Karolina Borowczyk – mezzosoprano
Karolina is a graduate of master’s studies at the Faculty of Vocalism and Acting of the Stanislaw Moniuszko Music Academy in Gdansk, in the class of Ewa Marciniec DMus Hab. In 2015 in Elbląg, Karolina sang in G.B.Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater conducted by Michał Krężlewski. In May 2015 Karolina personally organised a staging of concert version of G.F.Haendel Orlando in which she performed the titular part. It was a part of her Bachelor’s diploma recital, for which she was graded a Distinction. In 2016 she passed the eliminations and joined Internationale Chorakademie Lübeck conducted by Rolf Beck. With the ensemble Karolina performed solo parts in G.F. Haendel’s Messiah and G. Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle. Thanks to this cooperation Karolina was able to take part in masterclasses conducted by Calmus Ensemble and, as one of the chosen soloists, with Margreet Honig and Marcel Boone. Karolina Borowczyk graduated from the Academy in June 2017. As her final project she sang a role of Bradamante in G.F.Haendel’s opera Alcina, her final recital contained of, e.g., part of Farance from W.A.Mozart’s Mitridate, re di Ponto and Erda of R.Wagner’s Das Rheingold. Karolina Borowczyk performs numerous songs of contemporary composers of Gdansk origins: Anna Racławska, Wojciech Frycz, Piotr Jędzjejczyk and Joanna Zlotowska. On the 6th February 2015, within the confines of vocal course in Duszniki-Zdrój, Karolina Borowczyk was taking part in a closing concert and was awarded a Honorous diploma for an outstanding performance. Karolina is collaborating with vocal and instrumental ensemble Goldberg Baroque Ensemble as well as with Cappella Gedanensis. She gives concerts in Poland and abroad. The most important event of the last time was the concert called “Beautiful Handel” at the Gorzów Philharmonic (2021) and the receipt of a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture, National Heritage and Sport for the project entitled “Mickiewicz.” (2021).