Michał Czerniawski

countertenor

The Polish countertenor Michal Czerniawski began his musical education as a choirboy with the Szczecin “Nightingales” Boys Choir. He subsequently pursued his vocal studies at the Music Academy of Gdansk and the Guildhall School in London. As a graduate of the “Jardin des Voix,” he has worked with William Christie; other credits include performances with Masaaki Suzuki’s Bach Collegium Japan and with Mark Padre at the Aldeburgh Festival. Czerniawski has sung Corrindo in Cesti’s L’Orontea at the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music, Demetrio in Handel’s Berenice at the Göttingen Handel Festival and the London Handel Festival, and in Handel’s Deborah at the Handel Festival in Halle. He has taken part in additional productions with the English Touring Opera. Michal Czerniawski’s concert repertoire includes such works as Handel’s Messiah and Solomon, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, and Scarlatti’s Il primo omicidio.

April 2017