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Mikołaj Trąbka

Baritone

Mikołaj Trąbka
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His roles during the 2022/23 season include Dandini in La Cenerentola, the title role in Eugene Onegin, the King in a new production of Orff's The Wise Woman, a Slapstick Artist in Schreker's Der ferne Klang / The Distant Sound and Háraschta in Janáček's Cunning Little Vixen. Last season this winner of the 2018 Stella Maris Singing Competition and Opera Bucharest's 2015 Grand Prix, sang Robert (role debut) in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta and Moralès / Dancaïro in Carmen, and he makes his debut at the Salzburg Festival this summer in Gianni Schicchi.  Since joining the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt his roles have included Andrei in a new production of Eötvös' Tri sestry / Three Sisters, Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos), Filippo in a new production of Rossini's La gazzetta and roles in Daphne, Wozzeck, Saytricon and in an online evening of Tchaikovsky Lieder, staged by Christof Loy. This young baritone, a former member of our Opera Studio, has also sung Ceprano / Marullo (Rigoletto), Nicholas (Barber's Vanessa) and Donald (Billy Budd). Born in Poland, he studied at the Teatr / Opera Narodowa's Opera Academy in Warsaw, where he sang Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), a role he also sang in South Korea, and in Jan Stefani's Cud albo Krakowiaki i Górale / A Miracle or Cracovians and Highlanders. In April he can be heard as Harelkin in Ariadne at the Opéra National de  Montpellier. He has also appeared as Pappacoda (A Night in Venice), Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and in the world premiere of Włodzimierz Korcz’ Łódź Story at the Teatr Wielki in Łódź and in Bydgoszcz. He recently made his debut as Belcore in a new production of L'elisir d'amore at the Tirol Festival in Erl and took part in concerts in Warsaw, Lublin, Danzig (Festival Kilar+) and Bucharest. He sang Papageno on tour to South Korea in 2017 with the Komische Oper Berlin.