We are delighted to welcome Countertenor Jan Jakub Monowid at TACT!
Jan Jakub is the prize winner of the Jan Kiepura Theatrical Music Award in the category of The Best Singer, as well as Gianni Bergamo Classic Music Award in Countertenor Competition.
His recent engagements include Dantes Innere Stimme in the world premiere of Inferno by Lucia Ronchetti at the Oper Frankfurt, the main part in the world premiere of Keiko Fujiie’s Vermilion Calm, composed especially for his voice, Ramiro in La finta giardiniera, Goffredo in Rinaldo and Ottone in L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Polish Royal Opera.
This season Jan Jakub can be seen as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro at Warsaw Chamber Opera, Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus at Biala Podlaska Festival, Ottone in L'inoronazione di Poppea at Polish Royal Opera, Dido and Aeneas at Warsaw Chamber Opera, Goffredo Rinaldo at Polish Royal Opera and Leopardi at Cologne Philharmonic.
In addition to live performances, he appears on a growing number of CD recordings, including a unique collection of Polish baroque – complete works of Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki and Stanisław Sylwester Szarzyński published by „Pro Musica Camerata” Foundation.