Martin James Bartlett
“A true poet of the keyboard.”
Martin James Bartlett first came to public attention as the winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2014. Since then, he has performed at the BBC Proms, under the baton of Sir Bernard Haitink with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and in recitals throughout the United Kingdom and abroad. Highlights include a performance at Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday thanksgiving service, which was broadcast live from St. Paul’s Cathedral, and a private concert for the First Lady of China and other dignitaries as part of a Chinese State visit.
Mr. Bartlett begins his career in the United States as First Prize winner at the 2019 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. This season, Young Concert Artists will present him in his New York debut at Merkin Concert Hall.
Martin James Bartlett received an undergraduate degree at the Royal College of Music in London with Vanessa Latarche, and is currently continuing his graduate studies there as a Foundation Scholar. He is recipient of the Royal College of Music’s Queen Mother Rose Bowl, presented to him by Prince Charles.
Mr. Bartlett’s debut recording on the Warner Classics label, entitled “Love and Death,” has been critically acclaimed.
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