KOMORI Teruhiko


W.A.Mozart – The Magic Flute
Sat. Sep 17, Mon. Sep 19 (nat. hol.)
The Theater in Aichi Prefectural Arts Theater

KOMORI Teruhiko

(Speaker of the Temple / Priest Ⅰ)

Born in Tokyo

B.Mus/M.Mus from Tokyo University of the Arts. Studied at Berlin University of the Arts through the Agency of Cultural Affairs training program for opera singers. Komori was the first Japanese opera singer to be granted the honorific German title of Kammersänger. He made his European debut at the Prague State Opera as Germont in La Traviata, and sang first baritone for 12 seasons with the Landestheater Altenburg Bühnen der Stadt Gera, making guest appearances in Italy, Austria, Switzerland, and other countries throughout Europe, and garnered critical acclaim at the Salzburg Festival for his role as the Gyang's leader in Henze’s Das verratene Meer. Since returning to Japan he has performed leading roles in opera after opera including Tokyo Nikikai’s productions of Valkyrie, Macbeth, and The Love of Danae; Nissay Theatre’s Lear (Japan premiere), New National Theatre Tokyo’s The Flying Dutchman (in concert) and as Mizoguchi in Kanagawa Kenmin Hall’s Kinkakuji. Professor at Tokyo College of Music. Member of Nikikai.