Curriculum Vitae

Personal information Josef R. Drechny (Bass)
born on 15.03.82 in Warsaw.
Danziger Str. 53 c/o Schubert
10435 Berlin
Germany
telephone: +491775676972, +48512935447, +393288683255
e – mail address: josef.r.drechny@googlemail.com

Education

2009 - 2010

Hanns Eisler” Music Academy in Berlin, Faculty of singing; Individual vocal tutorial by Professor Norma Sharp

2008 - 2009

“Luigi Cherubini” Music Academy in Florence, Faculty of singing; Individual vocal tutorial by Professor Benedetta Pecchioli, Professor Dino di Domenico, Professor Leonardo de Lisi. 2008 – 2004 “Hanns Eisler” Music Academy in Berlin, Faculty of singing; Individual vocal tutorial by Professor Scot Weir University of Warsaw, Institute of Polish Philology, Faculty of Polish Philology. “The Artes Liberales Academy” – Inter – University Individual Studies in Humanities; Individual tutorial by Professor W. Szturc (Comparative anthropology of the myth); Individual tutorial by Professor A. Z. Makowiecki (The history of polish literature).

2002 - 2004

University of Warsaw, Institute of Polish Philology, Faculty of Polish Philology. “The Artes Liberales Academy” – Inter – University Individual Studies in Humanities; Individual tutorial by Professor W. Szturc (Comparative anthropology of the myth); Individual tutorial by Professor A. Z. Makowiecki (The history of polish literature). “Feliks Nowowiejski” Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, Faculty for vocalist and actors.

2001 – 2002

“Feliks Nowowiejski” Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, Faculty for vocalist and actors; Individual vocal tutorial by Professor J. Gadulanka, Professor M. Witkiewicz and Prof. A. Kruszewski.

1997 – 2001

LXIV S. I. Witkiewicz High School, Warsaw (graduation on 31st May 2001).

1997 - 2000

J. Elsner Music High School, Warsaw, double - bass class.

1993 - 1997

O. Kolberg Primary Music School, accordion class.

Work experience

Tristan und Isolde, Isolde, Isolde, Volksbuehne, Oktober 2009.
Liebeswalzer, J. Brahms, Palazzo Pitti, Florence March 2009.
12 personaggi in cerca di voce, Bruno Rigacci, Florence March 2009.
The “Radek and Beatrice” Christmas Evening, Klostergalerie, Zehdenick December 2008.
Wandering…, Songs by Brahms, Kodaly, Williams, Bellini, Lully, Szymanow October 2008.
Songs and Dances of Death, Rokokosaal Kreismuseum, Ratzeburg September 2008.
Fairy Queen, Theater Festival Impulse, Koeln, Muelheim November 2007.
Und er so: “Aimez-vous Brahms?” und ich: “Non, pourquoi?”, Musiktheaterabend mit Kammermusik und Liedern von J.Brahms nach literarischen Motiven von M. Houellebecq, Directed by Franziska Kronfoth, Berlin July 2007.
Café Vaterland, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin February - December 2007. Fairy Queen, Rote Fabrik, Zurich September 2006 G.F.
Haendel’s opera arias, London July 2006.
Songs of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Mel Tormee, New York May 2006.
Malinconia and other Bellini’s songs, Rome March 2006.
Agnieszka Osiecka songs, Warsaw March 2006. Don Giovanni, Haustheater Mitte, Berlin February 2006.
Fairy Queen, Music Theater based on Henry Purcell’s opera.
Directed by D. Marton. Sophien Saele, Berlin October 2005; Schaubuehne, Berlin February 2006.
Jazz concerts, Warsaw, Krakow September 2005 Jazzy Songs, jazz concert, Dom Polski, Berlin July 2005, Warsaw June 2005, Cracow May 2005, Bydgoszcz April 2005, Ritz Carlton Berlin February 2005.
Christmas Carols, Warsaw, Krakow December 2004.
Speedway Grand Prix Opening, Bydgoszcz October 2004.
Rachmaninow, Schostakowitsch Jewisch songs, Warsaw September 2004

Language skills

English (fluent in speech and writing).
Russian (good in speech and writing).
German (good in speech and writing).
Italian (good in speech and writing).
French (basic knowledge).
Latin (basic knowledge).

Master courses

Thomas Quasthoff (June 2006)
Włodzimierz Zalewski (December 2006)
Denis Combe-Chastel (April 2007)
Andreas Schmidt (August 2007)
Celestina Casapietra (February 2008)
Giora Feidman (August 2008)