/ 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.