Barbara Warchalewska born in Poznań, Poland in 1995 began playing cello at age seven. Currently she studies with Thomas Demenga at Hochschule für Musik Basel.
A prize winner of many international cello and chamber music competitions, she was finalist of the concerto competition in Calgary, Canada where she performed with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. She has participated in master classes with renowned cellists Frans Helmerson, Jens Peter Maintz, Philippe Muller and Wolfgang Emmanuel Schmidt.
Barbara has given concerts as soloist and chamber musician in Europe, North American and Asia. Since 2015 she is cellist of Opalio Quintet. She is
a scholarship holder of Pro Cello Foundation, Fritz Gerber Stiftung “Young Poland” program, and Musik-Akademie Lichtenstein.