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Biography

Magdalena Molendowska, Polish soprano, graduated with honors from S. Moniuszko Music Academy in Gdańsk under the tutelage of Dariusz Paradowski and from the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where in 2013 she has received a Gold Medal, awarded to the exceptionally talented students. She has perfected her skills also as a member of the Opera Studio Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, where she worked with Renata Scotto.

The artist’s stage debut took place in 2006, as she performed the part of Atalanta in Serse realised by the Chamber Opera in Gdańsk. This production was later presented at the Bergedorfer Musiktage Festival and the Summer Chamber Music Festival in Hel.

In 2011 Ms. Molendowska performed for the first time at the Polish National Opera, debuting in the part of Jurij Gagarin in Jakob Lenz by Wolfgang Rihm. She has  returned to this stage the following season in the title role in Halka by S. Moniuszko. In 2014 she has debuted as Die Modistin in Der Rosenkavalier and Anina in La traviata at the Glyndebourne Festival with which in 2016 she has toured as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni. In the 2015/2016 season the artist has debuted as Micaëla in Carmen at the National Podlasie Opera in Białystok, performed the part of Contessa in Le nozze di Figaro at the Krakow Opera and the title role in Tosca at the Wrocław Opera, where she frequently appears in such parts as, amongst others, Tatyana in Eugene Onegin or Halka. The 2017/2018 season has brought her return as Halka to the Polish National Opera, concert performance of the part of Gerhilda in Die Walküre at the Poznań Philharmonic and appearance for the first time at the Warsaw Chamber Opera as Contessa in Le nozze di Figaro.

In the 2019/2020 season the artist’s engagements include debut as Katerina in The Greek Passion at Opera North, the title part in Halka at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall and soprano part in Ein deutsches Requiem at the Silesian Philharmonic.

Ms. Moledowska’s wide repertoire includes also songs, oratorios and cantatas. At the Barbican Centre in London she presented songs by K. Szymanowski and A. Dvořak. Invited by Malcolm Martineau she recorded Huit chansons polonaises on The Complete Songs of Poulenc, Vol.4 album.

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Opera Repertoire

G. Bizet, Carmen, Micaëla
A. Boito, Mefistofele, Margherita, Elena
E. Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel, Gertrud
B. Martinů, The Greek Passion, Katerina
J. Massenet, La Navarraise, Anita
S. Moniuszko, Halka, Halka
W. A. Mozart, Cosi fan tutte, Fiordiligi
W. A. Mozart, La clemenza di Tito, Vitellia
W. A. Mozart, Don Giovanni, Donna Elvira
W. A. Mozart, La finta giardiniera, Arminda

W. A. Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro, Contessa
W. A. Mozart, Die Zauberflöte, Die Erste Dame
G. Puccini, La bohème, Mimi
G. Puccini, Tosca, Tosca
J. Strauss, Die Fledermaus, Rosalinda
P. Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Tatyana
R. Wagner, Die Walküre, Gerhilde
C. Zeller, Der Vogelhändler, Kurfürstin

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