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New movies in Krakow playhouses. 

Note: Foreign movies are usually showed in their original language with the Polish subtitles (but dubbing happens). 
American: 
Patrick Hughes's "The Expendables 3" with Sylvester Stallone, Mel Gibson, Jason Statham, Harrison Ford, and Antonio Banderas. Lasse Hallstrom's "The Hundred-Foot Journey" with Manish Dayal, Helen Mirren, and Om Puri. Denis Villeneuve's "The Enemy" with Jake Gyllenhaal, Melanie Laurent, and Sarah Gadon. Jonathan Liebesman's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" with Alan Ritchson, Noel Fisher, and Jeremy Howard. Jake Kasdan's "Sex Tape" with Cameron Diaz, Jason Segal, and Rob Lowe. James Gunn's "Guardians of the Galaxy" with Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and Dave Bautista. Jon Favreau's "Chef" with Jon Favreau, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Downey Jr. 
British/American: 
Anton Corbijn's
"A Most Wanted Man" with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Grigorij Dobrygin, and Rachel McAdams.
French: Luc Besson's "Lucy" with Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, and Min-sik Choi. Laurent Tirard's "Les vacances du petit Nicolas" with Matheo Bousselier, Kad Merad, and Valerie Lemercier. Martin Provost's "Violette" with Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, and Olivier Gourmet.
French/American: 
Guillaume Canet's
"Blood Ties" with Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, and Mila Kunis.
Polish: Hubert Gotkowski's "Bobry" with Wojciech Solarz, Robert Jarocinski, and Sebastian Stankiewicz.

Krakow events

Krakow Events in August 2014.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in September 2014/

See other Krakow events in 2014

This month's concerts of music, festivals, opera, ballet, spectacles, shows, and other events in Krakow.  

  • Music in Old Krakow festival takes place August 15th to 31th with classical concerts every night, often in historic buildings.

  • Village arts and crafts fair goes on on Rynek Glowny central square till August 24th.

