Bartosz Bober


was born on September 18, 1981. He began studying violin at the age of 7 in K. Szymanowski PPSM in Wrocław. He continued his studies at K. Szymanowski PLM in Wroclaw under the guidance and tutoring of Andrzej Woźnica. In the following years he attended Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań (violin class of Prof. J. Kaliszewska and E. Pachucka-Mazurek). He has been improving his skills in numerous courses and master classes featuring such renowned musicians as: K. Węgrzyn, M. Jaszwili, K. A. Kulka, K. Jakowicz, W. Marschner, S. Lupu, M. Scherzer, V. Oistrach, B. Nizoł, E. Thieler-Ferrer, M. Szwajger-Kulakowska.


Bartosz Bober has awarded many international and national violin competitions (among others in: Heerenven, Lipsk, Poznań, Łódź, Zielona Góra, Lublin) both as soloist and chamber musician. He has performed in solo recitals and with orchestras around the world in concerts featuring such renowned musician as: A. Scholl, M. Jaszwili, P. Gulda, B. Bryła, J. Stanienda, J. Salwarowski, J. Jakowicz, A. Nakajima, B. McFerinn, P. Janosik and M. Sikorski. He performed in many countries of Europe, in North and South America, Japan, Israel or Palestine. He played in concerts which took place at Lincoln Center, Beethoven Halle Bonn, Concertgebouw, Hamburger Musikhalle, Rebbeca Crown Center Jerusalem, Betlehem Peace Center or Palace de Congres Paris.


He performed on many prominent festivals – Drezdner Streich Festival, International Festival Cervantino, Sapporo Music Festival, Prague Spring Music Festival, Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music, Musica Polonica Nova, Musica Electronica Nova, Chamber Festival Ensamble. He has extensive experience with recording process for Polish Radio and Television. He is a soloist of the Witold Lutoslawski Philharmonic (Wrocław) and Berlin Pops Orchester. He is a concertmaster of the Hafnia Chamber Orchestra (Copenhagen), Wroclaw Score Orchester and Wratislavia Chamber Orchestra (since 2008). He is also the 2nd violin leader in Vienna Morphing Chamber Orchestra. Together with Grzegorz Skrobiński and Robert Dacko he form ERATO piano trio.


As a valued session musician he performed with Howard Shore or David Newman. He have a large repertoire: from baroque to Lutoslawski, Penderecki, Schnittke or Arvo Pärt. He plays violin of Italian provenance from the beginning of XVIII century.