
: Selection of Six Songs
Poulenc: Selection of Five Songs
RavelHistoires naturelles

Pre-concert lecture w/ Christine Anderson at 6:30 pm

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Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano and Malcolm Martineau, piano

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 8:00 PM

Location: Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Dvořák: Vier Lieder, Op. 2
Wolf: Mörike Lieder [Sel.]
Strauss: Drei Lieder, Op. 67
Fauré: Trois Chansons, Op. 23
Schoenberg: Brettl-Lieder (Cabaret Songs)

This performance features a free pre-concert lecture starting at 6:45 PM with Christine Anderson.

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Sir Thomas Allen, baritone and Malcolm Martineau, piano

Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2003 - 8:00 PM

Location: Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Beethoven: Hoffnung and L’amante impatiente, Op. 82, Nos. 1/3; Marmotte, from Ach Lieder und Gesänge, Op. 52, No. 7; La Partenza, WoO 124; Busslied, Op. 48, No. 6; An die ferne Geliebte, Op. 98
Purcell: Passing By
Tate: The Lark in the Clear Air
Traditional: She Moved Through the Fair
Lambert: She is Far From the Land and God’s Garden
Hughes: The Salley Gardens
Wood: Love’s Garden of Roses; It Is Only a Tiny Garden; A Brown Bird Singing; Roses of Picardy
Coates: I Heard You Singing
Penn: Smilin’ Through
Travers: A Mood
Coates: Bird Songs at Eventide
Murray: I’ll Walk Beside Yo

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Dame Felicity Lott, soprano and Malcolm Martineau, piano

Date: Thursday, January 23, 2003 - 8:00 pm

Location: Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Night and Day: Love Songs Round the Clock

This program contains 24 songs from 24 different composers for the 24 hours of the day. Composers featured include Maurice Ravel, Gustav Mahler, Georges Bizet, Hector Berlioz, Claude Debussy, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Richard Strauss, Frank Bridge, Reynaldo Hahn, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Erik Satie, Samuel Barber, Gabriel Fauré, Camille Saint-Saí«ns, Hugo Wolf and Cole Porter.

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Sir Thomas Allen, baritone and Malcolm Martineau, piano

Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2000 - 8:00 PM

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center Auditorium,

SchubertAn Schwager Kronos, D. 369; Geheimes, D. 719; Im Abendrot, D. 799; Harfenspieler III, D. 480; Frí¼hlingsglaube, D. 686
Beethoven: Maigesang, from Acht Lieder und Gesänge, Op. 52, No. 4; Adelaide, Op. 46; Wonne der Wehmut, from Drei Gesänge von Goethe, Op. 83, No. 1; Der Kuss, Op. 128
WolfNimmersatte Liebe and Der Gärtner, from Gedichte von Eduard Mörike, Nos. 9/17 ; Auf ein altes Bild, from Gedichte von Eduard Mörike, No. 23; Anakreons Grab and Jägerlied, from Gedichte von J.W. v. Goethe, Nos. 4/29
Duparc: Soupir; L’invitation au voyage; Lamento; Phidylé
Ravel: Cinq mélodies populaires grecques
Somervell: Four Songs from The Shropshire Lad

International Record Review

“Martineau give[s] equally affecting performances while communicating a real ink-still-wet-on-the-page vitality.”

San Francisco Classical Voice

“The great Scottish pianist Malcolm Martineau remains one of the most brilliant recital accompanists in the world today.”

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