Rafał Tomkiewicz

Rafał Tomkiewicz
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Rafał Tomkiewicz

Rafał Tomkiewicz graduated in 2018 from the singing class of Prof. Artur Stefanowicz at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. In 2017/19 he was a member of the Young Talent Education Programme of the Opera Academy at the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw, where he studied under Matthias Rexroth, Hedwig Fassbender, Eytan Pessen, among others.

The artist performs on stages such as Theater an der Wien/Kammeroper in Vienna (G. F. Hänedel “Giustino” – Anastasio, A. Vivaldi “Bajazet” – Tamerlano, R. Cavalli “Il Giasone” – Giasone, “Saul” – Witch of Ender, Teatro Comunale Bolzano (Italy), Opera Biel/Bienne (Switzerland) – P. Eötvös “Radames” – Radames, Teatr Wielki in Poznań G. F. Händel “Giulio Cesare” – Tolomeo, “Jephta” – Amadigi, the Polish Royal Opera in Warsaw G. F. Handel „Rodelinda” – Unulfo, at the Styriarte festivals in Graz Graz, Dramma per Musica in Warsaw, Alessandro Stradella in Vitebro (Italy), as well as in concert halls of Vienna (Musikverein – Goldener Saal), Geneva, Bydgoszcz and Warsaw.

Rafał Tomkiewicz has performed with such conductors as G. Petrou, Jan Willem de Vried, A. Cremonesi P. Esswood, Ch. Moulds, B. Bayl, L. Stawarz, R. Diaz-Cajamarca, M. Chryssicos, A. de Carlo or K. Garstka.

The artist is invited by such orchestras as Freiburger Barockorchester, Ensemble Zefiro, Mare Nostrum, Royal Baroque Ensemble, Bach Consort Wien, Capela Regia Polona and many others.

In 2019 the world’s first DVD recording of A. Stradell’s opera ‘Il Trespolo tutore’ was released where Rafał Tomkiewicz performed Nino under the direction of A. de Carlo for DUX, and in October 2020 the CD recording of this opera for Arcane was premiered.

In the 2022/23 season the artist will make his debut at the Warsaw Philharmonic in G. F. Handel’s oratorio “Israel in Egypt”, The National Concert Hall in Dublin in C. Orff’s “Carmina Burana”, at the Händel Festivals in Halle and Karlsruhe “La Resurrezione”, “Lotario”. He will once again be in Göttingen at the Händel Festival, this time in Handel’s oratorio “Semele”.

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