Tomoko Nago: Mezzo-Soprano


  • January, 2018: Smeton in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, New York Opera Forum
  • September, 2017: Siebel in Gounod’s Faust, New York Opera Forum
  • May 2017: Dafne in Excerpt from “Apolo y Dafne” by Juan de Navas, St. Michael’s Church, New York Continuo Collective
  • January 2017: Hansel in Humperdinck’s Hansel und Gretel, Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, New York Opera Forum
  • September 2016: Annio in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito, New York Opera Forum
  • September 2015: Frugola in Puccini’s Il Tabarro, Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, New York Opera Forum
  • May 2015: Ruggiero in Handel’s Alcina (Scene), Symphony Space, New York Lyric Opera

Other roles include: Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Second Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Suzuki in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Title role/Polinesso in Handel’s Ariodante, Ruggiero in Handel’s Alcina, Goffredo/Eustazio in Handel’s Rinaldo, Berta in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Tisbe in Rossini’s La Cenerentola and Zulma in Rossini’s L’italiana in Algeri.


  • November 9, 2019: Soloist, Japan Typhoon Charity Concert, Japanese American Association
  • October 19, 2019: Soloist, Afternoon at the Opera, The Center at Maple Grove
  • October 5, 2019: Featured artist, ACMA Presents! Marc A. Scorca Hall, Opera America with Liza Wu (Piano) and Gary Mayer (Clarinet)
  • June 23, 2019: Porch Stomp Festival with Robert Matson (Mandolin) and Jiayi He (Harmonica)
  • June 1, 2019 3:30pm: Soloist, ACMA recital at Marc A. Scorca Hall, Opera America
  • May 7, 2019 Lakme’s Flower Duet, Plymouth Church, Brooklyn Heights (Private Event)
  • February 2, 2019 8:00pm: Soloist, ACMA Passion Through Performance at Carnegie Weil Recital Hall
  • June 19, 2018 5:30: Soloist, Sing for Hope Piano at Lincoln Center, Art Song Preservation Society
  • June 8, 2018 6:45pm: Soloist, Outreach Concert at SAGE Center for LGBT Seniors
  • April 29, 2018 6:30pm: Spring Recital, Penthouse 1 Shetler Studio, Veronica Kaninska (Soprano), Stephanie Ching (Piano), Tomoko Nago (Mezzo-soprano)
  • March 24, 2018 7:30pm: Duet, ACMA Passion Through Performance Concert, Carnegie Weil Recital Hall with Veronica


  • 2017 – Present: Alto Section Leader at STS. JOHN AND PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH, Director: Frank Fano
  • 2015 – 2016: Alto 1, Musica Viva at Unitarian Church of All Souls, Director: Dr. Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez


  • November 2016 – Present:  Sing for Hope Artist Roster


  • Spring 2019: Art Song Preservation Society, Spring into Art Song Festival, Manhattan School of Music
  • Spring 2019: George Hogan Master Class
  • Spring 2017: New York Continuo Collective, Zarzuela Project, Director: Grant Herreid
  • July 2015: Amherst Early Music Festival, Ensemble Singing Intensive, Director: Geoff Williams
  • Fall 2013: Arie Antiche Workshop, Director: Carolyn Sebron
  • Spring 2012: Juilliard Opera Workshop, Director: Vincent La Selva

Teachers and Coaches:

  • Voice: Michael Hanko, Rod Nelman, Dr. Sara Paar, Anna Vikre
  • Coaches: Judith Barnes, Thomas Carlo Bo, Doug Han, Jennifer Peterson, Jestin Pieper, Byron Sean, Pablo Zinger
  • Alexander Technique: Michael Hanko


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