Although most closely identified with Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, with whom he has appeared and recorded to striking effect, Malcolm Martineau has established himself independently among the cream of singers and instrumentalists from the British Isles and beyond. One of a remarkable third generation of accompanists following the great Gerald Moore, Martineau combines a comprehensive technique, unfaltering musicality, and the ability to collaborate at the highest level with artists of widely varying temperaments and approaches. He has wisely made his way in an area of musical endeavor once regarded as highly unpromising and has become something of a star doing so. Martineau was born in Edinburgh on February 3, 1960. In the British expression, he read music at St. Catherine's College at Cambridge, England. In 1981, he continued his ...
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