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Japanese soprano Sawako Kayaki was born in 1999. She began playing the violin at the age of 3 and started singing at 16 years old. As her first singing experience, she became a member of Kyoto Symphony Chorus. In this choir, she sang Ein deutsches Requiem (Brahms), Fidelio (Beethoven), Symphony No. 9 (Beethoven), Magnificat (Rutter) etc. These experiences inspired her to become a singer.
She studied at Tokyo University of the Arts in Japan. Her operatic repertoire includes Pamina in Die Zauberflöte (Mozart), Alcina in Alcina (Händel), Morgana in Alcina (Händel), Blonde in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Mozart), Ännchen in Der Freischütz (Weber) etc. In addition, she proactively interprets German songs (Lieder).
In 2017 she took part in a masterclass of International Lied-class in Germany and she sang in a salon concert and a concert for the completion of the masterclass. Until now, she studied under Yoshinari Tanaka and Emiko Suga. At the moment, she is studying with Dietrich Henschel.