Artur Ruciński

Artur Ruciński

Artur Ruciński (born 1976 in Warsaw) is a Polish baritone opera singer.

Ruciński studied at the Warsaw Academy of Music and made his debut as Papageno in The Magic Flute with Warsaw Chamber Opera in 2001.[1] In 2002 he made his debut at Warsaw's National Theatre, taking the title role in Eugene Onegin. He went on to sing Onegin with the Berlin State Opera,[2][3] and Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor for Hamburg State Opera.[4]

Other roles have included Figaro in The Barber of Seville, Prince Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, Marcello in La bohème,[5] Riccardo in I puritani and Valentin in Faust.[6]

In the 2011-12 season Ruciński was scheduled to sing Marcello in La bohème, the Count in The Marriage of Figaro and Germont in La traviata.[7] In January 2012 he made his UK debut, giving a recital of opera arias and Tadeusz Baird's Four Love Sonnets, settings of Polish translations from Shakespeare, at London's St John's, Smith Square.[8] In May 2012 he made his American debut as Marcello with LA Opera.[9] He appears on a DVD live recording of Verdi's I masnadieri released in January 2013.[10]


  1. IMG Artists website Archived November 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. Review in Rzeczpospolita
  3. Boulezian review
  4. Review in Hamburger Abendblatt
  5. Review in Gazeta Wyborcza Poznań
  6. Review in Dziennik Łódzki
  7. Schedule at Operabase.
  8. Rosenblatt recital series website
  9. Opera Today review
  10. C Major catalogue

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