About me

Hanna Okońska - soprano

Hanna Okońska graduated from the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz with honours, in the Faculty of Vocal Music and Drama, in Prof. Małgorzata Grela’s singing class. She got two scholarships of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for outstanding artistic achievements (in 2015 and 2016).

Hanna Okońska is a soloist of the Grand Theater in Łódź. She graduated from the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz with honours, in the Faculty of Vocal Music and Drama, in Prof. Małgorzata Grela’s singing class. She got two scholarships of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage for outstanding artistic achievements (in 2015 and 2016)

Among her greatest achievements are: Krystyna Jamroz IV Nationwide Vocal Competition in Busko Zdrój, Poland (1st prize), Ada Sari International Vocal Artistry Festival and Competition 2017, in Nowy Sącz, Poland (3rd prize, Ada Sari award for the best coloratura and two special awards - one of them from the orchestra of the Cracow Opera), the 5th J. E. J Reszke Vocal Copmetition in Częstochowa, Poland (2nd prize, 2017) the 1st Performances and Music Diplomas Competition in Toruń, Poland (1st prize for Susanna’s part in „Le nozze di Figaro” – W. A. Mozart, 2016), the 5th Vocal Competition in Mława, Poland ( 2nd prize, 2016) the 1st International Vocal Competition ''Euroclassic'' in Maiori, Italy (1st prize, 2016), the 7th Iwona Borowicka International Vocal Competition „Czardasz” in Cracow, Poland (distinction, 2016), the 11th International Vocal Competition "Golden Voices" in Warsaw, Poland (1st distinction and special award, 2016), the 4th Giulio Perrotti International Vocal Competition in Ueckermünde, Germany (2nd prize and special award, 2015), the 1st International Talsi Children and Academic Youth Singing and Vocal Ensemble Competition in Talsi, Latvia (Grand Prix, 1st prize and special award, 2015), the 17th Imrich Godin International Vocal Competition ''Iuventus Canti'' (3rd prize and special award, 2015), the 1st International Festival of Young Talents "Golden Talents in Golden Prague” in Prague, the Czech Republic (1st and 2nd prize, 2014), the 9th International Vocal Competition "Golden Voices" in Warsaw, Poland (3rd distinction and special award, 2014).

She is busy with giving solo concerts, performing in the country and abroad (Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Germany, Austria, Belarus). She is cooperating also with Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz, Pomeranian Philharmonic, Baltic Philharmonic and Polish Orchestra of Film Music.

She has improved her skills by participating in vocal seminars, among others with Helena Łazarska, Olga Pasichnyk, Izabella Kłosińska. She has participated many courses in classical and entertainment vocal music so far, for example International Summer Academy in Mozarteum University in Salzburg (Austria), International Masterclasses in Talsi (Latvia).

Opera and operetta roles

  • Pamina in W.A. Mozart’s The Magic Flute
  • Zuzanna in W.A. Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro
  • Barbarina in W.A. Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro
  • Hortensja in R. Heuberger’s The Opera Ball
  • Liryen in P. T. Grajnert’s Demons from Edinrath
  • Nannetta in G. Verdi’s Falstaff
  • Melia in W. A. Mozart’s Apollo and Hyacinth

Oratorios and cantatas parts

G. Fauré

  • Requiem in D minor op. 48

W. A. Mozart

  • Coronation Mass in C major KV 317

G. B. Pergolesi

  • Stabat Mater

J. S. Bach

  • Cantata Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan, BWV 100
  • Cantata In allen meinen Taten, BWV 97
  • Cantata Nun danket alle Gott, BWV 192

F. Schubert

  • Mass in G major D. 167


Opera arias

G. Donizetti

  • Linda’s aria O luce di quest’anima from Act I of the opera Linda di Chamounix
  • Norina’s aria Quel guardo il Cavaliere from Act I of the opera Don Pasquale
  • Adina’s aria Prendi, per me sei libero from Act II of the opera L’Elisir D’Amore

G. Verdi

  • Gilda’s aria Caro nome from Act I of the opera Rigoletto
  • Oscar’s aria Volta la terrea from Act I of the opera Un ballo in maschera

G. Puccini

  • Musetta’s Waltz Quando m’en vo from Act II of the opera La Boheme

J. Offenbach

  • Olimpia’s aria Les oiseaux dans la charmille from Act I of the opera The Tales of Hoffmann

W. A. Mozart

  • Pamina’s aria Ach, ich fühl's from Act II of the Opera The Magic Flute
  • Zuzanna’s recitative and aria Giunse alfin il momento.. / Deh vieni non tardar from Act IV of the opera The Marriage of Figaro
  • Susanna’s aria Venite, inginocchiatevi from Act IV of the opera The Marriage of Figaro
  • Barbarina’s aria L’ho perduta, me meschina from Act IV of the opera The Marriage of Figaro

Operetta and musical

J. Strauss

  • Adele’s Laughing Aria from Act II of the operetta Die Fledermaus
  • Adele’s Audition Aria from Act III of the operetta Die Fledermaus

