Barbara Szymanska is a polish soprano who has been recognized for her extraordinary talent, beautiful voice, outstanding musicianship and acting skills. After her opera debut as Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Klassik Festival Kirchstetten (Austria) she was praised by critics for her “unique, silver-tone, rich harmonics, light lyric soprano” and acclaimed as a person “who has what it takes to follow into the footsteps of Janowitz or Gruberova who also began their careers with the Barbarina’s role”.
Recently she has been featured in an advertising film promoting Dubai across the world in which she performed with a 30-member orchestra on top of the world’s tallest building, i.e. Burj Khalifa. The film has been seen by millions of viewers across the globe. Szymanska graduated with honours from the Music School in Kielce and completed her vocal training with distinctions at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw.
She also completed a one-year scholarship at Universitat fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna and she was granted two scholarships by the “Internationale Sommer Akademie Prag-Wien-Budapest” in Baden and in Reichenau (Austria).
She was a soloist of the Chamber Stage at the National Philharmonic in Warsaw and toured with the Warsaw St. Ann’s Choir throughout Germany, France, and Switzerland. Since 2004 she has been a soloist of the Romuald Traugutt Philharmonic in Warsaw (concerts in Poland, Germany and the USA).
Barbara takes part in many concerts, cooperating with artistic institutions and events companies.
Apart from singing,she also works as a vocal coach.
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