DARINA GAPITCH - Soloist of Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
In 2009-2012 - soloist of the Musical Theatre in Gdynia, Poland.
In 2012 - soloist of Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic in Białystok Poland. Co-worked with Grand Opera in Łódź, as well as Musical Theatre in Lublin, Poland.
PRINCESS EBOLI, Don Carlos, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2016
MEG PAGE, Falstaff, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2017
MARGUERITE, La Damnation of Faust, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2015
MADDELENA, Rigoletto, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2014
SANTUZZA, Cavalleria Rusticana, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2014
GIOVANNA SEYMOUR, Anna Bolena, Grand Theater (Lodz, Poland), 2013
ZOFIA, Halka, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2013
JEZIBABA, Rusalka, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2012
LAURA, La Gioconda, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2012
MERCEDES, Carmen, Music Theater (Lublin, Poland), 2010
FENENA, Nabucco, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2008
COUNT ORLOVSKY, Die Fledermaus, Music Theater (Lublin, Poland), 2010
SYLVA VARESCU, Die Csárdásfürstin, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2008
HANSEL, Hansel & Gretel, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2008
3RD DAME, Die Zauberflöte, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2008
LOLA, Cavalleria Rusticana, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2008
IZABELA ŁĘCKA, Lalka, Musical Theatre (Gdynia, Poland), 2010
LADY OF THE LAKE, Spamalot, Music Theatre (Gdynia, Poland), 2011
AZA, Manru, Opera Nova (Bydgoszcz, Poland), 2018
NEW !!!! DVD OF "RUSALKA" by A. Dvořák RELEASED BY "DUX Recording Producers" and Opera Nova.
DARINA GAPITCH PERFORMS AS JEZIBABA:
ADDITIONAL MUSICAL TRAINING
Master Classes: Teresa Źylis- Gara, 2006; International Master Class IV "Baroque Music" of Maestro Paul Esswood Florence, Italy 2006.
2003 - 2008 MA Degree in Vocal Performance & Acting – The Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music (Bydgoszcz, Poland)
2001 - 2003 Certificate in Vocal Performance – Music College (Wroclaw, Ploand)
1997 - 2000 BA Degree in Polish Philology – Pedagoglogical & Polish Philology College (Wroclaw, Poland)
Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Darina moved to Poland to study Vocal and Acting on Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, as well as Polish philology in college in Wrocław. Darina received Diploma of acting art with the distinction of Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, Poland. She was an exceptional student, therefore she was invited by Opera Nova for co-work as a guest soloist.
After studies she was a guest soloist of 2 theatres, and a contract soloist of Musical Theatre in Gdynia, where she created unforgettable and unique roles. To mention only Lady Of The Lake from Monty Python's “Spamalot”, performed in Poland right after Broadway's premiere. Or captivating Izabela Łęcka in pre-premiere of the musical "Lalka" ("The Doll") based on polish classical novel by B. Prus.
Now Darina is a soloist of Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
In 2015 she created a part of Marguerite in “La Damnation de Faust” by H. Berlioz. Her performances as Santuzza/ Lola in P. Mascagni's “Cavalleria Rusticana” by P. Mascagni is a big success since it's premiere in 2013. Darina performs as Zofia in „Halka” by St. Moniuszko. Her creation as Jezibaba in „Rusalka” by A. Dvořák inaugurated the XIX International Opera Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland in 2012 (DVD version is released by DUX Company, Poland). Also she performs as Fenena in „Nabucco” by G. Verdi, Sylva Varescu in “Die Csárdásfürstin” by Emmerich Kalman, Maddalena in “Rigoletto”, G. Verdi.
In 2010 she created part of Laura in "La Gioconda" by A. Ponchielli, which inaugurated the XVII International Opera Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland. In 2008 she appeared in the main part of Hansel in the "Hansel und Gretel" by E. Humperdinck, which inaugurated the XV International Opera Festival in Bydgoszcz, Poland. She performed the 3rd Dame in W. A. Mozart's "Die Zauberflute", Rinaldo in G. F. Handel’s “Rinaldo”, Jadwiga in “Haunted Manor” by St. Moniuszko in Opera Nova, Bydgoszcz, Poland. In Lublin Musical Theatre she appeared as Count Orlovsky in “Die Fledermaus” by J. Strauss, as well as Mercedes in “Carmen” by G. Bizet.
March-May 2006 - a participant of the master classes, provided by world-known soprano singer Teresa Zylis-Gara. In 2006 she was performing during the IV International Master Class "Baroque Music" provided by Maestro Paul Esswood in Florence, Italy.
2003-2005 - national dramatic "Polish Theatre" performances, took part in such as "The Tragedy of Kind Richard the III" by W. Shakespeare, "Auto da Compadecida" ("Testamony Of a Dog") by A. Suassuna, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
2003/2004 - performed with the Contemporary Dance Theatre, Wrocław, Poland.
2006 - Grand Prix on the VII All-Polish Art Song Interpretation Festival (Bydgoszcz, Poland);
1st Distinction on the 42 Students Festival of the Song (Cracow, Poland);
Honorable Distinction of the 27th Acting Song Preview "New Situations" (Wroclaw, Poland);
1997 - Grand Prix on the Festival of Polish Song (Zhytomir, Ukraine);
1996 - won "MTV Summer Festival" singing competition (Kiev, Ukraine / London, England)