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BIOGRAPHY

Paweł Trojak*

Polish baritone Paweł Trojak was born in 1994 and began his vocal studies at the Tarnów Music School. Since 2014 he has been studying with Jadwiga Rappé at the Fryderyk Chopin Music University in Warsaw. He is also a member of the Opera Academy of the Polish National Opera at the Teatr Wielki, where he has worked with Eytan Pessen, Matthias Rexroth, Izabela Kłosińska, Neil Shicoff, Helmut Deutsch and Olga Pasichnyk. He has won prizes at a number of international competitions, including the first prize and six special prizes in the 2018 Bell’Arte Competition, the first prize and a special prize in the 2017 Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský Competition, the second prize and five special prizes in the Ada Sari Competition, the first prize in the 2016 Iuventus Canti Competition and the first prize in the 2016 Rudolf Petrák Competition. In 2016 and 2017 he received scholarships from the Polish Ministry of Culture. He also has a scholarship from the Hans and Eugenia Jütting Foundation.

Paweł Trojak made his Polish National Opera debut in April 2017 as Jonek in Jan Stefani’s The Supposed Miracle, or Kracovians and Highlanders and in January 2018 he took over the leading roles of Bardos and Wawrzyniec in this same production. In June 2018 he returned to the Polish National Opera to sing Le Dancaïre (Carmen).

In July 2017 he took part in a concert performance of Korngold’s Das Wunder der Heliane under Fabrice Bollon at the Freiburg Theatre. The performance was also recorded and will be released on CD. In October 2017 he sang Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) at the Ljubljana Opera.

Among the orchestras with which Paweł Trojak has worked are the SWR Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Polish National Opera, the National Symphony Orchestra of Polish Radio, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the Silesian Philharmonic and the Beethoven Academy Orchestra.

As a participant in the 2018 Salzburg Festival Young Singers Project he is singing the Second Nazarene in Salome.

Current as of July 2018

Paweł  Trojak*, ©  Salzburger Festspiele / Doris Wild

Paweł Trojak*, © Salzburger Festspiele / Doris Wild

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Paweł Trojak*