Gosha Kowalinska mezzo-soprano
Gosha Kowalinska has studied voice at the École Normale de Musique de Paris and drama at the École Claude Mathieu. She participated in masterclasses with Fiorenza Cossotto, June Anderson, Stefania Bonfadelli, Maurizio Arena, Raphael Sikorski and Kathrin Harries.
She won several competitions and prizes such as 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) at Opéra Grand Avignon, Opéra Clermont-Auvergne, Opéra de Massy, Opéra de Reims, and Opéra de Vichy, among others; Flora (La Traviata), Ulrica (Un Ballo in Maschera), Carmen (Carmen) and Mrs. Grose (Il Giro di Vita) in the Opera na Zamku Szczecin; she sang again Carmen at Tokio Bunka Kaikan, Théâtre Musical de Lyon, Printemps Musical d’Essaouira and Alger National Opera House. With the troupe Renouveau Lyrique, she interpreted Hélène (La Belle Hélène) and Amneris (Aida). Again invited to Lyon, she sang Fenena (Nabucco). She was invited to sing in the Opera Slaska Bytom, St. Petersburg Chamber Opera and Lviv Opera House.
As a flexible singer, Gosha Kowalinska has sung oratorios and sacred music, including: Verdi's Requiem, Mozart's Requiem, Fauré's Requiem, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, Dvorak's Stabat Mater, Rossini's Petite Messe Solemnelle, Beethoven's 9th. Symphony, Charpentier's Te Deum and Mozart’s Missa Solemnis.
Among her last engagements, Gosha Kowalinska has sung the roles of Frau Grubach in Glass' The Trial, at the Opera na Zamku, and Carmen at the Grand Theatre of Hong-kong.
Soon, she will sing Carmen at the Warsaw National Opera and Zita in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi, at the Szcecin Castel Opera