August 22nd, Friday: Czech Republic’s Prazsky Komorni Orchestr and Canada’s cellist Jeremy Findlay play Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Divertimento in F major KV 138, Joseph Haydn’s cello concerto in C major Hob. VIIb:1, Jioi Gemrot’s Lamento (world premiere), and Leos Janacek’s suite for strings in Kosciol Karmelitow, 19 Karmelicka street, at 8:15 pm.
Poland's band, L’Orange Electrique, performs blues rock play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland’s Palka/Mika Quartet play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Poland's jazz band Groove Set performs in Mile Stone Jazz Club (Qubus hotel), 6 Nadwislanska street, at 9 pm (free admission).
Poland's soprano Blanka Dembosz performs live electronics act in Teatr Barakah theatre, Scena Paulinska, 28 Paulinska street, at 7 pm (admission 20 PLN).
August 23rd, Saturday: Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
Poland’s early music ensemble, Collegium Zielenski, plus sopranos Joanna Stawarska and Agnieszka Kaluzna, and bass Jerzy Butryn perform Mikolaj Zielenski’s church music in Kosciol Sw. Sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52 Grodzka street, at 8 p.m.
Krakow’s quintet, Orkiestra Miasta Krakowa, play Corelli’s Concerto grosso op. 6 no. 9, Morricone’s Once Upon a Time in America, Bach’s Brandenburg concerto no. 3, Arlen’s Over the Rainbow, Piazzolla’s Oblivion, Mozart’s Divertimento no. 3, Morricone’s The Mission, Gardel’s Por una cabeza, Schnittke’s Polka, Williams’s Schindler’s List theme, and Vivaldi’s Winter - in the Old Synagogue, 24 Szeroka street, at 6 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Poland's pianist Marek Tomaszewski plays Swing Pathétique, Nocturne Blues, and Tango Revolution on the Dziedziniec Batorego yard between the Wawel Cathedral and the Royal Castle at 7.30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Chamber Opera produces adolescent Mozart‘s singspiel „Bastien und Bastienne“ in its playhouse, 15 Miodowa street, at 7 pm.
Krakow’s Beale Street Band performs traditional jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's band Workaholic performs blues-rock in Mile Stone Jazz Club (Qubus hotel), 6 Nadwislanska street, at 9 pm (admission 10 PLN).
August 24th, Sunday:
UK's organist Stephen Hicks plays music by W.A. Mozart, F. Correa De Arauxo, W. Herschel, J.S. Bach, S. Karg-Elert, J. Bonnet, G. Weitz, A. Hollins, and E. Schneider in Tyniec Abbey, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Poland’s cellist Bartosz Kozak and pianist Marcin Koziak play Paul Hindemith’s sonata for cello solo op. 25 no. 3, Gyorgy Ligeti’s sonata for cello solo, Karol Szymanowski’s mazurkas op. 50 no. 1, 2, 3, and 4, Bela Bartok’s piano sonata, Robert Schumann‘s FANTASIESTUCKE op. 73, and Johannes Brahms’s sonata in e minor op. 38 in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 8 pm.
Poland’s soprano Wiktoria Bisztyga and organist Zenon Kulig perform church music in Kosciol Sw. Jozefa church, Rynek Podgorski square and Zamoyskiego street, at 4 p.m. (free admission).
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
New York’s Metropolitan Opera’s production of Giacomo Puccini's "Tosca" is screened in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 5 pm.
Poland’s Jasiek Kusek Quartet play jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's Sokol Orkestar wind band plays traditional Balkan music in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Cantor and rabbi Itzchak Horovitz, actor Marek Pys, pianist Walentyn Dubrowskiy, and violinist Michalk Poltorak perform Yossele music show based on Mordechaj Gebirtig lyrics in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek G³ówny central square, at 8 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Krakow Chamber Opera produces musical show 'Chatskele, Chatskele!' based on traditional Jewish songs in its playhouse, 15 Miodowa street, at 7 pm.
Poland’s Slowiany Band performs Ukrainian, Polish, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Byelorussian and Russian folk music in front of the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury, 232 Jana Pawla II street, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 25th, Monday:
Poland's duo of violinist and violist Elzbieta Stawarska plus pianist Iwona Poplawska-Zimowska perform L. van Beethoven's violin and piano sonata "Springtime" op. 24, W. Lutoslawski's Subito, J. Brahms' violin and piano sonata in G major op. 78, S. Prokofiev's violin and piano sonata op. 94 no. 2 in D major, and G. Bacewicz's Oberek - in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Ukraine’s Lviv’s St. Yur Cathedral Choir sings Orthodox church music in Church of Corpus Christi, 26 Bozego Ciala Street and Sw. Wawrzynca street, (Kazimierz district), at 8 p.m.
Jazz jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
August 26th, Tuesday:
Germany’s Leipziger Streichquartett string quartet play music by Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy in the Franciscan monastery, 4 Franciszkanska street, at 8 pm.
Poland's Archi String Quartet performs film and musical music in Palac Krzysztofory palace, 35 Rynek Glowny central square, at 6.30 pm.
Poland's Just Jazz quartet play Dixieland jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
August 27th, Wednesday:
Poland’s violinist Krzysztof Smietana and UK’s pianist Colin Stone render Ludwig van Beethoven’s sonata in D major op. 12 no. 1, Johannes Brahms’s sonata no. 2 in A major op. 100, and Ferruccio Busoni’s sonata no. 2 in e minor op. 36 in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 8 pm.
