The Camerata Quartet, founded in 1984, is a leading Polish chamber music ensemble. The quartet has performed throughout Europe, in America and Asia, and has participated in a number of international festivals. They have produced 25 records, with their album featuring works by Schubert, proclaimed Record of the Year 1995, by Studio magazine. The group also received the Diapason d’Or, from Diapason magazine in 1994, the Sforzando award, from Crescendo magazine in 1995, and the Pizzicato Supersonic Award, in Luxembourg in 2009. Additionally, in 1991, the Quartet received the Stanisław Wyspiański Award and in 1999 received the Fryderyk award in the category of Chamber Music for their recording of The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi. In 2004, the ensemble members received the Badge of Merit for Service to Culture by the Minister of Culture and in 2009 they were awarded the Bronze Medal for Merit to Culture, Gloria Artis. The members of the quartet have been organising winter courses for string quartets in Gorlice, since 1992 and in 2003 the Camerata Quartet founded the Polish Society of Chamber Music.