The mezzo-soprano Ann Lubańska completed with distinction her vocal studies at the Warsaw Music Academy with Krystyna Szostek-Radkowa in 1994. She was placed first in the International Ada Sari Vocal Competition in Nowy Sàcz, and honoured as the best performer of French Songs and works by Mozart and Lutosławski in 1993. She also triumphed in other competitions in Paris and Brussels. Since 1993 she has been a soloist at the National Opera in Warsaw where her rôles have included those of Jadwiga in Moniuszko’s Straszny Dwór, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, Eboli in Don Carlos, Olga in Eugene Onegin, and Mother Ubu in Penderecki’s Ubu Rex. She has collaborated with Warsaw Chamber Opera performing the part of Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro, and in Opera Âlàska in Bytom. She has given many performances in Poland and abroad. Her repertoire includes works such as Mozart’s Requiem, Verdi’s Requiem, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and settings by Rossini, Vivaldi, Szymanowski, and Dvořák, Beethoven’s Choral Symphony, Bach’s Mass in B minor and Passions, and Mozart’s Mass in C minor and Coronation Mass. Her recordings include special archive recordings for Polish Radio.