Łukasz Goliński


Łukasz Goliński graduated from the Stanisław Moniuszko Academy of Music in Gdańsk. The artist has also completed the First International Master Class – Rolando Panerai held by Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation in Florence, as well as courses led by Katia Ricciarelli and Salvatore Fisichelli. His repertoire includes Janusz in Moniuszko’s Halka, Belcore and Dulcamara in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Homonay in J. Strauss’s The Gypsy Baron, Marcello and Colline in Puccini’s La bohème, Tonio in  Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci, Lord Cecil in Donizetti’s  Maria Stuarta, Selim in Rossini’s Il turco in Italia, Gajolo in Gomes’s Fosca, Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen, Jagu in Paderewski’s Manru, the title role in Szymanowski’s King Roger, and Verdi’s Falstaff.

A recipient of many prizes and accolades, in 2006 Mr Goliński made his professional debut at the Baltic Opera as Zbigniew in Moniuszko’s The Haunted Manor, which led to a longstanding relationship with the opera house. In the same year he became a soloist of Opera Nova, Bydgoszcz and took part in a premiere performance of Paderewski’s Manru which was recorded on DVD for the first time ever for DUX (2012).

At the Bydgoszcz Opera Festival he sang in the premieres of Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore (Belmore), Ponchielli’s La Gioconda ((Alvise), and Puccini’s La bohème (Marcello). He toured the Netherlands and Belgium with Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (2007) and Verdi’s La traviata (2009). In 2017 he sang King Roger with the Choir and Orchestra of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia under Antonio Pappano in a series of concerts opening the 80th symphony season in Rome. Also in 2017 he was Falstaff and a very successful King Roger at the Royal Swedish Opera. Recently he has performed in Tosca (Frankfurt Opera, Royal Swedish Opera), Carmen (Staatstheater Hamburg, Frankfurt Opera, National Theatre in Prague), La fanciulla del West (Staatsoper Berlin). He is featured on a DVD recording of Manru released by the Fryderyk Chopin Institute, Warsaw. 

His repertoire also includes the role of Janusz in Moniuszko’s Halka, Sparafucile in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Marchese d’Obigny and Barone Douphol in Verdi’s  La traviata, Belcore and Dulcamara in L’elisir d’amore, Count Homonay in J. Strauss’s The Gypsy Baron, Marcello and Coline in La bohème, Tonio in Leoncavall’s Pagliacci, and Lord Cecil in Donizetti’s Maria Stuarta.

In the 2021/22 season the singer will make his role debut in Samson et Dalila at the Royal Opera House in London, The Queen of Spades at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and as Escamillo at the Savonlinna Opera Festival.