"Alberich, the power-hungry putschist, who fails his craving for recognition, finds his master in Yoshiaki Kimura."
(Neue Westfälische / March 2018)
"As a dedicated Lakai Plumcake, Yoshiaki Kimura shines."
(Westfalen Blatt - "Benzin" / January 2018)
"... and Yoshiaki Kimura, who already shone in the rehearsal with word acrobatic caprices."
(Thüringer Allgemeine - Grand Opera Gala / October 2017)
"Yoshiaki Kimura, who, as Kasper with his magnificent voice, drew the listeners' fear, gave us oppressive sound."
(Westfalen-Blatt/ March 2017)
"Yoshiaki Kimura as Kasper was the player of the day, blackest bass, aptivating sound, terrific performance."
(Neues Westfälisches Blatt / March 2017)
"Kimura (Dulcamara), who, as a reluctant manipulator, really takes to his role, using his voluminous, smooth bass."
(Westfalen-Blatt / December 2016)
"Yoshiaki Kimura as Dulcamara celebrates his success."
(Westfalen-Blatt / Dezember 2016)
"Yoshiaki Kimura gives the father Howard (Dog Days) brutal authority through his game."
(Online Music Magazine / 2016)
"Yoshiaki Kimura sings the authoritarian, violent and pitiless macho with eruptive force, but also makes the despair of this figure visible and audible."
(Neues Westfälisches Blatt / 2016)
"Yoshiaki Kimura has the perfect bass for the Banquo, but slightly lacks the gloominess of the intriguing person in this staging."
(Opernnetz / 2016)
" With a lot of verve in his voice and acting, Yoshiaki Kimura plays the sleazy womanizer Blansac."
(Neues Westfälisches Blatt /2015)
"Yoshiaki Kimura sings the cocky Blansac as a powerful macho."
(Der Operfreund / 2015)
"The King's servant Elviro – Yoshiaki Kimura dominates his bass, as well as the art of slapstick – makes him welcome services and wrongly delivers a letter."
(Westfalen-Blatt / May 2015)
"From the ensemble, performers worth mentioning areYoshiaki Kimura as a committed speaker, as well as Katja Strength as the third lady."
(Opernnetz / 2015)
Interview "Neue Westfälische"