中丸 三千繪

Michie Nakamaru




1995年、MODA(イタリア貿易復興会)Made in Italy賞を受賞。1997年、歌舞伎座にて史上初めてとなるソロ・リサイタルを行う。




著書「マリア・カラス・コンクール スカラ座への道」、エッセイ集「声のある時間」を出版。最近はTBS系番組「ジョブチューン」等、TVへの出演も多い。

1998年より、世界各地で小児ガンを支援するチャリティコンサートを行っており、天皇皇后両陛下ご臨席のチャリティコンサートにも出演するなど、社会活動においても高い評価を受けている。メジャーリーグ開幕戦開会式、サンフランシスコ講和条件締結50周年記念式典(於ワシントン)、日本ダービー、サッカー国際試合などで日米両国国歌を斉唱。2006年、イタリア文化の貢献でイタリア連帯の星勲章”コメンダトーレ章(Commendatore dell’ Ordinedella Stella della Solidarieta Italiana)がイタリア大統領より授与。


Michie Nakamaru graduated from Toho Gakuen School of Music. While in college she studied abroad in Salzburg, and in 1986 debuted with a main role in Richard Strauss’s Elektra conducted by Seiji Ozawa. In 1988, she won the Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition and made a European debut in “La bohème.” She also won the 4th International Singing Competition “Maria Caniglia” and the 27th International Competition for Pianists and Opera Singers “Francesco Paolo Neglia.” In 1989, she collaborated with Luciano Pavarotti in “L’elisir d’amore” which marks her US debut. In 1990, she became the first Japanese winner of the Maria Callas International Grand Prix organized by RAI, an Italian national public broadcasting company.

Since then, she has appeared with Plácido Domingo, José Cura, Lorin Maazel and Kent Nagano in productions of “La Traviata,” “Norma,” “Don Giovanni,” “Moses,” “Louis the Miller,” and “Madame Butterfly” at opera houses around the world, including Wagner’s “Parsifal” under Muti at La Scala in Milan. In 1994, she represented France at the Anglo-French charity concert at the Palace of Versailles in the presence of the late Princess Diana.

In 1995, she was given an award called “Made in Italy” prize by MODA (Italian Trade Agency) and in 1997 she gave her first ever solo recital at the Kabuki-za theatre.

She has performed with many of the world’s top orchestras, including the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Slovak National Radio Symphony Orchestra, and received enthusiastic reviews for her performance of La Traviata with the Polish National Opera in Japan. 

In recent years, she has performed in the world premiere of Shigeaki Saegusa’s mono-opera “Grief” and in “La Traviata”, which celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Shizuoka Granship. Last year, she accompanied the Prague State Opera on a tour in Japan, and is actively involved in opera activities in Japan.  

She has released more than 20 CD titles on Toshiba EMI, including Mascagni’s “Iris” at the Rome State Opera and a CD with the Berliner Finn 12 Cellists. 

She has published a book, “Maria Callas Competition: The Road to La Scala,” and a collection of essays, “A Time with a Voice”. Recently, she has made many appearances on TV, including the TBS program “Job Tune”. 

Since 1998 she has been performing charity concerts in support of children’s cancer around the world, and has also received high praise for her social works, such as performing at charity concerts attended by the Emperor and Empress of Japan. In 2006, she was awarded the “Commendatore dell’ Ordinedella Stella della Solidarieta Italiana” by the President of Italy for her contribution to Italian culture.


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