Praised for her “voice that instantly engages the listener: shining, free and lustrous” (Seen and Heard International), Polish- American soprano Magdalena Kuźma is promptly establishing a name for herself in both concert and operatic repertoire.
Merola Opera, 2021
Yale Opera Scenes, 2021
Yale Opera Gala, 2021
National Opera Association, 2021
Yale Opera, 2021
Ravina , 2021
Carnegie Hall, 2020
Music Academy of the West, 2019
Oberlin College & Conservatory, 2019
In 2019, Magdalena portrayed Lila in the West Coast premiere of Jennifer Higdon's Cold Mountain at Music Academy of the West. That year she was honored with The Margot Bos Stambler '84 Professional Development Award provided to “an outstanding Oberlin Conservatory voice major of great promise with support to enhance career opportunities.” Magdalena has also been honored with awards and grants from The George London Foundation and International Festival Foundation. Previous credits include Blanche in Dialogues des Carmélites and Anna in Die Sieben Todsünden at Oberlin Opera. Additional operatic roles include Giannetta in Donizetti’s L'elisir d’amour and Miles in Britten’s Turn of the Screw at Chautauqua Institution. In 2016, she made her European debut in Italy’s Teatro Petrarca performing Drusilla in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea.
She is a proud alumna of Renée Fleming’s SongStudio at Carnegie Hall, Houston Grand Opera's Young Artists Vocal Academy, & The Bach Institute in collaboration with Emmanuel Music. Magdalena holds degrees from Oberlin & Juilliard, and is currently pursuing a Master’s at Yale University.
— Opera News