Malcolm Martineau OBE, Director of Oxenfoord International Summer School, and one of the world’s leading accompanists, was born in Edinburgh, read music at St Catherine’s College, Cambridge and studied at the Royal College of Music. His teachers have included Geoffrey Parsons, Kendall Taylor and Joyce Rathbone. He accompanies many of the world’s leading singers in concerts throughout Europe and North America, and at the Aix-en-Provence, Vienna, Hohenems, Salzburg and Edinburgh Festivals. He has recorded with Bryn Terfel, Simon Keenlyside, BarbaraBonney. Angela Gheorghiu, Susan Graham, Della Jones and Sarah Walker.