Malika Kishino

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Born in Kyoto in 1971, Malika Kishino studied Law in Kyoto (diploma in 1994). She came to France in 1995, where she studied composition with Yoshihisa Taira (École Normale de Musique, Paris), Robert Pascal (Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse, Lyon) and Philippe Leroux (IRCAM, Paris).
 
She has received grants from the major studios for electroacoustic music including GRAME (Lyon), SWR Experimentalstudio (Freiburg), ZKM Karlsruhe and the Groupe de recherches musicales (INA-GRM, Paris). Furthermore, she has received numerous prizes and awards including First Prize in the 6th concours of Groupe de Recherche Appliquée en Musique Electroacoustique (GRAME) and Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain in 2006, a fellowship to Academy Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart / Germany in 2008-09, a fellowship from the Landesregierung Nordrhein-Westfalen (2010-11), and an artist’s residency in Schreyahn /Germany in 2011.
 
Her two pieces are nominated for the musical Composition Prize of Foundation Prince Pierre de Monaco 2021.
 
Commissions and Festivals: 
 
Présences, Festival de création Musicale of Radio France, the 23th Multiphonies of l´Ina GRM,  le ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, the Musica Festival in Strasbourg, the Biennale Music en scéne in Lyon,Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Bayerische Rundfunk, RBB - Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, the Ultima Festival in Oslo, the Ultraschall Festival in Berlin, Venezia Biennale Musica, the Rai Nuova Musica, Achtbrücken Festival in Cologne, the Essen Now Festival, Wittener Tage für neue Kammer Musik, Sagreb Music Biennale and many more.
 
Ensembles and Orchestras:
 
the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Bochumer Symphoniker, Chorwerk Ruhr, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, hr-Sinfonieorchester, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre National de Lyon, NHK-Symphony Orchestra Tokyo,Tokyo Philharmonic Choir, Dresden Chamber choir, Helsinki Chamber choir, Ensemble Musikfabrik, Asko-Schönberg, Oslo Symphoniette and l´Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain, Les Percussions de Strasbourg, Quatuor Diotima and many more.
 
Conductors: Pascal Rophé, Peter Rundel, Daniel Kawka, Lukas Vis, Christian Eggen, Jean-Michaël Lavoie, Bas Wiegers, Florian Helgath, Lawrence Renes, Yoichi Sugiyama
 
Broadcasting: Deutschlandradio Kultur, hr2-Kultur, Deutschlandfunk, WDR 3, SWR 2, NDR Kultur, SRF2, France Musique, NHK (Japan), BR-Klassik, RBB-Kultur, Musica Viva, Rai Radio, RTP (Rádio e Televisão de Portugal)
 
In 2014, her portrait CD Irisationwas published by the Wergo label and Deutscher Musikrat (German Music Council) as part of the Edition Zeitgenössische Musik, a CD collection featuring current contemporary music created in Germany. Her works are published by Edizioni Suvini Zerboni in Milan.
Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


OUD Double concerto for marimba, piano and ensemble (2020)
Danse du Zephir per diciassette musicisti (2003)

Orchestral Music


Shades of ochre per orchestra (2017)
ZUR TIEFE per orchestra (2013)
Concerto pour koto per koto e orchestra da camera (2013)
Du Firmament per orchestra (2002)

Vocal Music


Inori Prayer II per otto voci (2017)
Chant per coro e orchestra (2015)
DIALOGUE INVISIBLE per nove voci femminili a cappella su un testo di F. Delay (2012)
ICHIMAI KISHOHMON per coro misto, voci di monaci buddisti, sho, hichiriki, koto, percussioni e trio d archi (2011)
Hila hila to per controtenore e sette musicisti da un Haiku di Shiki Masaoka (2009)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Ochres II per ensemble (2017)
Sange per sei percussionisti (2016)
Stratus Altocumulus Cirrus per nove musicisti divisi in tre gruppi (2014)
SENSITIVE CHAOS per chitarra elettrica, tromba, trombone, due percussioni, pianoforte e violoncello (2010)
AQUA VITAE II per flauto contralto, clarinetto basso, percussione, violino e violoncello (2010)
Himmelsleiter per flauto in Sol, clarinetto basso, tromba, pianoforte, violino e violoncello (2006)
Himmelsleiter II per ensemble (2006)

Voices and Instruments


Chant per coro e orchestra (2015)
ICHIMAI KISHOHMON per coro misto, voci di monaci buddisti, sho, hichiriki, koto, percussioni e trio d archi (2011)
Hila hila to per controtenore e sette musicisti da un Haiku di Shiki Masaoka (2009)

Other Orchestral Ensembles


Concerto pour koto per koto e orchestra da camera (2013)

Ensemble (Instruments or Voices) and Fixed Electronic Media


Rayons crEpusculaires per grancassa, grande ensemble in tre gruppi e dispositivo elettronico a 8 canali (2008)
AQUA VITAE II per flauto contralto, clarinetto basso, percussione, violino e violoncello (2010)
Chant per coro e orchestra (2015)
Concerto pour koto per koto e orchestra da camera (2013)
Danse du Zephir per diciassette musicisti (2003)
DIALOGUE INVISIBLE per nove voci femminili a cappella su un testo di F. Delay (2012)
Du Firmament per orchestra (2002)
Hila hila to per controtenore e sette musicisti da un Haiku di Shiki Masaoka (2009)
Himmelsleiter per flauto in Sol, clarinetto basso, tromba, pianoforte, violino e violoncello (2006)
Himmelsleiter II per ensemble (2006)
ICHIMAI KISHOHMON per coro misto, voci di monaci buddisti, sho, hichiriki, koto, percussioni e trio d archi (2011)
Inori Prayer II per otto voci (2017)
Ochres II per ensemble (2017)
OUD Double concerto for marimba, piano and ensemble (2020)
Rayons crEpusculaires per grancassa, grande ensemble in tre gruppi e dispositivo elettronico a 8 canali (2008)
Sange per sei percussionisti (2016)
SENSITIVE CHAOS per chitarra elettrica, tromba, trombone, due percussioni, pianoforte e violoncello (2010)
Shades of ochre per orchestra (2017)
Stratus Altocumulus Cirrus per nove musicisti divisi in tre gruppi (2014)
ZUR TIEFE per orchestra (2013)