Olga Maroszek

Olga Maroszek

Dramatic Mezzo-Soprano

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2017Janáček: JenůfaGrandmother Buryjovka
2017Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginPrincess Olga
2017Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginFilipyevna
2017Wagner: Der fliegende HolländerMary
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteThird Dame
2017Bizet: CarmenMercedes
2017Bizet: CarmenMercédès
2016Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginFilipyevna
2016Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginPrincess Olga
2016Janáček: JenůfaGrandmother Buryjovka
2016Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (Revised Version)Kseniya's (Xenia's) Nurse
2015Strauss, J.: Der ZigeunerbaronMirabella
2015Wagner: Der fliegende HolländerMary
2014Mozart: Die ZauberflöteThird Dame
2014Verdi: Il TrovatoreAzucena
2014Verdi: Il TrovatoreInez
2013Puccini: Madama ButterflyKate Pinkerton
2013Verdi: La TraviataFlora Bervoix
2011Puccini: Gianni SchicchiZita
2009Handel: Giulio Cesare in EgittoGiulio Cesare

Bio


In 2010 Olga graduated with summa cum laude the Faculty of Vocal & Acting in Music Academy in Lodz, Poland.

In December 2009 made the debut in the Opera House in Lodz, in the role of Julius Caesar („Giulio Cesare” G.F. Haendel), conducted by Paul Esswood and directed by Artur Stefanowicz, the famous countertenor.

A year later she sang the role of Millena and Maria Antonia in the world’s premiere of Marta Ptaszyńska’s opera "Lovers of the monastery of  Valldemosa", also staged at the Opera House in Lodz, conducted by Wojciech Michniewski and directed by Tomasz Konina.

As a PhD student at the Music Academy of Lodz she sang Zita in student opera "Gianni Schicchi" by G. Puccini, performed at the New Theatre in Lodz under the direction of Andrew Straszyński in April 2011.

In September 2012 made a debut in the Maciej Malecki’s musical "The Shadow," starring the main role, and was one of the implementers of the project as well. The spectacle directed by Andrzej Żarnecki, the famous polish actor, was created as part of the project dedicated to the young creators of art, co-financed from the Lodz regional budget.

Since September 2014 she is a full-time soloist of the Opera House in Lodz, where she has been singing since 2010. Performs there solo parts in operas: Donizetti’s "Anna Bolena," "Carmen" by G. Bizet "La Traviata" by G. Verdi "Madama Butterfly" by G. Puccini, "The Magic Flute" by W.A. Mozart, "The Haunted Manor" by St. Moniuszko, "Il Trovatore" by G. Verdi, "The Flying Dutchman" by R. Wagner, "The Gypsy Baron" by J. Strauss, “A Night In Venice” by J. Strauss, "Eugene Oniegin" by P. Tchaikovsky.

In October 2015 she was invited to sing Czesnikowa in Moniuszko’s “Haunted Manor” in POSK, London. Performances were conducted by Stephen Ellery and Aleksander Walker. In 2016 she was invited to sing Bronia in Moniuszko's "The Countness" in POSK. Performances were conducted by Stephen Ellery.

She sang under the direction of such conductors as, among others, Tadeusz Kozlowski, Wojciech Michniewski, Andrzej Straszyński, Gabriel Chmura, Mieczyslaw Dondajewski, Piotr Wajrak, Evgeny Volynski, Ruben Silva, Michał Kocimski, Eraldo Salmieri, Bassem Akiki, Paweł Przytocki, Paul Esswood, Henrk Wierzchon, Wojciech Rodek, Massimiliano Caldi, Ivan Monighetti and worked with such directors as Krystyna Janda, Laco Adamik, Janina Niesobska, Tomasz Konina, Alvis Hermanis, Iwan Wyrypajew, Hanna Chojnacka, Waldemar Zawodzinski, Andrzej Żarnecki, Roberto Skolmowski, Herbert Adler.

The artist works with the Opera and Philharmonic in Bialystok, where in January 2013 she made her debut role Cześnikowa in S. Moniuszko’s "The Haunted Manor", the Opera House in Poznan ( in Tchaikovsky’s „Eugene Oniegin”, Janacek’s „Jenufa” and Musorgsky’s „Boris Godunov”) and Cracov Opera.

She sang alto parts in works such as oratorios, among others: "Missa Brevis in B" by W. A. Mozart (2004), "Christmas Oratorio" by Camille Saint - Saens (2006, 2015, Lodz Philharmonic), "Stabat Mater" Marian Sawa (2007, Academy of Music in Lodz - world premiere) "Missa Brevis in D" by WA Mozart (2008, Lodz Philharmonic), "Ode for Queen Anne's birthday" by GF Haendel (2009, Poznanski Palace in Lodz), "Coronation Mass in C Major" by WA Mozart (2009, concert, conducted by Henryk Wierzchon), the "Via Crucis" by F. Liszt (2011, Music Academy in Lodz), "Stabat Mater" by GB Pergolesi (2012, Concerto for Holy Week funded by the Opera House in Lodz conducted by Eraldo Salmieri), "Requiem" WA Mozart (2013, Lodz Philharmonic), "Nelson Mass" by J. Haydn (2013, Lodz Philharmonic), "Stabat Mater" by Karol Szymanowski (2015, Concerto for Holy Week - the Opera House in Lodz conducted by Paweł Przytocki), "Little Solemn Mass" G. Rossini (2015, concert in Wieliczka oraganized by the Cracov Opera), "Requiem" A. Schnittke (2016, Lodz Philharmonic).

Olga has participated in numerous master classes, including baroque singers Piotr Łykowski and Artur Stefanowicz; in phonetic course of foreign languages ​​in singing conducted by Esther de Bros, Master Classe of Teresa Zylis - Gara in Radziejowice and Vocal Techniques Master Classe of Helena Zubanovich.

At the XIII International Ada Sari’s Vocal Art Competitionin on April 2009 Olga won the special prize from Giuseppe Giacomini. In August 2009 she went to Italny, and had an individual masterclass led by Giuseppe Giacomini.In March 2010, she won the first prize and award for the best performance of songs by F. Chopin at the XII Competition of Slavic Vocal Music in Katowice.In April 2010, together with pianist Julia Laskowska, received the first prize in the category of voice and piano at the XVII International Chamber Music Competition Kiejstut Bacewicz in Lodz.Since 2008 Olga has been working with Lodz’s composer, pianist and lecturer Music Academy in Lodz, Rafal Gzella, with whom she recorded two albums and has concert tours.In 2009, together with pianist Elzbieta Tyszecka she recorded a CD released by Acteprealable with the songs of Polish composers:. "Polish Songs".She also performs opera concerts, oratorio, musical and songs throughout Poland.In the academic year 2009/2010 received scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.In 2010 was awarded with the one-time scholarship of the Marshal of Lodz for outstanding artistic achievements.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Janáček: Jenůfa Grandmother Buryjovka Immediately 2017
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Princess Olga Immediately 2017
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Filipyevna Immediately 2017
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer Mary Immediately 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Third Dame Immediately 2017

Awards

XIII International Ada Sari’s Vocal Art Competitionin SPECIAL AWARD FROM GIUSEPPE GIACOMINI
2016
1ST AWARD XII Competition of Slavic Vocal Music in Katowice, POLAND
2016
1ST AWARD XVII International Chamber Music Competition Kiejstut Bacewicz in Lodz, POLAND
2016
SPECIAL PRIZE AT Shalapin International Vocal Competition in Plyos, Russia
2016