"Where words leave off, music begins." - Heinrich Heine

Bogna Bartosz

The Polish mezzo-soprano and contralto, Bogna Bartosz, after leaving school, first studied singing at the Academy of Music in Gdansk (and/or Danzig Music Academy). After graduating with distinction, she continued her studies at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin (Berlin Academy of Arts) under Professor Ingrid Figur, and took part in master-classes with Aribert Reimann, Adele Stolte and Anna Reynolds. At the 9th International J.S. Bach Competition in Leipzig in 1992, Bogna Bartosz won first prize, as well as the special prize awarded by the MDR broadcasting organization in Leipzig.

Since then Bogna Bartosz has sung with well-known orchestras (including Berliner Barock Orchester, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Musica Antiqua Köln, Kammersolisten der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester-Berlin, Gewandhaus- orchester Leipzig, MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig, Dresdner Philharmoniker and Württembergisches Kammerorchester, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra Tel Aviv, Japan Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra) and leading conductors (including Horia Andrescu, Moche Atzmon, Marcus Creed, Philippe Entremont, Jörg Faerber, Enoch zu Guttenberg, Philippe Herreweghe, Marek Janowski, Ton Koopman, Krzysztof Penderecki, Helmuth Rilling, Jeffrey Tate, Marcello Viotti, Lothar Zagrosek, Udo Zimmermann), in all the major concert halls in Germany (such as Berliner Philharmonie, Berliner Konzerthaus, Leipziger Gewandhaus, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Kölner Philharmonie, Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Glocke Bremen, Hamburger Musikhalle, Liederhalle Stuttgart), as well as in Europe, the USA and Israel, and at numerous major festivals.

Featured on

Matthäus Passion (limited edition)
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Matthäus Passion
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Opera Omnia XIV - Vocal Works 5
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Sinfonia - Instrumentale delen uit de cantates
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Cantatas - 24 Highlights
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Town Council Election Cantatas
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Whitsun Cantatas
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Dialogue Cantatas I
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Opera Omnia VII - Vocal Works III
Ton Koopman
Latin Church Music Vol. 1
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Ascension Cantatas
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Cantatas For Marian Feasts
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Solo Cantatas for Alto and Tenor
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Wedding Cantatas
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Matthäus Passion
Ton Koopman / Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Opera Omnia V, Vocal Works II
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 22
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Matthäus Passion DVD
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 20
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 19
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 18
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 17
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 16
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 7
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 15
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir
Complete Bach Cantatas Vol. 14
Ton Koopman / The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir