who was born in 1962, graduated with a degree in piano studies from the
Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt, in the soloist class of
Professor Joachim Volkmann.
Simultaneous training in vocal music as well as
intensive studies in conducting and composing, enabled him at an early age to
work as a pianist, singer, conductor and composer.
Concerts, CD productions, radio and TV recordings regularly take him to the important
culture metropolises of Germany, England, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, France, the
USA, Canada, etc.
As a guest conductor of various orchestras he frequently
works together with such eminent
musicians as Liana Issakadze, Wladimir Krainjew, Michala Petri, Anatol Ugorski
For some time now his compositions have attracted international attention.
Among his most important compositions are his violin concert, played for the
first time in 2000 as well as his “Fantasia of String Orchestra” which he played
for the first time in Tiflis in 2001 and his frequently played “Sonata for
Violincello and Piano”.
Uwe Berkemer is the initiator and art supervisor of the International Music
From 2000 to 2003
he was Principal Guest Conductor of the Georgian State
Since 2001 he is Principal
Conductor and Artistic Director of the World Chamber Orchestra.
In 2005 he founded the
Caucasian Chamber Orchestra.