Upcoming Concert


Program 2019

 Hungary


  • Lo speziale 22,23/2

 Oper im Berg Festival, Salzburg


  • The Magic Flute 
  • Italian Opera Gala 29/6
  • Don Giovanni 6/7
  • Rigoletto 5/10
  • La Traviata 26/10
  • Christmas Opera Gala 23/11, 19/12
  • Silvester Opera Gala 28/12       


Opernspiele Schloss Amerang, Germany


  • La traviata 29/6
  • Gala concert
    "Ein Sommernachtstraum" 12/7
  • The Magic Flute 14/7, 4/8
  • Lucia di Lammermoor 19/7
  • Don Giovanni 20,27/ 7
  • Rigoletto 3,10/8
  • Persepolis 19/10
  • Peter and the wolf 20/10
  • Christmas Opera Gala 1/12 

For more information 

www.operimbergfestival.com

or

info@wakunakazawa.com








         Waku Nakazawa  


      Tenor and Conductor


Singer: Tenor 


Waku Nakazawa was born in Tokyo and graduated Bachelor of Arts (Music) at Kunitachi College of Music Japan. 

In 2008, he graduated his 2nd Diplom with distinction at Vorarlberger Landeskonservatorium Konzertfach Sologesang under Prof. Ingeborg Dobozy, Feldkirch, Austria and continued studied "Master  Oper" and "Master Lied und Oratorium" under Prof. Heiner Hopfner, Prof. Lilian Sukis, Prof. Barbara Bonney and Prof. Boris Bakov for Sologesang, Prof. Eike Grams for Opera and Prof. Wolfgang Holzmair for Lied und Oratorium at Universität Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria. After the study he is developing his vocal technic under Ingo Kolonerics.


During his study, Waku Nakazawa had performed many roles such as "2nd Jude" from Salome at Vorarlberger Landestheater. "Arnarta" from L'incoronazione di Poppea", "Contino Belfiore" from La finta giardiniera, "Gran Sacerdote" from Idomeneo, "Lensky" from Eugene Onegin at Mozarteum Universität Salzburg.


Waku Nakazawa presents actively on the stage as an Opera singer (Tenor) and also as an excellent Actor. Since 2009 he performed at Oper im Berg Festival under the didection of the intendant Ingo Kolonerics; "Spoletta" from Tosca,"Tamino", "Monostatos", "1. Geharnischter Mann" from The Magic Flute,"Luiz" from Il Trovatore, "Borsa" from Rigoletto, "Gastone" from La Traviata, "Il messaggero" from Aida, "Benoir"and "Parpinior" from La Boheme. In 2011, he won the “Scholarship prize” from Oper im Berg festival. 


In 2019, he was invited to perform "Sempronio" with Zalaegerszegi Szimfonikus Zenekar under Maestro Ferenc Bognar in Keszthely and Zalaegerszeg, Hungary. 



Conductor


In 2014 Waku Nakazawa debuted his first Opera "The Magic Flute" (W.A. Mozart) with Oper im Berg Festival and regularly performing until now over 40 performances. 
Within a couple years,  he conducted many important Opera repertoires such as La Traviata (G. Verdi), Rigoletto (G. Verdi),Lucia di Lammermoor (G. Donizetti),  Pagliacci (R. Leoncacvallo), Cavalleria Rusticana (P. Mascagni)Il Trovatore (G. Verdi), I Puritani (V. Bellini), Barbiere di Siviglia (G. Rossini), Troja (J. Jacobsen), Der Sonnenkreis (J. Jacobsen) and also Musical "Zum Sterben schön" (M. Schubring ), Austrian premiere by Mus-en, Salzburg in 2017.
Beside conducting intensively at Oper im Berg Festival, Salzburg, Waku Nakazawa has been also a conductor of the Skive Opera Festival, Denmark and Opera Festival Schloss Amerang since 2015.


In 2016 he sang in "The 3rd Tohoku East Japan Great Earthquake Recovery Charity Concert" at MUZA Kawazaki Symphony Hall in Japan. Since 2015 Waku Nakazawa joined the "SPiRiTA", Talk & Play Concert Seminar Project presented by ABAC School of Music in Thailand. 



Photos: 


 Tamino from The Magic Flute with Oper im Berg Festival in Kavernen 1595, Salzburg 

 Contino Belfiore from La finta giardiniera at Grosses Studio, Mozarteum Universität Salzburg

Sempronio from Lo speziale with Zalaegerszegi Szimfonikus Zenekar, Hungary

"Zum Sterben Schön" Musical with Mus-en at K.U.L.T, Hof Salzburg

La Travitata with Skive Opera Festival in Denmark

Italienische Operngala with Oper im Berg Festival Orchestra at Große Saal Universität Salzburg

"SPiRiTA" Talk and Play Concert Seminar at ABAC Music School in Thailand