“The bass-baritone Łukasz Karauda projected powerfully as the strong-headed Bartley.” Opera, January 2017
Łukasz Karauda made his debut at Teatr Wielki-Opera Narodowa Warszawa in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly in 2018 and returned for a new production of Britten’s Billy Budd in 2019, singing Donald and covering the title role. In 2014, he made his Glyndebourne Festival debut, singing Un domestico di Flora in Verdi’s La traviata on short notice, accompanied by the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of David Afkham. Other highlights include performances, as part of Sir Bryn Terfel’s 50th birthday celebrations in 2015, of Puccini’s Tosca at the Wales Millennium Centre and The Fiddler on the Roof at the BBC Proms.
Łukasz Karauda is soloist of the “MAZOWSZE” im. Tadeusza Sygietyńskiego w Karolinie, since 2019. He performed with Diva Opera, English Touring Opera, Grange Park Opera, Welsh National Opera, Wexford Festival Opera and festivals including Bath Festival, BBC Promenade Concerts London, Glyndebourne Festival, Grange Park Opera, Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod, St Magnus Festival, Scotland, Wexford Festival Opera. His operatic repertoire includes Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen, Torquinius in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, as well as the title roles in Britten’s Billy Budd, Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro, Tchaikovsky’s Jewgeni Onegin.
The Polish baritone is a dedicated Lied singer and a concert soloist with a repertoire including Dvořák’s Te Deum, Mozart’s Requiem and Verdi’s Messa da Requiem. Besides, he enjoys singing gospel and music of Broadway.
Łukasz Karauda worked with producers including Annilese Miskimmon and has sung under the baton of conductors including David Afkham and Michał Klauza. He performed with orchestras including London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of Welsh National Opera and Orkiestra Teatru Wielkiego – Opery Narodowej, Warszawa.
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First Prize, Mozart Prize, Lied Prize: XVIII Konkurs Sztuki Wokalnej im. Ady Sari 2019
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni: Deh vieni alla finestra …
Tchaikovsky: Niet, tolka tat kta znal op. 6 N° 6