Photo_ Bernd Ott
Photo_ Bernd Ott

recorder

Violin

Early and New Music

 
MUSIC
Partita BWV 1013 - AllemandeJ.S. Bach
00:00 / 05:05
NamiMiako Klein
00:00 / 14:18
Osmosis Phoneme Chikage Imai
00:00 / 07:38
Studio No. 2aEmanuele Casale
00:00 / 04:21
AustroGiorgio Tedde
00:00 / 11:08
 
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PROJECTS
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JANE IN ETHER

Miako Klein - recorders

Magda Mayas - piano

Biliana Voutchkova - violin / voice

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WARBLE

Miako Klein - recorders

Brad Henkel - trumpet

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Stoianov / Miako Klein

Miako Klein - recorders

Sava Stoianov - trumpet

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SHIROSHI

Miako Klein - installation

Martin Boverhof - video

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The best utensill of apollo

The violin in England from its beginnings until 1750

 
ABOUT

Miako Klein, Berlin-based musician, performer and improviser, has a greatly varied musical background. Classically educated on the recorder and violin, she has extensive experiences in performing contemporary music, as well as in Early and improvised music. Miako constantly questions and challenges the conventional ways of music performance by pushing boundaries between styles and genres, by experiment, and by interdisciplinary collaborations. She performs as a soloist and chamber musician and often collaborates with composers who have written works for her.

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Miako has played as a guest with Ensemble Modern, ICE International Contemporary Ensemble, Il Pomo d'Oro, Constanza Macras | Dorky Park and Quartet New Generation, and she regularly performs with her trio JANE IN ETHER (with Magda Mayas and Biliana Voutchkova), her duo WARBLE (with trumpeter Brad Henkel), trumpet player Sava Stoianov and harpsichordist Jia Lim, the Marc Sinan Company and different constellations for contemporary, Early and improvised music.

Throughout 2010/11, she worked as musician at the Cirque du Soleil Show ZAiA in Macau. She won fellowships as Artist in Residency at Kunstmeile Krems in 2014 and Akademie Schloss Solitude 2014-15.
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She has performed at the Ultraschall Festival Berlin, MATA-Festival NYC, Aichi Triennale Japan, Festival Musica Strasbourg, Early Music Festival Barcelona, Emergences Festival Avignon, Festival Aix-en-Provence, Boulevard Festival s’Hertogenbosch, DeSuite-Muziekweek Amsterdam and Klangwerktage Hamburg. Miako's live-recordings have been broadcast on German radio stations including HR/DLF, WDR3 and Concertzender.
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At young age Miako won prizes in numerous competitions including first prize at the “International Recorder Competition of Engelskirchen” and the “SONBU” International Recorder Competition of Utrecht/NL. She was awarded first prize at Germany’s National Youth Competition, “Bundeswettbewerb Jugend musiziert”, on multiple occasions. Miako also won the “Prize of the City Erlangen for the Best Interpretation of Contemporary Music”, the special award for outstanding ensemble performance by “Stadtsparkasse Köln”, and the IRINO-Foundation Tokyo award for contemporary music.
The daughter of a classical pianist, Miako received her first musical lessons as a young child. At the Westfalian music school she was then taught the recorder by Gudula Rosa and the violin by Tor-Song Tan. Miako studied the recorder with Paul Leenhouts at the Amsterdam Conservatory, and graduated with distinction, and violin as a second major with Lex Korff de Gidts. 

She also studied Early Music UdK Berlin with Prof. Christoph Huntgeburth (recorder) and Irmgard Huntgeburth (Baroque violin) and took Masterclasses with Mechthild Karkow and Luca Giardini.

 
GALLERY
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TOUR DATES

Berlin, km28

NOV 21 2020

KLAENG Festival - the solo edition

Köln, Stadtgarten - no public, recorded and broadcast by WDR3

MAR 8 2021, 20:00 - POSTPONED!

Vibrant matters, works by Heather Frasch

Berlin, km28

MAR 28 2021

42. Foro international de música nueva 

MEXICO, premier of "Breathlessness" by Salvador Torre per video stream

MAY 15 2021, 19:00

Audiovisual performance (w/ Georg Zeitblom/Damien Daufresne/Carolin Röckelein)

Opening of the International Feature Conference, WDR Sendesaal Cologne. 

MAY 29 2021

BLURRED EDGES FESTIVAL

Hamburg

JUL 2-4 2021

Humanoise Congress

Wiesbaden

AUG 8 2021, 12:00

L’eccellenza delle Donne (Amy Green - Soprano / Miako Klein - Baroque violin & recorder / Jia Lim - harpsichord). Works by B. Strozzi, V Aleotti, F. Caccini, I. Leonarda a.o.

Kammermusiksaal Friedenau (Open Air). 

AUG 13 2021, 20:00

JANE IN ETHER / CD Release!

21 Sunsets, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

SEP 9 2021, 20:00

WARBLE (Brad Henkel / Miako Klein)

Exploratorium Berlin

SEP 26 2021, 16:00

L’eccellenza delle Donne (Amy Green - Soprano / Miako Klein - Baroque violin & recorder / Jia Lim - harpsichord). Works by B. Strozzi, V Aleotti, F. Caccini, I. Leonarda a.o.

Klosterkirche Altfriedland

OCT 9 2021, 19:30

HASRETIM (Marc Sinan Company)

Spreehalle Berlin

OCT 10 2021, 17:00

HASRETIM (Marc Sinan Company)

Spreehalle Berlin

OCT 29 2021, 21:00

FRICTIONS #3, PECHLOF/FILIPPOU/KLEIN/P. und B. MEYER

West Germany, Berlin

OCT 31 2021

Vibrant matters, works by Heather Frasch

KM28, Berlin

NOV 12 2021

String quartet by Heather Frasch (w/ Sarah Saviet, Karen Lorenz, Catherine Lamb)

KuLe, Berlin

NOV 21 2021

Miako Klein / Casey Moir

World in a Room Gallery, Berlin

NOV 29 2021

JANE IN ETHER

Ring Ring Festival, Beograd (Serbia)

 
CONTACT

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