Cast

持木 弘/MOCHIKI Hiroshi

【L’imperatore Altoum 】MOCHIKI Hiroshi

Hiroshi Mochiki graduated from the Tokyo University of the Arts. He won an award in the 20th Concorso Italo-Giapponese.
He won an award in the vocal category of the 53rd Music Competition of Japan. His debut was in 1986 with the Fujiwara Opera. He has performed in numerous operas including “Cavalleria Rusticana”, “Don Carlo”, “I Pagliacci”, “Lucia di Lammermoor”, “Madama Butterfly”, “Rigoletto”, “Il Trovatore”, “La Traviata”, “Macbeth”, “Otello”. His highly acclaimed debut at the New National Theatre, Tokyo was in 2000 with “Eugene Onegin”, a co-production with the Fujiwara Opera, in the role of Lensky. In 2001, he sang the role of L’imperatore Altoum in “Turandot”, Cassion in “Otello”. Recently, he received favorable reviews for his performance as Scarecrow in the Fantasy Opera “The Wizard of Oz”. He has performed in the Japanese operas such as “Twilight Crane”, “Yosakoibushi”, “Black Ships”, “Taki Rentaro”, “Shuzenji Monogatari”. He is also a central figure in the Saitama Opera Association. He has performed in numerous concerts such as Fujiwara Opera’s A Feast of Tenors, Beethoven’s Sinfonie Nr.9, as well as appearance in NHK-FM. He won the 18th Giraud Opera Prize. He is Tourism Spokesperson for the city of Kazo, Saitama Prefecture. He was awarded the Shimoosa Kan-ichi Speial Prize. He is a member of the Fujiwara Opera.

Schedule

2019 Turandot
  • 2019/7/13 【Tokyo Bunka kaikan Main Hall】
  • 2019/7/21 【New National Theatre, Tokyo OPERA PALACE】
  • 2019/7/28 【BIWAKO HALL Main Theatre】
  • 2019/8/4 【Sapporo Cultural Arts Theater】