Katarzyna Trylnik

The Polish greatly recognized soprano. In 1999 she graduated Manga Cum Laude from The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, where she studied singing with prof. Halina Słonicka. She began her musical education with piano lessons when she was six. Even as a student of music school she won 2nd place in the Franciszka Platówna National Vocal Competition in Wrocław.


She is the winner of many international vocal competitions including the 7th Ada Sari International Vocal Artistry Festival And Competition in Nowy Sącz in 1997 (Special Merit Award), the 32nd International Singing Competition of Antony Dvořák in Karlovy Vary in 1997 (2nd prize), the 3rd Stanisław Moniuszko Interational Vocal Competition in Warsaw in 1998. She also finalist of the 27th International singing competition of Toulouse and the 7th International Voice Competition of Bilbao.


The wide range of her repertoire includes many soprano parts such as Carmen (Micaela) by Bizet, Rusalka by Dvorak, Faust (Marguerite) by Gounod, Julius Cesar (Cleopatra) by Haendel, Hansel and Gretel by Humerdinck, Flis and Verbum nobile by Moniuszko, L'incoronazione di Poppea by Monteverdi, Traviata by Verdi, La boheme and Turandot by Puccini, Dido and Aeneas by Purcell and also Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutte, The Magic flute and The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart.


The part of Zerlina in Don Giovanni was her artistic debut at Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera (2002). It was the beginning of the still ongoing cooperation with the most important opera theatre in Poland: Lissete in La rondine by Puccini (2003), Prilepa in Pique dame by Tchaikovsky (2004), Sacerdotessa in Aida by Verdi (2005), Papagena in Magic flute by Mozart (2006,2007), Pamina in the children show In the land of Magic flute (2007), Musetta in La boheme by Puccini (2007) and Basia in Zaboboni by Kurpiński (2007).


Katarzyna Trylnik performed in opera theatres in Brema, Munich and Frankfurt. She sang on stages of Augsburg, Dubai and Moscow (the Bolshoi Theatre), Münster, Paris, Vilinus and Sicily and in the majority of Polish philharmonies and concerto halls (among her latest performances it is worth to mention her performance as Nanneta in Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi at the inauguration of artistic season 2007/2008 of the Polish Radio Orchestra, which was recorded by the Polish Radio). She has worked with many conductors including Kai Bumann, Łukasz Borowicz, Tomasz Bugaj, Stanisław Fijałkowski, Jacek Kaspszyk, Kazimierz Kord, Michał Nesterowicz, Marcin Nałęcz-Niesiołowski, Grzegorz Nowak, Marek Pijarowski, Jerzy Salwarowski, Ruben Silva, Antoni Wicherek, Antoni Wit and Tadeusz Wojciechowski, as well as with famous directors: Marta Domingo, Achim Freyer, Janusz Józefowicz and Mariusz Treliński.


Her constantly increasing repertoire of oratories and cantatas spans music from the baroque to the contemporary one and includes compositions of Bach, Beethoven, Brückner, Dvořák, Mahler, Mozart, Rossini and Szymanowski.