Justyna Ołów will join Semperoper Dresden’s Junges Ensemble from the 2021/22 season. The mezzo-soprano made her debut at Warsaw Teatr Wielki-National Opera, singing the part of Katharina Schratt in the ballet Mayerling. She sang the title role in Holst’s Sāvitri at the 25th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw in 2021 and Moska in Cherubini’s Faniska at the 24th Festival as well as arias by Mozart and Rossini in the New Year’s Eve Gala 2020 at Warsaw’s Teatr Wielki.
In 2020, the Polish mezzo-soprano performed the Fortune Teller in Martinů‘s Julietta at Hanover Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien, where she was to have sung her first Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro in 2021. In 2015, she performed the Mistress of the Novices in Puccini’s Suor Angelica at the Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. In 2018, she performed Olga in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin in a co-production between the Frederic Chopin University of Music and Teatr Wielki-National Opera.
As a concert soloist, Justyna Ołów has sung Dębski’s Śpiewy historyczne under the baton of the composer himself with Warsaw National Philharmonic in 2019 and the contralto part in Glass‘ A Madrigal Opera at the Opera Rara Festival in Kraków. In 2018, she sang Poniatowski’s F-Major Mass at La Catedral de la Santa Creu i Santa Eulàlia in Barcelona and Brahms‘ Alt-Rhapsodie op. 53 in Helsinki’s Johanneksenkirkko and in 2021 she sang Virtue in Handel’s The Choice of Hercules with Capella Cracoviensis in Bruges. Her concert repertoire also includes Bach’s Easter Oratorio, St John Passion and St Matthew Passion, Mozart’s Requiem, Saint-Saëns’ Christmas Oratorio and Vivaldi’s Magnificat.
Justyna Ołów has performed under the baton of conductors such as Jan Tomasz Adamus, Benjamin Bayl, Fabio Bonizzoni, Łukasz Borowicz, Patrick Fournillier, Paul Goodwin, Michał Klauza, Ilia Korol, Andrzej Kosendiak, Jacek Kraszewski, Sebastian Perłowski and Kai Wessel and with orchestras including Capella Regia Polona, Gorzów Philharmonic, Poznan Philharmonic, Polish Radio Orchestra and the Orchestra of Teatr Wielki-National Opera in Warsaw.
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On courtesy: „Sekretne życie obrazów” [The Secret Life of Images] | 16 January 2021 | Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodowa Warszawa | Polska Opera Królewska