Born in 1990 in Poznań, Poland, Zbigniew Malak graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. In 2011, together with the ensembles Il Tempo and Tempus, he reconstructed Missa in Honorem Beatae Mariae Virginis Gloriosae, dating back to the rule of king Władysław IV Vasa, which was transmitted by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU). In September 2013 he inaugurated Scena Młodych, a project of young talent development run by the Warsaw Chamber Opera, singing in Wą Op. 61, a contemporary opera by Marcin Piotr Łopacki. In October 2014 he made his debut at the Prague Opera as Narraboth in Mariusz Treliński’s production of Salome by R. Strauss.
Mr Malak’s repertoire includes: Ormondo (W. von Bayreuth, Argenore), Flute (B. Britten, A Midusmmer Night’s Dream), Don Ottavio (W. A. Mozart, Don Giovanni), Lensky (P. Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin), Narraboth (R. Strauss, Salome), Shepherd and Young Sailor (R. Wagner, Tristan und Isolde).
Among the oratorio pieces Mr Malak sings are Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Bach’s Magnificat in D major, Handel’s Messiah and Haydn’s Creation.
He has performed at the Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera, Prague Opera, Warsaw Chamber Opera, Schlosstheater Rheinsberg, and the Olsztyn Philharmonic Hall.