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Tokyo Music Competition

YOGI Takumi

YOGI Takumi

Born in: Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
1st place, and Audience Award, Voice Section, The 6th Tokyo Music Competition 2008

Musical Study Experiences

2000 Graduated from the Department of Vocal Music, the Faculty of Music, Kunitachi College of Music
2002 Completed studies at the Department of Vocal Music, the Graduate School of Music, Kunitachi College of Music


Studied under Taguchi Kosuke and Giuliano Ciannella

Musical Careers

1993 1st Place, Highschool Category, Fukuoka Regional, the 47th Student Music concours of Japan
2001 Monteverdi’s "L'Incoronazione di Poppea" as Nerone;
Mozart’s "Così fan tutte" as Ferrando
2002 Finalist, Vocal Music Category, the 71st Mainichi Shimbun Music Competition of Japan;
Mozart’s "Le nozze di Figaro" as Don Basilio and Don Curzio
2003 Donizetti’s "L'elisir d'amore" as Nemorino
2005 Verdi’s "La Traviata" as Alfredo
2006 Finalist, the 42nd Concorso Musicale Vocale dell'Istituto Musicale Italo-Giapponese (Japan-Italy Vocal Music Competition, Japan)
the Kunitachi College of Music 80th Foundation Anniversary Opera Performance "Idomeneo" as title role
2007 Bach’s Cantata BWV147 as tenor solo; Beethoven’s 9th as tenor solo;
Leoncavallo’s "I Pagliacci" as Peppe
2008 1st Place, Voice Section and Audience Award, the 6th Tokyo Music Competition;
Verdi’s "Rigoletto" as Duke of Mantua;
Humperdinck’s "Hänsel und Gretel" as the Witch;
Mozart’s Requiem as tenor solo
2009 Performed in Ono Kazushi’s Kokoro Fureai Concert in Hakata, Tokyo and Kanagawa;
the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre—Theatre Opera "Turandot" as Pang led by Inoue Michiyoshi;
Nagoya Nikikai "A Midsummer Night's Dream" as Lysander led by Ban Tetsuro
2010 Tokyo Nikikai Opera Theatre "Otello" as Roderigo (Shirai Akira's production)
Current Performance assistant at the opera course, the Graduate School of Kunitachi College of Music and a member of Nikikai


Mainly Italian operas but also Italian vocal music, canzone, and Japanese vocal music.
Religious music of Handel, Bach, Mozart etc.

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