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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
1st place, Voice Section, The 13th Tokyo Music Competition 2015

Musical Study Experiences

2005: Graduated from Kunitachi College of Music Senior High School
2009: Graduated from Kunitachi College of Music
2012: Completed master's studies at the Graduate School of Music, Kunitachi College of Music


Studied under Kobayashi Kazuo, Wada Shigeji, and Raffaele Cortesi

Musical Careers

2010 Attended summer master classes at Scuola dell'Opera, Teatro Comunale di Bologna in Italy
Performed in Modern & Contemporary Italian Vocal Music Kunitachi Concert
Performed in the Shizuoka Opera Association's production "I Pagliacci" as Silvio sponsored by the Fujinokuni Arts Festival as its 50th Anniversary project
2011 Finalist, the 47th Concorso Musicale Vocale dell'Istituto Musicale Italo-Giapponese
Performed in the Graduate School of Kunitachi College of Music Opera "Le nozze di Figaro" as the Count Almaviva
2012 Won Excellence Award at time of graduation from Graduate School
Performed in the Graduate School of the Kunitachi College of Music Debut Concert
2013 Trained in Parma, Italy receiving the 2013 the Nomura Foundation Arts Grant
2014 Finalist, the 50th Concorso Musicale Vocale dell'Istituto Musicale Italo-Giapponese
Finalist, Vocal Music Category, the 12th Tokyo Music Competition
Performed in the Obihiro City, Hokkaido's Youth Opera Cultivation Project "Madama Butterfly" as Sharpless
2015 Won the ABC Newcomer Music Award
Yokosuka Arts Theatre "NEUE STIMMEN 2015" Japan Representative Performer
2016 Scheduled to perform in :
Recital Series held by the Japan Federation of Musicians: TOKYO48 Shimizu Yuma Baritone Recital in January
"Il Barbiere di Siviglia" as Fiorello hosted by the Nissay Theatre


Mozart: "Le nozze di Figaro" as Count Almaviva, "Die Zauberflöte" as Papageno, "Don Giovanni" as Don Giovanni
Donizetti: "Lucia di Lammermoor" as Enrico
Bellini: "I puritani" as Riccardo
Rossini: "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" as Figaro
Puccini: "Madama Butterfly" as Sharpless, "Edgar" as Frank, "La Bohème" as Marcello, "Le Villi" as Guglielmo
Mascagni: "L'amico Fritz" as David
Leoncavallo: "I Pagliacci" as Tonio and Silvio, "Zazà" as Cascart
Nino Rota: "Il cappello di paglia di Firenze" as Emilio
Verdi: "La Traviata" as Germont, "Attila" as Ezio, "Un ballo in maschera" as Renato, "I Due Foscari" as Francesco Foscari: "La Forza del Destino" as Don Carlo, "Simon Boccanegra" as Simon Boccanegra

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