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Artistic Director

by Baltic Opera Festival

Tomasz Konieczny

The author of the artistic concept is the world-famous Polish bass-baritone,
Tomasz Konieczny, whose success, leading position among opera artists and a wide net of connections in the industry guarantee the prestige of the project and cooperation with the most renowned soloists, conductors and ensembles from around the world. It is worth noting that the multidisciplinary education and extensive professional experience of Tomasz Konieczny give him a huge amount of knowledge not only in purely vocal matters, but also those related to stage movement, acting and directing tasks. Among his most notable creations are the parts of: Wotan in Die Walküre (for nine artistic seasons at the Wiener Staatsoper), Telramund in Lohengrin, Alberich in Der Ring des Nibelungen (MET), Janusz in Halka (Theater an der Wien, Polish National Opera), Jochanaan in Salome, Mandryka in Arabella (Wiener Staatsoper), Pizarro in Fidelio (numerous scenes around the world), as well as wide bass repertoire in oratorios of K. Penderecki, L. v. Beethoven, W. A. Mozart, F. Liszt, G. Verdi.