Recent & Upcoming Engagements
Zaccaria Nabucco in Arena di Verona, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, the Grande Inquisitore Don Carlo in Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Bayerische Staatsoper, Berliner Staatsoper, Teatro Real in Madrid, Padre Guardiano La forza del destino with Opera national de Paris, title role of Boris Godunov at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow (season opening) as well as the title role in Ivan the Terrible.
Sarastro Die Zauberflöte Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Timur Turandot, Commendatore Don Giovanni Arena di Verona, König Marke Tristan und Isolde Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Oroveso NormaTeatro Comunale in Bologna, Colline La bohème, Ferrando Il trovatore Teatro Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zaccaria Nabucco Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Fiesco Simon Boccanegra at Dutch National Opera, Teatro Regio di Parma and Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Filippo II Don Carlo in Tel Aviv, Turin, Moscow, Tokyo and Warsaw, the title role in Attila in Warsaw, Silva Ernani in Catania and Ramfis Aida at Bayerische Staatsoper, Staatsoper Berlin, Zürich, Verona, Madrid, Opera di Roma, São Paolo and Rio de Janeiro with Lorin Maazel among others.
Under the baton of Lorin Maazel, he has sung in Verdi’s Requiem in Milan, Venice, Casablanca, Busseto, Assisi and Jerusalem, and in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in Milan, Rome, the Vatican, Brussels and Taormina. He has also worked with Zubin Mehta at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, in Verdi’s Requiem, and at the Teatro Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Audiences in Verona have heard Siwek in Rossini’s Stabat mater, conducted by Alberto Zedda. At the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, he has sung Thibaut d’Arc in Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans. With Fabio Lusi he sung Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 at the Teatro Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
Rafał Siwek’s discography includes two recordings of Verdi’s Requiem, under Zubin Mehta for TDK and with Lorin Maazel for Medici Arts, Puccini’s Edgar for Deutsche Grammophon with Plácido Domingo, Luisa Miller for Unitel, Norma for Hardy Classic and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under Maazel for Kultur, Nabucco and Don Giovanni for BelAir at the Arena di Verona among others.