In celebration of its 24th year, the Japanese Language Scholarship Foundation (DBA: Aurora Foundation) welcomes World – renowned Soprano Asako Tamura on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2:30 p.m. at the Aratani Theatre in the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center in Los Angeles for the 24th Anniversary Aurora Benefit Concert in L.A. featuring Asako Tamura.
Tickets are $20, $40, $100. For purchase tickets, visit https://my.jaccc.org/fy23-rentals/112022-auroraconcert
Soprano Asako Tamura has been praised by the press for her exquisite tonartistic sensitivity, mesmerizing stagecraft as well as a first-class sing actress, brilliant jewel of a voice, blessed with glittering soprano.
Tamura has performed a wide variety of roles in Europe and USA since 2002 when she sang with Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti as the female soloist in the Three Tenors Concert in Yokohama before the World Cup Championship.
Recently she was honored to sing the National Anthem as a first foreign opera singer at the Exhibition Game of the Yankees vs the Nationals.
A native of Kyoto, Japan, Asako Tamura has appeared with opera companies worldwide. She recently made her debut in London at the Royal Albert Hall in “Madam Butterfly” (Cio-Cio San) to rapturous reviews from the London critics.
Tamura ‘s extensive performance credits include appearances in Lucia di Lammermoor (Lucia) with the Hungarian State Opera (Budapest), Ente Luglio Musicale Trapanese (Sicily), Teatro Lirico di Cagliari (Sardinia), and Opera Constanza (Romania); Verdi’s “I Masnadieri” (Amalia) with the Sarasota Opera (Florida).
Recent performances include “La Traviata” (Violetta) with the Kalamazoo Symphony (Michigan) in September and Cio-Cio San at the Sarasota Opera (Florida) in October/November.