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Malin began playing the violin at the age of five in her native town of Kungsbacka, Sweden. In 1997, she began her Advanced Instrumental Studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, having won a scholarship to study with David Takeno. She graduated in 2001 with a Masters degree in Chamber Music. Representing Sweden, Malin was a prizewinner at the 1994 Eurovision Broadcasting Union Competition in Warsaw, broadcast throughout Europe. In the same year, she gained the First Prize and the Audience Prize in the Washington International Competition for Strings, Washington DC. In 1996, she was Second Prizewinner in the Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition in Odense, Denmark.
Malin has performed as a soloist with many orchestras, including the Gothenburg Symphony, Copenhagen Philharmonic, BBC Scottish Symphony, Academy of St Martin-in-the Fields and the Swedish Radio Orchestra, working with conductors such as Heinrich Schiff, Neeme Järvi and Andrew Manze. Malin is a founding member of the Kungsbacka Piano Trio, which was selected in 2000 for the BBC New Generation Artists Scheme.
As a chamber musician, Malin has also given recitals in Washington DC, Ostrava, Copenhagen and has performed at the Edinburgh International Festival with the Leopold String Trio and in London's Queen Elizabeth Hall with the Belcea Quartet. She has also performed as a violist on BBC Radio 3, Swedish Radio and at the Båstad Festival and London's Wigmore Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall. From 2004 to 2010 she was a member of The Nash Ensemble and made her debut at the BBC Proms.
From 1999 to 2007, Malin was a member of the teaching staff at the Gothenburg Academy of Music and Drama, where she placed particular emphasis on the ergonomics of string playing. Currently she is Professor of Viola at Edsberg Institute of Music in Stockholm. In 2008, she was appointed leader of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. She has also been invited to guest lead Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra of Europe.
Malin was presented in 2002 with the Halland Academy's Award for Outstanding Cultural Achievement. In 2008, she was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music. She plays a 1748 G. Gagliano violin, generously loaned by the Järnåker Foundation.
|Beethoven: Piano Quartet & String Quintet|
The Nash Ensemble continues its critically acclaimed survey of Beethoven’s rarer chamber music in an intriguing new disc. The String Quintet Op 104 is an arrangement of Beethoven’s revolutionary Piano Trio No 3, a work which shocked contemporary l ...» More
|Beethoven: String Quintets Op 4 & 29|
Two delightful Beethoven rarities from Britain’s most versatile chamber ensemble. Beethoven’s String Quintet in C major Op 29 is Janus-headed, at once retrospective and prophetic. He never wrote a more voluptuously Mozartian slow movement than the Ad ...» More
|Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet & Clarinet Quintet|
'This wonderful Hyperion collection featuring The Nash Ensemble at its golden-toned and responsive best … Coleridge-Taylor's Op 10 emerges as a q ...
'This splendid disc of early chamber music goes a long way to explain [Coleridge-Taylor's] charisma. The Piano Quintet … is a superbly characterf ...» More
|Mozart: String Quintets|
The relatively novel instrumental combination which Mozart used for his string quintets (employing two violas) seems to have been inspired by a work by his friend and colleague Michael Haydn. Throughout his life Mozart loved the dusky sonority of ...» More
|Strauss: Metamorphosen, Capriccio|
'[Piano Quartet] An enjoyable piece … expansively dramatic and genuinely expressive with that touch of spontaneity which signals Strauss at his b ...
'Reducing the string size of Strauss's Metamorphosen from 23 to the seven of the composer's short score … might seem to be going light on ...» More
|LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)|
|String Quintet in C major, Op 29with The Nash Ensemble» More|
|String Quintet in C minor, Op 104with The Nash Ensemble» More|
|String Quintet in E flat major, Op 4with The Nash Ensemble» More|
|SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR (1875-1912)|
|Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 1with The Nash Ensemble» More|
|WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)|
|String Quintet in B flat major, K174with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)» More|
|String Quintet in C major, K515with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)» More|
|String Quintet in C minor, K406with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)» More|
|String Quintet in D major, K593with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)» More|
|String Quintet in E flat major, K614with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)» More|
|String Quintet in G minor, K516with The Nash Ensemble, Philip Dukes (viola)» More|
|RICHARD STRAUSS (1864-1949)|
|Metamorphosenwith The Nash Ensemble» More|
|Capriccio, Op 85 (Strauss)|
|Piano Quintet in G minor, Op 1 (Coleridge-Taylor)|
|String Quintet in B flat major, K174 (Mozart)|
|String Quintet in C major, K515 (Mozart)|
|String Quintet in C major, Op 29 (Beethoven)|
|String Quintet in C minor, K406 (Mozart)|
|String Quintet in C minor, Op 104 (Beethoven)|
|String Quintet in D major, K593 (Mozart)|
|String Quintet in E flat major, K614 (Mozart)|
|String Quintet in E flat major, Op 4 (Beethoven)|
|String Quintet in G minor, K516 (Mozart)|