The baritone Jerzy Artysz studied violin and singing, completing his studies at the Warsaw Music Academy and in Milan. Starting his career with a number of important prizes, he has served as a soloist with the Warsaw Opera Grand Theatre and collaborated with Warsaw Chamber Opera, with regular concert engagements, including frequent appearances in concerts of the International Contemporary Music Festival Warsaw Autumn as well as at other leading European music festivals. Concert tours have taken him throughout Europe, to North America and to Israel. His operatic repertoire ranges from the early baroque to the contemporary, the latter including leading rôles in Baird’s Tomorrow, Mannequins by Rudziński, and Penderecki’s Black Mask. He has recorded for Harmonia Mundi, Opera Actual Madryt, Olimpia, Polskie Nagrania, and Polskie Radio.