“[Anna Wojcik] produced an accurate, mature sounding and nicely characterised version of Zerlina’s second aria “Vedrai carino”. I haven’t heard singing this good from someone so young since Emily d’Angelo burst onto the scene. One to watch.” (John Gilks, Opera Ramblings 2019)
Anna Wojcik is a young Polish-Canadian soprano who has already performed for audiences across Canada, the US, Poland, and Germany. Anna has won countless competitions including the 69th ACPC Marcella Kochańska-Sembrich Vocal Competition, the Doreen Chaddock Memorial Vocal Scholarship Competition, as well as the Oakville Chamber Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition. She has appeared with the Royal Conservatory Orchestra, Toronto Sinfonietta, Camerata Ensemble, and the Celebrity Symphony Orchestra. In 2015, Anna sang in Carnegie Hall for the American Protégé Competition Winners Recital. The following year, she received the 2016 Emerging Music Artist MARTY Award from the Mississauga Arts Council for her accomplishments.
Anna has taken part in various young artist programs including SongFest in San Francisco, the Summer Opera Lyric Theatre in Toronto, and the Saarburger Serenaden International Music Festival and School in Germany.
Anna has performed many opera roles including: Annina in Verdi’s La traviata, and Nora in Vaughan Williams’ Riders to the Sea with the Summer Opera Lyric Theatre, as well as Sister Osmina in Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Zweite Knabe in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at The Glenn Gould School. Anna is the co-founder of the collective, Nóżki Opera, in Toronto. Through this initiative, she has organized, produced, and performed in various opera productions aimed at first-time opera-goers. With Nóżki Opera, Anna has performed Königin der Nacht in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte in an original English-language adaptation for a school opera outreach program (2023), Madame Herz in Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor as part of a bar production titled “Divas & Drinks” (2022), Anne Frank in Cecilia Livingston’s song-opera Singing Only Softly (2021), and Susanna in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro in a COVID-friendly outdoor garden production (2021).
Anna is a graduate of The Royal Conservatory of Music’s Glenn Gould School, where she studied with Jean Macphail and Peter Tiefenbach. She is currently in her first year of Master’s studies in Opera at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice under the tutelage of prof. Marta Brzezińska. As a first-generation Canadian, Anna’s passion is discovering the little-known repertoire of Polish composers.
Updated February 2024