Marek Moś

An eminent Polish conductor, violinist and chamber musician; founder and artistic director of the AUKSO Chamber Orchestra of the City of Tychy; artistic director of the AUKSO Summer Philharmonic festival, and chief conductor of the Elbląg Chamber Orchestra. Founder and long-time first violinist of the Silesian Quartet, with which he appeared at prestigious festivals and in the world’s most important venues, such as the Vienna Konzerthaus, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, and New York’s Merkin Hall.

With the Silesian Quartet, Marek Moś premiered about 30 new Polish and foreign compositions, the vast majority of which were specially dedicated to that ensemble. He has also recorded extensively for Polish Radio and Polish state television TVP, as well as such record labels as CD Accord, Olympia, Partridge, Thesis, and Wergo, both with the Silesian Quartet and with AUKSO Orchestra. Many of these records won the Fryderyk Award of the Polish Phonographic Society.

The artist’s accolades include: the Award of the Polish Composers’ Union (1994, 2005), the Silver Medal for Merit to Polish Culture – Gloria Artis (2005), and an honorary citizenship of the City of Tychy (2009). Apart from his intense concert and recording activity, Marek Moś is a lecturer on the faculty of the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice.

Phot. Dorota Koperska
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