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Recruitment information

[End of recruitment]Future for OPERA in Ota,Tokyo2023 Me too!me too!Opera singer♪

Future for OPERA in Ota, Tokyo 2023
A workshop where you can create an opera with children on the stage of Aprico Hall♪

Experience an original opera based on the opera "Hansel and Gretel"! !Why not experience the charm of opera with professional opera singers at Aprico's large hall stage!


Sunday, February 2024, 2 ① Starts at 4:10 ② Starts at 30:14
*Duration: Approximately 90 minutes (with a break in between)

Venue Ota Ward Hall / Aplico Large Hall
Cost (tax included)


Direction/script composition Naaya Miura

Ena Miyaji (soprano)
Toru Onuma (baritone)
Takashi Yoshida (Piano Producer)


30 people each time (if the number of participants exceeds the capacity, there will be a lottery)


<span>Grade 1-2</span>

Application period Must arrive between December 12nd (Friday) and January 22th, 2024 (Wednesday) *Recruitment has ended.
How to apply Please apply using the application form below.
Organizer / Inquiry

Ota City Cultural Promotion Association “Me too! Me too! Opera singer” section
TEL:03-6429-9851 (Weekdays 9:00-17:00 *Excluding Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and year-end and New Year holidays)


General Incorporated Foundation Regional Creation

Production cooperation

Miyakoji Art Garden Co., Ltd.

Information on opera workshops and performance tours

We will be open to the public to see children experiencing the creation of an opera stage, as well as an opera performance created by children and professional opera singers together.

Visiting hours

2024年2月4日(日)①11:00~12:00頃 ②15:00~16:00頃
*Reception hours will also be the same.

Venue Ota Ward Hall / Aplico Large Hall
Visiting place

L balcony, R balcony, 2nd floor seats (1st floor seats are reserved for participants' parents and related parties only.)

Receptionist 1st floor large hall entrance reception counter

 All seats are free, admission is free, no advance application required

Click here for tour procedures

Naaya Miura

Graduated from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Department of Lao Language.After graduating from university, she worked as a director and assistant director, focusing on opera.In addition to being an assistant director, she has also been in charge of choreography for the Itoigawa Citizen Musical ``Odyssey'' series, the Gunma Opera Association's ``At Hakubatei,'' and the orchestral ensemble Kanazawa's opera ``ZEN.'' She made her opera directorial debut in 2018 with “Madame Butterfly” hosted by Puccini’s Profile.Subsequent productions include Gruppo Nori opera ``Gianni Schicchi / Cloak'', Wind Hill HALL ``The Clowns'', AKERU ``Fairy Villi'', NEOLOGism performance ``La Traviata'' and ``Amiao / Clown'' (directed and translated into Japanese). ), and Miramare Opera's ``Tekagami'' (directed by Tatsumune Iwata) (reproduced).As a director's assistant, he is mainly involved in performances sponsored by Miramare Opera, Japan Opera Foundation, Tokyo Nikikai, Nissay Theater, etc.He is the organizer of the opera group [NEOLOGISM].

Ena Miyaji (soprano)

Born in Osaka Prefecture, lived in Tokyo since the age of 3.After graduating from Toyo Eiwa Jogakuin High School, she graduated from Kunitachi College of Music, Faculty of Music, Department of Performance, majoring in vocal music.She also completed an opera soloist course.She completed her master's course in opera majoring in vocal music at the same graduate school of music.In 2011, she performed in the ``Vocal Concert'' and ``Solo Chamber Music Regular Concert ~Autumn~'' through a selection process within the school.In addition, she performed in ``Graduation Concert,'' ``2012nd Yomiuri Newcomer Concert,'' and ``Tokyo Newcomer Concert'' in 82.Immediately after completing her graduate school, she completed the Master Class at the Nikikai Training Institute (she received the Excellence Award as well as the Encouragement Award upon graduation). She completed the Opera Training Institute at the New National Theater.While enrolled, she received short-term training at Teatro alla Scala Milano and the Bavarian State Opera Training Institute through the ANA Scholarship System.She furthered her studies in Hungary through the Agency for Cultural Affairs' Overseas Training Program for Emerging Artists.At the Liszt Academy of Music, she studied with Andrea Rost and Miklos Harazi.She won 32rd place and the Jury Encouragement Award at the 3nd Soleil Music Competition.She won the 28th and 39th Kirishima International Music Awards.She won a prize in the vocal section of the 16th Tokyo Music Competition.She won the Encouragement Award in the singing category of the 33rd Sogakudo Japanese Song Competition.She won first place at the 5th Hama Symphony Orchestra Soloist Audition. In June 2018, she was selected to play the role of Morgana in Nikikai New Wave ``Alcina''. She made her Nikikai main performance debut in November 6 as Blonde in Escape from the Seraglio. In June 2018, she made her Nissei opera debut in Hansel and Gretel as the Dew Fairy and the Sleeping Fairy.She then appeared as a main cast member in Nissay Theater Family Festival ``Aladdin and the Magic Violin'' and ``Aladdin and the Magic Song''. She plays the cover role of Giulietta in ``The Capuleti and the Montecchi.'' In 11, she played the role of Susanna in Amon Miyamoto's The Marriage of Figaro.She also appeared in Parsifal, directed by Amon Miyamoto, as the first flower maiden.She will also be in the cover cast for the role of Nella in ``Gianni Schicchi'' and the role of Queen of the Night in ``The Magic Flute'' at the New National Theatre's opera performances.Her other roles include Despina and Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Gilda in Rigoletto, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, and Musetta in La Bohème. He has appeared in many concerts.In addition to classical music, she is also good at popular songs, such as appearing on BS-TBS's ``Japanese Masterpiece Album,'' and she also has a reputation for musical songs and crossovers.She has a wide repertoire, including being selected by Andrea Battistoni as a soloist in ``Solveig's Song.''In recent years, she has also focused her efforts on religious music such as ``Mozart Requiem'' and ``Fauré Requiem'' in her repertoire. In 2019, she formed ``ARTS MIX'' with mezzo-soprano singer Asami Fujii, and performed ``Rigoletto'', which was her debut performance, and she received positive reviews.She is scheduled to appear in Shinkoku Appreciation Classroom as the Queen of the Night in ``The Magic Flute.''She is a Nikikai member.

