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Monika Buczkowska

Soprano

Monika Buczskowska
© Ksenia Shaushyshvili

This young Polish soprano is making her debut in Germany singing Lydie in this new production of Fauré‘s Pénélope. She is a member of Teatr Wielki’s Young Talents Development Programme (Opera Academy) in Warsaw, where she works with Eytan Pessen, Matthias Rexroth and Izabela Kłosińska. In February 2020 she sings Papagna again in Barrie Kosky‘s production of Die Zauberflöte. She recently sang Donna Anna (role debut) in Don Giovanni at the Music Festival in Nieborów. She has sung Mozart‘s Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) and took part in Prokofiev’s Der feurige Engel / The Fiery Angel (a co-production with the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence), conducted by Kazushi Ono, at the Teatr Wielki, Eurydike (Orpheus in the Unterworld) at Baltic Opera in Gdańsk and Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at the Music Theatre in Lüben. She graduated from the I.J. Paderewski Music Academy in Posen and awards have included 1st prize at the Maria Stankowa Polish Vocal Festival in Olsztyn and the 10th International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition’s Marta Eggerth and Jan Keipura Prize.