JOSÉ CARBÓ AND JOHN MARTIN IN RECITAL
Together, Australia’s premier baritone José Carbó and one of Australia’s best known pianists, John Martin take you on an emotional musical journey. An hour of beautiful songs with piano in Italian, Spanish, French, German and English from all periods of music including some ballads of the modern era.
John Martin’s work is familiar to concertgoers and listeners to Australia’s classical radio networks. He is a former recipient of grants for overseas study from the Australia Council Music Board and Opera Foundation, and he studied in England with pianists Clifford Benson and Paul Hamburger. John has been MD for Australia’s got talent winner Mark Vincent and the Australian Tenors. He frequently partners many of Australia’s best-known classical singers and instrumentalists including José Carbó, Peter Cousens, David Hobson, Marina Prior, Stuart Maunder, Greta Bradman, Yvonne Kenny, Jacqueline Porter, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, gypsy-jazz violinist Ian Cooper, Dominica Matthews, Glenn Winslade, Robert McFarlane, Jane Rutter and Amelia Farrugia. In addition to his work as a performer, John is now gaining a reputation as a fine composer with some 30 works published thus far.
Listen below to some clips of José and John live in recital. Click 'Listen in browser' if prompted.