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BIOGRAPHY - Masako HAYASHI / soprano

Educational Background

1990-1996

  • Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music Master Degree
  • Ataka Award for the best performer

1997

  • Member of the Opera Studio of Nikikai Opera Company

Studied with Prof. Shigeo HARADA and Mme. Marcella REALE in Tokyo, Prof. Gilles CACHEMAILLE in Geneva, and Mr. Karl-Heinz VOIGTMANN in Berlin.

Performances

1996

  • Toured with "Master Class" / Biographical story of Maria Callas, Written by Terrence Macnally. Sang opening scene of Lady Macbeth

1997

  • Recording at the Imperial Theatre / Tokyo

1998

  • Brahms "Ein deutasches Requiem" / Switzerland
  • Beethoven "Symphony No.9" / Hong Kong
  • Mozart "Le Nozze di Figaro" La Contessa / Tokyo
  • Concert in Italy Pesaro / Gustav KUHN
  • Verdi "Requiem" / Tiroler Festspiel, Austria
  • Orchestra Teatro di San Carlo, Napoli / Gustav KUHN
  • Recording for F.M. Radio Concert, Opera Arias
  • Wagner "Rienzi" Irene / Tokyo, Fujisawa Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Mr. Hiroshi WAKASUGI

1999

  • Wagner "Tannhauser" Venus / The National Theatre, Tokyo, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mr. Cord GARBEN
  • Toured with "Master Class"
  • Beethoven "Symphony No.9" / Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra conducted by Mr. G. BERTINI

2000

  • Mahler "Symphony No.4" / Tokyo
  • Fauré "Réquiem", New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Puccini "La Bohem" Mimi

2002

  • Saegusa "Chushingura" Otsuya / The National Theatre, Tokyo
  • Wagner "Meistersinger" Eva / Royal Monet Theatre, Conducted by Klaus Peter Flor

2003

  • Bizet "Carmen" Micaela / Tokyo, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Beethoven "Messa Solemnis", New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra

2004

  • Mozart "Exsultate, jubilate" K #165 / Tokyo, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Junichi HIROKAMI
  • Haydon "The Creation", Sapporo Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Ken TAKASEKI
  • Verdi "La Traviata" Flora (Violetta) / The National Theatre, Tokyo
  • Beethoven "Symphony No.9", Gunma Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Ken TAKASEKI

2005

  • Wagner "Gotterdammerung" / Tokyo, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gerd ALBRECHT
  • Zemlinsky "Eine Florentinische Tragodie" / Tokyo, New Japan Philharmonic conducted by Christian ARMING and directed by Karoline GRUBER
  • Zemlinsky "Der Traumgorge" / Tokyo, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gerd ALBRECHT
  • Bizet "Carmen"

2006

  • Mahler Symphony No.2 "Resurrection"/ Tokyo, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leif SEGERSTAM
  • Beethoven "Egmont", Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gerd ALBRECHT
  • Mozart "La Clemenza Di Tito" / The National Theatre, Co- starring with Hamburgische Staatsoper. The Tokyo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hubert SOUDANT, Directed by Peter KONWITSCHNY
  • Beethoven "Symphony No.9", Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gerd ALBRECHT

2007

  • Santuzza in "Cavalleria Rusticana" (Mascagni) / Conducted by Manfred HONECK, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
  • Mahler Symphony No.2 "Resurrection" / Conducted by Seikyo KIM, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Recital "Evening of Arias - Masako Hayashi sings in Kamikochi"
  • Joe Hisaishi & New Japan Philharmonic World Dream Orchestra / "There is the Time" Japan Tour as guest appearance

2008

  • "Mother of the Sea" the opening theme song for "Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea"
  • Joe Hisaishi in Budokan "25 years with the Animations of Hayao Miyazaki" - Piano & Direction: Joe Hisaishi / New Japan Philharmonic World Dream Orchestra
  • Joe Hisaishi & New Japan Philharmonic World Dream Orchestra / "Symphonic Musical" Japan Tour as guest appearance
  • YEBISU GARDEN PLACE Christmas Illumination "Baccarat ETERNAL LIGHTS" / Akiko Grace (p), Masako Hayashi (vo), Tetsuya Hayakawa (b)
  • Recital "Fantasma en suite" (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • "JAAF ATHELETIC AWARD 2008" as guest appearance

Contact

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Tokyo,107-0062, Japan
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