Anna Patrys, lyric dramatic soprano, has virtuoso technic and a voice with dark timbre, which enables her to create extraordinary interpretations.

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Biography

Polish jugendlich-dramatischer sopran (lyric dramatic soprano), Anna Patrys, is the winner of the inaugural Elizabeth Connell Prize for Dramatic Sopranos in 2014. She studied at Music Academy in Katowice under the tutelage of Professor Henryka Januszewska-Stańczyk.

In the 2017/2018 season Anna Patrys has sang G. Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 at the Lower Silesian Philharmonic in Jelenia Góra. In 2018 she debuted in the title part in G. Verdi’s Aida at the Silesian Opera in Bytom and in the part of Elisabetta in a new production of G. Verdi’s Don Carlo at the Immling Festival in Germany directed by Stefano Simone Pintor. Miss Patrys is permanently cooperating with the Och-Theatre in Warsaw, where she sings in the Terrence McNally’s theatre piece Maria Callas. Master Class.

In the 2018/2019 season Anna Patrys has performed the soprano part in G. Verdi’s Requiem in France and Germany with with the Junge-Kammerphilharmonie Freiburg. In May 2019 she will debut in the title part of S. Moniuszko’s opera Hrabina at the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk.

After her studies, Miss Patrys, has been performing as a chamber singer with main Polish vocal ensembles. Her repertoire includes chamber works and major vocal symphonies including Symphony of Sorrowful Songs by H. M. Górecki, Symphony No. 9 by L.v. Beethoven, Symphony Lobgesang by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Sinfonia Sacra Elegerunt Apostoli by M. Zieleński, Angelus by W. Kilar.

Anna Patrys performs both, works of baroque music as well as recently discovered ones. She took part in concerts for the European Broadcasting Union with the popular series of «Discoveries». Miss Patrys sung various contemporary premieres and cooperated with highly valued ensembles and soloists such as: Marek Toporowski, Władysław Kłosiewicz, Jan Tomasz Adamus, Agata Sapiecha, Accademia Bizantina in Ravenna, Peter Wagner, Capella Cracoviensis, Camerata Silesia, Capella Czestochoviensis.

She sung under the baton of such conductors as: Lorenzo Coladonato, Krzysztof Penderecki, Peter Hirsch, Ottavio Dantone, David Lee, Lawrence Foster, Christopher Lyndon-Gee, Ulf Schirmer, Lothar Koenigs, Christopher Moulds, Carlo Rizzi, Frank Strobel, Dave Claessen, Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk, Tomasz Bugaj, Marek Moś, Władysław Kłosiewicz, Kazimierz Kord, Wojciech Michniewski, Małgorzata Kaniowska, Sebastian Perłowski, Łukasz Borowicz, Bohdan Jarmołowicz and Wojciech Czepiel.

Miss Patrys is also the founder of the Sudeten Singing Artists Association L’Orpheo.

Updated December 2018
∗ This biography can be edited only by Studio Kultura

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Opera Repertoire

G. Bizet, Carmen, Micaëla
G. Gershwin, Porgy and Bess, Serena
C. W. Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice, Euridice
S. Krupowicz, Europa, Leuta
S. Moniuszko, Hrabina, Hrabina
W. A. Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro, Marcellina
G. Puccini, Tosca, Tosca

H. Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, Dido
G. Verdi, Aida, Aida
G. Verdi, Don Carlo, Elisabetta
G. Verdi, La forza del destino, Leonora
G. Verdi, Nabucco, Abigaille

Oratorio Repertoire

J. Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem
A. Bruckner, Messe F-Dur
A. Bruckner, Messe f- Moll
A. Bruckner, Te Deum
J. Cage, Aria
H. Górecki, Symphony of sorrowful songs
A. Krzanowski, Metaopera: Audycja V - Suita - sopran solo
W. Lutosławski, Lacrimosa for soprano, choir and orchestra

G. Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
G. Mahler, Symphonies No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 8
K. Penderecki, Polish Requiem, St. Luke Passion
S. Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky
K. Szymanowski, Demeter
K. Szymanowski, Stabat Mater
K. Szymanowski, Symphony Song of the Night
G. Verdi, Requiem

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