Jakub Burzyński
Solo singing

Jakub Burzyński was born in 1976 in Zabrze, Poland. He graduated with disctinctions of the faculties of Theory of Music and Solo Singing. Founded his first ensemble at the age of 18, he later became member or founder of numerous music groups until 1998 when he brought to life early music ensemble La Tempesta. With this ensemble he gives concerts and makes recordings of the repertoire ranging from Renaissance polyphony to the 19th century oratorios. As a soloist he sung major roles in the operas by Charpentier (Acteon), Purcell (King Arthur), Vivaldi (Dorilla in Tempe), Handel (Giulio Cesare, Rinaldo), Myslivecek (Motezuma), Mozart (Apollo et Hyacinthus, Mitridate re di Ponto), Krauze (Balthazar) and Zych (Poiesis). He is also regularly invited to sing Baroque sacred music, as well as the contemporary repertoire (Part, Szymański, Głowicka, Penderecki).


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La Tempesta

About The Class

Major work in the class will be focused on the style, meaning of words, expression and interpretation of the repertoire from Baroque and Classical era.

The tutor will not deal with singing technique.

Suggested Repertoire

Students are asked to bring up to four own arias/songs of Italian, German or English composers. There will be also one ensemble piece to be prepared by all class members.

Level Of Skills Required

intermediate and advanced

Maximum number of students


Teaching Languages

Polish, English, Czech

Active Participants – optional class