ABOUT ME

Dawid Biwo - bass

         Graduated F. Chopin University of Music in Warsaw and Academy of Music in Cracov (with honours).

         Dawid Biwo is a prize winner of many all- Polish vocal competitions (1st prize in M. Karlowicz's Vocal Competition in Cracov, 1st prize in L. Rozycki's Competition in Gliwice, 3th prize in. F. Platówna's Competition in Wroclaw, special prize in Polish Art Song Competition in Warsaw).

He was also a holder of a scholarship of Austrian Young Music Forum 2010 under the auspices of Austrian Culture Forum.

In 2017 he was a finalist of Heraclea Darclee Competition in Braila (Romania),a finalist of International Singing Competition  in Katowice and a 1- prize winner of IV Singing Competitoion in Drezdenko.

 

         Dawid Biwo's stage debut took place in an university performance of B. Galuppi L'amante di tutte in Warsaw Chamber Opera.

Since that time, young artist has been creating characters in such performances: W.A. Mozart The Magic Flute (Papageno) and P. Bowles Yerma (Victor) in Cracov Opera House . He performed also the main roles in H. Purcell's The Fairy Queen, G. Donizetti L'elisire d'amore (Dulcamara), J. Strauss Die Fledermaus (Frank), A.Sacchini La contadina in corte (Berto), J.A. Hasse Arminio (Tullo), J.P. Rameau Les indes galantes (Osmin, Ali).

         Big part of his musical interests represent ancient music, oratorio and romantic art songs.

On his account in that areas he has a participation in many festivals, eg. Utrecht Oude Musik Festival, Bach Woche Viena, Tartini Festival in Piran, Early Music Festival New York .

         From the big variety of oratorios and cantatas he performed, the most important are: J. S. Bach St.Matthew Passion, Magnificat, cantatas Ich habe genug, Der Friede sei mit dir; G.F. Haendel Acis Galatea e Polifemo, Messiah, Hercules, Israel in Egypt, Utrecht Te Deum, Brockes Passion; W.A. Mozart Requiem, Coronation Mass; J. Haydn The Seasons; S.Moniuszko Widma; A. Dvorak Missa in D.

         In his artistic possesions Dawid Biwo has also song recitals (including F. Chopin's Songs Recital under the auspices of The RMF Classic Radio, K. Szymanowski art songs recitals) and opera galas (in Cracov Philharmony or in St.Moniuszko Theater in Kudowa- Zdroj).

 

         As a soloist, he has been cooperating with many polish famous conductors (eg. Miroslaw Jacek Blaszczyk, Jerzy Swoboda, Jan Tomasz Adamus, Pawel Przytocki, Paul Esswood, Andrzej Borzym) and ensembles (eg. Capella Cracoviensis, Ensamble Barocum, Risonanza, Il Giardino d'Amore, {oh!} Historical Orchestra, Harmonia Sacra, Diletto).

         Participated in many music courses leaded by such professors: Andrzej Dobber, Stephan MacLeold, Helena Lazarska, Ryszard Karczykowski, Aleksander Teliga, Daniel Kotliński.

         Dawid Biwo has been improving his competences in acting by well- known polish directors: W. Zawodzinski, G. Chrapkiewicz, R. Peryt, I.Stokalska, L. Adamik.

         As a soloist, he gave concerts on the stages of USA, Canada, Slovenia, Austria, Czech Republic and Germany.