Tomasz Tracz tenor
He graduated from the soloist class at the Academy of Music in Wroclaw and the Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz. Tomasz studied singing under polish tenor Kazimierz Myrlak. His vocal skills were developed, among others under the direction of David Montague Rendall, Fabio Armiliato, Sonia Ganassi, Renato Bruson, Izabela Kłosińska, Ryszard Karczykowski, Jolanta Żmurko and Roman Werliński.
He received numerous awards such as: Distinction Award at The Amber Microphone Festival for Young Talents, Special Award at the 10th Vocal Competition in Duszniki Zdroj, Finalist for the 2nd Jan Kiepura International Competition in Krynica Zdrój, 1st Prize of the Musica Sacra Competition 2020, in Rome.
He has appeared on stage since childhood, taking part of the Wrocław Opera performances as an extra in performances of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte and St. Moniuszko's The Haunted Manor, directed by A. Hanuszkiewicz. He made his opera debut in 2009, as Don Basilio in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, staged by Wroclaw Opera. In the season 2010/2011, he was engaged by the Musical Theater in Poznan. From 2012 to 2015, he was engaged by Podlaska Opera in Białystok. In 2013, he sung Toby in the polish premiere of Offenbach’s Robinson Crusoe, at the Szczecin Opera. In the season 2015/2016 he took part in the supershows of The Gypsy Baron singing Ottokar in Jahrhunderthalle, in Wroclaw. In 2018, the Warsaw Chamber Opera engaged him to sing Albaraz in Rossini’s Il Turco in Italia and Pedrillo in Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail. The same year at the Opera Slaska, he sung Il Contino Belfiore in Mozart's La Finta Giardiniera. In 2019, he performed Count Almaviva in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Sivigli,a at the Opera Theater in Varna. In 2020, the sung Carlino A. Cagoni's Don Bucefalo, at the Baltic Opera in Gdańsk, and received a scholarship from the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Tomasz Tracz has worked in many opera houses including Warsaw Chamber Opera, Polish Royal Opera in Warszawa, Baltic Opera in Gdansk, Varna Opera Theater, Silesian Opera in Bytom, Opera in Białystok, Opera in Szczecin and Opera in Wrocław, Musical Theatres in Poznan and Gliwice, as well as many other music venues and philharmonic halls in Poland and abroad (Germany, Austria, Italy, Great Britain, France, Hungary, Bulgaria, Denmark, Sweden and Finland) He collaborated with directors such as: Jitka Stokalska, Ludek Golat, Jurij Aleksandrow, André Heller-Lopes, Paweł Wiktor Szkotak, and conductors, among others: Massimiliano Caldi, Maurizio Barbancini, Jose Maria Florencio, Gabriel Chmura and Bassem Akiki.