Polish-born violinist Bartosz Woroch is a prize winner at major international competitions such as Pablo Sarasate in Spain and Michael Hill in New Zealand. As a soloist Bartosz has appeared with orchestras across the world, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonic, Bern Symphony Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony and Polish Radio Orchestras with conductors such as Michael Tilson Thomas, Libor Pešek, Łukasz Borowicz and Henk Guittart. For the past three seasons, he has lead, directed and appeared as soloists with the Sinfonia Cymru, culminating in the orchestra’s first ever international collaboration, 'Small Nations Big Sounds' Festival, of which he was Artistic Director.
Bartosz performs widely across Europe at venues including Wigmore Hall, Barbican, Royal Albert Hall, The Palais des Beaux-Arts (Brussels), Radio France Festival (Montpelier), Lublin Philharmonie, the Edinburgh Fringe, Brighton, Lichfield, Verbier and West Cork Festivals. Further afield he has toured New Zealand, Malaysia, Australia and Singapore. He has recorded for BBC Radio 3, Radio France and Polish Radio and collaborated with a variety of artists such as Pekka Kuusisto, Sting, Caroline Palmer, Uri Caine, Nicholas Daniel, Walter Delahunt and award-winning director Tom Morris. In 2011 he was selected for representation by Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) in 2011.
A committed chamber musician, Bartosz is the leader of the Lutoslawski Quartet and has given recitals throughout Europe with a recent residency at IRCAM in Paris. He continues to explore the world of the solo violin, each concert having its roots in JS Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas, giving recitals throughout the UK and in Poland.
Bartosz studied at the Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznan, the Hochschule der Kunste Berne and at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where he was guided by Marcin Baranowski, Monika Urbaniak-Lisik and Louise Hopkins. Bartosz is currently a violin professor and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.