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Silesian Quartet

One of the leading chamber music ensembles in Poland, the Silesian Quartet has performed in such venues as the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall, London, Wiener Konzerthaus, deSingel, Antwerp, Berliner Schauspielhaus, Tivoli, Copenhagen, Salle Pleyel, Paris, Carnegie Hall, New York, Jordan Hall, Boston, Hoam Art Hall, Seoul, and Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, and in 2019 made its début appearance at the BBC Proms, London. From 1993 to 2017, the Quartet organised the annual International Chamber Music Festival, the twenty five editions of which brought together dozens of outstanding Polish and foreign artists. Since 2014, it has given regular performances as one of the resident ensembles of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. During the concert season 2023 / 2024 the Quartet will appear at Wigmore Hall to perform masterpieces of Polish chamber music. Its extensive discography includes recordings of music from many different periods, manifesting a particular emphasis on Polish music of the last several decades. It has released more than fifty CDs, on Chandos Records and many other labels, and has won the Fryderyk Award of the Polish Phonographic Academy eight times. In 2017, its recording of the complete string quartets by Graz?yna Bacewicz, for Chandos, earned the Quartet the prestigious Gramophone Award for Best Chamber Music Album of the Year. In 2023 the Silesian Quartet released its recording of the complete string quartets (seventeen in all) of Mieczyslaw Weinberg.

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