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Simon LepperPianist
Songs and arias by composers including Mozart,Puccini, Flotow, Lehar, Xu Peidong and Cilea.

Yijie Shi studied singing at the Toho College of Music in Tokyo and graduated top of his class in 2006. Yijie then moved to Europe to continue his studies in Graz, where he won the International Singing Competition ‘Ferruccio Tagliavini’ in 2007. Having been the revelation of the Rossini Opera Festival 2008, singing the role of Cavalier Belfiore in Il viaggio a Reims in the ‘Accademia Rossiniana’ production, he was immediately invited back to sing the title role in Le Comte Ory in 2009. Other recent engagements include L’elisir d’amore at the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari and Mozart’s Krönungsmesse at the Teatro Manzoni in Bologna.


SCARLATTI L'honestà negli amori
Già il sole dal Gange
MOZART Così fan tutte
Tradito, schernito

Die Zauberflöte
Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schoen

Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Konstanze, dich wiederzusehen
Wenn der Freude Tränen fließen
ROSSINI Le Comte Ory
Que les destins prospères
VERDI I Lombardi
La mia letizia infondere
CILEA L’Arlesiana
E la solita storia
Salut, demeure chaste et pure
LEHAR Das Land des Lächelns
Dein ist mein ganzes Herz
KOSAKU YAMADA The Bell's Tolling (Japanese Song)
LIU XUE-AN Song of the bean (Chinese Song)
QING ZHU My Sentiment to the Yangtze River (Chinese Song)
Che gelida manina
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