Agata Kornaga – Polish mezzo-soprano – her vocal education started in Music Highschool in Legnica in the vocal class of Agnieszka Justyna Szumiło, MA. She is a graduate of the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz in the singing class of Urszula Jankowiak PhD, DSc, ProfTit, Academy of Music in Kraków and the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien in Hanover in the singing class of Marek Rzepka, PhD, DSc, ProfTit.
At the beginning of the 2020/2021 season, on the stage of the Poznań Philharmonic, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Grand Theater in Poznań, she sang the part of the Third Lady from the “The Magic Flute” by Mozart, conducted by Maestro Gabriel Chmura.
In the 2019/2020 season, she made her debut at Theater Aachen (Germany), as Wellgunde in the adaptation of Wagner’s trilogy “Hagen”, and created three characters: Geflügelten Affe / Munchkin-Dame / Tasse in Schreier’s contemporary opera “Der Zauberer von Oz”, both performances were conducted by Christopher Ward. She performed once again in the role of the Third Lady of “The Magic Flute” by Mozart at the Grand Theater in Poznań under the baton of Maestro Gabriel Chmura and at the Krakow Opera as Clotilde in Bellini’s opera “Norma”, conducted by Tomasz Tokarczyk.
In 2019, Agata Kornaga was a soloist at the Mieczysław Weinberg-Festival in Munich (Germany), where she performed selected songs from Weinberg’s cycles “Biblia cygańska” op. 57 and “Słowa we krwi” op. 90.
In the previous artistic seasons, she performed many times on the stage of the Grand Theater in Poznań as Fyodor in Mussorgsky’s “Borys Godunow”, as Third Lady in Mozart’s “The Magic Flute”, as Sacerdotessa in Verdi’s “Aida” and as Spirit in “Dido and Aeneas” by Purcell. In Starnberg (Germany), she made her debut in the role of Amour in the opera “Orpheus and Eurydice” by Gluck.
She gained her stage experience through performing in several academic opera performances: “Ariadne auf Naxos” by Strauss – part of Dryade, “SVADBA” by Sokolović – part of Nada, “Le nozze di Figaro” by Mozart – part of Cherubino, “Xerxes” by Haendel – part of Arsamene, “The Haunted Minor” by Moniuszko – part of Jadwiga, “Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky – part of Olga, “Apollo et Hyacinthus” KV 38 by Mozart – part of Apollo.
She performed with a number of outstanding conductors, including: Paul Weigold, Piotr Wajrak, Andreas Sczygiol, Rafał Delekta, Damian Borowicz, Andrzej Kosendiak, Paul Esswood, Gabriel Chmura, Christopher Ward.
Agata Kornaga took part in concerts of sacred music, including – “La petite messe solennelle” by Rossini (alto part) in Bydgoszcz, “Miserere in d” by Hasse (alto part) in the Cathedral in Aachen, “Beatus Vir RV 597” by Vivaldi (alto/ II soprano part) in Kraków, “Stabat Mater” by Bononcini and “Stabat Mater” by d`Astorga (alto part) with the ensemble of early musical instruments in Wrocław. In Herborn (Germany) Agata Kornaga sang the alto-part in “Johannes- Passion” by Bach.
Agata Kornaga was the winner of the First Prize at the 1st Jan Kiepura Vocal Competition in Sosnowiec, category III – bachelor.
She participated in the Master Classes led by Mariusz Kwiecień, Ann Murray, Peter Berne, Ewa Podleś, Helena Łazarska, Olga Pasiecznik, Marek Rzepka, Bogdan Makal.