Barbara Kinga Majewska

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Barbara Kinga Majewska was born in Warsaw. Gratuated form Detmold Music Academy

(Solo Singing and Vocal Pedagogy), studied an Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm and

University of Warsaw. In 2012 she completed an interdisciplinary postgraduate course in

lied performance at Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw.

Barbara Kinga Majewska was a finalist in the 2009 NEUE STIMMEN International Singing

Competition and was selected to participate in the 8th NEUE STIMMEN International

Opera Master Class in 2009. In 2013 she was one of four singers to take part in the NEUE

STIMMEN Lied Master Class with Angelika Kirchschlager and to perform lied recital in

Konzerthaus Berlin. Participated in master classes with such renowned singers and

teachers as Grace Bumbry, Anita Garanča, Christa Ludwig, Olga Pasiecznik, Maciej

Pikulski, Jadwiga Rappé and András Schiff. Im 2014 took part in the International Summer

Course for New Music in Darmstadt and in the Contemporary Opera Workshop.

She has received scholarship from the Polish Ministry of Culture and Heritage, Istituto

Italiano di Cultura di Varsavia, Bernbeck Foundation and the Werner Richard and Dr. Carl

Dörken Foundation, Richard Wagner Scholarship Foundation. She took part in Young

Artists Programme OPERA ACADEMY in Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera in 2011.

In 2015 Majewska was nominated for Paszporty Polityki award. She debuted in 2014 in

Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera in Sławomir Wojciechowski’s opera Victory Over the

Sun. The same year, during the Instalakcje Festival in Nowy Teatr in Warsaw, she

performed four world premieres of compositions commissioned for her and Kwadrofonik

Ensemble written by Aleksandra Gryka, Andrzej Kwieciński, Wojciech Blecharz and

Sławomir Wojciechowski. In 2015 she performed the part of Klawdia in world-premiere of

Paweł Mykietyn opera Czarodziejska Góra, in 2016 played both Alice and Renee in Olga

Neuwirth’s polish premiere of opera Lost Highway.

While performing and teaching, she is also publishing for Glissando, Ruch Muzyczny,

National Audiovisual Institut and Narodowe Forum Muzyki.

Barbara Kinga Majewska