dr Olga Ksenicz
/photo: Anna Wilk/
Olga Ksenicz - a soprano, a graduate of the Vocal Faculty at Karol Lipiński Music Academy in Wroclaw, at professor Piotr Łykowski’s class (awarded graduate with honours in June 2004), being still a student, she won several national vocal competitions and received scholarship from the Ministry of Culture; currently, she is a research assistant at her alma mater. In 2007 she completed a Ph.D. programme at K. Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice, and since October the same year she has been teaching an solo singing class at the Vocal Faculty at the Music Academy in Wroclaw; she also gives lectures within the subjects of “An outline of early music styles” and “The seminar of early music performance”.
In June 2014, Olga Ksenicz obtained a postdoctoral degree at the Vocal Faculty at Music Academy in Wrocław.
As a Singer, Olga Ksenicz cooperated as a soloist with Warsaw Chamber Opera and the Castle Opera in Szczecin, where she performed the Queen of the Night in the Magic Flute Opera by W.A. Mozart. She also performed at the stages of Wroclaw Philharmonic, the Lower Silesian Philharmonic in Jelenia Góra, Silesian Philharmonic in Katowice, Koszalin Philharmonic and others, under the direction of such conductors as Marek Pijarowski, Mirosław Jacek Błaszczyk, Jacek Kraszewski, Ruben Silva and Jerzy Swoboda.
The vocalist’s repertoire encompasses a broad spectrum of musical pieces from renaissance until the presence, with special focus on oratorio and cantata of baroque and classicism, especially of the italian and german-speaking culture circle.