Mika Okamoto (soprano)
Mika Okamoto was graduated from Musashino Academia Musicae, Department of Vocal Music.
After completing the training department of the Japan Opera Promotion Association, she studied in Italy to refine her performance skills at the Milan Conservatory for 6 years.
Her teachers included Hidemi Kikuchi, Lina Vasta, Franco Castellana, and Luca Gorla
In Italy, she fulfilled regular concerts at Casa di Verdi, PoloMozart, and several other concert halls.
In Japan, she has appeared in several operas, such as Countess in “The Marriage of Figaro”; Mikaela in “Carmen”, Mimi in “La Boheme”, “La Traviata” “SoundOrion” “Suor Angelica”, etc.
She gained popularity in Hamamatsu for the role of “Leonora” in the opera “Il Trovatore”.
She has been popular as a soprano soloist for Mozart’s “Coronation Mass”, Mahler’s “Das Lied Von” and Beethoven’s “Ninth”
Winner in many domestic and international competitions, including “the best” of Bel Canto Concorso in 2009 and Iizuka rookie music competition prize.
Received the Concerto Award for “Masters of Shizuoka”.
Mika Okamoto is a regular member of the Fujiwara Opera.