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Yukie was born in Japan city of Tokyo. She finished her Masters‘ degree (Baroque and Medieval) in voice at the Schola Cantorum in Basel in 2015. She has previously studied classical and baroque singing at the Tokyo University of the Arts, before which she was active as a musical actor. She has been awarded several prizes both in Japan and internationally, such as the 1st prize of the 2nd International Early Music Vocal Competition “Canticum Gaudium” (Poznan, 2013) and the 1st prize of the 28th International Competition for Early Music (Yamanashi, 2015).
She has big passion and wide repertoire of medieval, renaissance, baroque, classic, opera and contemporary music. She sings or has sung as a soloist in projects with Rinaldo Alessandrini, Andrea Marcon, Dominique Vellard (Ensemble Gilles Binchois) and Medro Memelsdorf (Mala Punica). She has studied singing with Midori Minawa, Yukari Nonoshita, Gerd Türk, Ulrich Messthaler and Dominique Vellard.

Awards

-1st prize of the 2nd International Early Music Vocal Competition “Canticum Gaudium” (Poland, 2013)

-1st prize and Uehara prize of the 28th International Competition for Early Music (Japan, 2015)

-3rd prize winner of the 2nd Handel Aria Competition (USA, 2014)

-Acanthus prize (best player’s prize) in the Tokyo University of the Arts  (Japan, 2014)

 

Ensemble prizes

As a member of Sollazzo ensemble (Direction: Anna Danilevskaia)

- York Early Music International Young Artists Prize (England, 2015)

- Cambridge Early Music Festival Prize (England, 2015)

- Friends of York Early Music Festival Prize (England, 2015)

Roles

2017

-Soloist in《Litaniae Lauretanae de Beata Maria Virgine》(KV195)by Mozart (Arlesheim, Conducted by Andrea Marcon)

-Soloist in《Missa in C Krönungs-Messe》(KV317) by Mozart (Arlesheim, Conducted by Andrea Marcon)

2016

-Soloist in 《Johannes Passion》 by J.S. Bach (Aarau)

-Soloist in 《Messiah》 by Händel (Arlesheim, Conducted by Andrea Marcon)

2015

-Role of Italienne and Fantome 《Médée》 by Charpantier (Theater Basel, Conducted by Andrea Marcon)

-Role of Vagaus 《Juditha triumphans》 by A. Vivaldi (Theater Basel, Conducted by Andrea Marcon)

-Soloist in 《Die Schöpfung》 by Haydn (Basel)

2013

-Role of Primo Pastore 《Christmas Oratorio》 by Giovanni Lorenzo Lulier (Basel, Conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini)

 

2012

-Role of Alcina 《La Liberazione di Ruggiero》 by Francesca Caccini  (Basel and Dresden Semperoper)

2010

-Role of Serpina 《La Serva Padrona》 by Pergolesi (Tokyo)

-Soloist in *《Síppal, dobbal, nádihegedüvel》 by Ligeti (Tokyo, *Premiere in Japan)

 

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