Malcolm Proud won first prize at the Edinburgh International Harpsichord Competition in 1982. He has enjoyed an international career performing at prestigious venues including the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Rooms, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Barbican London, Ton Halle Zurich, Frick Museum New York and Schwarzenberg Palace Vienna.
In 2010 he played all six Brandenburg Concertos with Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s English Baroque Soloists at the BBC London Proms and at the Schleswig-Holstein Festival. He has worked with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Academy of Ancient Music, European Union Baroque Orchestra and Akademie für alte Musik Berlin. In November 2018 he curated a series of concerts at the National Concert Hall in Dublin to mark the 350th anniversary of François Couperin’s birth.
His CD recordings include Purcell’s Harpsichord music, Bach’s Six Partitas, the Goldberg Variations and Brandenburg 5 with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and English Baroque Soloists.
His ensemble Camerata Kilkenny has performed throughout Europe and recorded several CDs, most recently of Bach arias and Swedish folk hymns with soprano Maria Keohane for Maya Recordings and ‘The Piper and the Fairy Queen’ with uilleann piper David Power on the RTE Lyric FM label.