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Born in Poland, Slawomir Szychowiak studied at the Higher National Conservatoire for Music in Poznan in the department of voice and theatre studies. He is the recipient of the Student Song Festival in Kraków in 1986 and was awarded a special prize in the Festival of Actors’ Songs in Wroclaw in Poland in 1987.
He has taken part in numerous operatic productions and TV broadcasts in Poland including two TV films: Crazy Girl on George Gershwin in 1990, and then Najdzie Iniejszy z Rycerzy on Krzysztof Penderecki in 1991. In 1993 he moved to France. Between 1995 and 1997 he was a member of the Lyon Opera Chorus.
He has been a member of the Paris Opera Chorus since 1997 and has since taken part in the Paris Opera’s productions as soloists.
At the Paris Opera: Billy Budd (Arthur Jones), 2001; La Traviata (Commissionario), 2004; The Queen of Spade (Narumov), 2005; From the House of the Dead (the Pope), 2005; War and Peace (Second German general), 2005 ; La Juive (the executioner), 2007; La Traviata (Domestico), 2007, 2020; The Cunning Little Vixen (the Badger), 2010; La forza del destino (Alcune ordinanze), 2011; Arabella (a servant), 2012; Madama Butterfly (Il Commisarrio imperiale), 2015; Capriccio (Acht Diener), 2016
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