Cosimo Stawiarski, born in Italy in 1974, studied baroque violin with Chiara Banchini at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis and with Lucy van Dael at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, as well as musicology at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel. His work focuses on the research and performance of North and Central German music of the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
Cosimo Stawiarski is a permanent member of the ensemble Les Cornets Noirs and regularly performs as a soloist in various other early music formations, such as Akadêmia, Cantus Coelln, Balthasar Neumann Ensemble, Orlando di Lasso Consort, Holland Baroque, Collegium 1704. He has worked with renowned conductors such as Jordi Savall, Ton Koopman, Pablo Heras-Casado, Anthony Rooley, Hermann Max, Frieder Bernius and many others, documented on numerous CDs (labels: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, Audite, Raumklang, ZigZag, K617, ORF Alte Musik). His concert activities have taken him to almost all European countries, the USA, most countries in South America and some countries in Asia.
From 2013 to 2015 Cosimo Stawiarski taught baroque violin and music history at the Universidad Central in Bogotá (Colombia).