Marcin Liwień - countertenor, completed his master’s degree at the Faculty of Vocals of the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. He also participated in masterclasses conducted by Paul Esswood, Michael Chanse, Artur Stefanowicz, Marek Rzepka and Ala Simoni. He also received his master’s degree in biotechnology from the Warmia and Masuria University in Olsztyn.
The artist performed on opera stages as Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus at the Castle Opera in Szczecin (2012), Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Grand Theatre – National Opera (2012) and Ottone in L’incoronazione di Poppaea at the Collegium Nobilium Theatre (2013). In 2015 he sung the alto part in Bach’s St Matthew Passion under the baton of Matthias Geissler at the Silesian Philharmonic.
In 2013 the artist recorded an album comprising of 16th century Polish music with the Sabionetta ensemble, and a year later he collaborated with La Tempesta ensemble on recording pieces by Mikołaj Zieleński from the Offertoria et Communiones totius anni collection. Marcin Liweń regularly collaborates with the ANUNA ensemble from Ireland, performing traditional Irish and medieval music in arrangements prepared by Michael McGlynn.