Aleksandra OLCZYK  coloratura soprano
 
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»[...] impressed with her crystal-clear soprano voice - charakterized by lightness and intensity – wich, combined with solocello and organ formed a perfect homogeneous unit.«
the German newspaper 'Kieler Nachrichten' wrote in November 2016 on her German debut in which she performed Robert Schumann's Mass in C Minor with the Kiel Philharmomic Orchestra. Immeditaly afterwards, she had her premiere as the QUEEN OF THE NIGHT at the Warsaw National Opera in the famous production of Barrie Kosky. Due to her great successes Aleksandra Olyzyk was invited to sing the QUEEN OF THE NIGHT in 2017 at the Komische Oper Berlin as well as at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. In this very role she was already celebrated at the Joburg Theatre Johannesburg in South Africa, and at the Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz.
As DONNA FIORILLA in Rossini's »Il turco in italia« and as BLONDE in »Die Entführung aus dem Serail«. she enjoyed great successes at the Warsaw Chamber Opera. She was the only soprano who participated in the 55th International Music Festival in cooperation with the National Philharmonic Orchestra Tokyo. Within the context of a concert trip to Stockholm, Vienna and Salzburg, she could be seen with excerpts from the parts of MUSETTA and FRASQUITA.
The young, talented soprano studied singing at the Feliks Nowowiejski-Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, in the class of Magdalena Krzyńska. Already in her early youth, she performed on several stages In Poland and abroad e.g. twice in Italy, when she gave concerts both for Pope John Paul II. and Benedict XVI. As a teenager she won several Polish singing competitions such as the Grand Prix of the Halina Halska-Fijałkowska International Vocal Competition in Wrocław, the 1st Prize at the Jan Kiepura International Vocal Competition in Krynica-Zdrój, the 1st Prizeand the Spec ial Prize for Extraordinary Stage Performances at the 9th Złote Głosy International Singing Competition in Warsaw, the First Prize at the 3rd Festival of Italian Opera Music "Belcanto per semper" in Włocławek, an Award at the 4th International Singing Competition J., J. and E. Reszka in Częstochowa and the 3rd Prize and a number of special Prizes at the 5th National Polish Operetta and Musical Competition Iwona Borowicka in Krakaw.
Aleksandra Olczyk absolved master classes with Helena Łazarska, Stefania Toczyska, Izabella Kłosińska, Olga Pasiecznik, Piotr Bednarski, Brenda Hurley, Matthias Rexroth, Paola Larini and Peter McClintock.
She performed in concerts with the Pommern Philharmonic Orchestra in Bydgoszcz, the Rzeszow Philharmonic Orchestra, the Krakaw Philharmonic Orchestra, the Polish Sinfonia Baltica Philhamonics in Słupsk and the Częstochowa Philharmonic Orchestra.
In autumn 2017 she will debut as GILDA at the National Opera Warsawa and as QUEEN OF THE NIGHT at the Finish National Oper Helsinki. At the Opéra de Lille she will sing the QUEEN OF THE NIGHT in 2019.

 

 
 
 
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