vocalconsort initium is a brand-new chamber choir founded in 2015 by two conductors studied choral conducting in Europa, Kota Yanagishima (Saarbrüecken, Germany) and Kaoru Tani (Vienna and Graz, Austria). Every singer of the choir has diverse professional or specialized technique as well as experience as a soloist or an ensemble singer. Based on such capability, vocalconsort initium pursued heretofore various musical direction - from medieval to contemporary, from Europa to Asia. In February 2015, the choir played as debut performance Wolfgang Rihm's "Tristis est anima mea", Hanns Eisler's "Gegen den Krieg" and so on. Since that vocalconsort initium made successful four concerts and in November 2019, their 5th concert is planned as a part of "Hokutopia International Music Festival" in Tokyo.