Szymon Chojnacki

Bass-baritone

Szymon Chojnacki graduated from the Vocal Department of the Polish Academy of Music in Poznan (prof. Andrzej Ogórkiewicz), Musikhochschule Lübeck (prof. Günter Binge) and the National University of Music in Stuttgart (prof. Dunja Vejzovic). 

He began his career in 2008 as the first bass accepted for the International Opera Studio in Lübeck. In 2010/11 Szymon Chojnacki was appointed to the Opera Studio of the National Opera in Stuttgart. The same year he became a member of the Lucerne Theater in Switzerland, with which he remained permanently until June 2016. Here he sang, among others: Zoroastro, Publio, Alidoro, Lord Sidney, Colline and Don Pasquale.

Season 2016/2017 brought some significant debuts in Austria: participation in Thomas Ades’ The Tempest as Stefano (cover) in the Vienna State Opera and numerous performances of Mozart’s Magic Flute as Sarastro in Bühnen Baden near Vienna.

Since summer 2018 he is performing regularly at Teatro La Fenice and Teatro Malibran in Venice (Richard III, Don Carlo, Prima la musica poi le parole and Der Schauspieldirektor). He appears regularly on the stages of European concert halls with cantata-oratorio repertoire, but also with songs, as a Lied Duo together with the pianist Lisa Wellisch.


Longborough debut: Zuniga/Carmen (2022)