Polish countertenor, Michał Sławecki, is an exceptional artist, whose rich voice is filled with expression and sensuality.

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Biography

Michał Sławecki, Polish countertenor, is a graduate of the Vocal Department at the Fryderyk Chopin Music University in Warsaw under the tutelage of Professor Artur Stefanowicz. While still being a student, Michał Sławecki made his debut at the Castle Opera in Szczecin as Prince Orlofsky in J. Strauss’s Die Fledermaus.

His broad repertuar covers various periods, from baroque to modern compositions. He appeared on stage performing the parts of: the First Witch in H. Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Sesto in G. F. Händel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Nerone in C. Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea, Nerone in G. F. Händel’s Agrippina, the title role in G. F. Händel’s Rinaldo, Cherubino in W. A. Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, the title role in S. Kupczak’s Voyager.

In the 2017/2018 season Mr. Sławecki debuted in the part of Stefano in Ch. Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette at the Silesian Opera in Bytom. He also came back as Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus to the Castle Opera in Szczecin.

His debuts in the 2018/2019 season include the part of the Horse-Sailor at the Grand Theatre in Łódź in a world premiere of an opera composed by the winner of the International Opera Composition Competition The Man from Manufaktura – Rafał Janiak.

The artist is known for his contemporary music interpretations and cooperates with prominent Polish composers: Paweł Mykietyn, Bartek Chajdecki, Maciej Zieliński and Andrzej Zarycki amongst others. Michał Sławecki sung at such venues as the National Philharmonic in Warsaw, Philharmonics in Szczecin, Gdańsk and Bydgoszcz, the Silesian Opera in Bytom, the Polish National Opera, the Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz, the Castle Opera in Szczecin, the Manoel Theatre in Malta and performed with concert repertoire in Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Austria, South Africa, Serbia and Kazakhstan.

Updated March 2019
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Opera Repertoire

Ch. W. Gluck, Orfeo ed Euridice, Orfeo, Amor
Ch. Gounod, Romeo et Juliette, Stephane
G. F. Händel, Agrippina, Nerone, Ottone
G. F. Händel, Alcina, Ruggiero
G. F. Händel, Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Sextus
G. F. Händel, Rinaldo, Rinaldo

S. Kupczak, Voyager, Voyager
C. Monteverdi, L’incoronazione di Poppea, Nerone
W. A. Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro, Cherubino
O. Neuwirth, Lost Highway, Andy
J. Strauss, Die Fledermaus, Prince Orlofsky
A. Zubel, Oresteja, Apollo

Oratorio Repertoire

J. S. Bach, Johannes-Passion
J. S. Bach, Magnificat
J. S. Bach, Matthäus-Passion
G. F. Händel, Messiah
G. Orff, Carmina Burana

G. B. Pergolesi, Stabat Mater
A. Scarlatti, Stabat Mater
A. Vivaldi, Gloria
A. Vivaldi, Gloria e Imeneo
A. Vivaldi, Stabat Mater

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