Martin Bartlett


Martin James Bartlett is a classical pianist born in 1996 in Hornchurch London. Starting his musical journey at the age of 6, learning Piano, bassoon and recorder, Bartlett went on to become a finalist at the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition in 2012 at the age of 15. In 2015, Martin became one of the youngest soloists to debut at the BBC proms performing Rhapsody in Blue (originally performed by Gershwin). 


In the following years Martin Bartlett would go on to boast numerous accolades including being a nominee of the Evening Standard’s “London’s most influential musician award” and win second prize and the audience prize of the piano competition Kissinger Klavierolymp in Germany. Signing with Warner Classic in 2019, he released his debut album “Love and Death” and was then awarded the Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Rosebowl by Prince Charles that same year. 





Martin James Bartlett: joining Warner Classics (Photo: Paul Marc Mitchell)