Emiko Nadimi, born in Kitakami Iwate Japan, is an accomplished Mezzo Soprano with many recognized achievements in Japan and Internationally. Emiko began studying piano at age of six and started vocalization by the age of fifteen.
Emiko graduated from the Toho Music Collage, where she continued studying international (German, French, Italian, etc.)Art song and opera, as a performing soloist for two more years as a research assistant under professor Haghinoya. At the same time, Emiko obtained her diploma for music and music education while she studied acting and dancing in Ni-Ki-Kai opera studio.
In 1981 Emiko won third prize in a Japanese song contest. Later she played and sang as a prima mezzo soprano in many original Japanese opera “Kesa to Morito”, “Aoi no Ue”, “ Hiroshima no Orfe”, "Tenshu monogatari”, “Kurofune”, “Yosakoibushi”, “Akai Jinbaori”, “Iwaiuta ga nagareru yoru ni” etc., and received high praise by both critics and audiences in Japan.
In 1988 Emiko joined and performed in “Kesa to Morito” in Japanese Musical Festival, "Autumn of Warsaw” in Warsaw, Poland. Her powerful performances soon won her various roles such as Carmen in “Carmen”, Flora in “La Traviata”, Suzuki in “Madama Butterfly”, Marcelina in “Le nozze di Figaro”, Tisbe in “La Cenerentura”, Dame “Die Zauber Flute”, Mother “Amahl and Night Visitors” and numerous other performances. Emiko has also sung as Alto soloist with various Orchestras in performances of “Ninth Symphony” by Beethoven, “Messiah” by Handel, and “Stabat Mater” by Vivaldi, as well as others on stage concerts.
In 1993 Emiko came to the United States and married with composer Ahmad Nadimi. Since then she began to work with her husband to create a new composition that brings a dimension of passion, harmony, peace and love.
In 2005 Emiko and her husband released the new age classical music CD “Suite for Peace”.
Emiko is currently a member of Japan Opera Promotion.