Anna Borucka

mezzo-soprano

Anna Borucka graduated from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice in the class of Professor Jan Ballarin and Professor Ewa Biegas. She received a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in 2007 and is a laureate of vocal competitions, including the Imrich Godin Competition in Vrable (Slovakia, 2007, 1st prize), the Ada Sari Competition in Nowy Sącz (2007, finalist, special prize for best performance of a Polish work), the Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavsky Competition in Trnava (Slovakia, 2008, 1st prize and special prize of the director of the Bratislava Opera) and the Moniuszko Competition in Warsaw (2013, finalist, prize of the management of Teatr Wielki – the National Opera). She also received a prize from the Baltic Opera and 1st prize at the 3rd Andrzej Hiolski International Singing Competition in Kudowa Zdrój (2014).

Anna Borucka attended many master courses run by, among others, Christa Ludwig, Helena Łazarska, Izabela Kłosińska, Ingrid Kremling-Domański and Francisco Araiza, after which she was invited to participate in a joint project with the Swiss Verein Opera (2010). In the 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 seasons, she attended the Opera Academy of Teatr Wielki – the National Opera.
Her debut was in the part of Orpheus in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice in the Silesian Opera (2008), where she also appeared singing Jadwiga in Moniuszko’s The Haunted Manor, Dorabella in Mozart’s Così fan tutte and the Innkeeper in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov. She also sings the part of Czipra in Johann Strauss’ operetta The Gypsy Baron and the title role in Bizet’s Carmen.
Anna Borucka works with Teatr Wielki – the National Opera, where she sang the part of Hanna in Weinberg’s The Passenger and Martha in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta. In Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz she sang the part of Laura in Ponchielli’s Gioconda. In the Cracow Opera she sang the part of Ninon in Penderecki’s The Devils of Loudun and Zofia in Moniuszko’s Halka. in the Music Theatre in Gliwice whe appeared as Venus in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld and as Mina in Kalman’s Countess Maritza.

Together with the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, she took part in the recording of Szymanowski’s operetta Lottery for Husbands or Fiancé No. 69 (2011). Together with the “Silesia” Insititution for Promotion and Dissemination of Music, she recorded the CD Ptasie plotki i inne wiersze – Witold Lutosławski dzieciom [Bird Gossip & Other Poems – Witold Lutosławski for Children with the Orchestra of the Beethoven Academy with Maja Metelska conducting (2013).

Anna Borucka sings sacred music (works by Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart and Rossini) and vocal works by Polish and foeign composers. She appears in concerts in Poland and abroad.

Concerts

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