Agnieszka Lis,

Assistant to Professor Keckeis

  • Mirabellplatz 1
  • 5020 Salzburg

Born in Warsaw, Poland, Agnieszka Lis studied opera singing at the Conservatory of Frederick Chopin in Warsaw, and the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz in the class of Professor Hanna Rejmer. In 1997-2001 Agnieszka continued her singing study at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg (Austria), under Professor Janusz Niziolek, and then in the class of Professor Gudrun Volkert. Agnieszka mastered song and oratorio under Professor Hartmut Holl and Mitzuko Shirai and then in the class of Professor Anton Spiri. Agnieszka took an active part in masterclasses with Gerhard Kahry, Christian Elsner, and Grace Bumbry.

Agnieszka is a winner of the Stiftung Mozarteum Agnes Jacobi Prize. Since 2011 Agnieszka is permanently employed at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg as an Assistant of the Director in the Class of Opera.

In her artistic achievements Agnieszka participated in numerous evening concerts and solo performances in masses and oratorios, among others, with the Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz (Poland), in Manheim (Germany), and in Salzburg (Austria) singing in the Passion of John, Magnificent, and a number of Cantatas by Jan Sebastian Bach, in Messiah by George Frederick Handel; in the Coronation Mass, in the Mass in C minor, and in the Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, in the Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, in the Lobgesang by Felix Mendelson, in the Petite Messe Solennelle by Giacomo Rossini, and in the Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach under the direction of the conductor Gustav Kuhn.

In her early studies Agnieszka performed in Australia and has recorded for SBS radio in Sydney.

Agnieszka took part in numerous opera productions, including playing ‘Dido’ in Dido and Aeneas, ‘Ottavia’ in Coronation of Poppea, ‘Dorabella’ in Cosi fan tutte, ‘Cherubino’ in The Marriage of Figaro, Second and Third Lady in The Magic Flute, ‘Rosina’ in The Barber of Seville at the Chiemgau Festival in Germany, second voice in Jacob Lenz at the  Salzburg Festival, ‘Magdalena’ in Rigoletto on a tour with the Compagnia Italiana di Milano d'Opera, and Hansel in Hansel and Gretel on a tour with the Sound of Austria.

In 2003-2006 Agnieszka performed solo at the Operetta Festival in Bad Ischl (Austria). Since 2007 Agnieszka collaborates constantly with the conductor Gustav Kuhn on numerous projects and concerts. Agnieszka is permanently affiliated with the Sound of Austria agency.