Baritone Szymon Komasa, is a graduate of the Opera Studies program at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and the Juilliard School in New York. In the 2017-18 season, Szymon made his debut as Demetrius in “Midsummer night’s dream” by B. Britten in Teatro Massimo in Palermo (Italy), Ford in “Falstaff” (Poland), and King Roger in “King Roger” by K. Szymanowski in Warsaw and Dresden Semperoper. Season of 2016-2017 Mr. Komasa fullfield with roles of Mephistopheles in “Damnation des Faust” by Berlioz in Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz (Poland), Hans Castorp in “Magic mountain” by Mykietyn in Teatro Malta, Morales in “Carmen” by Bizet in Munich Opera Festival. He performed the role of Schaunard in “La Bohème” at the Arena di Verona, (2009) and at the Semperoper in Dresden (2012), the same year he sang a role of Albert in “La Juive” in Semperoper Dresden. Szymon sang roles of Hans Peter in Gisela by Henze at Teatro Massimo in Palermo (2015), Papageno in “Die Zauberflöte“, Figaro in “Le nozze di Figaro” in Lodz, Poland (2009), Pandolfe in “Cendrillon” by Massenet, and the Poet in “Il Turco in Italia” at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater in NYC (2014). He has won several International Competitions in Poland (Halina Halska competition – 1st prize, Duszniki Zdroj – 1st prize, Grazyna Bacewicz – 1st prize, Ada Sari – 3rd prize) Italy (1st prize in G. Puccini competition) and USA (1st prize in Marcella Sembrich competition, 2nd prize at Gerda Lissner Competiton, grand Prize in Giulio Gari Competiton ), and made it to the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World finals, representing Poland. He also sang at Valery Gergiev’s 60th Birthday Gala Concert in Barbican Hall (London), with the honoree conducting, and a recital in Carnegie Hall in New York (2011) and Wigmore Hall in London (2012).