Marcelo Bratke, one of Brazil’s pre-eminent pianists, has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Salzburg Festival, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Wigmore Hall in London and the Konzerthaus in Berlin.
In 2006 he created the Camerata Vale Música and has taken his “Carnaval Trilogy Project” to France, Germany, England, Argentina, South Korea, Northern Ireland and the US.
He has collaborated with British jazz pianist Julian Joseph, percussionist Naná Vasconcelos and Brazilian pop singers Sandy and Fernanda Takai, as well as soprano Rosana Lamosa and pianist Marcela Roggeri. He has been engaged in the “Villa-Lobos Worldwide Project”, an international campaign to promote the music of Villa-Lobos.
Featured among his many awards are First Prize at Tradate International Music Competition in Italy, Revelation Prize of the São Paulo Art Critics’ Association, Carlos Gomes Award in Brazil, Classical Discoveries Award in the UK and Brazil in Germany 2006 Award. His CD Le Groupe des Six was voted by Gramophone magazine as one of the greatest classical recordings of all time.