Anna Zawisza


Anna Zawisza graduated from the High School of Music in Tarnów in the class of double-bass and singing, and then with honours at the Department of Vocal and Acting Academy of Music in Krakow. As a soprano, she mainly performs early and contemporary music. She has appeared at many philharmonic halls and opera houses throughout Poland. She has, for many years, performed with the following ensembles: the Gabrielli Consort, Capella Cracoviensis, Silva Rerum, Harmonia Sacra and Estravaganza, ARA Ensemble, Trio Amadrums and the Polish Radio Choir under the distinguished conductors Gabriel Chmura, Antoni Wit, Paul McCreesh, Paul Goodwin, Helmut Rilling.

With the latter she performed Handel’s Messiah as a soloist in the Bach Academy in Krakow in 2003. She received scholarships from the Ministry of Culture in 2004. She has participated in many festivals in Poland, Germany and France. She has made numerous studio recordings including music for the play Łucja Szalona [Crazy Lucy] directed by Magdalena Piekorz, as well as the CD Musicalia Łańcuckie and four albums for the music label Musicon containing recently discovered music from the convent of Jasna Góra in Częstochowa.