Mieczysław Karłowicz Philharmonic in Szczecin – invitation to a concert at the Chamber Music Hall during the artistic season 2020/2021
Polish Institute in Sofia – invitation to a concert
Magazyn Presto – prize of year-long media support
Katarzyna Gluza – violin
Paulina Marcisz – violin
Karalina Orsik-Sauter – viola
Dominika Szczypka – cello
Comprising graduates of Polish academies of music, the quartet was formed in 2016 as the New Music Quartet (the name was changed after two years). The ensemble won the First Prize and three special prizes at the Karol Szymanowski International String Quartet Competition in Katowice in 2017, the Förderpreis and the Bärenreiter Urtext Preis at the International Chamber Music Competition ‘Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne’ in Graz in 2018 and the Third Prize at the Karol Szymanowski International Competition in Katowice in 2018.
The Ãtma Quartet have been invited to festivals in Switzerland, France, the Netherlands , Spain and Poland. Since 2018, the quartet have taken part in a project called Le Dimore del Quartetto, which popularises Polish music in Italy, and in the French programme ProQuartet.