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Mikołaj Trąbka

Baritone

Mikołaj Trąbka
© Barbara Aumüller

This winner of the 2018 Stella Maris Singing Competition and Opera Bucharest's 2015 Grand Prix can be heard during the 2019/20 season in Frankfurt singing Filippo in a new production of Rossini's La gazzetta, Háraschta in Das schlaue Füchslein / The Cunning Little Vixen, the House Boy in a new production of Shostakovitch's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and Moralès / Dancaïro in Carmen. He sang Belcore (role debut) in a new production of L’elisir d’amore at the Tirol Festival in Erl this winter (co-production with Oper Frankfurt, who stage it in 2021/22). His roles as a member of the ensemble in Frankfurt have included Andrei (new production of Eötvös' Tri sestry), Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos) and roles in Daphne, Wozzeck and a new production of Maderna's Saytricon. Whilst still a member of Oper Frankfurt's Opera Studio he enjoyed success singing Graf von Ceprano / Marullo (Rigoletto), Nicholas (Vanessa) and Donald (Billy Budd). Born in Poland, he was a member of the Teatr Wielki / Opera Narodowa's Opera Academy in Warsaw, where he could be heard as Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), which he also sang in South Korea, and in Jan Stefani's Cud albo Krakowiaki i Górale. Other engagements have included Pappacoda (Eine Nacht in Venedig / A Night in Venice), Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and the world premiere of Włodzimierz Korcz’ Łódź Story at the Teatr Wielki in Łódź, which was also performed in Bydgoszcz. Mikołaj Trąbka has also appeared in concert in Warsaw, Lublin, Danzig (Festival Kilar+) and Bukarest. He studied in Krakau und Łódź.