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Atsuko Suzuki (Soprano)

Born: Osaka, Japan

The Japanese soprano, Atsuko Suzuki, received her training at the University of the Arts in Kyoto and with Arleen Augér at the music academy in Frankfurt/Main. Singing examination with special honors and concert singer's examination. She was the second prize- winner of the International Vocalists' Competition in 's-Hertogenbosch (1986), prize-winner in the International Singing Competition in Rio de Janeiro (1987) and was awarded the gold medal of the International Music Festival for Young Soloists in Bordeaux (1988).

As a soloist Atsuko Suzuki has performed in Israel, Italy, Holland, Austria, Switzerland, France, Brazil, Japan and Germany (including at the music festival in Akko/Israel, at "Philharmonia '88" in Tel Aviv, at the music festivals in Vienne/France and St. Victor in Marseille). In 1999 she gave a song recital in Osaka/Japan in memory of Arleen Augér and in 2001 sang the second soprano solo in a performance of Cherubini's Messe Solennelle No. 2 conducted by Riccardo Muti (CD recording).

A number of radio and television recordings document her extensive repertoire, comprising the great sacred works of virtually every period.

Atsuko Suzuki has been a member of the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks since 1998.

Source: BR Online Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2009)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Peter Dijkstra

Soprano

BWV 244 [1st]

Gerald Häußler

Soprano

BWV 245 [1st]

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Atsuko Suzuki - Soprano (BR Online)

 

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