BRITTEN-Midsummer Night's Dream-Demetrius
BRITTEN-The Rape of Lucretia-Junius
MOZART-Nozze di Figaro-Il Conte
MOZART-Cosi fan Tutte-Guglielmo
RAVEL-L'enfant et les Sortilèges-Le Fauteuil-L'arbre
PUCCINI-La Fanciulla del West-Bello/Sonora
STRAUSS-Ariadne auf Naxos-Harlekin
WAGNER-Tristan und Isolde-Ein Steuermann
Graduated of the Frederic Chopin University in Warsaw, the Polish baritone Tomasz Kumiega was a member of the Wielki Theatre Opera Academy from 2012 to 2014. He has performed numerous roles at the Polish National Opera including Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Demetrius (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Marullo (Rigoletto) and the Nobleman from Brabant (Lohengrin). As part of the Aix Festival’s 2012 European Academy of Music – where he won the HSBC Prize – he played Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) and Masetto (Don Giovanni). He sang Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) at the Teatro 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 Paris Opera’s Atelier Lyrique (Academy) and sang the role of Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) at the Maison des Arts in Créteil. In 2015, he made his Aix Festival debut in Be With Me Now and also made his Paris Opera debut performing the role of Yamadori in Madama Butterfly.
He performs regularly in concert singing at numerous European venues under the direction of conductors like Philippe Jordan, Krzysztof Penderecki, Jérémie Rohrer, Daniele Rustioni and Jean-François Verdier. He is currently working with Eytan Pessen.
He took part in the productions of Iphigénie en Tauride at the Palais Garnier (a Minister and a Scythian), Wozzeck (Zweiter Handwerksburch), Gianni Schicchi (Amantio di Nicolao) and Tristan et Isolde (Steersman) at the Opéra Bastille. He has also played the Police Commissioner (Il Signor Bruschino) at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, le Dancaïre (Carmen) in Warsaw, and Bello (La Fanciulla del West) at the Zürich Opera, the prime Minister (Adam Moor’s The Sleeping Thousand d’Adam Moor) at the Aix en Provence Festival and in Luxembourg, Monterone (Rigoletto) in Montpellier.
Among his futur projects, Arthus (Joncière’s Lancelot) in Saint-Etienne, Streihniev (Khovantchina) at the Paris National Opera, Angelotti (Tosca) in Nancy...