• 1963 - 1968

    Conservatory in Košice (violin)

  • 1968 - 1970

    Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava (opera singing) 

  • 1970 - 1971

    Conservatory in Sofia (singing - Michail Popov)

  • 1971/1972

      soloist of the Opera at the Jozef Gregor Tajovský Theatre in Banská Bystrica

  • 1972 - 1974

    soloist of the Opera at the State Theatre in Košice 

  • 1974 - 1996

    soloist of the Opera at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava

  • 1977 - 1979

    study courses in the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and in the Staatsoper in Vienna

Sergej Kopčák was laureate and finalist of prestigeous world vocal competitions. Since 80-ties performs on the most significant world opera stages, especially Covent Garden in London and Metropolitan Opera in New York, where has long-term engagement. 

Kopčák´s outstanding scenic creations are ranked Ch. Gounod´s and also A. Boito´s Mefistofeles, Gremin in Eugen Onegin from P. I. Čajkovskij and M. P. Mussorgskij´s Boris Godunov.

His concertant repertoire comprises in addition of classical opuses also of compositions of the 20th century. He premiered and recorded many compositions of slovak authors (many of them with personal dedication). 

He was associate professor at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and he conducts master classes in Piešťany (Slovakia).