Tenor Taka Komagata brings his earnest vocal style to the classical music world internationally. His unique voice and genuine interpretation bring new life to his repertoire. He will be performing the role of Ferrando in Così fan tutte at Lowell House Opera. Previously he performed the role of Baron Zsupán in Kálmán’s Countess Maritza with Longy School of Music of Bard College. Taka performed his Canadian debut as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni in August 2018 at Halifax Summer Music Festival. Recent engagements include the title role in Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg, the leading male role of Charles in The Finishing School by Franz von Suppe and Federico in L’amico Fritz by Mascagni. His partial roles include Nemorino in L'elisir d'amore, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus by Strauss, and Edwin in Kálmán’s Die Csárdásfürstin. Mr. Komagata is the co-founder of Balcony Series, an ensemble opera troupe that creates flash operas in unexpected locations. He appeared with the Boston Camerata in Daniel and City of Fools and performed in a staged production of Schubert’s Winterreise directed by Jane Struss, hailed as a “profound rendition” by Boston’s ARTery. Taka is currently a Graduate Performance Diploma candidate in Opera Performance at Longy School of Music of Bard College, studying under Carol Mastrodomenico. He holds a Master of Music in Vocal Performance at Longy School of Music of Bard College (‘18); a Certificate of Merit in Voice at New England Conservatory of Music (‘16); and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Hawaii Pacific University (‘15). He received third prize in the Yokohama International Music Competition (‘16).