Alexander Teliga graduated from the Vocal and Theatrical Faculty of the Academy of Music in Lvov, in 1984, after having studied in a singing class under the guidance of the Professor Aleksander Wrabel.
Since 1989 he resided in Poland. In 1991-1998 he was a soloist with Wien Kammeroper, State opera in Prague, and Musical Theatre ‘Roma’ in Warsaw. The singer cooperated with a great number of musical theatres abroad: Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Royal Opera Copenhagen, Leipzig Opera, Dortmund Opera, Teatro La Fenice, Teatro Comunale di Bologna. He appeared on numerous tours in Dublin, Tokyo, Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden, USA, and Canada. He took part in festivals of prestige rank, such as the Richard Wagner Festival in Bayreuth (Germany), the Opera Festival in St. Margarethen (Austria), Festival Arena di Verona (Italy), the Carcassone Opera Festival in France, the Feodor Chaliapin Festival (Kazan, Russia), The Lorelei Classic Festival (Germany), the Wexford Festival (Ireland), the International Chiemgau Festival, among others.
the title role, Pimen (Boris Godunov)
Geronte de Ravoir (Manon Lescaut)
Dikoj (Kat’a Kabanova)
Varangian guest (Sadko)
Thibaut (The Maid of Orleans)
Scribe (May Night)
Inquisitor (Don Carlos)
Surin (The Queen of Spades)
Krusina (The Bartered Bride)
the King of Egypt, Ramfis (Aida)
Gremin, Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin)
Englishman (The Gambler)
Old Convict (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Bass parts in Verdi’s Requiem and Rakhmaninov’s Bells
Recently Alexander Teliga has made his debut at Liceu Barcelona, performing the bass part in Szymanowski’s Stabat Mater and Archbishop in his Krol Roger, and at Teatro de Bellas Artes in Mexico as Waterman in Rusalka by Dvorak.
His artistic attainments cover numerous recordings for the radio and television made in Germany, Italy, Ireland and Poland.
The singer has recorded many CDs: The Silesian Philharmonic and its Guests (Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra of Katowice, Conductor J. Swoboda), Parade of Stars (Celebrity Symphony Orchestra, Conductor A. Rozbicki, Toronto, Canada) as well as DVDs Aida (Orchestra Stagione d'Opera Italiana, Conductor G. Croci), Nabucco (Orchestra Junge Philharmoniker Vienna, Conductor M. Lessky).
In 2003 Aleksander Teliga has completed the artistic postgraduate studies grade I at the Katowice Academy of Music and since October has been holding a post of an assistant professor there.