The Dahlkvist Quartet

Bartosz Cajler, violin

Bartosz Cajler

Bartosz was born in 1980 and grew up in Warsaw, Poland. He graduated in 2004 from the Fryderyk Chopin Academy in Warsaw and took 2007 soloist diploma from the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm studying with Professor Henryk Kowalski. On four occasions he participated in the Summer Session at the Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington, USA. He participated in master classes and open lessons with such prominent musicians as Joshua Bell, Zakhar Bron, Yair Kless, Igor Ozim and Menahem Pressler.

He has played as a soloist with several orchestras in Europe. His recording of Aleksander Tansman Violin Concerto for the polish label DUX was highly acclaimed by the critics. He has won prizes in international competitions including T. Wroński Competition for Violin Solo in Poland, A. Postacchini Competition in Italy and Ljunggrenska Competition in Sweden. Several times he has received grants from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music and Polish Ministry of Culture.

Besides the Dahlkvist Quartet which is his priority, Bartosz is involved in different chamber music constellations, most recently establishing a violin duo with his wife Agata Kawa-Cajler.

Bartosz is active as a freelancing orchestra musician, he plays most often as a second concertmaster in Västerås Sinfonietta and Piteå Chamber Orchestra, Sweden.

Since the Fall of 2007 Bartosz is a lecturer in violin and chamber music at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and the Mälardalen University in Västerås, Sweden.

Bartosz plays a 1768 Joseph&Antonio Gagliano violin.

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