Monika Ledzion - Porczyńska


From an early age Monika Ledzion-Porczyńska studied music (violin). In the field of solo singing, she graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw in the class of professor Halina Słonicka. She has perfected her vocal technique under the supervision of Rusko Ruskova and Stefania Toczyska.

With her voice of extensive performance and interpretative capabilities, she collaborated with all major opera houses in Poland: Teatr Wielki - Polish National Opera, Warsaw Chamber Opera, Poland Royal Opera, Opera Krakowska, Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz, Teatr Wielki in Poznań, Teatr Wielki in Łódź, Opera Bałtycka, Musical Theater "Roma".
Therefore she cooperated with numerous well-noted conductors: Kazimierz Kord, Fabio Biondi, Tadeusz Kozłowski, Andrzej Straszyński, Tadeusz Strugała, Grzegorz Nowak, Łukasz Borowicz, Marcin Nałęcz-Niesiołowski, Bassem Akiki, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Gabriel Chmura and directors: Ryszard Peryt, Laco Adamik, Mariusz Treliński, Grzegorz Jarzyna, Achim Freyer, Robert Wilson and Marek Weiss.

In addition to the opera repertoire, she finds erself perfectly in oratorio and cantata works and vocal lyrics, which she successfully performed in: the National Philharmonic, Poznan Philharmonic , Baltic Philharmonic, Cracow Philharmonic, Pomorska Philharmonic, Podkarpacka Philharmonic and as part of festivals: the International Festival of Contemporary Music "Warsaw Autumn" and the Festival of Polish Music.

The special achievements of Monika Ledzion-Porczyńska include recordings of two operas of Stanisław Moniuszko: Halka (Italian language version prepared under the baton of Fabio Biondi and the Europa Galante orchestra) and Straszny Dwór (conductor Grzegorz Nowak, Orchestra of the 18th century) published by the National Fryderyk Chopin Institute.

Prepared opera parts:

W.A. Mozart, The Magic Flute, KV 620: The Third Lady, the Third Boy

W.A. Mozart, Cosi fan tutte, KV 588: Dorabella

W.A. Mozart, Betulia Liberata, KV 118: Carmi

W.A. Mozart, Favor of Titus, KV 621: Sesto

S. Moniuszko, The Haunted Manor: Jadwiga

S. Moniuszko, Halka: Zofia

A. Rubinstein, Moses: Asnath the slave (world premiere, 2008)

Ch. Gounod, Faust: Siebel

P. Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin Op. 24: Olga

P. Tchaikovsky, The Queen of Spades Op. 68: Polina

G. Bizet, Carmen: the title role (performed in all the most important opera theaters in Poland)

J. Offenbach, Orpheus in Hell: Public opinion

G. Verdi, Un giorno di regno: Giulietta Kelbar

G. Verdi, Rigoletto: Maddalena

I.J. Paderewski, Manru: Aza

R. Wagner, Tannhäuser: Venus

U. Giordano, Andrea Chénier: Bersi

L. Janáček, Jenůfa: Karolka

L. Janáček, Notes of the one who disappeared: the solo part

L. Humperdinck, Hänsel und Gretel: Gertrud

Z. Krauze, Iwona, Princess of Burgundy: Iza (world premiere, 2006)

Oratorio and cantata repertoire:

G. P. Pergolesi, Stabat Mater

W.A. Mozart, Coronation Mass in C major, KV 317

W.A. Mozart, Requiem in D minor, KV 626

L. van Beethoven, 9th Symphony in D minor, Op. 125

G. Rossini, Stabat Mater

K. Penderecki, Polish Requiem

And vocal lyrics: J. Brahms, R. Strauss, F. Schubert, R. Schumann, G. Mahler, P. Tchaikovsky, S. Rachmaninov, S. Moniuszko and F. Chopin.





























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