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Sumihito Uesugi (Counter-tenor)

Born: February 20, 1976 - Tosashimizu-shi, Kochi, Japan

The Japanese countertenor, Sumihito Uesugi, studied at at Kochi High School, Kochi private high school and Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (Class of 2009). He continued his studies at the Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel in Basel, Switzerland; Oberlin University in Machida, Tokyo; J.F. Obirin University; Kochi University; and Tokyo University of the Arts. He is currently studying singing with Gerd Türk and Andreas Scholl at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland.

With the Bach Collegium Japan, under the direction of Masaaki Suzuki, Sumihito Uesugi has already performed in Japan, Korea, North America and in several European countries (Spain, Italy, Germany ...) and was able to inspire the audience again and again with his bright, gentle alto voice.

Source: Bachkantaten in der Predigerkirche Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (August 2014); Sumihito Uesugi profile on Facebook
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2014)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Masaaki Suzuki

Alto

Member of Bach Collegium Japan:
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 16:
BWV 194
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 17: BWV 153, BWV 154, BWV 73, BWV 144, BWV 181
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 19: BWV 86, BWV 37, BWV 104, BWV 166
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 20:
BWV 44, BWV 59, BWV 173, BWV 184
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 21:
BWV 65, BWV 81, BWV 83, BWV 190
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 22:
BWV 7, BWV 20, BWV 94
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 23:
BWV 10, BWV 93, BWV 107, BWV 178
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 24:
BWV 8, BWV 33, BWV 113
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 25:
BWV 78, BWV 99, BWV 114
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 26:
BWV 96, BWV 122, BWV 180
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 27:
BWV 5, BWV 80, BWV 115
Sacred Cantstas Vol. 29:
BWV 2, BWV 3, BWV 38, BWV 135
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 31:
BWV 91, BWV 101, BWV 121, BWV 133
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 32:
BWV 111, BWV 123, BWV 124, BWV 125
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 33:
BWV 41, BWV 92, BWV 130
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 34:
BWV 1, BWV 126, BWV 127
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 48:
BWV 34, BWV 98, BWV 117, BWV 120
Sacred Cantatas Vol. 51:
BWV 195, BWV 192, BWV 157, BWV 120a
V-9 (2004):
BWV 249, BWV 11

Links to other Sites

Sumihito Uesugi (Bachkantaten in der Predigerkirche) [German]

Sumihito Uesugi on Facebook

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