Since 2022, Dorota Szczepańska has been touring with Alon Sariel and Peter Schwebs – with a Lamento programme: Lamento d’Arianna, Dido’s Lament, Lamento della Ninfa, and Miranda’s Lament, the latter a composition by Krzysztof A. Janczak based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest, the he composed especially for this ensemble. In December 2021, the soprano made her debut at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, where she sang Erodiade la Madre in Stradella’s San Giovanni Battista. In 2020, Dorota Szczepańska sang the title role in Stradella’s La Circe at the Barocco Alessandro Stradella Festival, where she has appeared regularly ever since. At the Polska Opera Królewska she is starring Galatea in Handel’s Acis and Galatea in 2023.
Dorota Szczepańska performed with Christina Pluhar and her ensemble L’Arpeggiata at the Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm in 2022. In 2019, the Polish soprano made her debut under the direction of Trevor Pinnock in a staged adaptation of Schubert’s Lazarus at the Potsdam Winter Opera, after she was acclaimed in the title role in Handel’s Semele under the baton of Howard Arman in Hanover the previous year.
As a concert soloist, Dorota Szczepańska has performed Fauré’s Requiem, Handel’s La Resurrezione, Haydn’s The Seasons, Janczak’s Amen and Ave Maria, Mozart’s Mass in C minor, Exsultate jubilate and Coronation Mass, as well as Requiem, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Juditha Triumphans. In 2023, she was a guest at the Filharmonia Norodowa in Warsaw with Bach’s Magnificat. In addition, she devotes herself intensively to song singing.
Dorota Szczepańska has performed with orchestras such as Kammerakademie Potsdam, L’Arpeggiata, London Symphony Orchestra, Polska Orkiestra Radiowa, Sinfonia Varsovia, Transatlantyk Symphony Orchestra und Tschechische Philharmonie Brünn under the baton of conductors such as Łukasz Borowicz, Ian Hobson, Szymon Morus, Christina Pluhar, Lee Reynolds, Wojciech Rodek, Michał Sławecki, Ewa Strusińska, Justus Thorau, Marco Vitale and Tadeusz Wicherek.
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