Polish soprano coloratura Ewa Majcherczyk continues to amaze audiences with her rich timbre, engaging personality, and expressive interpretations of the operatic and concert repertoire.

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Biography

Polish soprano coloratura Ewa Majcherczyk is a graduate of the K. Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice and the Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen under the tutelage of Professor Tonny Landy and pianist Ulrich Staerk. She was a two-time scholarship holder of L.T.L. Opera Studio, and a laureate of various competitions, including the First Prize at III Simone Alaimo International Vocal Competition Il Bel Canto nella Valle dei Templi in Agrigento. She was the finalist of the VIII International Moniuszko Vocal Competition in Warsaw.
Miss Majcherczyk made her operatic debut as Adina in G. Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore at the Lower Silesia Philharmonic in Jelenia Góra in 2009 and that same year as Hanna in S. Moniuszko’s The Haunted Manor at the Silesian Opera in Bytom. In 2010, with L.T.L. – Opera Studio she debuted as Cunegounde in L. Bernstein’s Candide in Teatro del Giglio in Lucca and sang this role at Teatro Verdi in Pisa, Teatro Goldoni in Livorno, Teatro Comunale in Ravenna and at the Grand Theatre in Poznań. That same year, she re-appeared at Teatro del Giglio in her first performance as Zerlina in W. A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni. In 2011 and 2012, she appeared in several tuscan theatres as La Primadonna in G. Donizetti’s Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali – Viva la mamma and Musetta in G. Puccini’s La bohème in the production of Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. In 2012, she sang Cunegounde again at the Teatro Politeama in Palermo with Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana. In 2013, she was invited by Simone Alaimo to perform for the first time as Rosina in G. Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia at Teatro Luigi Pirandello in Agrigento. That same year, she created the role of Edwige in the Polish premiere of opera comique Robinson Crusoe by J. Offenbach on the stage of the Summer Theatre at the Castle Opera in Szczecin.
In the upcoming 2016/2017 season Ewa Majcherczyk will reappear in such parts as Violetta in La Traviata by G. Verdi, Hanna in The Haunted Manor by S. Moniuszko, Micaëla in Carmen by G. Bizet and Bolesław in Ubu Rex by K. Penderecki at the Silesian Opera in Bytom, as Adele in Die Fledermaus by J. Strauss at the Castle Opera in Szczecin and will make her stage debut at the Polish National Opera as First Lady in W. A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.
Miss Majcherczyk has sung under conductors such as Francesco Bottigliero, Elio Boncompagni, Jari Hämäläinen, Federico Maria Sardelli, Francesco Bonnin, Tadeusz Kozłowski. She  has collaborated with directors including Michał Znaniecki, Bruno Berger-Gorski, Saverio Marconi, Marco Gandini, Simone Alaimo, Wiesław Ochman and Waldemar Zawodziński. Since 2009, she is ensemble member of the Silesian Opera in Bytom.

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Opera Repertoire

L. Bernstein, Candide, Cunegounde
G. Bizet, Carmen, Micaëla
G. Donizetti, L’elisir d’amore, Adina
G. Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor, Lucia
G. Donizetti, Viva la mamma, La Primadonna
G. Donizetti, Don Pasquale, Norina
R. Leoncavallo, Pagliacci, Nedda
S. Moniuszko, The Haunted Manor, Hanna
W. A. Mozart, Die Zauberflöte, First Dame, Papagena
W. A. Mozart, Don Giovanni, Zerlina, Donna Anna
M. Musorgsky, Boris Godunov, Ksenia
J. Offenbach, Les contes d’Hoffmann, Olympia

J. Offenbach, Robinson Crusoe, Edwige
K. Penderecki, Ubu Rex, Bolesław
G. Puccini, La bohème, Musetta
G. Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Rosina
G. Rossini, Il turco in Italia, Donna Fiorilla
J. Strauss, Die Fledermaus, Adele
J. Strauss, Die Zigeunerbaron, Arsene
G. Verdi, Rigoletto, Gilda
G. Verdi, La Traviata, Violetta Valery
G. Verdi, Nabucco, Anna
G. Verdi, Don Carlos, Tebaldo, La voce da cielo
G. Verdi, Un ballo in maschera, Oscar

Oratorio Repertoire

J. S. Bach, Cantatas BWV 21, BWV 51, BWV 199
G. Fauré, Requiem
G. F. Händel, Messiah
J. Haydn, Die Schöpfung
W. A. Mozart, Requiem 

W. A. Mozart, Exultate, jubilate
W. A. Mozart, Missa c-moll
W. A. Mozart, Coronation Mass
C. Orff, Carmina Burana
G. B. Pergolesi, Stabat Mater
G. Rossini, Stabat Mater

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