Ariën Artists - Olga PASICHNYK, soprano - English biography




Olga Pasichnyk (Pasiecznik) born in Ukraine. She studied piano and musical pedagogy in native Rivne, voice at the Kiev Conservatory and at the Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw (postgraduate studies). In 1992 she became a soloist of the Warsaw Chamber Opera.

She sang with success major roles in operas by Monteverdi, Pergolesi, Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Weber, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Bizet, Debussy, Tchaikovsky Szymanovsky, Poulenc and contemporary composers in the most of the countries of Europe, in Australia, Canada, Japan, Australia and USA.

Career highlights include Donna-Anna (Don Giovanni) with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra led by René Jacobs on tour (and recorded for Harmonia Mundi) ; Pamina (Zauberflöte) at ONR Strasbourg ; Haendel parts such as Almirena (Rinaldo), Dalinda (Ariodante), Dorinda (Orlando) at Flanders Opera and at Bavarian State Opera, where she also sang the title-role in La Calisto (by Cavalli), Bellezza (Il Trionfo...) led by Marc Minkowski, Morgana (Alcina) at Opera national de Paris, Semele (title-role) and Ginevra (Ariodante) at Aalto Theater Essen, Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare) in Warsaw, Achille (Deidamia) at the Amsterdam Opera house, next to Roxana (Krol Roger, by Szymanowski) at La Monnaie, the Bregenzer Festspiele, Opéra Bastille and Teatro Real Madrid, Micaëla (Carmen) at the opera house of Lille, Ännchen (Der Freischütz) at Grand Théâtre de Genève, Blanche (Dialogues des Carmélites) at the Flanders Opera. Moreover she appeared in several productions at the Innsbruck Festival, Wielki Theater, Teatro Real Madrid, Theater an der Wien, Komische Oper Berlin, Opéra de Nice, Finnish and Polish National Opera, amongst many others.

Olga Pasichnyk performed numerous concerts at international music festivals and famous concert halls as Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Théâtre Châtelet, Salle Pleyel (Paris), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), De Doelen (Rotterdam), Konzerthaus Berlin, Elb-Philharmonie Hamburg, Philharmonie Berlin, Auditorio Nacional de Música (Madrid), Palais des Beaux-Arts (Brussels), deSingel Antwerpen ... to name just a few. She was invited by Boston Symphony Orchestra, Belgian national Orchestra, Polish National Philharmonic Orchestra and Polish National Radio Orchestra, the RTVE, Orquesta Nacional de España, Real Filharmonía de Galicia, Luxemburg Philharmonic Philharmonic Orchestra,  Sinfonia Varsovia (Poland), National Philharmonic of Russia, Orchestra of the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Florence), Münchener Kammerorchester, Staatskapelle Weimar, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Freiburger Barockorchester, Das Neue Orchester (Cologne), Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, NDR Jazz Orchestra, Wiener Symphoniker, Orchestre de Radio France, Orchestre national de France, Orchestre Colonne (Paris), Orchestre national de Lille, La Grande Ecurie, La Chambre du Roy (Lille), Les Musiciens du Louvre (Grenoble), the Gulbenkian Orchestra (Lisbon), The English Concert, European Union Baroque Orchestra, Academy of Ancient Music, Concerto Vocale, Collegium Vocale Gent, Collegium Novum Zürich, Orchestra of 18th Century.

This season (2021/2022) Olga Pasichnyk will make amongst her debut at the Basque national Orchestra in Brahms' "Ein deutsches requiem" and at Zagreb Phiharmonic Orchestra in Mendelssohn's "Lobgesang".

The artist has sung under the baton of H. Bicket, I. Bolton, F. Brüggen, J.-C. Casadesus, C. Dutoit, M. Soustrot, G. Chmura, E. Mazzola, M. Creed, A. Liebreich, R. Jacobs, R. Goodman, H. Holliger, Ph. Herreweghe, K. Kord, J.-C. Malgoire, J. Maksymiuk, A. de Marchi, M. Minkowski, P. McCreesh, J. Nelsson, P. Neumann, K. Ono, S. Oramo, A. Parrot, K. Penderecki, Th. Guschelbauer, T. Pinnock, Andreas and Christoph Spering, O. Dantone, M. Nesterowicz, M. Viotti, A. Wit, A. Ros Marbà, A. Boreyko, M. Zanetti, K. Karabits and V. Jurowski.

Olga Pasichnyk is the Prizewinner of the International Vocal Competition in 's Hertogenbosch (the Netherlands, 1994 – II prize), Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition in Helsinki (Finland, 1999 – II prize) and The Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition (Belgium, 2000 – III prize, Special Oratorio Prize and Public Prize). She got twice the Fryderyk (the highest Polish phonographic award) for the best solo recordings on 1997 and 2004 (Szymanowski and Lutoslawski), Orfeusz (Warsaw Autumn Festival prize) in 1999, Golden Cross of merit of Poland (2001), the Andrzej Hiolski prize for the best female opera role of 2004 : Melisande, in Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande at the Polish National Opera. In 2005 she was nominated as the best opera singer of season 2004/2005 as Almirena in Rinaldo by Handel and in 2009-2010 as Roxana in King Roger by Szymanowski, by International Opera Magazine “Opernwelt”. In 2006 she got a Münchner Opernfestspiele prize. In 2011 – the annual Award of the Polish Minister of Culture and National Heritage and in 2012 – Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.

The artist has recorded over 50 CD’s and DVD’s for different labels incl. DABRINGHAUS UND GRIMM, Harmonia Mundi, NAXOS, OPUS 111. More info via the follwing link :

Cv-update: Season 2021-2022. Please contact the agency, to receive the most recent version of the artist's biography.


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