Szymon Wach

Voice Type: Bass-Baritone

Hometown: Lublin, Poland

Merola Roles: Alidoro (La Cenerentola)

Schools: Moniuszko Academy, Gdansk, Poland; Lipinski Academy, Wroclaw, Poland; Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, UK; Glyndeboure Young Artist; Merola Opera Program
Piotr Kusiewicz, Bogdan Makal, Rudolf Piernay
Major Roles or Experience: Leporello (Don Giovanni); Samuel (Un Ballo in Maschera); Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte); Count Ceprano (Rigoletto); Germano (La scala di seta); Dulcamara (L’elisir d’amore); Sharpless (Madame Butterfly); The Count (Francesca di Foix); Blinval (I pazzi per progetto); Clerk/Student/Policeman (The Nose)

Other Interests:

I was a leader of a blues rock band -“Frozen Catz” - you probably can still find some songs with me singing on the internet. I think they still play/sing without me though… :/ I love cliff walking and stars watching in Guernsey- one of the Channel Islands. I have a terrible sense of humour…

Yoga, Swimming, Cold showers, Long, long walks.

Awards: The George and Charlotte Balfour Award, The George and Charlotte Balfour Fund, London; Guildhall Full Scholarship, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London; Jerwood Foundation Award, Jerwood Charitable Foundation, Glyndebourne; Governor’s Scholarship for Promising Young Artists, Lublin; Mayor of Lublin Scholarship Award, Lublin

Upcoming: Concerts in various locations (Jersey, Guernsey, London)