Janusz Wawrowski

Janusz Wawrowski is Polish violin virtuoso with multi-album contract with Warner Music.

Besides two solo albums (“Paganini Caprices” and “Sequenza”), Wawrowski released two chamber music titles with pianist Jose Gallardo (“Aurora” and “Hidden Violin”) and “Brillante” with Stuttgarther Philharmoniker.

​Wawrowski has performed at the Berliner Philharmoniker, Musikverein in Vienna, Piotr Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, National Philharmonic in Warsaw, De Doelen in Rotterdam, Tel Aviv Music Center, Teatro Teresa Carreño in Caracas and many others.

He also participated in number of reputable festivals, such as Salzburger Festspiele, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Chopin and His Europe Festival or Transatlantyk Festival.

Janusz Wawrowski has appeared as soloist with Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Lithuanian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra Katowice, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra in Venezuela and many others, under such conductors as Conrad van Alphen, Łukasz Borowicz, Gabriel Chmura, Jacek Kaspszyk, Jerzy Maksymiuk, Mykola Diadiura, Tomáš Netopil, Agnieszka Duczmal, Juozas Domarkas, Daniel Raiskin and Antoni Wit.

Janusz Wawrowski is a keen explorer, performer and editor of missing or forgotten works by Polish composers, including Mieczysław Karłowicz, Karol Lipiński and Zygmunt Noskowski.

Besides being a violinist, he has founded and managed as artistic director two international chamber music – Music on the Heights (2009-2010) and Spaces of Music (from 2011). In 2017 Wawrowski has founded Warsaw Players – a chamber orchestra composed of extraordinary students and graduates of The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music.

​In recognition of his artistic achievements, Janusz Wawrowski was awarded Decoration of Honour “Meritorious for Polish Culture” by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

​Janusz Wawrowski plays on Antonio Stradivari 1685 violin “Polonia”, courtesy Futurenet – Roman Ziemian and Stephan Morgenstern.

It is the first Stradivarius violin in post-war Poland. His latest CD release “Hidden Violin” recorded with Jose Gallardo on Stradivarius “Polonia” has been recently nominated to the Fryderyk 2019 award.


THIS IS THE LARGEST PRIVATE patronage in Contemporary Poland!


The first Stradivarius in post-war Poland has been loaned to Janusz Wawrowski. The precious instrument will be stored in the treasury and displayed at the Royal Castle in Warsaw. The patron of the art who decided to buy the instrument is one
from the richest Poles who wants to remain anonymous. By purchasing and sharing these exceptional violin, he wants to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Poland’s regaining of Independence.


More information: http://wawrowski.com/