Praised by Opera News for her “impassioned singing,” Polish-American coloratura soprano Alexandra Nowakowski returns to The Metropolitan Opera for the 2022-23 season to cover roles in The Hours, Don Carlo, and Der Rosenkavalier. Additionally, she rejoins the Brooklyn Art Society and will present a solo recital at the Palau de la Música as a finalist in the El Primer Palau Competition. Ms. Nowakowski was recently awarded First Prize in competitions including the Opera Columbus Cooper-Bing Competition and the Partners for the Arts Competition. Recently, Ms. Nowakowski debuted with the Columbus Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Verbier Festival. Formerly, she was a Cafritz Young Artist at the Washington National Opera. Ms. Nowakowski holds an Artist Diploma from the Academy of Vocal Arts and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A recipient of the Beebe Fund fellowship, she spent several months in Poland to record her debut album of all Polish music, KRAINA (2022).