Yuhi Aizawa Combatti

Yuhi Aizawa Combatti (soprano), a native of Japan, is recognized for her clear timbre and keen musicianship in repertoire ranging from Renaissance to Contemporary.  Yuhi has performed with orchestras and chamber ensembles in the United States and Japan including the Kronos Quartet, the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Berkeley Symphony.  A passionate advocate of new music, Yuhi was a featured soloist for the West Coast premiere of Luciano Berio’s Sinfonia with UC Davis Orchestra in 2015, and has enjoyed premiering works by a multitude of composers including Melissa Dunphy, Ted Hearne, and LJ White as a member of Volti.  She made her operatic debut in 2005 at Spoleto Festival U.S.A in the North American premiere of Braunfels’s Die Vogel. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Westminster Choir College. When not singing, Yuhi enjoys cooking and eating cuisines from all around the world, and spending time with her husband Tegan and their two irresistible dogs: Tanuki and Ten.