Mikołaj Trąbka, winner of the 2018 Stella Maris Singing Competition and 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 singing Andrei in Eötvös' Tri sestry / Three Sisters and Eumolpus in Maderna's Satyricon - both new productions - Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos, Moralès / Dancaïro in Carmen and roles in Daphne and Wozzeck. This former member of the Opera Studio's recent roles for the company have included Count Ceprano / Marullo (Rigoletto), Nicholas (Vanessa) and Donald (Billy Budd). Before coming to Frankfurt Mikołaj Trąbka was a member of Teatr Wielki / Opera Narodowa in Warsaw's Opera Academy. There, and in South Korea, his roles included Papageno in a Komische Oper Berlin production of Zauberflöte and Stach in Jan Stefani's Cud albo Krakowiaki i Górale. He also sang Pappacoda (Eine Nacht in Venedig / A Night in Venice) and Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) at Teatr Wielki in Łódź and Karol Poznański in the world premiere of Włodzimierz Korcz’ Łódź Story in Łódź and Bydgoszcz and took part in concerts in Warsaw, Lublin, Danzig (Festival Kilar+) and Bucharest. He studied in Krakau and at the Music Academy in Łódź and took part in international masterclasses in Brussels and the 2018 International Meistersinger Academy.