E. Kálmán

  • Silva’s Cardas Heia, heia, in der Bergen from Act I of the operetta Die Csárdásfürstin

F. Lehar

  • Giuditta’s aria On My Lips Every Kiss is Like Wine from Act III of the operetta Giuditta

F. Loewe

  • Eliza’s song I Could Have Danced All Night from the musical My Fair Lady

A. L. Webber

  • Christine’s aria Think of me from the musical The Phantom of the Opera
  • Memory from the musical Cats

N. Dostal

  • Tarantella Girls of Barcelona from the operetta Clivia

Film music

  • Miserere from the film The Mission (with a choir) – E. Morricone
  • Now we are free from the film Gladiator – H. Zimmer
  • Diva dance from the film The Fifth Element – E. Serra
  • Vocalise and song My heart will go on from the film Titanic – J. Horner
  • Vocalise from the film The Ninth Gate – W. Kilar
  • Anastasia’s Waltz Once upon a December from the fairytale Anastasia – A. Newman

Other songs

  • Song I am afraid to sleep alone – J. Petersburski
  • Song The First sign - H. Wars
  • Ciribiribim – A. Pestalozza
  • The dancing Euridices – A. German
  • This little was drinking today – A. Gold
  • Liryen Vocalise from musical drama Demons from Edinrath – P. T. Grajnert
  • Song Do not give it a try – M. Grechuta

Foreign songs

C. Debussy

  • Nuit d’Etoiles

E. Grieg

  • Lauf und Welt op. 48 no. 3
  • Ein Traum op. 48 no. 6

W.A. Mozart

  • Ridente la calma KV 152
  • Das Veilchen KV 476
  • Als Luise die Briefe KV 520 
 J. Obradors
  • El vito from Canciones clásicas españolas

S. Rachmaninow

  • Son op. 8 no. 5
  • Zdies harasho op. 21 no 7
  • Nie poi krasawica op. 4 no 4
  • Uż ty niwa moja op. 4 no 5

Polish songs

F. Chopin

  • Życzenie op. 74 no. 1
  • Śliczny chłopiec op. 74 no. 8
  • Leci liście z drzewa op. 74 no 17
 W. Lutosławski
  • Spóźniony słowik

F. Nowowiejski

  • Kazała mi mama op. 27 no 4
  • Czarne oczki op. 16 no 2
  • Kołysanka op. 59 no 1

S. Moniuszko

  • Prząśniczka

K. Szymanowski

  • Wysła burzycka op. 58 no 2
  • Leć głosie po rosie op. 58 no 8
  • Uwoz mamo op. 58 no 3
  • Ściani dumbek op. 58 no 7

Opera duets

G. Donizetti

  • Adina and Belcore’s duet Quanto amore from the opera L’Elisir D’Amore

W. A. Mozart

  • Susanna and Conte’s duet Crudel! Perché finora from Act III of the opera The Marriage of Figaro
  • Susanna and Cherubino’s duet Aprite, presto, aprite from Act II of the opera The Marriage of Figaro
  • Susanna and Figaro’s duet Cinque…. Dieci… from Act I of the opera The Marriage of Figaro G. Verdi
  • Nannetta and Fenton’s duet Pst, pst, Nannetta, vien qua from Act I of the opera Falstaff

Operetta and musical duets

F. Lehar

  • Hanna and Danilo’s deut Lippen Schweigen from Act III of the operetta Die lustige Witwe

E. Kálmán

  • Silva and Edwin’s duet Weisst du es noch from Act II of the operetta Die Csárdásfürstin
  • Silva and Edwin’s duet Tanzen möcht'ich from Act II of the operetta Die Csárdásfürstin
  • Stasi and Boni’s duet Das ist Liebe from Act II of the operetta Die Csárdásfürstin
  • Stasi and Edwin’s duet Machen wir's den Schwalben nach from Act II of the operetta Die Csárdásfürstin
  • Mariza and Zupan’s duet Komm mit nach Varasdin from Act I of the operetta Gräfin Mariza
  • Mariza and Tassillo’s duet Einmal mocht ich wieder tanzen from Act II of the operetta Gräfin Mariza

L. Webber

  • Christine and Phantom’s duet from the musical The Phantom of the Opera
  • Christine and Raul duet All I ask of you from the musical The Phantom of the Opera

R. Heuberger

  • Hortense and Henri’s duet Chambre sćparće from the operetta The Opera ball

N. Dostal

  • deut Girls of Barcelona from the operetta Clivia

Other duets

  • Time to say goodbye
  • Valencia - José Padilla
  • When you believe - duet from the fairytale The Prince of Egypt
  • I see the light - duet from the fairytale Tangled
  • Nella fantasia – E. Morricone
  • Pie Jesu – A. L. Webber
  • Sonera – duet from the film The Illusionist – T. Bergersen
  • Lyrien and Elderin’s duet from the opera drama Demons from Edinrath – P. T. Grajnert
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