A Celebrated and renowned Polish-born Soprano, Brygida Bziukiewicz-Kulig has impressed audiences all around the world with her professionalism and artistic talent. Her list of performances and experience stretches across multiple countries. Some of just a few of her many starring operatic roles include: Pamina in the Magic Flute with the Milwaukee Opera; Violetta in La Traviata in Klagenfurt, Austria; Gretel in Hansel and Gretel; a triple role lead of Olympia, Giuletta, and Antonia in Tales of Hoffmann with the Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago; Michaela in Carmen; Lucia in Lucia Di Lammermoor with the National Opera House in Warsaw; and Mimi in La Boheme with the Lincoln Opera. Additionally, she has also sung the soprano leading roles of: Gilda in Rigoletto, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Cio-Cio San in Madam Butterfly, and Rosina in Barber of Seville. Her opera performances are spread worldwide from opera houses in Italy, Poland, Turkey, Egypt, Brazil, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, and Toledo.
Debuting with the the orchestra Hall of Chicago in 1996 accompanied by Daniel Barenboim on the piano; Ms. Brygida Bziukiewicz-Kulig has worked with numerous orchestras throughout her career. She has worked with the State Symphony Orchestra in Istanbul,Turkey while performing the soprano part in Henryk Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3; The Rockford Symphony; the Chicago Youth Symphony in Orchestra Hall, Chicago; the Binghamton Symphony in New York; the Toledo Symphony in Toledo, Ohio, and numerous other orchestras. Outside of her work with Orchestras Ms. Brygida Bziukiewicz-Kulig has performed multiple solo recitals on European and American television and radio.
Ms. Bziukiewicz-Kulig received her Master’s degree in Vocal Performance and has degrees in Music Theory and Piano Performance from the Warsaw Frederick Chopin Academy of Music graduating from the University as valedictorian and top of her class. She has won numerous awards and prizes including those of: The Mac Allister Singing Competition, the Polish Vocal Literature Singing Competition, and the Young Talent National winner in the Polish National Radio Competition. She has used her talent and passion for her polish heritage to proudly promoted Polish music and its culture for over 35 years.
Ms. Brygida Bziukiewicz-Kulig has served as a Professor of Voice at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for nearly 18th years. She is the sole-founder of the La Musica Lirica music program taking place in Novafeltria Italy serving as General and Artistic director for 25 years. Throughout the summer program she teaches voice and coaches young artists for concert performances. Additionally, she has successfully staged numerous operas including: La Boheme, La Traviata, Magic Flute, Lucia Di Lammermoor, and many more. Ms. Bziukiewicz has maintained a private studio for 25 years teaching students internationally from all parts of the world and continues to do so till this day.