Uruguay's Umbral duo of guitarists Ignacio Correa and Sebastian Segarra perform music by Pintin Castellanos, Abel Fleury, Gustavo Pazos, Ernesto Snajer, and Angel Villoldo among others in Centrum Kultury Zydowskiej, 17 Meiselsa street at Plac Nowy square, at 7 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Maciek Wojcieszuk Quintet of pianist Paulina Atmanska, saxophonist Dominik Dudek, trumpeter Pawel Palcowski, bassist Adam Tadel, and drummer Maciek Wojcieszuk in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
August 28th, Thursday:
Italy’s Odhecaton early music ensemble performs Gesualdo da Venosa’s Holy Week Music in Kosciol Dominikanow church, Dominikanska street and Stolarska street, at 8:15 pm.
Poland's Capella Cracoviensis performs Matthias Weckmann's Toccata in d, Johann Michael Bach's Furchtet euch nicht, Johann Reincken's Partita II in B - Sonata, Matthias Weckmann's Der Tod ist verschlungen in den Sieg, Gegrusset seist du, and Wenn den Herrn, Dieterich Buxtehude‘s Sonata in a and Johann Sebastian Bach's Furchte dich nicht in Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 9 pm (free admission).
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm. (free admission).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Leszek Zadlo European Art Ensemble in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland’s Szczypka, Kaletka Quartet play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
August 29th, Friday:
Poland’s violinist Krzysztof Jakowicz and organist Marek Stefanski play music by Joseph Rheinberger, Johann Sebastian Bach, Robert Schumann, and Gustav Merkel in Kosciol Mariacki church (St. Mary's basilica), Rynek Glowny central square, at 7:30 pm.
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm. (free admission).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Szczypka, Kaletka Quartet of guitarist Mateusz Szczypka, saxophonist Marcin Kaletka, bassist Michal Kapczuk, and drummer Grzegorz Maslowski in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Canada's blues band MonkeyJunk performs in Mile Stone Jazz Club (Qubus hotel), 6 Nadwislanska street, at 9 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland's Robert Lubera Group performs blues rock in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
UK's band Jah Hamma and vocalist Cheshire Cat perform in Kawiarnia Naukowa club, 16 Dajwor street, at 9 pm (admission 15 PLN).
August 30th, Saturday:
Italy’s star tenor Andrea Bocelli sings supported by a choir and a symphonic orchestra at Stadion Cracovii sport arena, Kaluzy street and Focha street, at 8 pm (admission from 180 PLN).
Poland's CORda Cracovia Orchestra with conductor Marek Mos and violinist Antoni Ingielewicz perform W.A. Mozart's Symphony in A major KV 201 and H. Wieniawski's violin concerto no. 2 in D minor at the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Switzerland’s Ensemble Peregrina and Poland’s Flores Rosarum vocal ensemble perform Hildegard of Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum in Kosciol Dominikanow church, Dominikanska street and Stolarska street, at 8:15 pm.
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm. (free admission).
Poland’s Marcin Banaszek Trio play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's band, Les Swingers Romantiques Limbowski, performs swing music in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow's blues and rock music band Nipu performs in Mile Stone Jazz Club (Qubus hotel), 6 Nadwislanska street, at 9 pm (free admission).
August 31st, Sunday: Krakow’s Beethoven Academy Orchestra with conductor Tadeusz Strugala and Ukraine’s violinist Valeriy Sokolov render Sergei Prokofiev’s symphony in D major op. 25 „Classic” and Ludwig van Beethoven’s violin concerto in D major op. 61 in Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 8 p.m.
Poland's harpsichordist Bogumila Gizbert-Studnicka, violinist Wiktor Modrzejewski and pianist Piotr Wylezol perform music by J.S. Bach, C.P.E Bach, N. Paganini, H. Wieniawski, E. Ysaye in Palac Krzysztofory palace, 35 Rynek Glowny central square, at noon (free admission).
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm. (free admission).
Poland's soprano Aleksandra Resztik, tenor Adam Sobierajski and Obligato Strauss Orchestra with conductor Jerzy Sobenko perform music by Strauss in Muzeum Zup Krakowskich museum in Wieliczka, 8 Zamkowa street, at 4 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s Marcin Banaszek Trio play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's band, Diplomatik Groove, performs funky soul and r’n’b in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's singing actress and song-writer Agnieszka Grochowicz gives a recital in in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland's Ajde band performs Balkan and klezmer music in front of the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury, 232 Jana Pawla II street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Australia's worldwide street performer and studio recording artist Dub Fx performs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland's band Kapela Timingeriu performs world music in Teatr Barakah theatre, Scena Paulinska, 28 Paulinska street, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Krakow Chamber Opera produces children play “The Nutcrakcer and the Mouse King” in its playhouse, 15 Miodowa street, at 6 p.m.

