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Toru Kaku (Baritone)

Born: May 1, 1984 - Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka, Japan

The Japanese lyric baritone, Toru Kaku, completed his undergraduate studies in 2008 at the Tokyo University of the Arts. He went on to receive his Master of Music degree in 2008, focusing on the Lieder genre. Toru has a particular affection for German Lieder.

Toru Kaku been a member of the Nikikai Opera Master Class, and is now a member of the Bach Collegium Japan. At the moment he’s working on expanding his opera repertoire. In 2009 Toru was awarded second place in the Yu-Ai-Lied Competition, and in 2012 he released his first CD.



Source: Neue Stimmen Website, Photo 01: ©Thomas Kunsch
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2014)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Masaaki Suzuki

Bass

Member of Bach Collegium Japan:
Seculat Cantatas Vol. 4:
BWV 205, BWV 207

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Toru Kaku (Neue Stimmen)

Toru Kaku (Official Website) [Japanese]
Toru Kaku on Facebook

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