Bernadetta Grabias


Her studies took place first in Wrocław and in June 2004 she was received at the Musikakademie in Łódź in the class of Ziemowit Wojtczak. Later she built a duo with the pianist Michał Grabias and appears in many competitions.

2001 at the International K. Bacewicz- Chamber Music Competition, 2002 at the VI International Penderecki-Chamber music Competition in Krakow.

She becomes also a special price for her interpretation of Paderewski’s Lieder in Varsovia 2001) and is half finalist of the „Belvedere » in Wien (2006). 2004 she is honoured in her country by the Schiller Price of the Verband der Polnischen Künstler for the best debut of the year. 2008 she got the “Brylant Polski Dziennika Łódzkiego » Price and won the third Price of the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brüssel, and received the Marschall Price for artistic success.

She also followed three years of conducting studies.

Her first engagement is in Lodz as Mère Jeanne in von F. Poulenc “Dialogue des Carmélites” and she got a fest engagement at the opera house in 2004 in “Adriana Lecouvreur” by F. Cilea and “Lucrezia Borgia” by G. Donizetti with great success, also in the press. She then sang Maffio Orsini (Lucrezia Borgia) at the Opernfestival of St. Moritz (2005) and in Riehen (2006).

2008/2009 she opens the season at the Varsovie National Opera in concert.


Since then she sings operas, as well as operettas, oratorios.

Isabella (L’Italiana in Algeri – Princess Bouillon (Adriana Lecouvreur) Olga (Eugene Onegin), Maffio Orsini (Lucrezia Borgia), Carmen – Nicklausse (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Doralba (L’ impresario In Angustie – D. Cimarosa), Lucretia (The Rape of Lucretia) and Miss Bagott (The Little Sweep – B. Britten), Jadwiga (Straszny dwór) and Zofia (Halka) by S. Moniuszko, Cherubino and Dorabella Maddalena (Rigoletto), Jane Seymour (Anne Boleyn – G. Donizetti) Rosina.


Bernadetta Grabias sings with conductors like K. Ono, W. Crutchfield, S. Klingele, G. Neuhold, T. Kozłowski, M. Pijarowski, T. Wojciechowski, A. Straszyński, J. M. Zarzycki, J. Salwarowski, M. Niesiołowski, J. Schulz, P. Wujtewicz, B. Olędzki) and stage directors like (M. Prus, G. Madia, M. Znaniecki, T. Konina, H. Baranowski, J. Rathke, R. Skolmowski, L. Adamik, K. Kelm, A. Wolf).

She also sings with Orchestras like the Orchestre Symphonique De La Monnaie, the Orchestra Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Symfonisch Orkest van de Vlaamse Opera, the Orchestra of Polish National Opera of Warsaw, Orchestra of Grand Theater of Lodz, the Symphony Orchestra of The Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic, the Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra of Lodz, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Witold Lutoslawski Plock Symphony Orchestra, the Lomza Chamber Orchestra).