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Mezzo-soprano: Shoko Toya

Shoko Toya, mezzo soprano


Born in Matsue City.
Completed Vocal Music Major at Musashino Academia Musicae Graduate School of Music. 2011 Naoaki Fukui Memorial Scholarship.
After graduating from graduate school, he moved to Europe in 2015 after working as a voice and chorus instructor at the Music School attached to Musashino Academia Musicae.
He devoted himself to study in the field of opera research at the Chief of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, and was unanimously awarded top honors.
Received 1st place in the university section of the 65th All Japan Student Music Competition and the Japan Broadcasting Corporation Award.
Made her European debut as Philotete in the Schönbrunn Court Opera "Oreste", Dorabella in "Cosi fan tutte", title role in "Carmen", Orlovsky in "The Bat", Isabella in "Italian Woman in Algiers", Ariadne of Naxos. 》Appeared in many operas singing composers and others, all of which were well received.
He has also been a soloist of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Mozart's Requiem, Beethoven's Missa Solemnis, Beethoven's 9th Symphony, Schubert's Sixth Mass, and Verdi's Requiem.・He often appears in concerts.