awards and distinctions
  • 2018 „Fryderyk" w kategorii album roku muzyka kameralna (Mieczysław Wajnberg: String Quartet no. 7 + Piano Quintet)
  • 2017 Gramphone Classical Music Awards (Bacewicz: Complete String Quartets) 
  • 2017 „Fryderyk” za najwybitniejsze nagranie muzyki polskiej oraz za Najlepszy album polski za granicą (Bacewicz: Complete String Quartets) 
  • 2015 Medal of the Witold Lutosławski Music Society on the occasion of the100th anniversary of the patron’s birth
  • 2012 Medal on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Secondary Music School in Katowice
  • 2008 Medal for Merit to Polish Culture - Gloria Artis
  • 2008 Bestenliste der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik 03/2008! Zeitgenössische Musik Helena Tulve: ECM New Series 1955
  • 2008 Stanisław Ligoń Award of Katowice Radio
  • 2006 Album of the Year 2005 of the Hi Fi Muzyka magazine for the Republique featuring the works of Grzegorz Ciechowski
  • 2006 Hanysy 2006 Award - Ruda Śląska
  • 2005 Fryderyk Award for the best chamber music album of 2004, featuring works by Ernest Chausson
  • 2004 Honorary Gold Badge for Services to the Silesia Province
  • 2002 Silver Wing Award for years of outstanding artistic service in promotion of Tarnowskie Góry
  • 2002 Orpheus Award at the 45th Warsaw Autumn Festival for the performance of Witold Szalonek’s Symphony of Rituals
  • 2001 Medal on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Warsaw Philharmonic
  • 1999 Gold Cross of Merit awarded by the President of Poland
  • 1998 Fryderyk Award for the best chamber music album of 1997 (Szymanowski, Lutosławski)
  • 1998 Distinguished Cultural Service Award – Minister of Culture and Art
  • 1998 Medal of the Karol Szymanowski Music Society – for promoting the composer’s works
  • 1998 Arts Award of the Mayor of Tarnowskie Góry
  • 1998 Album of the Year of the Studio magazine (Karol Szymanowski’s and Witold Lutosławski’s string quartets)
  • 1996 Fryderyk Award for the best chamber music album of 1995 (Henryk Mikołaj Górecki’s string quartets)
  • 1994 Polish Composers’ Union Award
  • 1992 Arts Award of the Mayor of Katowice
  • 1990 Stanisław Wyspiański Award for Young Artists
  • 1988 UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers in Paris – for its recording of quartets by Eugeniusz Knapik and Aleksander Lasoń
  • 1988 Arts Award of the Mayor of Katowice
  • 1984 UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers in Paris – for its recording of quartets by Eugeniusz Knapik and Aleksander Lasoń
  • 1984 Award at the 18th Polish Piano Music Festival in Słupsk
  • 1979 Award at the Contemporary Music Competition in Krakow

 

  • Medal on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the opening of the Secondary Music School in Katowice
  • Medal for Merit to Polish Culture - Gloria Artis
  • Stanisław Ligoń Award of Katowice Radio
  • Hanysy 2006 Award - Ruda Śląska
  • Fryderyk Award for the best chamber music album of 2004, featuring works by Ernest Chausson
  • Honorary Gold Badge for Services to the Silesia Province
  • Silver Wing Award for years of outstanding artistic service in promotion of Tarnowskie Góry
  • Orpheus Award at the 45th Warsaw Autumn Festival for the performance of Witold Szalonek’s Symphony of Rituals
  • Orpheus Award at the 45th Warsaw Autumn Festival for the performance of Witold Szalonek’s Symphony of Rituals
  • Medal on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Warsaw Philharmonic
  • Gold Cross of Merit awarded by the President of Poland
  • Distinguished Cultural Service Award – Minister of Culture and Art
  • Fryderyk Award for the best chamber music album of 1995 (Henryk Mikołaj Górecki’s string quartets)
  • Arts Award of the Mayor of Katowice
  • Stanisław Wyspiański Award for Young Artists
  • Award at the 18th Polish Piano Music Festival in Słupsk
  • Gramophone Classical Music Awards 2017 (Bacewicz: Complete String Quartets)

News

20 March 2019

The 2019 Fryderyk Award

The Fryderyk Classical Music Award for the best recording of the Polish music goes to Silesian Quartet and Friends.  Thank you Friends: Wojciech Świtała, Małgorzata Wasiucionek, Krzysztof Lasoń, Polish Cello Quartet.  Thank you also to: B...  

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