Toru Onuma (baritone)

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Born in Fukushima Prefecture.He graduated from Tokai University's Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Music, and completed graduate school at the same university.While he was in graduate school, he studied abroad at Humboldt University in Berlin as a Tokai University overseas exchange student.He studied under Hartmut Kretschmann and Klaus Heger.He completed the 51st master class of Nikikai Opera Training Institute.Upon her completion she received the Grand Prize and Seiko Kawasaki Award.She won 17rd place at the 3th Japan Vocal Music Competition.She was selected for the 75th Japan Music Competition (song section).She was selected for the 12th World Opera Singing Competition "New Voices" in Germany.She won the Encouragement Prize at the 14th Fujisawa Opera Competition.She won first place in the vocal section of the 1th Japan Mozart Music Competition.She received the 21st (22) Goto Memorial Cultural Award for the Opera Newcomer Award.She studied abroad in Meissen, Germany.She made her debut starring in Nikikai's new wave opera ``The Return of Ulisse'' as Ulisse. In February 2010, she was selected to play the role of Iago in the Tokyo Nikikai production of Otello, and her large-scale performance received rave reviews.Since then, the Tokyo Nikikai productions include ``The Magic Flute,'' ``Salome,'' ``Parsifal,'' ``Die Fledermaus,'' ``The Tales of Hoffmann,'' ``The Love of Danae,'' Nissay Theater ``Fidelio,'' ``Così fan totte,'' New National Theater ``Silence,'' Valignano, and ``Butterfly.'' She has appeared in Zimmermann's ``Requiem for a Young Poet'' (conducted by Kazushi Ohno, premiered in Japan) in ``The Producer Series'' hosted by the Suntory Foundation for the Arts. Appeared in Kurvenal's ``Tristan and Isolde'' at the Tokyo Nikikai in 2, ``Lohengrin'' in 2016, ``Shion Monogatari'' at the New National Theater in 2018, and ``Salome'' at the Nikikai.He is a baritone of the moment. In 2019, she made her first appearance at the NHK New Year Opera Concert.She is a part-time lecturer at Tokai University, a lecturer at the Nikikai Opera Training Institute, and a Nikikai member.

Takashi Yoshida (Piano Producer)


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Born in Ota Ward, Tokyo.He graduated from Kunitachi College of Music, Department of Vocal Music.While still in school, he aspired to become an opera korepetitor (vocal coach), and after graduating, he began his career as a korepetitor at Nikikai.He has worked as a répétiteur and keyboard instrument player in orchestras at Seiji Ozawa Music School, Kanagawa Opera Festival, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Opera BOX, etc.He studied opera and operetta accompaniment at the Pliner Academy of Music in Vienna.Since then he has been invited to master classes with famous singers and conductors in Italy and Germany, where he served as an assistant pianist.As a co-performing pianist, he has been nominated by famous artists both domestically and internationally, and is active in recitals, concerts, recordings, etc. He is in charge of piano instruction and replacement for actor Takaya Kamikawa in the BeeTV drama CX ``Sayonara no Koi'' and performs in the drama, and is active in a wide range of media and commercials.In addition, some of the performances he has been involved in as a producer include “A La Carte,” “Utautai,” and “Toru’s World.” Based on that track record, from 2019 he has been appointed as a producer and collepetitur for the opera project sponsored by the Ota City Cultural Promotion Association. We have earned high praise and trust.Currently, he is a Nikikai pianist and a member of the Japan Performance Federation.

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