Portraits of contemporary Polish composers:



    Silesian Quartet, Tomasz Bińkowski, Sinfonia Varsovia,
    Jan Krenz, Jerzy Maksymiuk

    Publisher: Polish Composers' Union
                      Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC


Cofinanced by The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland from the Cultural Promotion Fund under the "Muzyczny Ślad" programme implemented by the Institute of Music and Dance.


Musica da camera per quartetto d’archi (Quartetto no. 3) (1982–1983)
Silesian Quartet: Marek Moś – violin I, Arkadiusz Kubica – violin II, Łukasz Syrnicki – viola, Piotr Janosik – cello

Recorded live during the 30th "Warsaw Autumn" International Festival of Contemporary Music in the concert hall of the Fryderyk Chopin Academy (now - University) of Music, on 23rd September 1987.

Symphony No. 2 (quasi una fantasia) (1989–1992)
Sinfonia Varsovia, Jan Krenz – conductor

Recorded live during the 36th "Warsaw Autumn" International Festival of Contemporary Music at Polish Radio's S-1 Studio in Warsaw (now the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio), on 19th September 1993

Symphony no. 3  for solo horn, string orchestra, two harps, piano and percussion (1999-2002)
Tomasz Bińkowski – horn, Sinfonia Varsovia, Jerzy Maksymiuk – conductor

Recorded live during the Witold Lutosławski Festival 'Chain XIII' at the Witold Lutosławski Concert Studio of Polish Radio, on 13th February 2016; recording engineering: Lech Dudzik and Gabriela Blicharz, Polish Radio.
The publisher is extremely grateful to the Witold Lutosławski Society and Polish Radio for kindly making this recording available for inclusion in our CD programme.


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...  


15 April 2021

Warsaw Philharmonic, 11.05.2021

Silesian String Quartet / Elżbieta Mrożek - Loska / Piotr Sałajczyk