Bartosz Urbanowicz



Bartosz Urbanowicz began his musical education began at the Music School of Rzeszów where he studied with noted voice teacher Anna Budzinska, and graduated from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice with highest honors in 2005. Today, his exceptional voice and stage presence allow him to sing a broad range from serious to comic roles, having performed over 40 major parts.

In 2005, at age 23, he debuted as Varlaam in Boris Godounov and started performing regularly with several of the larger companies in Poland. Important roles include Gawrius in D. Szostkowski’s opera Gracze and playing the dual roles of Louis Capet and Condorcet in Roger Waters’ opera Ça Ira, televised by National Television Program One. With the production of G. G. Gorczycki's opera Completorium he went on tour to Italy and participated in the recording of the piece. During his earlier years he worked with directors such as Gianfranco De Bosio, Maciej Prus, Wieslaw Ochman, Janusz Józefowicz, and Grzegorz Jarzyna.

Since 2013/14 Bartosz has been an ensemble member at Nationaltheater Mannheim. This season he sings Ferrando / Trovatore, Malatesta / Francesca da Rimini, Oroveso / Norma, Monterone / Rigoletto, Celio / L'amour des trois oranges, Colline / La Boheme, and Don Magnifico / La Cenerentola. Other roles in previous seasons included Bartolo / Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Alfonso / Cosi fan tutte, Dulcamara, Elisir d'amore, Vicomte Cascada / Die lustige Witwe, Leporello / Don Giovanni, Lodovico / Otello, Ramphis / Aida, Dr. Vigelius / Der ferne Klang, Biterolf / Tannhäuser, Hidulfus / Genoveva, Raimondo / Lucia di Lammermoor amongst many others.

Bartosz Urbanowicz is a frequent guest in all major opera houses in Poland, in 2016 he made his debut at the Bregenz Festival in Arrigo Boito's Hamlet.




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