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Biography
Mihoko Fujimura Mezzo Soprano

Born in Japan and studied at the Tokyo National University for Fine Arts and Music and at the Musikhochschule in Munich. She came to international attention in her performances at the 2002 Münchener Opern Festspielen and the Bayreuther Festspiele and has since regularly appeared at the Royal Opera Covent Garden,Teatro alla Scala Milano, Bayerische Staatsoper, Wiener Staatsoper, Bayreuther Festspiele, Theatre du Chatelet, Theatro Real Madrid, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino und Aix-en-Provence Festival. Miss Fujimura's operatic repertoire includes Kundry, Brangäne, Venus, Fricka, Carmen, Amneris,Eboli, Azucena, Melisánde, Idamante and Octavian.

She appears regularly with conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Christian Thielemann, Zubin Mehta, Christoph Eschenbach, Sir Colin Davis, Kurt Mazur, Mariss Jansons, Kent Nagano, Danielle Gatti, Charles Dutoit, Myung-Whun Chung, Semyon Bychkov, Franz Welser-Möst, Donald Runnicles, Fabio Luisi and Daniel Harding and Liederabends with Christoph Urlich Meier and Roger Vignoles. She has recorded Brangaene ("Tristan und Isolde") with Placido Domingo and Antonio Pappano for EMI Classics.

For the next years are following appearances intended: In the production of "Parsifal" at Bayreuth Festivals,Orchestre National de France (Danielle Gatti), new „Ring“ at the Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona, the Royal Opera Covent Garden London, the Wiener Staatsoper sowie Bayreuth Festivals (Christian Thielemann), „Tristan und Isolde“ with Mahler Chamber Orchestra (Daniel Harding), Beethoven´s “symphony no.9." with the Vienna Philharmonic (Christian Thielemann), Montreal Symphony Orchestra (Kent Nagano), Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (Riccard Chally), Mahler´s “symphony no. 3“ mit dem Philadelphia Orchestra (Charles Dutoit), Israel Philharmonic Orchestra(Zubin Mehta), Mahler´s “symphony no. 8“ with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra (Mariss Jansons), the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra(Andris Nelsons), NDR Sinfonieorchester (Christoph Eschenbach), Verdi´s „Requiem" with Bamberger Symphoniker (Enoch zu Guttenberg), MDR Sinfonieorchester (Jun Maerkl) and „Wesendonck-Lieder“ with NDR Sinfonieorchester(Zdenek Mácal).