Tomasz Rak

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Tomasz Rak graduated in 2005 with distinction from the class of Prof. Piotr Micinski at Academy of Music in Lodz, Poland.

As a student in 2003 he debuted with the role of Guglielmo in “Cosi fan tutte” by W.A. Mozart at the Grand Theater in Lodz.

In 2007, Tomasz Rak became a soloist of the Warsaw Chamber Opera where he debuted with the role of Figaro in the opera “The barber of Seville” by G. Rossini. Since then, he has been performing the roles of Papageno in „The Magic Flute” and Guglielmo in „Cosi fan tutte” at yearly Mozart Festival of the Warsaw Chamber Opera.

In 2010, he appeared as Nick Shadow in the production of the opera “The Rake Progress” by I. Straviński. He participated in tours by the Warsaw Chamber Opera in Japan („The barber of Seville”, „The Marksman” of Weber), and Spain and France („The Magic Flute” and „Cosi fan tutte”).

He appeared as Jontek in the chamber version of „Halka” by St. Moniuszko at the Lviv Opera in 2012.

Tomasz Rak participated at the prestigious Festival of Modern Music, which took place in 2008 in Gdynia and Gdansk. The performances led to the fruition of the premiere performances of works of composers: Georgios Kissas (Greece), Adrian Williams (United Kingdom) and Sylvia Filus (France).

He cooperates also with the Grand Theatre of Lodz, Poland where he sang the role of Maximilian in the production of „Candide” by L. Bernstein (2005) and the title role of “The Barber of Seville” by G. Rossini (2014).


In 2011 Tomasz Rak debuted at the Baltic Opera in Gdansk in the title role of the opera „Eugene Onegin” by P. Tchaikovsky. In the same year he appeared in one of the main roles in the world premiere of the opera „Madame Curie” by E. Sikora, which was presented at UNESCO in Paris as well as at the Tianjin Grand Theatre in China. At the Baltic Opera Company, he performs the roles of Escamillo in „Carmen” by G. Bizet, Aleksander Glow in „Players” by Strawiński/Meyer and was given recognition in 2012 for the spectacle of „Ubu Rex” by Krzysztof Penderecki.

In April 2015, he appeared in the role of Jago in the opera „Otello” by G. Verdi at the Baltic Opera in Gdansk.

Tomasz Rak has also performed at various other prestigious European stages such as: Palais des Beaux – Arts in Brussels and Königin Elisabethzaal in Antwerp. He has also sung concerts in India and Canada.

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