Curriculum vitae

After studies in Munich and Paris, Martina Silvester continued her training with courses in baroque flute, historical performance and improvisation.

As an orchestral musician, she has worked with many renowned orchestras in various countries and with distinguished conductors such as Sir Colin Davis, Valery Gergiev, Krzysztof Penderecki, Friedrich Haider, Shlomo Mintz, Pavel Klinichev, Markus Poschner and Ariel Zuckermann. In parallel to her work as an orchestral musician, she also enjoys performing as a soloist with various chamber orchestras such as the Munich Bach Orchestra.

In 2009, together with the pianist Susanna Klovsky, she founded the “Ensemble Clazzic“. Since 2014 she has been performing as “Duo Naiades” with the harpist Feodora-Johanna Mandel. Since 2011 Martina Silvester has been working regularly in Israel with the composer and pianist Uri Brener. In 2018 Martina Silvester founded the “Ensemble Leilani” together with the cellist Katerina Giannitsioti.

In 2017 Martina Silvester made her Japan debut as a soloist together with the Munich Bach Orchestra and performed in prestigious concert halls such as the “Tokyo Opera City Hall” and the “Izumi Hall Osaka”.

A powerful stage presence is a notable feature of all of her work as is her desire that, through music, people are touched and moved.

Martina Silvester is endorser for the Japanese flute company . She plays a 14K gold flute of the model series type 7.

She particularly enjoys creating themed and interdisciplinary programs.

In addition to her work as an orchestral and chamber musician, Martina Silvester conceives and moderates concerts for children and is active as an author.

Martina Silvester has been a member of the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now! Foundation and has recorded frequently for television, radio and diverse CD projects.

This charismatic and versatile flutist is also known for her teaching skills and gives numerous master classes at home and abroad.

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