  • Concerts of classical music for tourists take place every day in Kosciol Sw. Wojciecha church on the Rynek Glowny central square and Kosciol Sw. Sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52 Grodzka street, at 7 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. respectively. 

  • Concerts of Chopin's music for tourists take place in Dom Polonii at 15 Grodzka street on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. 

September 2014 entertainment events in Krakow.

September 1st, Monday: Poland’s cellist Lukasz Laksy plays Bach’s cello suites in Kosciol Sw. Idziego church, 65 Grodzka street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
September 2nd, Tuesday: Poland’s cellist Lukasz Laksy plays Bach’s cello suites in Kosciol Sw. Idziego church, 65 Grodzka street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
European Art Ensamble, i.e. saxophonists Leszek Zadlo and Wilhelm Scheer, pianist Wojtek Groborz, bassist Tolek Lisiecki, and drummer Wieslaw Jamiol play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
September 3rd, Wednesday: Jazz concert features European Art Ensamble of saxophonists Leszek Zadlo and Wilhelm Scheer, pianist Wojtek Groborz, bassist Tolek Lisiecki, and drummer Wieslaw Jamiol in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
September 4th, Thursday: Jazz concert Zbigniew Czarniecki & friends takes place in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
September 5th, Friday: Jazz concert features The Netherlands’ Captain Hook quintet playing grooves and fusion in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
September 6th, Saturday: The Netherlands’ jazz quintet, Captain Hook, play grooves and fusion in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
September 7th, Sunday: Jazz concert features Norway’s Martin Vinje Trio of pianist Martin Vinje bassist Petter Asbjornsen, and drummer Knut Kvifte Nesheim in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
September 8th, Monday: Norway’s Martin Vinje Trio play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
September 11th, Thursday: Italy’s pianist Michele Sganga plays Chopin’s polonaise in b minor Les Adieu, Liszt’s Les jeux d’eau la Villa d’Este, Johannes Brahms’s Fantasien op. 116, Claude Debussy’s Images, Cesar Franck’s Prelude, Aria et Final in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
London’s National Theatre’ staging of Mark Haddon’s "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time", director Marianne Elliott, is screened in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 Krasinskiego street, at 8 pm.
September 12th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plus Poland’s jazzmen, guitarist Artur Lesicki, pianist Piotr Wylezol, bassist Marcin Lamch, saxophonist Maciej Sikala, and drummer Krzyysztof Dziedzic play Jarek Smietana’s Spring Suite among others in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
September 14th, Sunday: Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, sing Josef Rheinberger's Missa Sancti Crucis in Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church, 23 Sw. Krzyza street and Plac Sw. Ducha square, at 7:15 pm.
UK’s recording artist Squarepusher a.k.a. Tom Jenkinson and Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia chamber orchestra perform Squarepusher’s Ufabulum, Olivier Messiaen’s L’Ascension, Iannis Xenakis’s Anaktoria, Gyorgy Ligeti’s Ramifications, Artikulation, and George Benjamin’s Panorama in Teatr Laznia Nowa theatre, 25 os. Szkolne, at 7 pm.
September 15th, Monday: USA’s Philip Glass, Japan’s pianist Maki Namekawa, and Poland’s jazz pianist Piotr Orzechowski perform Philip Glass’s Etudes in Teatr Laznia Nowa theatre, 25 os. Szkolne, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features Australia’s pianist  Gavin Ahearn and vocalist Briana Cowlishaw with Poland's bassist Michal Kapczuk and drummer Jacek Kochan in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
September 16th, Tuesday:
USA’s renowned chamber orchestra, Alarm Will Sound, play Steve Reich’s Radio Rewrite, Four Genesis Settings, City Life, Piano Counterpoint (arr. Vincent Corver), Clapping Music, and John Orfe’s Reich Rewrite in Muzeum Inzynerii Miejskiej museum, 15 sw. Wawrzynca street, at 7 pm.
USA’s famous Kronos Quartet and Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis Vocal Ensemble perform Terry Riley’s Sun Rings in Teatr Laznia Nowa theatre, 25 os. Szkolne, at 10 pm.
Australia’s pianist Gavin Ahearn and vocalist Briana Cowlishaw plus Poland's bassist Michal Kapczuk and drummer Jacek Kochan perform jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
September 17th, Wednesday: New York’s esteemed modern music ensemble, Bang on a Can All-Stars, USA’s guitarist and vocalist Lee Ranaldo, and Poland’s Skalpel jazz duo perform Lee Ranaldo’s How Deep are Rivers, Richard Reed Parry’s The Brief and Never Ending Blur, Dan Deacon’s Sago On Ya Rev, Alvin Lucier’s Firewood, Daniel Wohl’s Halographic, and Philip Glass’s Two Pages in Muzeum Inzynerii Miejskiej museum, 15 sw. Wawrzynca street, at 7 pm.
USA’s famous Kronos Quartet play Steve Reich’s WTC 9/11, Philip Glass’s String Quartet No. 6, Terry Riley’s G-Song, Bryce Dessner’s Aheym, and Clint Mansell’s Lux Aeterna from Requiem for a Dream (arr. David Lang) in Teatr Laznia Nowa theatre, 25 os. Szkolne, at 10 pm.
