Kornel Maciejowski

Kornel Maciejowski

Lyric Tenor

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Young tenor Kornel Maciejowki was born in Poznan, Poland, and studied at I.J. Paderewski Academy of Music and University of Arts in Berlin with Prof. Robert Gambill. After his time in Berlin, he received a scholarship to further his stuies at the Warsaw Opera House where he worked under the supervision of prof. I. Kłosińska. Counted among the “most promising singers of the young generation“. He participated in Masterclasses conducted by prof. E. Blahova, prof. H. Łazarska and prof M. Schiebel.In addition to his singing, Mr. Maciejowski is interested in aviation, and holds an Airline Transport Pilot (ATPL) and Flight Instructor (FI) liscense.

Maciejowski is a laureate of sevel national and international vocal competitions.The most important achievements include: 1st place in the Halina Słonicka National Vocal Competition in Suwałki, 3rd place in the Anton Dvorak Special Prize in the Anton Dvorak Competition in Karlsbad, The Janko Blaho Special Prize for the most promising tenor in the M. Schneider-Trnavski International Vocal Competition in Trnava, The Arnold Schönberg Center Special Prize in the Hilde Zadek International Vocal Competition in Vienna, Special Prize in the E. Kossowki IX Intercollegiate Competition of Performance of the Polish Art Song in Warsaw, Distinction in the Imrich Godin International Vocal Competition in Vrable. He received a scholarship – the Wojciech Drabowicz Prize- which was funded by the Lions Club Poznań “for outstanding achievements in learning and the presented human and arist values”.

In April of 2012 he made his debut as Tamino in W. A. Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” in Poznań, and in July of 2012 as La Natura/Mercurio in F. Cavalli’s “La Calisto” in Berlin. Further seasons brought debuts in the following new roles: Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (W.A. Mozart), Flute in A Midsummer Night‘s Dream (B. Britten) in Brno, Belmonte in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (W.A. Mozart) in Berlin, Acis in Acis and Galatea (G.F. Haendel), Remendado in Carmen (G. Bizet), Officer in Das Portrait (M. Weinberg) in Bydgoszcz, Poznań and Warsaw, as well as the proposals for performances in which, he has sung Songs by Schubert and Schumann and Schönebrg’s Gurre-Lieder accompanied by the pianist Walter Moor in Vienna, amongst others. His oratorio repertoire includes W. A. Mozart’s Requiem, The Coronation Mass, Great Mass in C minor KV 427, G. F. Haendel’s Messiah, J. Haydn’s The Creation, Schubert’s Masses, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Paulus.

He has collaborated with such esteemed artists as: Anelia Kadieva, Daniel Barenboim, Bruno Berger-Gorski, Gabriel Chmura, Peter Feranec, Errico Fresis, Ryszard Handke, Frank Hilbrich, Michael Hofstetter, Roman Hovenbitzer, Jakub Klecker, Tadeusz Kozłowski, Jacek Kraszewski, Roman Meluzin, Ondrej Olos, Matthias Schönefeld, Marcin Sompoliński, David Pountney, Dmitry Tcherniakov, Wolfram J. Starczewski, Adren Sylveen, Jan Zbavitel.

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