Artur Janda

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Polish born Bass-baritone Artur Janda received his musical education in Warsaw´s Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy. He graduated in Dr. Anna Radziejewska´s vocal class and in Prof. Kazimierz Gierżod´s piano class.

As a singer he is a frequent guest at Poland’s philharmonics and keeps close ties to the ensemble of old music called „La Tempesta“, resulting in regular concerts and various recordings.

During 2008-2017 Artur was a soloist at the Warsaw’s Chamber Opera. Here he delivered brilliant performances in operas by G. Rossini, W. A. Mozart, G. Donizetti, B. Britten and G. F. Haendel. In 2011 he starred as Sewer in Z. Krauze´s „Polieukt” at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse as well as Poliziotto and Passante in the premiere of „Superflumina“ by S. Sciarrino at the Nationaltheater Mannheim.

In 2016 Artur created the role of Il Malaspina in „Luci mie traditrici” by S. Sciarrino for the contemporary music festival „Warsaw Autumn” and gave his debut as Zbigniew in Moniuszko’s „The Haunted Manor” in Poland’s national opera.

Since 2017 he also started working with the opera of Breslau as well as the Opera Nova in Bromberg.

So far he worked closely with conductors like: Bassem Akiki, Kai Baumann, Łukasz Borowicz, Jakub Burzyński, Tito Ceccherini, Tomasz Chmiel, Paul Esswood, Zbigniew Graca, Marta Kluczyńska, Paweł Kotla, Grzegorz Mielimąka, Bogdan Olędzki, Matteo Pagliari, Jerzy Salwarowski, Ruben Silva, Marcin Sompoliński, Ewa Strusińska, Tomasz Tokarczyk, Tadeusz Wicherek, Piotr Wijatkowski and stage directors such as Wojciech Adamczyk, Michał Borczuch, Irina Brook, Natalia Kozłowska, Jerzy Lach, Jorge Lavelli, Pia Partum, Maciej Prus, Andrea Schwalbach, Jitka Stokalska.

Finally, his involvement in the modern vocal sextet called proModern needs to be mentioned, resulting in two Fryderyk awards in the year 2015, one for „best recording in polish music“ for the album „Where are you. Pieces from Warsaw”.

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