MAREK MOŚ

MAREK MOŚ

 

Conductor, artistic director of the AUKSO chamber orchestra from its foundation and artistic director of the AUKSO Summer Philharmonic Festival in the Polish lake district. An outstanding Polish violinist and chamber musician. He studied in Bytom and Katowice, under Kazimierz Dębicki and Andrzej Grabiec.

The founder and for many years primarius of the Silesian String Quartet., which in the very short time has become one of Europe’s finest ensemble of that kind. Together with this quartet Marek Moś has performed at important festivals and in prestigious venues in Europe and all over the world, such as Konzerthaus in Vienna, Concertgebouw and Ijsbreker in Amsterdam, Vredenburg in Utrecht, Schauspielhaus in Berlin, Tivoli in Copenhagen, Tonhalle in Düsseldorf, De Singel in Antwerp, Merkin Hall in New York and Jordan Hall in Boston. It was also together with the Silesian String Quartet, the artist has made ca. 30 world premier performances of contemporary works – some of the dedicated to the ensemble.

Marker Moś has recorded for Polish Radio and Television, as well as for record companies such as CD Accord, Olympia, Patridge, Thesis, Wergo. Recordings write with his participation were often awarded: the monograph CD with the music of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki has won the Polish Phonographic Industry Award “Fryderyk ‘95”. Another “Fryderyk” was awarded in 1997 to the CD with Karol Szymanowski’s and Witold Lutosławski’s quartet; this recording was also given the title “Record of the Year” by the music magazine Studio.

Marek Moś himself has revived numerous individual awards, among other during the Contemporary Music Competition in Cracow (1979), International UNESCO Tribune in Paris (1984, 1988) and from the Polish Composers Association (1994, 2005). He also revived the silver “Gloria Artis” award from Minister of Culture (2005) and Silesian County Marshall Award (2005).

Currently, apart from the very intensive concert activity, Marek Moś is also professor at The Karol Szymanowski Music Academy in Katowice