TWOgether Duo, which consists of Magdalena Bojanowicz (cello) and Maciej Frąckiewicz (accordion), has been on the Polish music scene since 2007, achieving numerous successes in Poland and abroad.
The artists are laureates of Polityka's Passport (2012) "for very mature and expressive interpretations of contemporary music and more. For courage, risk and consistency. For building the repertoire. For concert creations, stimulating our imagination and convincing power." Together, they won the highest laurels at prestigious competitions, including 1st prize at the 8th International Accordion Meeting in Sanok (2008), 2nd prize at the XLV International Accordion Competition in Klingenthal (2008), special prize for the best promising Polish artist at the 14th International Competition of Contemporary Chamber Music in Krakow (2010) and 1st prize at IX Andrzej Krzanowski Accordion Competition (2016). The duo is also the laureate of the prestigious scholarship of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Poland "Young Poland", which they received for recording a CD with compositions by Polish contemporary artists. The effect of this is the Satin album released in December 2012. The album was nominated for the Fryderyk 2013 in the categories of The Most Outstanding Recording of Polish Music and The Best Contemporary Music Album.
The duo performed at the "Musica Polonica Nova" festivals in Wrocław, the Polish Music Festival in Krakow as part of the contem.ucha concert series at the Łódź Philharmonic, at the "Warsaw Autumn" International Festival of Contemporary Music (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016), the Gdańsk Music Festival, the "Ogrody Polityki" Festival, Poznań Music Spring, the H. M. Górecki Festival in Krakow, as well as in Thonon-les-Bains (France), the Philharmonic in Vilnius, the Polish Institute in Prague and as part of the Latvian New Music Days in Riga.
updated: 2018 (ac)