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Eliza Kruszczyńska

sopran lirico-spinto

She completed her violin class at Conservatorio A. Casella in L'Aquila, Italy. She learned solo singing with prof. Maria Luisa Carboni at the Luisa D'Annunzio Academy of Music in Pescara. She also perfected her voice with Nicholas Giusti and Maria Slatinaru Nistor. She had participated in master classes run by: Regina Resnik, Mirella Freni, Leontina Vaduva, George Vaz de Carvallo, Luciana Serra, Renata Scotto and Teresa Zylis-Gara.

During her studies she made her debut at the Teatro Auditorium Flaiano in Pescara, Mahler's Fourth Symphony and as Lauretta in G. Puccini's Gianni Schicchi.

In 2004 she was a finalist in the "Toti del Monte"  Vocal Competition in Treviso, and also a finalist in vocal competition in Spoleto and Toulouse. Then she has performed abroad (Romania, Italy, France, Canada, Spain).

In Poland, she participated in many music festivals, among others. "Music Gardens" in Warsaw, Moniuszko Festival in Kudowa Zdrój, "Easter Music" in Łódź, European Festival of Music. John Kiepura in Krynica.

In May 2010 she won Grand Prix in the Moniuszko International Vocal Competition in Warsaw, it became the first Polish winner in history, in the more than 20 years of this Vocal Competition, also winning the audience  prize and the award for the best soprano.


The artist cooperates with philharmonic orchestra in Poznan, Lodz, Bydgoszcz, Cracow and Warsaw.

In 2012, invited by Maestro Antoni Wit, she performed a soprano part in Mendelssohn's Symphony in B Major under the baton of Jesús López-Cobos. In 2013 she performed a solo part in John Tavener's Lament for Jerusalem under the direction of Piotr Gajewski. At the Poznan Philharmonic she performed in the soprano part at Wojciech Kilar's Missa pro pace (a concert featuring the Poznań Nightingale Choir). In 2012 she made her debut at the Lodz Grand Theater, where she performed Cio-Cio-San in G. Puccini's Madame Butterfly, conducted by Tadeusz Kozłowski.

In 2012, a complete recording of Ignacy F. Dobrzyński's Monbar , under the direction of Lukasz Borowicz was released.

Since 2013 she has been a soloist of the Wroclaw Opera, where she debuted as Antonia in  Offenbach's Hoffmann's Tales. at this stage she performed, among others, the following parts:  Flora in G. Orefice's Chopin, Abigaille in G. Verdi's Nabucco, Lady Macbeth in G. Verdi's Macbeth, Flower Girl in R. Wagner's Parsifal, Micaela in G. Bizet's Carmen ,  Cio-Cio-San in G. Puccini's  Madame Butterfly, Leonora in G. Verdi's Il Trovatore.

In November 2013 she sang Leila in the Bizet’s Les pêcheurs de perles in the Centennial Hall. In March 2014 she performed the second soprano in the A. Schittke's Requiem at the National Philharmonic, under the direction of Jacek Kaspszyk. In June 2014 she performed the Lady Macbeth in G.Verdi's Macbeth in the Centennial Hall. In June 2015 she sang Senta in R. Wagner’s Flying Dutchman at the Theater in Pergola.

In January 2017 she appeared as Madame Butterfly in the work of G. Puccini in the Baltic Opera. This year, she also debuted as Leonora in Il Trovatore and Abigaille at Nabucco  in Wrocław Opera.

In October 2017 she will perform Leonora in L. van Beethoven’s Fidelio for the first time. In February 2018 she will debut Leonora in the G. Verdi’s Oberto re di Bonifacio (in concert version), in June 2018 she will sing for the first time Santuzza in P. Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana at the Wroclaw Opera.

Main opera parts:

  • J. Offenbach, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Antonia and Giullietta

  • G. Puccini, La boheme, Mimi,

  • G. Puccini, Madama Butterfly (title part)

  • R. Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer, Senta

  • G. Verdi, Don Carlos, Elisabetta

  • G. Verdi, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth

  • G. Verdi, Nabucco, Abigaille

  •  G. Verdi, Il Trovatore, Leonora

Gallery and video

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