Katarzyna Marczewska

SOPRANO

Biography

Katarzyna Marczewska - young polish soprano

A Polish soprano of the young generation. A graduate of the vocal and acting department of the Academy of Music Stanisław Moniuszko in Gdańsk in the solo singing class of Prof. Bożena Harasimowicz. She received the Rector's scholarship, awarded to the most outstanding students.

Katarzyna is an permanent participant of Kaludi Kaludov's Vocal Master Classes. She also perfected her voice during the Master Courses conducted by: Charlotte Lehmann, Olga Pasiecznik, Ewa Iżykowska, Bruna Baglioni.
(In her younger years, she participated in gospel singing workshops conducted, among others, by by Brian Fentress).

In Alma Mater, she also developed in the acting direction, and her teachers were actors: Dorota Kolak, Marta Jankowska, Cezary Morawski, Dariusz Szymaniak.
They noticed its potential during many exams (e.g she received the highest mark for very touching interpretation of "Sońka" by I. Karpowicz).

As a scholarship holder of the Erasmus + program, in 2020 she completed an traineeship in Italy under the supervision of the singer A. Damato, where she was a professor assistant in singing class at a Italian music conservatory and she was developing her vocal skills. In Italy, Katarzyna was about to perform in a concert projects - the concerts did not take place due to the covid19 pandemic. The pandemic significantly spoiled the plans of a young artist who was just out of a Music Academy.

When she was a student, the artist received an invitation from an outstanding conductor – Maestro Ruben Silva to participate in the Passion Concert in Słupsk. She performed a solo soprano part in the moving Requiem by J. Rutter, with the Polish Philharmonic Orchestra Sinfonia Baltica Wojciech Kilar and the Iuventus Cantans choir conducted by Meastro himself (April 2019).

The success of the concert contributed to further cooperation. She also performed with the Słupsk Philharmonic during the Columbus Wind Festival in Ustka (2019), during which Kamil Bendnarek also performed. While on the stage of the Słupsk Philharmonic, she could be heard during the concert series "Śpiewniki Domowe" by S. Moniuszko.

The singer also collaborated with the Gdynia Symphony Orchestra, performing at Opera and Operetta Galas.

She made her debut as Belinda in the opera Dido and Aeneas by H. Purcell (April 2018) at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk. She played the role of Melia in the opera Apollo and Hyacinth by W.A. Mozart on the stage of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk (March 2019). Both productions were made under the musical direction of Przemysław Stanisławski and directed by Prof. Dariusz Paradowski.

Among the repertoire, which is constantly under expansion, performed by the singer, there are oratorio and cantata compositions (including J.S. Bach, F. Mendelssohn, J. Rutrter, C. Orf), operas, operettas, musicals (including such as
Susanna from the opera The Marriage of Figaro by W.A. Mozart,
Queen of the night from the opera The magic flute by W.A. Mozart,
Norina from the opera Don Pasquale by G. Donizetti,
Gilda from the opera Rigoletto by G. Verdi,
Adela from the operetta The Revenge of the Bat by J. Strauss,
Cunegonde from the operetta Candide by L. Bernstein,
Christine from the operetta The Bird Seller by C. Zeller,
Eliza from My fair lady F. Loewe, etc.)
and songs by Polish, Slavic, German, Belgian and Spanish composers.

The singer participated and participates in charity concerts (she gave concerts incl. for Lions Club Gedania).

The artist has performed on many stages in different cities. Katarzyna is constantly developing, giving concerts and collaborating with musicians both in Poland and abroad.

In the spring of 2022, she qualified for the final rounds of the 40th International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition, which will be held in June this year.

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