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Soprano
Maki Mori
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 Maki Mori received degrees in singing from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, the Conservatorio di musica Giuseppe Verdi in Milan and the master's course of the Hochschule für Musik in Munich. Winner of numerous competitions including Plácido Domingo's Operalia Competition (Hamburg) and International Singing Competition Orfeo 2000 (Hanover), she is also the recipient of many special prizes for Lied and Bach-interpretation. She has performed at the Washington Opera as Blonde in Die Entfürung aus dem Serail, as Gilda in Rigoletto, as Blumen Mädchen with Plácido Domingo in Parsifal, as Olympia in Les Contes d' Hoffmann, and as Adele in Die Fledermaus with June Anderson and Wolfgang Brendel, winning critical acclaim from The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal and receiving S&R Foundation's Washington Award. She has performed also at the Los Angeles Opera as Sophie in Werther with Robert Alagna, Frederica von Stade and Kent Nagano. She has sung such roles in Tokyo as Nannetta in Falstaff, Musetta in La Bohème, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Olympia, Gilda, Tytania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Adele in Die Fledermaus. In addition to performing in the 3 tenor's concert in Japan, she recently sang as soloist. Exsultate jubilate of Mozart with Seiji Ozawa and the Mito Chamber Orchestra, and with Rudolf Barschai and the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, as well as in the concerts of Camerata Accademia di Roma. She has also appeared in numerous recitals and concerts in Germany, Italy, Hungary, U.S.A. and Japan, performing works of Purcell, Bach, Händel, Mozart, Bellini, Donizetti, Fauré, Mahler, Orff, R.Strauss and J.Strauß. And as soloist of the Mito Chamber Orchestra, she recorded Exsultate jubilate with Seiji Ozawa. In May 2003 she gave a solo recital at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall. This concert was recorded live and was released on February 2004 from avex-CLASSICS.
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Works
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Bist Du Bei Mir
Works: Bach Bist du bei mir/ Händel "Messiah" Rejoice greatly, "Xerxes" Ombra mai fu/ Fauré Lydia/ Chausson Le Colibri/ Korngold Was du mir bist/ Milhaud Dieu vous gard/ Offenbach "Les contes d'Hoffmann"Les oiseaux/ J.Strauß Fruhlingsstimmenwalzer/ Kosaku Yamada Karatachi-no Hana/ Bach/Gounod Ave Maria
Performers: Soprano:Maki Mori Piano:Shigeto Yamagishi
CD(AVEX-CLASSICS INCORPORATION AVCL-25005),recorded in 2003
MAHLER BERTINI
works: Gustav Mahler Symphony No.4 in G-Major / Gustav Mahler Kindertotenlieder
Performers: Conductor: Gary Bertini/Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra/ Violon solo: Tatsuya Yabe/ Soprano: Maki Mori/ Bass-baritone: Klaus Mertens
CD(FONTEC INCORPORATION FOCD9189),recorded in 2002

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