Yuri Mizobuchi

Yuri Mizobuchi

Coloratura Mezzo-Soprano

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Yuri Mizobuchi began her vocal studies at the University of Arts Kyoto with Professor Tsuyako Mitsui. After completing the master's degree with honors, this japanese mezzo soprano continued studying "Lied und Oratorium" at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Prof. Charles Spencer, where she graduated with honors. At the same time she took lessons from Ljerka Cencic and Maksimilijan Cencic and expanded her repertoire. She won scholarships from the Yonden Cultural Foundation, the Nomura Foundation and the Rohm Music Foundation. In addition to her studies, she was enrolled in master classes with KS Christa Ludwig, Roger Vignoles and Susan Manoff. She was a finalist at the International Johannes Brahms Competition (2011) and 1st prize winner of the International Franz Schubert Competition in Steyr (2013). Her repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music, chamber music, church music, opera and operetta. She has performed in Japan, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Korea and Israel. In 2013 she sang Dorabella at the Salzkammergut Festwochen. Since October 2014 she lives in Berlin. In the multifarious city she met improvised music, is challenging with her classical formed voice. At the neuköllner Oper in 2016 she performed the role of Geisha in "Iris" by Mascagni, in 2017 sang the title role in "Rette uns, Okichi!" by Kosaku Yamada.

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