Polish-born soprano Aleksandra Kurzak began her musical education at the age of 7, playing violin and piano.
She studied voice at the conservatories of Wrocław and Hamburg. Kurzak made her professional opera debut at the age of 21 at the Wrocław State Opera as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, in which she performed with her mother and teacher Jolanta Żmurko (cast in the role of Countess). The artist is a laureate of numerous singing competitions in Warsaw, Barcelona, Helsinki and Canton. In 2009 she received a PhD in Music.