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Welcome, Andreas Haefliger!
BIS Records is delighted to announce the start of an important new collaboration with the renowned pianist...
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BIS Records to release four SACDs with Norwegian violinist Eldbjørg Hemsing,
with support from the Göhde Foundation...
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Mie Miki

Mie Miki is regarded as the foremost Japanese accordion player of today. At her instigation more than sixty solo and chamber works for accordion have come into being, by such composers as Yuji Takahashi, Toshio Hosokawa, Adriana Hölszky, Hans-Joachim Hespos, Nicolaus A. Huber, Hikaru Hayashi, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Maki Ishii, Takashi Yoshimatsu, Sven-Ingo Koch, Atsuhiko Gondai, Misato Mochizuki, Frank Zabel, Makoto Nomura and Diego Ramos. After studying the accordion and piano in Germany, Mie Miki has appeared internationally with numerous prestigious orchestras including the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, New Japan Philharmonic, Gothenburg Symphony, NHK Symphony Orchestra and National Orchestra of Belgium under conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Hiroyuki Iwaki, Yutaka Sado, Hiroshi Wakasugi, Mario Venzago and Charles Dutoit. Mie Miki appears on more than 25 discs from a number of different labels. For BIS she has recorded an acclaimed selection of Grieg’s Lyric Pieces, as well as S’il vous plaît, with favourite encores, named CD of the Week on BBC Radio 3’s Essential Classics. Her own concert series ‘Mie Miki Accordion Works’, including numerous world première performances, has taken place regularly in Tokyo since 1988. In April 2014 this series was awarded the Music Pen Club Award. Mie Miki is professor of accordion and vice-rector for artistic excellence at the Folkwang Universität der Künste Essen, and honorary professor at the Xinjian Arts College in China. As an educator she has taught not only a number of musicians who have won international competitions but also professors and lecturers at col leges of music all over the world

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