Born in 1994, Andrzej Filończyk studied at the Academy of Music in Wrocław under Bogdan Makal. He was a member of Polish National Opera’s Young Talents Programme (under Eytan Pessen) and the International Opera Studio in Zürich. He participated in the 2016 Salzburg Festival Young Singers Project, returning to Salzburg Festival in 2017 as Gubetta (Lucrezia Borgia).
He made his opera debut in 2015 at Teatr Wielki in Poznań under the baton of Gabriel Chmura, as Tonio (Pagliacci), returning in 2016 as Eugene Onegin.
His many awards include First Prize at the Ninth International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition.
Other appearances include Rossini’s Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Zürich Opernhaus and The Bolshoi Theater Moscow) and Guglielmo Cecil in Maria Stuarda (Zürich Opernhaus), Silvio in Pagliacci (Teatro Regio di Turin and Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in London), Marcello in La bohème (Canadian Opera Company in Toronto), Pagliacci in semi-staged form for NDR, Il Conte di Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro (Palau de les Arts, Valencia, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía), and Frank/Fritz in Die tote Stadt (Bayerische Staatsoper, München).
He recently sang Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow and Opéra National de Paris, Opéra Bastille) and Marcello in La bohème (Royal Opera, London).