Guest introduction

Tenor: Shimizu Tetsutaro

Tetsutaro Shimizu, tenor


Born in Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture. Graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts and completed its graduate school. 1st place at the 33rd Iizuka Music Competition, selected for the 82nd Music Competition of Japan, and many other top prizes. He has received numerous awards, including the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award, the 2017 Sakai Tokitada Music Award, and the 2018 Hyogo Prefecture Art Encouragement Award. In chamber music and religious music, he has performed numerous tenor solos such as "The Ninth", "Creation of Heaven", "Thousand People Symphony", "Messiah", "Matthew Passion", "John Passion" and "Hymn". He has performed well in major roles in many operas such as "Carmen," "Boheme," "The Magic Flute," "Falstaff," "Yuzuru," "Otello," "Salome," "Rheingold," "Eugene Onegin," and "Nabucco." Appeared in NHK-FM Recital Passio in 2019. He hastily made a stand-in appearance at the PMF Music Festival Premium Concert, and made his presence unshakable as a symphony soloist of Mahler Sennin under the direction of C=Eschenbach. Lecturer at Kyoto City University of Arts, Osaka College of Music, Shiga University