Łukaszewicz, Aneta

Mezzo-soprano, she graduated with honours from the class of Jerzy Artysz at the Warsaw Academy of Music (2004). As a student, she held a scholarship from the Polish Ministry of Culture.

She has performed with leading artists such as Michael Chance and Emma Kirkby, and orchestras including the Białystok, Koszalin, Kielce, and Jelenia Góra philharmonics, Amadeus Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra conducted by Agnieszka Duczmal, Polish Radio Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, Concerto Avenna, Concerto Polacco, Sinfonia Viva, Prima Vista, I Solisti di Varsavia, Polish Army Concert Band, New Chamber Orchestra, and the Romuald Traugutt Philharmonic. She also performs chamber and Lieder repertoire.

She has recorded numerous CDs since 2001. Her first solo CD with four song cycles by Moryto was released in 2008 and nominated for a Fryderyk Award. In 2011, she contributed to a CD of Christmas carols in new arrangements by Tomasz Radziwonowicz with Sinfonia Viva, published by Polish Radio.

She made her operatic debut on the chamber stage of the Grand Theatre – National Opera in Warsaw in the role of Filippyevna in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, a student performance of the Music Academy in Warsaw (2001).

In 2004 she became a soloist at the Warsaw Chamber Orchestra where her roles have included Amore and Damigella in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea and Melanto in Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosí fan tutte and Annio in La clemenza di Tito, as well as Giulietta in Verdi’s Il finto Stanislao (Un giorno di regno), Karolka in Janáček’s Jenůfa, and Jona in Matuszczak’s Prometheus. In 2015, she took part in the world premiere of Leszek Możdżer’s opera Kant as Mrs. Kant. With the ensemble of the Warsaw Chamber Opera, she has performed in theatres in Switzerland, Spain, and Japan. She has also appeared as Fekluša in Janáček’s Káťa Kabanová at the Grand Theatre – National Opera in Warsaw directed by David Alden and conducted by Tomáš Hanus. She gave a recital of Paderewski songs at the Lviv Opera in 2015. Also in 2015, she appeared with Krzesimir Dębski and the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra under Volodymyr Syvokhip in a special concert for Paderewski’s 75th anniversary of death.