Gosha Kowalinska
Education, work activities and repertoire parties

Gosha was born in Poland but in early childhood moved to France where she completed her highest studies. She studied dramatic arts and music. In 2008, Gosha graduated with a diploma in opera singing from Ecole Normale de musique Alfred Cortot Paris (Diplôme Supérieur d’Exécution de Chant) and in dramatic art from Ecole Claude Mathieu – Acting techniques. Since 2009, she studies with the Italian soprano Maestra Gabriella Ravazzi and takes part in various masterclasses with Fiorenza Cossotto, Maurizio Arena, Anna Sims, Irina Gavrilovici, Margreet Honig, Jolanta Zmurko.
She sang under the direction of Maurizio Arena, Kazuki Yamada, Laurent Petitgi- rard, Fabbio Maestri, Jerzy Wolosiuk, Vladimir Kiradjiev, Franck Chastrusse-Colombier, Andrei Chevtchuk
In 2010 Gosha won 2 first prizes in the Italian opera singing contest in « Spazio Musica » in Orvieto which gives her a debiut of the role Mrs Quickly in Falstaff directed by Fabbio Maestri and in 2014 a special prize in the International Ar- mell Opera Contest in Budapest – Hungary.
On stage she has performed the fallowing roles : Carmen by Bizet, Amneris from Aida, Azucena from Il Trovatore, Maddalena from Rigoletto, Fenena from Nabucco, Flora from Traviata, Mrs Quickly in Falstaff, Ulrica in Un ballo in maschera (Verdi), Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica and Zita in Gianni Schicci (Puccini), Helena from La belle Hélène, Metella from La vie parisienne (Offenbach), Mrs Grose from The turn of the screw (Britten), la Terze Dame in Die Zauberflöte, Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte (Mozart).
Her oratorio repertoire includes inter alia : Requiem of Verdi, La Petite Messe Solennelle and Stabat Mater by Rossini, Stabat Mater of Pergolesi, Requiem and Missa Solemnis by Mozart, Stabat Mater by Dvorak, 9th Symphony by L. van Beethoven, El amor brujo by De Falla, Sea pictures by Elgar.