Gosha Kowalinska mezzo-soprano
Laureate in voice by the École Normale de Musique de Paris and in drama by the École Claude Mathieu, Gosha Kowalinska participated in masterclasses with Fiorenza Cossotto, June Anderson, Stefania Bonfadelli, Maurizio Arena, Raphael Sikorski and Kathrin Harries.
She won several competitions and prizes, like: UFAM (2009), Fondation des Anges, Paris (2009), Concorso Internazionale per Cantanti Lirici “Spazio Musica” (2010) and “Special Prize” in Armell International Opera Contest (2014).
Kowalinska has already sung Mamma Lucia (Cavaleria Rusticana), in the Opéra Grand-Avignon; Flora (La Traviata), Ulrica (Un Ballo in Maschera), Carmen (Carmen) and Mrs. Grose (Il Giro di Vita) in the Opera na Zamku Szczecin; she sung Carmen again in the Tokio Bunka Kaikan, the Théâtre Musical de Lyon, the Printemps Musical d’Essaouira and the National Opera House Algier. With the troupe Renouveau Lyrique, she interpretated Hélène (La Belle Hélène) and Amneris (Aida). Again invited to Lyon, she sung also Fenena (Nabucco). She was invited to sing in the Opera Slaska Bytom, St. Petersburg Chamber Opera and Lviv Opera Hous.
As a flexible singer, Gosha Kowalinska has sung oratorios and sacred music, including: Verdi Requiem, Mozart Requiem, Fauré Requiem, Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Dvorak Stabat Mater, Rossini Petite Messe Solemnelle, Beethoven 9th Symphony, Charpentier Te Deum and Moart’s Missa Solemnis.