B i o g r a p h y
Kanae Matsumoto, Soprano
was born in Chiba, Japan.
She received her singing degree from the Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo.
She completed her skills in cooperation with Ricardo Bartra, and later on with Anja Jung in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.
During that time she took part in various international master classes. Most important for her were those of KS Prof. Regina Werner-Dietrich and Montserrat Caballé.
Hans-Josef Kasper and Dimitra Theodossiou gave her more musical inspirations.
Kanae Matsumoto has performed in several Opera productions in different cities, including Verdi “La Traviata“ (Violetta), Donizetti “Lucia di Lammermoor“ (Lucia) and Puccini "Turandot" (Liu).
She sang at the music festival in Lucca, Italy Puccinis “Suor Angelica” (Suor Angelica).
She has sung as a soloist in several church concerts, for example Fauré “Requiem” and Mendelssohn "Elias", as well as in a commemorative mass in Freiburg cathedral.
She regularly holds Opera concerts in different countries such as “Ode an die Liebe“ and “Sehnsucht der Liebe“ , as well as song recitals such as “Bote des Lebens”, “Klang der Heimat” and others.