Malcolm Martineau was born in Edinburgh. He regularly appears at the world’s major concert venues and festivals with artists that include Sir Thomas Allen, Dame Felicity Lott, Thomas Quasthoff, Michael Schade and Sarah Connolly. He has presented his own series at the Wigmore Hall and at the Edinburgh Festival. He accompanied in master‑classes at the Britten‑Pears School, Aldeburgh for Dame Joan Sutherland, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Suzanne Danco and Ileana Cotrubas.
His many recordings include Schubert, Schumann and English song recitals with Bryn Terfel; recitals with Simon Keenlyside, Angela Gheorghiu, Barbara Bonney; Susan Graham, Magdalena Kozena and Anne Schwanewilms; the complete Beethoven Folk Songs; the complete Britten Folk Songs; and the complete Poulenc and Mendelssohn songs as well as Schubert’s Winterreise and Schwanengesang with Florian Boesch; Heimliche Aufförderrung and Scene! with Christiane Karg, Portraits with Dorothea Röschmann and Songs by Max Reger with Sophie Bevan.
He was a given an honorary doctorate at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in 2004 and appointed International Fellow of Accompaniment in 2009. He was made an OBE in the 2016 New Year’s Honours.
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Fri 30 June, 2pm, Crail Church Hall | approx. 45 mins | £7
Thomas Oliemans and Malcolm Martineau give a performers’ perspective on Schubert’s songs of 1816 and Die schöne Müllerin in conversation with Festival Director Svend McEwan-Brown.
SCHUBERT Songs from ‘golden years’ 1815/16
SCHUBERT Der Tod und das Mädchen, D531
SCHUBERT Quartet in Dm, D810 ‘Death and the Maiden’
Sat 1 July, 4pm, Crail Church | approx. 1 hr 5 mins | £20 / £15 / £5
Thomas Oliemans baritone | Malcolm Martineau piano
SCHUBERT Die schöne Müllerin
The Schubertiad is supported by Dunard Fund
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“One of the world’s finest accompanists”
New York Observer
“Outstanding musical intelligence and virtuosity”
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