Cellist Friederike Kienle has performed as a guest soloist and chamber musician at many renowned international festivals, including the Tanglewood Music Festival in the USA, the Spring Festival Tokyo in Japan, the Piatigorsky Seminar in the USA, the Bad Hersfelder Festspiele and Hohenloher Musiksommer in Germany, and at the Accademia Chigiana and the Regina Musica Maenza festival in Italy.
In 2007, Friederike Kienle went to Sapporo, Japan, where she took over the cello and chamber music classes in the music department at Hokkaido University of Education. In Japan, Friederike Kienle had the opportunity to develop into a highly versatile musician. Her repertoire encompasses a wide range of cello literature from Baroque to contemporary.
Friederike Kienle’s solo performances included the Dvorak cello concerto with the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by K. Kobayashi in the Opera City Hall in Tokyo. In 2009, she played a cycle consisting of all J.S. Bach’s suites for solo cello in the Kitara Concert Hall in Sapporo, a performance that was warmly received by press and public alike. Her current CD, “Romantic Sonatas”, which includes the cello sonatas by Borodin and R. Strauss, was released by the Tokyo label ALM Kojima Records to national and international acclaim.