His musical education started at the Secondary Music School
in Tarnów in a class of Alicja Płonka. Subsequently,
he studied at the Vocal-Acting Department of
the Karol Szymanowski Music Academia in Katowice
in a class of solo singing supervised by assistant professor
Maciej Bartczak. He graduated with honours in 2008.
As a student he was engaged in various musical ventures e.g.
he participated in two co-productions by Supierz Music
Management. He performed, together with the Silesian Opera,
the part of Artur and Norman in Lucía de Lammermoor.
He also performed the role of Remendado in Carmen in opera
houses of Belgium and the Netherlands along with the Kiev Opera.
Since the beginning of the 2009/10 artistic season he has been
the solist of the Wrocław Opera, where he performes e.g.
the following parts: Rodolfo (La Boheme), Il Duca di Mantova
(Rigoletto), Nemorino (The Elixir of Love), Ferrando
(Cosi Fan Tutte), Tamino (The Magic Flute), Count of Almaviva
(The Barber of Seville), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Fenton
(Falstaff), Casio (Otello), Beppe (Pagliacci) and Prince Shuysky
He also collaborates with the Grand Theatre in Poznań
(Count of Almaviva, The Barber of Seville) and the Gliwice
Music Theatre (Camille de Rosillon – The Merry Widow
and Caramello – A Night in Venice).
Łukasz Gaj is a laureate of the special award at the Imrich
Godin International Vocal Competition in Vrable (Slovakia)
and the third prize at the International Academic Contest
of Slavic Vocal Music in Katowice and a finalist of the Polish
Artistic Song Contestin Warsaw. He participated in numerous
musical festivals such as Jan Kiepura European Festival
in Krynica-Zdrój, festivals in Warsaw, Cracow, Toruń, Rzeszów,
Chrzanów, Wieliczka, 20th Silesian Ludwig van Bethoven Festival,
13th Ave Maria Festival, 10th Anniversary Moritz Borsig Festival
of Organ and Chamber Music, 11th Carl Maria von Weber Festival
of Historic Parks and Gardens – in tribute to Richthofen,
and 7th Bel Canto Festival in Nałęczów, where he won
the Gold Nightingale Prize.