Anna Radziejewska

Mezzo-soprano

Anna Radziejewska studied the voice at the Academy of Music in Warsaw under Professor Jerzy Artysz, graduating with honours. She is a laureate of a range of national and international singing competitions. 

She has given numerous performances at such internationally renowned venues as the Opéra National de Paris, The Royal Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), the Opera National du Rhin (Strasbourg), the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Vlaamse Opera, the Salzburg Festival, the Wiener Festwochen, the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera in Warsaw, and almost every philharmonic hall in Poland, the Warsaw Philharmonic included. She has sung under Harry Bicket, Ivor Bolton, Attilio Cremonesi, Andreas Spering, Michel Tabachnik, Jean Christoph Spinosi, Friedemann Layer, Paolo Carignani, Emilio Pomarico, Tito Ceccherini, Antoni Wit, Wojciech Michniewski, and Jacek Kasprzyk.

She has performed in productions by Mariusz Treliński, Ryszard Peryt, Marek Weiss, Joachim Schloemer, Reinhild Hoffmann, Trisha Brown, Robert Carsen, Rebbeca Horn, Vincent Boussard, Rudger Engels, Andrea Schwalbach, and Katharina Thoma.

Since 1999 she has been a soloist with the Warsaw Chamber Opera. In 2001 she received the Andrzej Hiolski Award for the best opera debut. In 2010 she was presented with the Bronze Gloria Artis Medal, followed by the Silver Cross of Merit two years later.

Anna Radziejewska is an internationally acclaimed interpreter of Salvatore Sciarrino’s works, including his operas: Luci mie traditrici (La Malaspina), Macbeth (Lady Macbeth), Da gelo a gelo (Izumi, world premiere, 2006), Superflumina (La donna, world premiere, 2011), and chamber pieces L’altro giardino (2010), Cantiere del poems (world premiere, 2011).

Her album containing Karol Szymanowski’s songs, recorded with Mariusz Rutkowski (DUX 2008), received Selecionèe par ARTE and Orfèe D’Or (2009).

Since 1999 Ms Radziejewska has also been working as a vocal coach. Currently, she teaches solo sining at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.