Krakow’s pianist Wojtek Groborz plays jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm.
September 18th, Thursday: USA’s famous Kronos Quartet and vocalist Laurie Anderson perform Laurie Anderson’s Landfall in Teatr Laznia Nowa theatre, 25 os. Szkolne, at 9 pm.
September 19th, Friday:
UK’s Mira Calix and London Sinfonietta orchestra perform Gyorgy Ligeti’s Poeme Symphonique and Chamber Concerto, Conlon Nancarrow’s Player Piano Study No. 7, John Cage’s sonatas nos. 1, 2, 5, 6, and 12 (from Sonatas and Interludes), Boards of Canada’s Disintegrations 2:Pete Standing Alone, Mira Calix’s Nunu, Aphex Twin’s Disintegration 3: afx237 v.7, Steve Reich’s New York Counterpoint, Squarepusher’s Port Rhombus, Disintegrations 1:The Tide in Teatr Laznia Nowa theatre, 25 os. Szkolne, at 9 pm.
Italy’s Gianni Gebbia Trio perform jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
September 20th, Saturday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Wolfgang Harrer and Germany’s pianist Chulkyu Jung, Cyprus’s violinist Cleo Karpasiti, and Canada’s pianist Jonathan Mak render Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro overture, Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano concerto no. 3 in c minor op. 37, Nicolo Paganini’s La Campanella, Pablo de Sarasate’s Zapateado op. 23, and Robert Schumann’s piano concerto in a minor op. 54 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Concert Warp25 features electronic music acts Autechre, Battles, Hudson Mohawke, LFO, Rustie, Darkstar, patten, Plaid DJ and Bibio DJ at Forum Przestrzenie (in the defunct Hotel Forum), 28 Konopnickiej street, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features Italy’s Gianni Gebbia Trio jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
September 23rd, Tuesday: Poland’s jazz quartet of saxophonist Slawek Pezda, pianist Mateusz Gaweda, bassist Piotr Poludniak, and drummer Grzegorz Palka commemorate John Coltrane's Birthday in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
September 25th, Thursday: Krakow Opera Company produces Arrigo Boito’s “Mefistofele” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 140 PLN).
Concert “Kon-Tiki: High-Sea Adventure” features Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with conductor Christian Schumann playing live cinematic score during screening of Norwegian movie “Kon-Tiki” of 2012 in the hala ocynowni of the Former Huta Sendzimira steelworks, now ArcelorMittal Poland, 1 Ujastek street, at 8 pm.
UK's heavy metal band Alestorm, Germany's heavy and power metal band Brainstorm and Australia's folk metal band Troldhaugen perform in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 8 pm (admission 70 PLN).
September 26th, Friday: Krakow Opera Company produces Arrigo Boito’s “Mefistofele” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Concert „007. The Best of James Bond” features Spain’s Esther Ovejero, Poland’s pop acts Zbigniew Wodecki, Aga Zaryan, Monika Borzym, Damien Ukeje, Mateusz Ziolko, Natalia Nykiel, and Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Diego Navarro in Krakow Arena, Lema street, at 8 pm.
September 27th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir plus Russia’s pianist Lilya Zilberstein and Poland’s tenor Tadeusz Szlenkier render Tchaikovsky’s piano concerto no. 1 in b minor op. 23 and Karol Szymanowski’s Harnasie op. 55 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Concert “Gladiator Live in Concert” features Australia’s singer Lisa Gerrard Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with conductor Ludwig Wicki performing live cinematic score during screening of Ridley Scott’s movie “Gladiator” in Krakow Arena, Lema street, at 6 pm.
September 28th, Sunday: Poland's soprano Grazyna Madroch, tenor Witold Wrona and Obligato Strauss Orchestra with conductor Jerzy Sobenko perform music by Strauss in the Wieliczka Salt Mine's Komora Alfonsa Dlugosza underground chamber at 4 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Arrigo Boito’s “Mefistofele” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's Orchestra of Beethoven Academy with conductor Diego Navarro perform most memorable film music in the hala ocynowni of the Former Huta Sendzimira steelworks, now ArcelorMittal Poland, 1 Ujastek street, at 6 pm.
New York’s Metropolitan Opera’s production of Gioachino Rossini's "Cinderella" is screened in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 Krasinskiego street, at 5 pm.
September 29th, Monday: Krakow’s cellist Jan Kalinowski and pianist Marek Szlezer play Frederic Chopin’s Sonata in g minor op. 65, Claude Debussy’s Sonata, Anna Zawadzka-Golosz’s Eseje o ziemi i o niebie, and Wojciech Widlak’s Wszystkie z³osci moje  in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland's drummer Jacek Kochan in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
September 30th, Tuesday: Krakow’s cellist Marta Nagawiecka, pianist Agnieszka Kawula, and violinist Blazej Kociuban play Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Elegy Trio no. 1, Andrzej Panufnik’s Trio op. 1, and Frederic Chopin’s Trio in g minor op. 8 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Arrigo Boito’s “Mefistofele” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).

