Born in Ukraine, Olga Pasiecznik (Pasichnyk) studied at the Kiev Conservatory and at the Music Academy in Warsaw (now: Fryderyk Chopin University of Music). In 1992, during her studies in Warsaw, she debuted at the Warsaw Chamber Opera and four years later, she appeared for the first time at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris (as Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte).
Her career has encompassed more than 50 parts in operas by Monteverdi, Gluck, Handel, Mozart, Weber, Bizet, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Debussy, Tchaikovsky, and of contemporary composers. She performed in the world’s most prestigious opera houses, including Opéra Bastille / Palais Garnier, Théâtre du Châtelet, Salle Pleyel (Paris), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Komische Oper Berlin, Konzerthaus Berlin, Berliner Philharmonie, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Teatro Real, Auditorio Nacional deMúsica (Madrit), Bayerische Staatsoper, Münchner Philharmonie, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Théâtre de la Monnaie (Brussels), Theater an der Wien, Bregenzer Festspiele, Grand Théâtre de Geneve, Finnish National Opera, Flemish Opera, Suntory Hall (Tokio) and Teatr Wielki — Polish National Opera in Warsaw.
The singer has sung oratorio and symphonic works in important concert halls in nearly all countries in Europe, in the United States, Canada, China, Israel, Japan, and Australia. She has appeared alongside conductors of such stature as lvor Bolton, Andrzej Boreyko, Frans Brüggen, Jean-Claude Casadesus, Marcus Creed, René Jacobs, Dmitri Jurowski, Roy Goodman, Christopher Hogwood, Heinz Holliger, Philippe Herreweghe, Jacek Kaspszyk, Kazimierz Kord, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Marc Minkowski, Kazushi Ono, Andrew Parrott, Krzysztof Penderecki, Trevor Pinnock, Marcello Viotti, Antoni Wit, Massimo Zanetti. She also performs in chamber repertoire, recitals and in a duet with her sister – pianist Natalia Pasiecznik.
The artist’s discography spans over 60 CDs and DVDs, she has also made numerous recordings for radio and television.