Barbara Kinga Majewska

 / Michał Libera/ Barbara Kinga Majewska – Odma – Emphysema – Tableau vivant– Kinoteatr – 19.08 21:00 /  

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.

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Barbara Kinga Majewska