Paweł Konik is one of the most promising Polish baritone of his generation. During studies at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music, he starts working with the Baltic Opera in Gdansk, where he makes his debut in January 2013 as Shvochniev in Shostakovitsh/Meyer The gamblers, for which he receives a Jan Kiepura’s Drama Music Award in the category of best singer's debut.
Later he becomes member of the Akademia Operowa at the Polish National Opera in Warsaw, also of the prestigious Yale Opera Program and finally, part of the ensemble at the Staatsoper at Sttutgart.
Awarded numerous prizes, it is worth highlighting those of the Gerda Lissner Foundation, the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation and Giulio Gari Foundation, all in New York. Also, the special prize for best interpretation of Russian aria at Le Grand Prix de l'Opera in Bucharest.
Last season includes six productions and role debuts in Stuttgart. Paweł Konik sings Marullo in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Alidoro in Rossini’s La Cenerentola, Hermann in Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann, II Offizier in Henze’s Der Prinz von Homburg, Harlekin from Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos, I Soldat from Salome by Strauss and the role of Sam in Berstein's Trouble in Tahiti. He returns as well to Silesian Opera and Opera Nova, both in Poland, to sing Mercutio in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette.
In previous years he participates in the seasons of Silesia (Roméo et Juliette), the Opera na Zamku in Stettin as Guglielmo in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Annum Festival appearance in Haendel’s Messiah and excerpts from Das Rheingold with Polish Radio Orchestra conducted by Michał Klauza, as well as productions at Dutch National Opera (Amsterdam), Baltic Opera, Wroclaw Opera, appearances in festivals in United Kingdom and Switzerland, and concerts with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Polish Radio Orchestra, New Music Orchestra and the Silesian Philharmonic.
Paweł Konik is honored to work and perform with artists such as Bassem Akiki, Pierre Audi, Rune Bergmann, Michał Biel, Linda Brovsky, Andrzej Chyra, Charles Dutoit, Christine Goerke, Giuseppe Grazioli, Ted Huffman, Michał Klauza, Alexander Liebreich, Wojciech Michniewski, Wiesław Ochman, Ewa Podleś, Gerhard Siegel, Claudia Solti, Ewa Strusińska, Romuald Tesarowicz, Marek Toporowski, Marek Weiss and Janusz Wiśniewski Michał Znaniecki. He currently continues studying under mentorship of Eytan Pessen.
Next future includes his debut at Nuremberg Staatstheater with Le bal masqué by Poulenc.
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