Born in 1981 in Lublin, Poland. In 2005, Jerzy Wołosiuk graduated from the Department of Composition, Conducting and Theory of Music at the Frederic Chopin Academy of Music, where he attended the class of symphony and opera conducting of professor Szymon Kawalla (with honours degree). He was developing his conducting skills during master classes lead by Bruno Weil, Kurt Masur and Zoltán Peskó. He was also a scholarship holder of the Mayor of Lublin and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.
Jerzy Wołosiuk has conducted and cooperated with many orchestras in Poland and abroad. He is also the founder and president of the Operalnia Foundation which deals with the promotion of classical music, with particular emphasis on contemporary chamber opera. He also participated in international conducting competitions in Orvieto, Spoleto (Italy) and Madrid (Spain). In 2010, he was a finalist of the International Competition for Young Opera Conductors in Spoleto in Italy as well.
From the years 2006 to 2013, he worked at the Opera Nova in Bydgoszcz. At the Opera Nova, he conducted over 200 operas, ballets, operettas and musical performances, e.g. “The Troubadour” by Verdi, “The Barber of Seville” by Rossini, “The Elixir of Love” by Donizetti, “The Magic Flute” by Mozart, “The Gypsy Baron” by Strauss, “The Land of Smiles” by Lehar and “My Fair Lady” by Loewe and Lerner. Also the premieres of the fairytale opera “Hansel and Gretel” by Humperdinck (2008) and the ballet “A Midsummer Night's Dream” to music by Mendelssohn (2011) were performed under his musical direction.
Since March 2013, he has been associated with The Opera at the Castle in Szczecin, Poland. At the beginning as the Musical Director and since October 2014 as the Artistic Director. With the orchestra of The Opera at the Castle he recorded two CD albums: with Witold Lutosławski’s music for ballet performance “The Cells” and “Alice in Wonderland” by Przemysław Zych. In the artistic season of 2013/2014, he conducted the following performances from the repertoire of the Opera in the Castle: “Eugene Onegin” by Tchaikovsky, “Robinson Crusoe” by Offenbach, “The Bat” by Strauss, “The Shades of Passion” – a ballet to the music of de Falla and Shchedrin. Then he has held the musical direction over premieres of ballets “The Cells. The Evening of New Choreographies to the Music of Witold Lutosławski”, “The Story of Sin” to the music of Mieczysław Karłowicz, “Alice in Wonderland” by Przemysław Zych (world premiere), “Witch-hunt” by Cathy Marston, “The Nutcracker” by Tchaikovsky, the chamber opera “The History of the Least Probable” by Jerzy Kornowicz (world premiere), the operetta “Countess Mariza” by Kálmán and the polish first staging of chamber opera „The Turn of the Screw” by Benjamin Britten.