Aleksandra Orłowska-Jabłońska completed the voice programme at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. She is a laureate of Warsaw, Częstichowa, and Wrocław singing competitions. In 2011 she joined Opera Academy – The Young Talent Development Programme of the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera (ENOA network). In 2013 she became a member of La Monnaie’s opera studio. She has taken part in master classes led by Izabella Kłosińska, Francisco Araiza, José van Dam, Dale Fundling, Tom Krause, Eytan Pessen, Ewa Podleś, Jocelyne Dienst-Bladin, Anita Garanča, Andrejs Žagars, and Udo Reinemann. She regularly sings in concert at Poland’s major philharmonic halls.
In 2011 she performed the role of Musetta in a concert version of Puccini’s La bohème. A year later, she sang Helena in Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera (coproduced by the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, Warsaw). In 2013 she was Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon. As of 2012 she started appearing on the stage of the Teatr Wielli, Warsaw on a regular basis: she sang in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut and Madama Butterfly, Verdi’s Don Carlos, Wagner’s Lohengrin, and during the 2014 New Year’s Gala. In 2016 she was offered the title role in Kálmán’s Die Csárdásfürstin at the Musical Theatre Poznań. In 2017 she sang Tatyana in Tschaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Teatr Wielki and Wanda on the first ever recording of Kurpiński’s opera Zamek na Czorsztynie for DUX.
She has sung under such conductor as: Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk, Augustin Dumay, José Maria Florêncio, Patrick Fournillier, Czesław Grabowski, Andriy Yurkevych, Rafał Janiak, Marta Kluczyńska, Tadeusz Kozłowski, Maja Metelska, Mieczysław Nowakowski, Jerzy Salwarowski, Tadeusz Wicherek, Tadeusz Wojciechowski, and Carlo Montanaro, and appeared in productions directed Mariusz Treliński, Grzegorz Chrapkiewicz, Beata Redo-Dobber, Ryszard Peryt, Jitka Stokalska, Jarosław Kilian, Natalia Babińska, and Willy Decker.
(photo: T. Wójcicki)