Interview with Katarzyna Sądej

Related to her recent performances as Prince Charming in Ottawa, Canada, mezzo-soprano Katarzyna Sądej gave an interview on February 16 that is available on www.youtube.com. Casual yet informative, her discussion of her career highlights is interspersed with excerpts of varied performances from around the world. She talks of her love of performing recitals of lesser know Polish song repertoire, including her current project to record the “Derwid” songs of Witold Lutosławski with pianist Basia Bochenek to be released in 2018, as well as her career performing recitals and operas worldwide.

Polish-Canadian Mezzo-soprano Katarzyna Sadej was born in Wrocław, Poland, and is based in Los Angeles. She sings internationally in concert, opera, chamber music, oratorio and recital. Katarzyna has performed numerous world premieres and has had over a dozen new works composed especially for her. Katarzyna specializes in recital performance, and has performed numerous recitals in Canada, USA, England, France, Ukraine, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, and Montenegro. Sądej has recently debuted with the LA Opera and San Diego Opera. She is the 2016 first prize winner of the Susan and Virginia Hawk Vocal Competition and the 2015 winner of the Marcella Kochańska Sembrich Competition.

[Sources: press release, youtube.comkatarzynasadej.com]