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Polish soprano Joanna Zawartko completed her vocal studies at the Wrocław Music Academy under the tutelage of Professor Agata Młynarska-Klonowska.

Joanna Zawartko is a prize winner of international vocal competitions, including the 3rd Prize and a Special Prize at the 9th International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition in Warsaw (2016), 3rd Prize and a Special Prize at the 49th International Antonin Dvorak Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary (2014), Grand Prix and a Special Prize at the 6th Halina Halska-Fijałkowska International Vocal Competition in Wrocław (2013). 

Her opera debut took place in 2013, as she performed the title part in Rusalka’s concert performance at the Lower Silesian Philharmonic. A year later with Desdemona’s part in Otello, she began her cooperation with the Wrocław Opera. On this stage she has performed such prominent parts as Tatyana in Eugene Onegin, title role in Halka or Micaëla in Carmen. The part of Amelia in Simon Boccanegra brought her engagements at the Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck and the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, where she has also performed Ortlinde in Die Walküre. As Halka, the artist has also appeared at the Grand Theatre in Łódź. In 2019 she debuted in the part of Roksana in a concert version of King Roger at the National Forum of Music in Wrocław. 

In the 2020/2021 season the artist’s engagements include the Inauguration Gala at the Wrocław Opera, as well as soprano part in F. Poulenc’s Stabat Mater on the same stage. The 2021/2022 season starts for Joanna Zawartko with her performances in La bohème as Mimi at the Oper Graz, followed by Halka and Contessa in Le nozze di Figaro at the Wrocław Opera.

The artist has performed at numerous music festivals, amongst them Bydgoszcz Opera Festival or Saaremaa Opera Festival in Estonia. She is also a frequent guest on concert stages of the Polish National Philharmonic, the Lower Silesian Philharmonic, the Silesian Philharmonic, the Lublin Philharmonic, the Stanisław Moniuszko Koszalin Philharmonic, the Pomeranian Philharmonic, the Poznań Philharmonic, the Sudeten Philharmonic as well as the National Forum of Music in Wrocław.

Joanna Zawartko cooperated with such conductors as: Jakub Chrenowicz, Marzena Diakun, Seokwon Hong, Jacek Kaspszyk, Tadeusz Kozłowski, Ewa Michnik, Marcin Nałęcz-Niesiołowski, Marek Pijarowski, Wojciech Rodek, Zygmunt Rychert, Jerzy Salwarowski, Robertas Šervenikas, Ruben Silva, Daniele Squeo, Piotr Sułkowski, Jan Ślęk, Johannes Willig or Tadeusz Wojciechowski.

Updated September 2021
∗ This biography can be edited only by Studio Kultura


Opera Repertoire

G. Bizet, Carmen, Micaëla
A. Dvorak, Rusalka, Rusalka
S. Moniuszko, Halka, Halka
S. Moniuszko, The Countess, The Countess
W. A. Mozart, Don Giovanni, Donna Elvira
W. A. Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro, Contessa
G. Puccini, La bohème, Mimi

S. Rachmaninow, Aleko, Zemfira
K. Szymanowski, King Roger, Roksana
P. Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Tatyana
G. Verdi, Otello, Desdemona
G. Verdi, Simon Boccanegra, Amelia
R. Wagner, Die Walküre, Ortlinde

Oratorio Repertoire

J. S. Bach, Johannes Passion
L. v. Beethoven, Symphony No. 9
J. Brahms, Ein deutsches Requiem
A. Bruckner, Te Deum
A. Dvorak, Te Deum
G. Fauré, Requiem
H. M. Górecki, Symphony No. 3
E. Grieg, Peer Gynt
G. F. Hӓndel, Messiah
J. Haydn, Stabat Mater
J. Haydn, Theresienmesse

W. Kilar, Missa pro pace
S. Moniuszko, I Litania Ostrobramska
S. Moniuszko, II Litania Ostrobramska
W. A. Mozart, Coronation Mass
W. A. Mozart, Requiem
G. B. Pergolesi, Stabat Mater
Z. Preisner, Requiem for My Friend
G. Rossini, Petite messe solennelle
K. Szymanowski, Stabat Mater
G. Verdi, Requiem
M. Weinberg, Symphony No. 7