Shinobu Sato (Soprano）
Shinobu SATO is a worldly renowned Japanese Prima Donna. Since her sensational debut as Violetta in La Traviata, she has continued to sing, among many others, the title roles of Tosca, Madame Butterfly. Her appearance as Micaela in Carmen at the Viennese States Opera was extremely well received. Likewise, her Mahler with the Symphony Orchestra of the Bavarian Broadcast under Sir Colin Davis as well as Mozart with Symphony Orchestra of the Radio Berlin were also highly acclaimed. She enjoys the utmost confidence of such conductors as Christoph Eschenbach, Seiji Ozawa, Eliahu Inbal a.s.o. The highlights of her recent activities were Verdi's Requiem with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Madame Butterfly with Victoria States Opera, which she performed with Jose Cura. In November 1998, She sang Madame Butterfly at the Viennese States Opera and made a title role debut at this prestigious opera house. She has won the Japan Cultural Broadcasting Music Award, the Metropolitan Cultural Honor Award, the Giraud Grand Opera Prize, the Mademoiselle Perfume Prize etc.
Curriculum Vitae as of April 2002