Michiyo Iida was born and brought up in Nagoya, Japan.
She studied Psychology in Kyoto University. After graduation she began to study singing with Prof. Hikita and graduated opera school of Nagoya Nikikai Opera.
After graduation, she got many prizes of competitions, Gold Prize by Japan-Italy competition, Grand prize by Izuka music competition, etc.
As a scholarship student, she studied also with Prof. Marta Lantieri, Prof. Susanna Ghione, Prof. Susanna Rigacci, Prof. Iris Coradetti, Prof. Gianni Raimondi, Prof. David Lutz and KS Wicus Slabbert.
She is performing with many Japanese orchestras as well as Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, The Yomiuri Philharmonic Orchestra, The Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, The Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, The Ensemble Kanazawa, etc.
Now she is a member of the Nikikai Opera in Tokyo.
Roles Michiyo Iida performed:
ADINA (L’elisir d’amore) Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
GOVERNESS (The turn of the screw) Composer: Benjamin Britten
ROSINA (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) Composer: Gioachino Rossini
TZU (Yuzuru) Composer: Dan Ikuma
ROSALINDE (Die Fledermaus) Composer: Johann Strauß
KÖNIGIN DER NACHT (Die Zauberflöte) Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
GRETEL (Hänsel und Gretel) Composer: Engelbert Humperdinck
VIOLETTA (La Traviata) Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
GILDA (Rigoletto) Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
LUCIA (Lucia di Lammermoore) Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
LULU (Lulu) Composer: Alban Berg
SUSANNA (Il segreto di Susanna) Composer: Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari
ZERBINETTA (Ariadne auf Naxos) Composer: Richard Strauss
ELEKTRA (Elektra Trilogie) Composer: Yasuhiro Kasamatsu, Conductor: Yasuhiro Kasamatsu, Director: Youya,Katsunobu Suzuki
MIYA (Die große Bäckereiattacke) Composer: Misato Mochizuki Conductor: Johannes Kalitzke
MEDEA (Medea) Composer: Aribert Reimann
MARIE and MARIETTE ( Die tote Stadt) Composer: Erich Wolfgang Korngold
MARGARITA XIRGU (Ainadamar) Composer: Osvaldo Golijov