Background Information
Performer Bios

Poet/Composer Bios

Additional Information

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
Explanation | Acronyms | Missing Biographies | The Sad Corner

Aleksander Kunach (Tenor)

Born: 1979 - Warsaw, Poland

The Polish tenor, Aleksander Kunach, graduated in June 2006 from the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy in Warsaw, where he studied singing. Since October 2005 he has studied under Tom Krause at Escuela Superior de la Misica Reina Sofia in Madrid. In 2001 he took part in the Inter-Academical Polish Song Competition, where he was awarded the Special Prize. He was the laureate of International Vocal Competition in Duszniki-Zdroj (2002). In 2005 he received an award in the Young Artists Competition held by the Polish Cultural Foundation. In august 2009 he got the III prize and the Special Prize at the IV International Mozart Competition in Prague.

Since 2007 Aleksander Kunach is Warsaw Chamber Opera’s soloist. He also co-operates with Baltic Opera in Gdańsk and Opera in Białystok. He frequently performs sacred and secular works including oratorio, cantata, opera, romantic and modern songs and various types of chamber music of varying styles.

His operatic roles include: the part of Tamino in W.A. Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Count Almaviva in Rossini's Il barbiere di Seviglia and Argirio in Tancredi, Tom Rakewell in Igor Stravinsky's The Rake’sProgress, Filippo in Haydn's L'infedelta delusa and Ecclitico in Il mondo della luna, Eumete in Monteverdi's Il ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria, and Lucano in Incoronatione di Poppea Malcolm in Verdi's Macbeth.

Aleksander Kunach cooperates with the Warsaw Chamber Opera, Baltic Opera in Gdańsk and many Polish and foreign conductors, such as Agnieszka Duczmal, Jacek Kaspszyk, Ruben Silva, Władysław Kłosiewicz, Jerzy Salwarowski, Paul Goodwin, Paul McCreesh, Kai Bumann, Reiner Schmidt, Phillipe Bender, Hubert Soudant, Hansjörg Schellenberger, José Maria Florêncio.

Gifted with beautiful, lyrical tenor, with its clear, soft and shiny timbre, Aleksander Kunach appears equally well in songs, oratorios and operatic repertoire where he can demonstrate his well developed acting skills. He currently lives in Warsaw, Poland.

Source: Aleksander Kunach Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2016)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Jadwiga Małecka


Video [Nov 28, 2014]: BWV 22, BWV 153, BWV 131
Video [Nov 29, 2014]:
BWV 22, BWV 153, BWV 131

Links to other Sites

Aleksander Kunach, tenor (Official Website) [English/Polish]
Aleksander Kunach on Facebook


Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
Explanation | Acronyms | Missing Biographies | The Sad Corner


Back to the Top

Last update: Monday, May 29, 2017 09:29