Mikołaj Trąbka – winner of Opera Bucharest's 2015 Grand Prix – joins the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in the 2018/19 season, during which this Polish baritone can be heard as Andrei in a new production of Eötvös' Tri sestry / Three Sisters, Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos), Moralès / Dacaïro (Carmen), Eumolpus in a new production of Maderna's Satyricon and roles in Daphne and Wozzeck. Whilst still a member of the Opera Studio at Oper Frankfurt he enjoyed great success with a number of roles for the company, including Count Ceprano / Marullo in a new production of Rigoletto, Nicholas (Barber's Vanessa) and Donald (Billy Budd). Before coming to Frankfurt Mikołaj Trąbka was a member of the Teatr Wielki / Opera Narodowa's Opera Academy in Warsaw. He sang Papageno there, and in South Korea, in a production of Die Zauberflöte from the Komische Oper Berlin and Stach in Jan Stefani's Cud albo Krakowiaki i Górale. Other recent engagements have included Pappacoda (Eine Nacht in Venedig / A Night in Venice) and Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) at the Teatr Wielki in Łódź and Karol Poznański in the world premiere of Włodzimierz Korcz’ Łódź Story in Łódź and Bydgoszcz. He has also appeared in concert in Warsaw, Lublin, Danzig (Festival Kilar+) and Bukarest. Mikołaj Trąbka studied in Krakau, the Music Academy in Łódź, took part in masterclasses in Brussels and the 2018 International Meistersinger Academy 2018.