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Dorota Radomska


Dorota Radomska is a soprano. She graduated with honours from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Department of Vocal and Acting Studies, vocal class of Professor Halina Słonicka. During her studies she won scholarships of the Minister of Culture and Art and of President of the City of Warsaw. She was awarded with a diploma of Primus Inter Pares, a foundation for the benefit of gifted youth.

She is a laureate of numerous vocal competitions, e.g. the Moniuszko Competition (1st Award), Inter-University Vocal Competition in Wrocław (1st Award), International V. Bellini Vocal Competition in Caltanisseta, Italy (2nd Award), F. Viňas Opera Competition in Barcelona (special award), or Queen Elisabeth of Belgium Competition.

She had her opera debut in 1993 singing the part of Violetta in Verdi’s Traviata at the Great Theatre in Warsaw. Soon after that she performed the roles Rosina in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville on stage of Staatstheater in Hannover, Gilda in G. Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Great Theatre in Warsaw, Donna Anna in W.A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni at Theatre Municipal in Luxemburg, and Hanna in S. Moniuszko’s The Haunted Manor at the Great Theatre in Warsaw. In 2000 she sang the part of Norma in V. Bellini’s opera Norma at the National Opera in Athens, and soprano part in C. Orff’s Carmina Burana at the Berlin Philharmonic.

In her repertoire the artist also has many other opera parts, which made her famous on stage of the Great Theatre in Warsaw and other opera stages, and they are: Micaela in Bizet’s Carmen, Marguerite in Gounod’s Faust by Gounod, Mimi  in Puccini’s La bohème, soprano part in Orff’s Carmina Burana, Rosamunda in Penderecki’s  Ubu the King, and Elvira in Verdi’s Ernani.

Dorota Radomska also devotes a lot of time to oratorio music — e.g. she many times participated in the performance of 7 Gates of Jerusalem by K. Penderecki (Cracow Philharmonic, Vilnius, National Symphony Orchestra of the Polish Radio), Symphony no.3 by H.M. Górecki (SFB Berlin, Symphony Hall in Athens, Tokyo Metropolitan Arts Space, Osaka Festival Hall), Requiem by G.Verdi (tour with Warsaw’s National Philharmonic). She appears at international music festivals (La Chaise Dieux 97 — Symphony no.9 by L. van Beethoven, Schleswig Holstein Music Festival — L. Janaček’s Glagolitic Mass; Musiksommer Mecklenburg — Vorpommern 99 A. Dvořak’s Stabat Mater; Wratislavia Cantans — Requiem by W.A. Mozart). On her score card the artist has the following CD recordings: Te Deum by K. Kurpiński, Marian Antiphons by S. Moryto, and contemporary music; as well as recordings for radio and TV in Poland (Górecki — Symphony no.3, opera arias, Polish songs, Żeleński — Goplana, Moniuszko – Beata, Loteria), in Germany (Dvořak — Stabat Mater) and in Japan (Chopin — songs).

Since 2005 Dorota Radomska has worked as a lecturer at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, holding the post of Assistant Professor. She has completed doctoral studies and Interdepartmental Multimedia Studies, she participates in scholarly conferences, conducts vocal courses, and sits on a jury of competitions for young singers. She is a promoter of culture, and an organizer of concerts featuring students of the Department of Vocal and Acting Studies of the FCUM in Warsaw.