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Ewa Tracz

Ewa TraczEwa Tracz graduated from the Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milan and completed her doctoral studies at the K. Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice in the solo singing class of Professor Ewa Biegas. She took part in the Young Talents Education Programme – the Opera Academy at the Teatr Wielki – the National Opera in Warsaw.

Ewa Tracz is a laureate of the 1st prize in the I. Godin Iuventus Canti International Singing Competition in Slovakia (2011), 2nd prize in the 1st Andrzej Hiolski International Singing Competition in Kudowa-Zdrój (2012), 1st prize in the 3rd Jan, Edward & Józefina Reszke Singing Competition in Częstochowa (2013), 1st prize in the female voice category in the 15th Ada Sari Vocal Arts Competition in Nowy Sącz (2013), 2nd prize in the 9th Claudia Taev International Singing Competition in Estonia (2015), 2nd prize in the 5th I.J. Paderewski Singing Competition in Bydgoszcz (2015) and 2nd prize in the 9th Stanisław Moniuszko International Singing Competition (2016).

Her first role in the Silesian Opera was the title role in G. Puccini’s “Suor Angelica” (2011). She also sang Donna Anna in Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” (2013). In the Wrocław Opera she sang Giovanna d’Arco in Verdi’s “Giovanna d’Arco” (2014), the Countess in “The Marriage of Figaro” (2014), the First Lady in “The Magic Flute” (2015) and Fiordiligi in “Cosi fan tutte” (2015). She also sang Marianne in Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier” (2014) and Xenia in Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov” (2015). In Milan’s La Scala she sang Konstanze in a children’s version of Mozart’s “The Abduction from the Seraglio”, sung in Italian (2016). She also sang the soprano part in Mendelssohn’s incidental music to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (2017), Gertrude’s mother in Humperdinck’s “Hansel and Gretel” (2017) and Anna in Verdi’s “Nabucco” (2017). Her debut on the stage of Teatr Wielki – the National Opera was in the role of Micaela in Bizet’s “Carmen” (2018).

During the inaugural concert celebrating the opening of the new home of the National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice, Ewa Tracz sang Witold Lutosławski’s “Silesian Triptych” (2015). She also appeared in the season’s first concert of the NFM Leopoldinum Orchestra, singing the soprano part of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14 in G minor Op.135 (2017).

Ewa Tracz has refined her vocal skills in many workshops and courses led by renowned teachers and singers, including Izabela Kłosińska, Matthias Rexroth, Eytan Pessen, Niel Schicoff, Anita Garanca, Doris Yarick-Cross, Wiesław Ochman, Helena Łazarska, Luciana D’Intino, George Kunde and Eva Mei.

She has worked together with many conductors, including Michał Klauza, Nello Santi, Marc Albrecht, Joseph Swensen, David Coleman, Keri-Lynn Wilson, Alexander Liebreich, Marco Guidarini, Pietro Mianiti, Michele Gamba, Wincenty Hawel, Adam Klocek, Andriy Yurkevych, Massimiliano Caldi, Warcisław Kunc, Ewa Michnik, Maciej Tomasiewicz, Tadeusz Zathey, Tomasz Tokarczyk and José Ferreira.



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