Tomasz Rak

graduated from the class of Prof. Piotr Micinski at Academy of Music in Łódź with distinction in the year 2005.

While a student, he debuted with the role of Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte by W.A. Mozart at the Grand Theater in Łódź (Teatr Wielki w Łodzi) in 2003. In the same year, he started working as a soloist at the Music Theater in Łódź (Teatr Muzyczny w Łodzi), where he continues to sing baritone roles to date. In 2003 he received an award at the I.J. Paderewski Song Competition in Bydgoszcz and a year later was distinguished at the first Iwona Borowiecka All-Polish Operetta Competition in Krakow.

In 2007 Tomasz Rak became a soloist of the Warsaw Chamber Opera where he debuted with the role of Figaro in the opera The Barber of Seville by G. Rossini (dir. Jitka Stokalska). Since then, he has been performing the roles of Papageno in The Magic Flute and Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte at all the Mozart Festivals of the Warsaw Chamber Opera.

In 2010, he appeared as Nick Shadow in the production of the opera The Rake Progress by I. Strawiński (dir. Marek Weiss). He participated in tours by the Warsaw Chamber Opera in Japan (The Barber of Seville, The Marksman of Weber), and Spain and France (The Magic Flute, Cosi fan tutte).

He appeared as Jontek in the „vilnius” version of „Halka” by St. Moniuszko at the Lvov Opera in the year 2012.

Tomasz Rak participated at the prestigious Festival of Modern Music, which took place in 2008 in Gdynia and Gdansk. The performances led to the fruition of the premiere performances of works of composers: Georgios Kissas (Greece), Adrian Williams (England), Sylvia Filus (France).In 2010 he was invited by the Warsaw Estrada to perform with the Polish Chamber Philharmonic from Sopot at the Festival of Baltic Nations in Karshamn (Sweden).

He cooperates also with the Grand Theatre of Łódź (Teatr Wielki w Łodzi) where he sang the role of Maximilian in the production of Candid by Leonard Bernstein (June 2005, dir. Tomasz Konina) and the title role of The Barber of Seville by G. Rossini (January 2014, dir. Natalia Babińska).


In 2011 Tomasz Rak debuted at the Baltic Opera in Gdansk (Opera Bałtycka w Gdańsku) in the title role of the opera Eugene Onegin by P. Tchaikovsky (dir. Marek Weiss). In the same year he appeared in one of the main roles in the world premiere of the opera Madame Curie by E. Sikora (dir. Marek Weiss), which was presented by UNESCO in Paris as well as at the Tianjin Grand Theatre in China. At the Baltic Opera Company, he performs the roles of Escamillo in Carmen by G. Bizet (dir. Marek Weiss), Aleksander Głowa in Gracze by Strawiński/Meyer (dir. Andrzej Chyra) and was given recognition for the spectacle in the year 2013 for the work of Krzysztof Penderecki – Ubu Rex (dir. Janusz Wiśniewski).

In April 2015, he appeared in the role of Iago in the opera Otello by G. Verdi at the Baltic Opera in Gdansk.

Tomasz Rak has also performed at various other prestigious European stages such as: Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, and Koenigin Elisabethzaal in Antwerp. He has also sung concerts in India and Canada.