Анджей Филончик

Biography

Andrzej Filończyk began his studies in piano in 2000 at the Fryderyk Chopin Music School in Oleśnica. He continued studying the piano at the Ryszard Bukowski Music School in Wrocław where he also began singing lessons under Bogdan Makal. From 2009-2011 he attended the School of Ballet and Dance at the Wrocław Opera. He finished singing studies under Bogan Makal at the Wrocław Academy of Music in 2017. Since June 2014 he has been attending to the Academy of Opera at the Grand Theatre National Opera in Warsaw to class of Eytan Pessen. During season 2016/2017 Andrzej was a member of an International Opera Studio in Zurich Opera House.

He won first price and award for the best polish voice in the Stanisław Moniuszko International Vocal Competition in Warsaw (Poland, May 2016).

In January 2015 Andrzej made his opera debut singing the part of Tonio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci at the Stanisław Moniuszko Grand Theatre in Poznan conducted by Gabriel Chmura and won the award for debut of the year with this part. In may 2015 sang part of Il Commisario in Puccini’s Madame Butterfly and in December 2015 Marullo in Verdi’s Rigoletto under the baton of Andei Jurkiewicz at at the Great Theater National Opera.

In January 2016 Andrzej made his big debut as Onegin in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin at the Stanisław Moniuszko Grand Theatre in Poznan (conducted by Gabriel Chmura). He took part in Puccini’s La Boheme in Teatro Lirico in Cagliari as Shaunard (under the baton of Michelangelo Mazza, april 2016). In June 2016 sang part of Shchelkalov in Musorgsky’s Boris Godunov at the Stanisław Moniuszko Grand Theatre in Poznan. During Salzburg Festspiele 2016 he was a member of Young Singers Project and took part in Massenet’s Thais as Servante.

During 2017 he performed Silvio in Pagliacci at the Teatro Regio di Torino (under the baton of Nicola Luisotti), Il Barbiere di Siviglia as a title role in Kanazawa (under the baton of Marc Minkowski), and same part of Braber in Zurich Opera House (conducted by Enrique Mazzola), Gubetta in Lucrezia Borgia at the Salzburg Festspiele under the baton of Marco Armiliato and Silvio in Pagliacci at the Covent Garden.
Most recently he sang Lord Gulielmo Cecil/ Maria Stuarta in Zurich Opera House and Shaunard/ La Boheme at Covent Garden (under the baton of Nicola Luisotti, june 2018).

General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Ingosstrakh Insurance Company
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM