Karolina Gumos

Mezzo soprano Karolina Gumos is been a member of the ensemble at the Komische Oper. Her repertoire in Berlin includes roles such as Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier and Idamante in Idomeneo.
She was born in Gdynia (Poland) and studied violin before turning to singing. After successfully completing her studies at the Poznan Music College, she continued advanced studies at the Hanns Eisler School of Music in Berlin.
Karolina Gumos has been a prizewinner in the international Ada Sari Singing Competition. While still studying she was engaged at the Dortmund Opera, and in 2006 she joined the State Opera of Braunschweig. She has appeared in concerts and guest performances at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Semperoper Dresden, Hamburg State Opera and Beseto Opera Seoul, Korea. Karolina Gumos has also been invited to festivals including the Munich Opera Festival, the Händel Festival at the Badische Staatstheater Karlsruhe, the Lutoslawski Festival Warzaw and the Ruhrtiennale taking part in F. Martin's Le vin herbé (2008) and Schönberg's Moses und Aron (2009).