 

Events in Krakow in October 2014 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

Maksymilian Gierymski.

The exhibition shows paintings by Maksymilian Gierymski (born 1846, died 1874), one the finest Polish artist of the 19th century. Vivid genre scenes among poetic landscapes.
National Museum in Krakow, the Main Hall at 1, 3 Maja street, April 25th through August 10th, 2014.


Krakow Festivals
Krakow Lajkonik parade
Hardly a month passes in Krakow without some time-honored occasion for common festivities or colorful ceremony. Krakow residents have their own unique way of celebrating
Christmas, carnival, Easter etc. The city is also famous in Poland for its many spectacular festivals unknown elsewhere, such as the wild Lajkonik parade (see the picture above). 
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Krakow's music 
The city resounds with music of every kind. Its lively club scene is divided between hip-hop, house, funky, techno, traditional rock and still more traditional jazz. And demanding audience may choose among frequent concerts and recitals of classical music. 
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Krakow Theater
Krakow features prominently on the theater map of Europe. Its legendary National Stary Theater counts among the continent’s best companies of players. As the rest of the city's repertory theaters it runs several playhouses of varied capacity. 
 
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Krakow Nightlife 
There is no shortage of places to drink, eat, and stay merry late into the night in Krakow. 
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Sport in Krakow 
You can see the best soccer in the country. Or try paragliding instead.  
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Krakow's Regular Culture Events
There are over fifty culture festivals in Krakow every single year. Some of them have been held for decades, some are relatively fresh calendar entries. Among the most prestigious such events count the
Music in Old Krakow’ International Festival, the International Biennial of Architecture, the International Graphic Art Triennial, and the Krakow Film Festival. 
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Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine
Museums in Krakow
Krakow boasts the best collections in Poland, and some of its treasures are the envy of every museum in the world. 

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Opera in Krakow 
The new Krakow Opera House, seat of the Krakow Opera Company, boasts three auditoriums, being the city's most popular venue for opera, operetta, and ballet shows. 
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Krakow Folk Traditions
Krakow region has always been rich in colorful folk traditions, handed down from generation to generation, with almost every village cultivating its own set of time-honored customs. Nowadays, as new lifestyles spread, some ancient practices are dead but many flourish. 
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Krakow Food Festivals

 

Selected events and festivals in Krakow in 2012

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In the proximity of Krakow

Krakow is Poland's tourist Mecca, and also a gateway to many other must-see sites in the region.


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There are over 26,000 Krakow beds to choose from. 

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