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Miku Yasukawa
安川みく
Soprano

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Miku Yasukawa | 安川みく | Soprano

Biography

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Miku Yasukawa is a Japanese soprano. She graduated from the Kunitachi College of Music (BMus) and from Tokyo University of the Arts (MA in Music). When she graduated from the latter, she was awarded the Mai Mutou Prize with scholarship. With this scholarship she has studied in Vienna and London. She currently resides in London and is enroled in the "Artist Diploma" program at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

She has appeared as a soprano soloist in many concerts in both the UK and Japan. These include Bach's ‘Mass in B minor’ and ‘St. Matthew Passion’, Händel's ‘Messiah’, Beethoven's ‘Symphony No. 9’ and ‘Choral Fantasy’, Pergolesi's ‘Stabat Mater’, and Vivaldi's ‘Gloria’.

In 2017, she performed many Japanese songs at the Chimei Museum in Taiwan.

In 2018, she sang the Aria of Pamina from ‘The Magic Flute’ with members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in a Gala-Concert.

Since last year, she has appeared in concerts and masterclasses in Vienna and the UK, including: ‘Serenade to Music’ (V. Williams) in the Broadstone Music Festival in Bournemouth; ‘Messiah’ in the 28th Christmas Concert by the UK-Japan Music Society; ‘More Delights from the Box’ (with Sir Simon Keenlyside as president and Lynton Atkinson as artistic director) by the Hurn Court Opera; and the ‘Lieder Master Class’ with Christoph Prégardien. She has studied with Akiko Iwasaki, Naomi Satake, Michio Tatara, Emiko Suga, Lynton Atkinson and Nuccia Focile.

She is a recipient of the Yonden Cultural Foundation scholarship.

She has appeared in many concerts with the ‘Bach Collegium Japan’.

Interviews

Interview with Miku Yasukawa