The bass-baritone Łukasz Goliński was awarded the title of Best Polish Male Singer in the 2013 International Stanisław Moniuszko Singing Competition. In the 2022/23 season he made his debut at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam as Escamillo (Carmen) and returned to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, as Marcello (La bohème), to the Prague National Theatre as Escamillo, to the Wrocław Opera as Scarpia (Tosca), to the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm as Jokanaan (Salome) and to the Polish National Opera in Warsaw for the title role in Szymanowski’s Król Roger. Following his Salzburg Festival debut as Fotis (The Greek Passion) his engagements will include his debuts at the Glyndebourne Festival and at the Zurich Opera House, along with further appearances at Covent Garden.
Recently Łukasz Goliński also sang the High Priest of Dagon (Samson et Dalila) and Marcello at Covent Garden, Count Tomsky (The Queen of Spades) at the Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Escamillo at the Savonlinna Opera Festival, Escamillo and Giorgio Germont (La traviata) at the Prague National Theatre, Sonora (La fanciulla del West) at the Berlin State Opera and Scarpia at the Royal Swedish Opera. He has also appeared as Escamillo at the Hamburg State Opera, Frankfurt Opera and Opera Australia, and as Szymanowski’s King Roger at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome under Antonio Pappano, at the Frankfurt Opera and at the Prague National Theatre. He made his debut at the Berlin Philharmonie as Janusz in a concert performance of Moniuszko’s Halka.
His other past engagements have included Gajolo in Antônio Carlos Gomes’s Fosca at the Theatro Municipal de São Paolo and Mathias Wissmann and Innkeeper (The Fiery Angel) at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. Łukasz Goliński also sang the last two roles in Mariusz Treliński’s new production of Prokofiev’s opera under Kazushi Ono at the Polish National Opera, where he regularly appears. His other roles there have included Jagu in Paderewski’s Manru, Selim (Il turco in Italia), Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Sharpless (Madama Butterfly), Lord Cecil (Maria Stuarda) and Janusz.