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Maria Seremet-Dziewięcka – vocal

Seremet-Dziwięcka MariaAfter graduating from the Faculty of Vocal and Drama at the Kraków Academy of Music she mastered hers kills during courses organized by Accademia Musicale in Siena with Giorgio Favaretto and Internationale Bachakademie with Anna Reynolds and Andreas Schmidt. Her artistic output covers oratorios, such Great Mass in B minor and both Passions by J.S. Bach, Handel’s Messiah, Symphony No.9 by L. van Beethoven, Stabat Mater by G. Rossini, Messa da Requiem by G. Verdi, contemporary works of R. Palester, A. Nikodemowicz, K. Penderecki, as well as opera parts in L’Orfeo by C. Monteverdi, Marriage of Figaro and Magic Flute by W.A. Mozart, Nabucco by G. Verdi, Hansel und Gretel by E. Humperdinck. She had the opportunity to collaborate with numerous outstanding artists and ensembles, including the Orchestra of the Golden Age, Pro Cantione Antiqua, Hilliard Ensemble and I Solisti Aquilani, preparing works by Monteverdi, Arvo Pärt and Vivaldi. She gave concerts in most European countries, as well as in Japan, Korea, United States and Canada. She participated in many music festivals: Dresdner Festspiele, G.Ph. Telemann Festival in Magdeburg, Sacred Art Festival in Monreale, Festival Internazionale Cori d’Europa, Music in the Old Cracow, Wratislavia Cantans, Ars Chori, Days of Organ Music in Kraków, Early Music Festival in Stary Sącz, International Days of Cracovian Composers. She appeared in Philharmonic halls in Poland as well as in Berlin, Munich, Essen, Bamberg and other renowned venues: Alte Oper in Frankfurt, Meistersingehalle in Nurnberg, Rosengarten in Mannheim, Festspielhaus in Baden Baden, Kieler Schloβ, Audimax in Regensburg, Stadtcasino in Basel. As a soloist and chamber musician she collaborated for several years with the Capella Cracoviensis ensemble, she also cooperates with Kraków Opera. She made archival recordings for the Polish Radio and Television as well as for Deutsche Rundfunk. One of her CDs, featuring operas by Milhaud Trois Opera Minute, prepared by Karl Rickenbacher together with Cappella Cracoviensis, in 1992 received two prestigious awards: Grand Prix du Disque de l’Academie Charles Gros and Diapason d’Or. Since 1999 she has taught solo vocal class at the W. Żeleński Music School in Krakow. In 2005 she recived the title of Doctor of Musical Arts from the Academy of Music in Warsaw (currently Music University). Since 2007 she has been a faculty member in the Chair of Vocal Studies at the Academy of Music in Kraków, presently as a Habilitated Doctor. In her pedagogical work she includes knowledge and techniques connected with body awareness, breathing and psychology.