Cellist, composer, performer, cabaret artist, educator, mentor, media commentator and concert narrator, the increasingly un-categorisable Zoë Martlew travels the world as solo performer and has worked with some of the world’s most renowned contemporary music ensembles, chamber groups, improvisation, film, electronica, multi-media, pop, rock, dance and theatre companies and with her own one woman show, Revue Z.
Zoë was a judge on BBC TV’s Maestro and Young Musician of the Year; regular guest on BBC Proms, Radio 3, Newsnight Review; host of London Sinfonietta’s podcast series “The Music That Made Me” and “Lockdown Live” presenter of Wigmore Hall concerts and was on the UK panel for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. Schott publish her music.
She is much in demand for educational activities, including artistic director of the Saigon Chamber Music Festival in Vietnam, cello tutor for the NYO, chamber music coach at the Royal Academy of Music and regular jury member for international composition and instrumental competitions. She studied at the Royal College of Music, Clare College, Cambridge, the Royal Academy of Music and the Chopin Academy in Warsaw.