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Jakub Józef Orliński

Polish countertenor. He records exclusively for Erato/Warner Classics. His album “Anima Sacra” (2018), conducted by Maxim Emelyanychev, is a recital of the 17th-century rediscovered sacred arias with Baroque ensemble Il Pomo d’Oro. Orliński is a winner of Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions (2016) and Marcella Sembrich International Vocal Competition (2015). He performed Vivaldi’sVedròcon mio diletto” on the air of France Musique. Highlights of his 2018/2019 season include a recital tour with Il Pomo d’Oro and Carnegie Hall solo concert debut featuring members of New York Baroque Incorporated. On the opera stage, Orliński debuted at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera as Eustazio in Handel’s “Rinaldo”. He sang solo recitals at Wigmore Hall, Festival de Lacoste, Festival de Musique Chambre de Saint Paul de Vence, and Festival Nits de Clàssica in Girona, Spain. He performed at Opera Frankfurt in the title role in Handel’s “Rinaldo”, and at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence as Orimeno in Cavalli’s “Erismena”, which was subsequently performed on tour at Château de Versailles and Festival de Saint-Denis. He was featured in a concert tour with The English Concert, performed at Chicago’s Music of the Baroque, and joined Capella Cracoviensis for performances of Handel’s “Samson”. His Carnegie Hall appearances include Handel’s “Messiah” with both Musica Sacra and Oratorio Society of New York. While completing his Master’s degree in vocal performance in the class of Anna Radziejewska at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw, he participated in the prestigious young artist program Opera Academy at the Wielki Theatre – National Opera in Warsaw, where he studied with Eytan Pessen and Matthias Rexroth. He earned his Graduate Diploma at The Juilliard School, studying with Edith Wiens.