Japanese countertenor Daichi Fujiki is a Prizewinner of 31st International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition World Finals in 2012 and First Prize winner of 81st Music Competition of Japan in 2012.
He graduated from Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music in 2002. He then went on to complete his studies at the Operastudio of New National Theatre Tokyo, and Reale Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna.
Daichi Fujiki had his professional debut as a Tenor in Andreas Homoki's new production of Le Nozze di Figaro (Don Curzio) that opened the 2003/2004 season of the New National Theatre in Tokyo (conductor Ulf Schirmer). In October 2005, Daichi performed at the Melbourne International Arts Festival.
Daichi Fujiki is based in Vienna since 2008 and studied Cultural Management at University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, pursuing his activity on stage. However he most recently realized then he was even more comfortable in Countertenor repertoire. He decided to study again on this new basis from January 2011. He is also a Finalist of International Sacred Music Competition 2011 in Rome.
In May and June 2013, Daichi Fujiki made his debut as a Countertenor at Teatro Comunale di Bologna with Il Trionfo di Clelia by Gluck (Mannio) and Divorzio all'italiana by G.Battistelli (Carmelo Patane). In November, he performed at Nissay Theatre with A.Reimann's Lear (Edgar) in Tokyo.
Engagements in 2014/15 and 2015/2016: Trinculo (cover) in T. Adés's The Tempest at Wiener Staatsoper; Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Japan Philharmonic of Tokyo; new contemporary operas that were composed for him in Kyoto and in Tokyo; J.S.Bach's Matthäus-Passion with Bach Collegium Japan in Tokyo; Händel's Messiah in Fukuoka, Fauré's Requiem in Osaka; Händel Gala concert at Spring Festival in Tokyo (conductor Richard Egarr).
His future Engagement include A Midsummer Night's Dream (Oberon) by B.Britten in Hyogo, Japan (conductor Yutaka Sado) in 2016 and most importantly his Wiener Staatsoper debut in 2017 with A. Reimann's Medea (Herold).