Maximiliano Martín

International soloist Maximiliano Martín has established himself as one of the most exciting and charismatic musicians of his generation. He combines his position of Principal Clarinet with Scottish Chamber Orchestra with solo performances, chamber engagements, recordings and master classes around the world.

Highlights for this year have included concertos with SCO, Real Filarmonía de Galicia and Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife, chamber music concerts at Wigmore Hall, East Neuk, Paxton, Petworth, Mill Hill and Chichester festivals, and master classes in Europe and the Far East.

Martín has performed concertos with many orchestras including SCO, European Union Chamber, Lundstateorkester Malmo, Orquesta Sinfonica de Tenerife, Kwazulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra in Durban (South Africa) and Macedonian Philharmonic under the batons of Brüggen, Ticciati, Manze, Antonini and Swensen. He has enjoyed collaborations with Hebrides Ensemble, Badke, Doric and Edinburgh String Quartets and with other artists such as Maurice Bourgue, Christian Zacharias, Jack Liebeck, Llyr Williams, Julian Milford and Karen Cargill.

Martín is a member of the London Conchord Ensemble. The group plays regularly in the UK and abroad, including the Concertgebauw Chamber Series, Washington’s Library of Congress and the BBC Proms. It records for Champs Hill Records and Orchid Classics.

Martín’s extensive discography for Linn Records includes two solo albums, Mozart and Weber Clarinet Concertos and Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. He has also recorded the Brahms Clarinet Sonatas and Mozart and Brahms Quintets for Champs Hill Records.

Born in Tenerife, RCM graduate and winner of the prestigious Wilkins-Mackerras Scholarship, Martín graduated with distinction and received the Frederick Thurston and Golden Jubilee Prizes. He was a prizewinner at the Tillet Trust Young Artists Competition, at the Howarth Clarinet Competition of London and at the Bristol Chamber Music International Competition.

Maximiliano Martín is a Buffet Crampon Artist and plays with Buffet Tosca Clarinets.


Sun 1 July, 5pm, The Bowhouse | c.120 mins with interval | £25 / £18 / £5
Maximiliano Martín clarinet | Scottish Chamber Orchestra | Christian Zacharias conductor

Rameau Les Indes Galantes Suite (arr Zacharias) | Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A, K622 | Haydn Symphony No 45 in F# minor ‘Farewell’

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Photo of Maximiliano Martin

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