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Małgorzata Walewska (born July 5, 1965 in Warsaw, Poland) is a Polish opera singer, dramatic mezzo-soprano.
Dramatic mezzo-soprano, Małgorzata Walewska, graduated from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music under the tutelage of Halina Słonicka. She is a laureate and finalist of many international competitions, such as Alfredo Kraus in Las Palmas., Luciano Pavarotti in Philadelphia, Belvedere in Vienna and Stanisław Moniuszko in Warsaw.
Already during her studies, in 1991 Małgorzata Walewska debuted as Aza in Manru at the Polish National Opera. Her next engagements included Bremen Theater and the Vienna State Opera where she deubted as Polina in The Queen of Spades followed by performances of Carmen, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Olga in Eugene Onegin, Pierotto in Linda di Chamounix'. There, for the first time, she worked with such great artists as Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo. Following years brought her engagements at the Semperoper in Dresden, where she performed the part of Ms. Quickly in Falstaff, and Ulrica in Un ballo in maschera (1999), and at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, again as Ms. Quickly, as Amneris in Aida, and for the first time as Azucena in Il trovatore. In 2006 Małgorzata Walewska debuted at the Metropolitan Opera in New York as Dalila in Samson et Dalila, where José Cura was her stage partner. At the Metropolitan Opera Małgorzata Walewska also sung the parts of Santuzza and Amneris. In 2006 she also sung the role of Eboli in Don Carlos on the stage of the New National Theater in Tokyo. In 2007 she came back to the Deutsche Oper Berlin to sing the title role in Cassandra, and again in 2011 to sing Dalila. Other important debuts on international stages were Azucena at the Royal Opera House in Covent Graden (2009), Amme in Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City (2012) and Dalila at the Grand Théâtre de Genève (2012), where the orchestra was conducted by Michel Plasson. In 2015 she added the part of Kundry in Richard Wagner's Parsifal at the Poznań Grand Theatre and sung the role of Countess in The Queen of Spades at the Opéra national du Rhin in Strassburg. In 2016 Małgorzata Walewska had her role debut as the Widow in Władysław Żeleński's opera Goplana at the Polish National Opera. The production won an Award for Rediscovered Work at the 2017 International Opera Awards. In June 2018, the artist performed the part of Mistress Quickly at the Cologne Opera.