Hiroko KOUDA, Soprano Coloratur, born in Osaka (Japan), she studied at the Tokyo University, where she obtained the "Ataka" and "Matsuda" prices. In 1995, Hiroko Kouda is finalist at the "Neue Stimmen" competition in Germany, country where she receives several awards in 2000. She regularly performs in Japan (in March 2004 in Tokyo as Olympia in " Hoffmann's Tales "), in Italy, in Austria (Queen of the Night in " The Magic Flute " at the Vienna Volksoper) and in Germany (" Lucia di Lammermoor ").