biography

Radosław Rzepecki - baritone

Polish-born lyric baritone Radoslaw Rzepecki began his musical education at the age of 12, playing piano. He studied voice from professor Piotr Rachocki (2001-2002, Secondary Music School in Katowice, Poland) and later from professor Bogdan Makal (2002-2010, Secondary Music School and Music Academy in Wroclaw, Poland). He made his professional debut at the age of 26 as Antonio in Le Nozze di Figaro by W.A.Mozart (Swidnica - Poland).

Radoslaw Rzepecki is a laureate and finalist of many national and international vocal competitions including: 1st prize in the National Student Auditions of Music Schools of 2nd degree (Poland – Olsztyn 2004), 2nd prize in the VIII National Vocal Competition of F. Platowna (Poland – Wroclaw 2004), 1st prize in the International Competition "XXI Century Art" (Ukraine - Kiev, 2004), Rossini's special award in International "IBLA Grand Prize 2004" Competition (Italy - Sicily – Ragusa, 2004), National Song Competition of Kurpinski, Karlowicz and Koczalski (Poland – Warsaw, 2009), 3rd prize in the 44th Karol Kurpinski National Competition for Young Musicians (V Song and Aria Competition, Poland – Wloszakowice, 2011), 1st prize in the 4th National I.J.Paderewski Vocal Competition (Poland - Bydgoszcz, 2012), 2nd prize in the 14th Imrich Godin International Vocal Competition Iuventus Canti 2012 (Slovakia - Vrable, 2012), 3rd prize in the 47th Antonin Dvorak International Singing Competition (Czech Republic - Karlovy Vary, 2012), special mention of Wiesław Ochman in 6th National Operetta and Musical competition of I. Borowicka (Krakow, Poland 2014). He was twice the winner of Polish Artistic Cultural Minister Scholarship.

As a solist he took a part in many concerts in Poland and other countries (Italy, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Ukraine, Belarus, Finnland, Croatia). His repertoire includes numerous works of polish and international vocal lyrics and many roles from opera, operetta and oratorio works.

He improved his vocal skills on many master-classes and vocal-courses leading by: Dariusz Grabowski, Jadwiga Rappe, Maja Nosowska, Marek Rzepka, Helena Lazarska, Rudolf Piernay, Claudio Desderi, Teresa Zylis-Gara, Stefania Kaluza, Zdzislaw Krzywicki, Elizabeth Wilke, Irene Argustiene, Valery Buymister and Paul Esswood.

During his artistic way he cooperated witch many famous and well-known artists: Andrew Parrott, Jerzy Salwarowski, Ottavio Dantone, Diego Fasolis, Piotr Sułkowski, Maciej Figas, Georg Christoph Sandmann, Siegfried Heinrich, Ernst Kovacic, Alicja Faryniarz, Ella Susmanek, Katarzya Dondalska, Piotr Kusiewicz, Jan Tomasz Adamus and Marek Toporowski.

At present he is a singer of Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm