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Biography

Łukasz Klimczak, Polish baritone, graduated at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and Karol Lipinski Music Academy in Wrocław, where he studied in the class of Bogdan Makal. He was a member of the Opera Academy at the Polish National Opera. He is a winner of the first prize at the International Imrich Godin Vocal Competition in Slovakia (2013) and the second prize at the International Competition “Music without Limits” in Lithuania (2012).

In 2017 the artist debuted at the Silesian Opera in Bytom as Mercutio in Romeo et Juliette and at the Wrocław Opera as Maximilian in Candide. He has been reinvited to both stages in the year 2018 to perform Nardo in La finta giardinera and Schaunard in La bohème at the Silesian Opera and Bardos in J. Stefani’s Cracovians and Highlanders at the Wrocław Opera. He collaborates frequently with Capella Cracoviensis, with whom he performed the part of Marszałek in Halka (Vilnius version) and Pluto in Hippolyte et Aricie at two editions of the Opera Rara Festival in Krakow.

Mr. Klimczak is a member of the international project Orfeo & Majnun, where he performs the title part of Orfeo. With this project he has appeared on the stage of La Monnaie in Brussels and at festivals in Aix-en-Provence and La Valletta.

The artist’s engagements in the 2018/2019 season include, amongst others, his debuts in the first Polish stage production of Billy Budd as the First Mate and in the part of Janusz in a premiere production of Halka at the Polish National Opera.

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Opera Repertoire

M. Adwan, H. Moody, D.van der Harst, Orfeo & Manjun, Orfeo
L. Bernstein, Candide, Maximilian
G. Bizet, Carmen, Moralès, Le Dancaïre
Ch. Gounod, Roméo et Juliette, Mercutio
R. Leoncavallo, Pagliacci, Silvio

S. Moniuszko, Halka, Janusz
W. A. Mozart, Die Zauberflöte, Slave
W. A. Mozart, La finta giardiniera, Nardo
M. Mussorgsky, Boris Godunov, Schelkalov
G. Puccini, La bohème, Schaunard

Oratorio Repertoire

E. Astorga, Stabat Mater
S. Bach, Die Matthäus-Passion
S. Bach, Ich habe genug
S. Bach, Weihnachts-Oratorium
A. M. Bononcini, Stabat Mater

E. Elgar, Apostles, Judas
F. Mendelssohn, Elias
G. Puccini, Messa di Gloria
K. Szymanowski, Stabat Mater
J. Żebrowski, Magnificat

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