Joanna Krasuska-Motulewicz is back to sing Bronka in Die Passagierin / The (female) Passenger, which she sang, making her house debut, when the production first opened in 2014/15, and again on tour with the company at the 2016 Wiener Festwochen. This Polish mezzo-soprano has also sung La badessa / Ciesca (Il trittico) and the Gamekeeper's Wife / Owl (Das schlaue Füchslein / The Cunning Little Vixen) in Frankfurt. She joined the Podlachischian Opera in Białystok (Poland) in 2012, where roles have included Carmen, Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus), Flora (La traviata) and 3rd Lady (Die Zauberflöte). After leaving Polish National Opera's Opera Academy, she returned to the company to sing Larina (Eugene Onegin) and Marta (Moniuszko's The Haunted Manor). She enjoys a close relationship with the Ensemble La Tempesta, conducted by Jakub Burzyński, with whom she has made many recordings of late baroque music. Other engagements undertaken by this graduate from the Frédéric Chopin Music University and prize winner at many competitions, have included Fenena (Nabucco) with Opera Classica Europa and the conductor Hans Richter and Mahler's Kindertotenlieder with the Orquesta Sinfonica Conjunta in Seville, conducted by Juan García Rodríguez.