I love this moment when I feel that the audience has entered my world of emotions, the world of the character being portrayed. The feeling that I can lead people to any world I want gives me freedom and artistic fulfillment as well as real joy of being an opera singer.

Joanna Sojka (Radziszewska) is a lyric-coloratura soprano. In 2014 graduated with honours from the Academy of Music in Cracow, Poland. In 2016/2017 she studied singing at the Department of Early Music in University of Arts Bremen at the class of Peter Kooij and Katharina Rössner-Stütz.

Prize winner of 3rd International Early Music Vocal Competition “Canticum Gaudium” in Poznań, Poland. She won a distinction at the 4th International Competition of Solo Sacred Singing “Ars et gloria” in Katowice, Poland.

The artist performs in Poland and abroad, performing works from the Renaissance to film music. She performed with Sinfonietta Cracovia, Oh! Orkiestra Historyczna, Capella Cracoviensis, Wrocław Baroque Orchestra, Baroque Collegium 1685, Harmonia Sacra, Weser-Renaissance Bremen, Ensemble Mare Nostrum. Joanna had the opportunity to perform under the baton of such outstanding conductors as Joshua Rifkin, Marc Minkowski, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Vincent Dumestr, Dirk Vermeulen, Dirk Brossé.

 So far, the artist has performed the following roles: Queen of the Night in the Piccolo Magic Flute at the Warsaw Chamber Opera, Poland; Euridice from the “Orfeo ed Euridice” by Ch. W. Gluck dir. Magdalena Piekorz, music director Stefan Plewniak at Opera Nova Bydgoszcz, Poland; Nina in “Il giovedi grasso” by G. Donizetti and Serafina in “Il campanello” G. Donizetti at the Warsaw Chamber Opera, Poland; Celia in “Lucio Silla” by W. A. Mozart at the Opera RARA festival, Capella Cracoviensis orchestra led by Alessandro Moccia; Cleone/ Une Ombre Hereuse/ Une suivante d’Phebe „Castor et Pollux” J. Ph. Rameau director Deda C. Colonna, conducted by Benjamin Bayl at the Warsaw Chamber, Poland; Eurinda, the queen of Sicily from the opera “Moro per amore” by A. Stradella staged in the Roman Theater Palazzo Altemps, conducted by Andrea De Carlo; Belinda in „Dido and Aen