Schedule


Le nozze di Figaro at Vox New England (CANCELLED)

Saturday, May 2nd
Worcester, MA

Taka sings the role of Don Curzio


Songs From The Homeland

Saturday, February 29 4PM 
Invitation- only salon

Stillman Willis House, Cambridge MA

The ensemble presents its new concert program, a curated Salon: Songs from the Homeland.

Balcony Series presents our season opener Salon: Songs from the Homeland, which will feature tenor Taka Komagata, soprano Theodora Cottarel, and soprano Luisamaria Hernandez . We invite you to relish in the languages, melodies, and poetry of the places that we consider home. A glimpse into the history of these pieces will be facilitated by resident Balcony Series emcee and mood manager, Arthur Grau.

Songs from the Homeland gives you a chance to step into our world as we introduce this newly curated program and share what we have coming up this year.


うた- Japanese Song Night

Saturday, February 22
7 PM
Arlington Street Church Chapel, 351 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

Taka Komagata, tenor
Hana Omori, soprano
Rui Urayama, piano

Balcony Series presents, うた: Japanese Song Night. Enjoy select songs from traditional and modern Japan as sung by Taka Komagata and Hana Omori with pianist, Rui Urayama.
Experience, the premiere of “Boston Sky’s Red Dragonfly” an arrangement of “Amazing Grace” with “Aka Tombo”, by Rui Urayama.
Admission is free/donation but seating is limited so please register on this page or from the link above.


Barber and Brahms Love Woes/Love Waltzes

Saturday, January 18, 2020
3 PM
Church On The Hill, 140 Bowdoin Street, Boston

Taka sings Brahms’s Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52


Amahl and the Night Visitors at Vox New England

Sunday, December 8, 2019
6 PM
Jewish Community Center
633 Salisbury Ave, Worcester

Performs the role of King Kasper in Amahl and the Night Visitors


Amahl and the Night Visitors at Vox New England

Sunday, December 8, 2019
2:00 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester
90 Hoden Street, Worcester

Performs the role of King Kasper in Amahl and the Night Visitors


Amahl and the Night Visitors at Vox New England

Saturday, December 7, 2019
7:30 PM
Joseph & Jordan Shapiro Concert Hall
1 Gorham Street, Worcester

Performs the role of King Kasper in Amahl and the Night Visitors


Amahl and the Night Visitors at Vox New England

Saturday, December 7, 2019
2:00 PM
Belmont A.M.E Zion Church, 55 Illinois Street, Worcester

Performs the role of King Kasper in Amahl and the Night Visitors


NEW IN NOVEMBER at Hartford Opera Theater

Sunday, Novermber 17, 2019
7pm

Performs the role of Mr. Foster in The Séance – Music by Timothy Peterson and Libretto by Sara Fetherolf


Balcony Series presents Aria Night sponsored by MIT CTL

Friday, September 20, 2019
7pm
Killian Hall, 160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA 02139
A collection of arias from some of the world’s most popular operas, sponsored by MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics.

Théodora Cottarel (Soprano)
Taka Komagata (Tenor)
Luisamaria Hernandez (Soprano)
Noriko Yasuda (Piano)
FREE admission with reception to follow.


Massenet’s Cendrillon at Opera del West

Friday, August 9, 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 10, 8:00 pm
Sunday, August 11, 2 pm
The Boston Center for Arts Plaza Theatre

Performs the role of Le Surintendant des plaisirs in Massenet’s Cendrillon at the Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre


Massenet’s Cendrillon at Opera del West (Concert version)

Sunday, August 4, 2019
2:00 pm
The Center for Arts in Natick

Performs the role of Le Surintendant des plaisirs in Massenet’s Cendrillon at the Center for Arts in Natick


10 July 2019, North Shore Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, July 10: Opera Favorites 
Songs and Scenes from the greatest operas


19-21 June 2019, Gianni Schicchi at Varna International Music Academy

Makes Bulgarian debut as Rinuccio in Puccini’s Ganni Schicchi, 19-21 June 2019


11 June 2019, Mozart Great Mass in C minor at Varna International Music Academy

Performs Tenor Solo in Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, June 11th 2019


13-20 April 2019, Così fan tutte at Lowell House Opera

Debuts at Lowell House Opera in the role of Ferrando in Mozart’s Così fan tutt(i). April 2019


2-3 Feb 2019, Countess Maritza at Pickman Hall

Performs the role Baron Zsupán in Countess Maritza by Emmerich Kálmán. Feb 2019

Taka Komagata Tenor Zsupan Operetta


13 Dec 2018, Operatica: An Evening of Arias and Duets at Pickman Hall

The Longy Chamber Orchestra for an evening of well-loved arias and duets from your favorite operas and operettas


1-2 Dec 2018, Secrets Shared: Winter Opera Scenes at Pickman Hall

Performs a duet from Così fan tutte


18 Nov 2018, An Ending, a Beginning: Taka Komagata Solo Recital

4pm at Edward M. Pickman Hall

Taka Komagata invigorates a variety of classical vocal music in his graduate recital “An Ending, a Beginning…” with pianist Noriko Yasuda and soprano Kristen Buabin.

He will perform:
Liederkreis Op. 24 by Schumann
Three Shakespeare Songs Op 6 by Quilter
Excerpts from Don Giovanni by Mozart
along with French, Italian, and Japanese art song


4-11 Aug 2018, Don Giovanni at Halifax Summer Opera Festival

Makes a Canadian debut in the role of Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni. Aug 4th and 9th 2018


6 May 2018, Mirrored Facades: An Evening of One-Act Operas

Performs the title role of Zemlinsky’s Der Zwerg