Tomasz Kumiega
Baritone

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Born in 1991, Tomasz Kumiega studied at the Frederic Chopin University in Warsaw. He is a member of the Opera Academy of the Wielki Theatre at the Warsaw Opera and has twice been awarded a grant by the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. At Polish National Opera, he has performed the roles of Guglielmo (Così fan tutte, Mozart), Demetrius (Midsummer Night’s Dream, Britten), Marullo (Rigoletto, Verdi), and the Nobleman of Brabant (Lohengrin, Wagner). He has also sung Mr Emmet (Mr Emmet Takes a Walk, Peter Maxwell Davies) for the Opera Academy of the Wielki Theatre.
With the European Academy of Music of the Aix-en-Provence Festival where he was awarded the HSBC prize, he sang Papageno (Magic Flute) and Masetto (Don Giovanni). Other roles include Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) at the Theatre Lope de Vega in Seville and the title role in Don Giovanni at the Warsaw Chamber Opera for the 2014 Mozart Festival.
In October 2014, he joined the Atelier Lyrique of the Paris Opera, with whom he also took part in a concert conducted by Jérémie Rhorer at the Palais Garnier and played the role of Guglielmo in Così fan tutte at the Maison des Arts in Créteil. 

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Career history

1991
Born in Brzesko (Poland)

2010
He completed his studies at the Frederic Chopin University in Warsaw

2011
He participated in the Opera Academy of the Wielki Theatre at the Warsaw National Opera

2014
He joined the Atelier Lyrique of the Paris Opera

Distinctions

2009
First prize in the Mieczyslaw Karlowicz International Opera Competion

2012

He took part in the Academy of the Aix-en-Provence Festival and was awarded the HSBC Prize.