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Aki Yanagisawa (Soprano)

Born: Japan

The Japanese soprano, Aki Yanagisawa, is a graduate of the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in vocal performance, and is currently completing her Master’s degree in opera at the same university. She was placed third overall in the fifth annual Japanese Vocal Music Competition in 1993. Receiving the top award in the Japanese Art Song Section.

Aki Yanagisawa’s operatic roles include Suzanna in W.A. Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, and she has appeared as a soloist in performances of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, L.v. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and J.S. Bach’s cantatas, as well as numerous other works in the church music repertoire.

Source: Liner notes BIS CD-781 (Cantatas 2, conducted by M. Suzuki, 1996)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2001)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Masaaki Suzuki

Soprano

BWV 106, BWV 163, BWV 165, BWV 245

Masaaki Suzuki

Soprano

Member of Bach Collegium Japan:
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 1:
BWV 4, BWV 150, BWV 196
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 2:
BWV 71, BWV 106, BWV 131
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 5:
BWV 18, BWV 143, BWV 161
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 6:
BWV 31, BWV 21 [1714/1720 edition]
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 7:
BWV 61, BWV 63, BWV 132, BWV 172
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 8:
BWV 22, BWV 23, BWV 75
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 9:
BWV 24, BWV 76, BWV 167
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 10:
BWV 105, BWV 179, BWV 186
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 12:
BWV 21 [1723 Leipzig version], BWV 147
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 13: BWV 64, BWV 25, BWV 69a, BWV 77, BWV 50
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 16:
BWV 119

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