Marek MośConductor, artistic director of the AUKSO chamber orchestra from its foundation and artistic director of the AUKSO Summer Philharmonic Festival in the Suwałki Region. An outstanding Polish violinist and chamber musician. He studied in Bytom and Katowice, under Kazimierz Dębicki and Andrzej Grabiec.
Marek Moś was the founder and — for many years — the primarius of the Silesian String Quartet, which in a very short time has become one of Europe’s finest ensembles of that kind. Together they have performed at important festivals and in prestigious venues all over the world, such as the Konzerthaus in Vienna, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Vredenburg in Utrecht, Schauspielhaus in Berlin, Tivoli in Copenhagen, Merkin Hall in New York, and Jordan Hall in Boston.
He has recorded for Polish Radio and Television and for many record companies. The monographic CD with the music of Henryk Mikołaj Górecki 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 quartets; this recording was also granted the title „Record of the Year” by the music magazine Studio. In 2011 the Super Audio CD Chopin — National Edition, recorded with Janusz Olejniczak and the AUKSO, received the Fryderyk Award as the Most Outstanding Polish Music Recording.
Marek Moś has received numerous individual awards, among others 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 received the silver Gloria Artis award from the Minister of Culture (2005) and the Silesian Voivodship Marshall Award (2005).