Michiko Ogawa is a musician specializing in the clarinet. She was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She performs not only classical repertoire but also contemporary and experimental music, including free improvisation and film soundtrack work. She has appeared at the Tokyo Experimental Festival (2013), Darmstadt summer music festival (2014, 2016), Supersense Festival of Ecstatic Music (Melbourne, Australia, 2015), the Monday Evening Concert series (Los Angeles, 2016), WasteLAnd (Los Angeles, 2016), Inland (Melbourne, 2015, 2016), BIFEM (Bendigo, Australia, 2016, 2017, 2019), Maerzmusik (Berlin, 2018, 2019) and Brisbane International Film Festival (2018), among others. She has worked with composers including Toshi Ichiyanagi, Helmut Lachenmann, Richard Barrett, Hunjoo Jung, Cat Lamb and Chikako Morishita, and with performers such as Charles Curtis, Anthony Burr, Erik Carlson, Greg Stuart and Vicki Ray.
Michiko Ogawa on the Ftarri, Hitorri, Meenna, and Improvised Music from Japan labels
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