glance at Krakow's news, current affairs, recent
developments, and happenings.
New movies in Krakow playhouses.
Note: Foreign movies are usually showed in their
original language with the Polish subtitles (but dubbing
with Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, and Gary Oldman.
with Chris Evans, McKenna Grace, and Lindsay Duncan.
Andrew Jay Cohen's
with Will Farrell, Amy Poehler, and Jason Mantzoukas.
Dark Tower" with
Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, and Abbey Lee. David F.
Anthony LaPaglia, Miranda Otto, and Stephanie Sigman.
with Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, and Wanda Sykes.
with Fionn Whitehead, Aneurin Barnard, and Tom Hardy.
Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson.
and the City of a Thousand Planets"
with Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevigne, and Clive Owen.
with Alice Pol, Danu Boon, and Michael Blanc.
Dominique Abel's and Fiona Gordon's
with Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, and Emmanuelle Riva.
Stanislaw Cywka, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, and Sebastian
el ultimo misterio"
with Eva Higueras, Fran Calvo, and Cristina Gonzalez del
Events in August 2017.
/Further below please find Krakow's selected events
in September 2017/
See other Krakow events in 2017
This month's concerts of music, festivals, opera,
ballet, spectacles, shows, and other events in
Folk Art Fair in
Krakow goes on in Rynek Glowny
central square to August 27th.
in Old Cracow festival of classical music takes
place from August 15th through August 31st.
EuroVolley Poland 2017 European men's volleyball
championship takes place in Krakow Tauron Area at
Lema street from August 24th thru September 3rd.
August 23rd, Wednesday: Croatia’s Hrvatski
Barokni Ansambl baroque music ensemble plays music
by G. Ph. Telemann, J. G. Janitsch, F. Couperin, J.
J. Quantz, and J. Ch. Bach in the Bazylika Bozego
Ciala church, 26 Bozego Ciala street and Plac
Wolnics square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow’s Consort viol quintet play Eustache du
Caurroy’s Fantasia no. 6, Michael East’s Fantasia
a 3, John Hingestone’s Fantasia, Thomas
Tomkins’s In Nomine, Tobias Hume’s A
Spanish Humor, Orlando Gibbons’s Fantasia no.
1, Willam Byrd’s In Nomine and Fantasia a
4, Alfonso Ferrabosco’s Fantasia a 4,
Michel Corrette’s Concerto "Le Phenix", and
David Funck’s Structurae di Viola di Gambicae
in the Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka museum, 17
Kanonicza street, at 6:30 pm.
Jazz-funk jam session takes place in Harris
Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at
9:30 p.m. (free admission).
August 24th, Thursday: Ukraine's Lviv Virtuosos
Chamber Orchestra with conductor Serhey Burko
perform music by Maksym Berezovsky, Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, and Antonio
Salieri in the Bazylika Najswietszego Serca Pana
Jezusa church (the Jesuit monastery), 26 Kopernika
street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s Re-Performance Ensemble performs at
Cricoteka museum, 2 Nadwislanska street, at 8 pm.
Poland's Marcin Kaletka Organ Quartet play jazz
in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand
Square), at 9.45 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Poland’s Grazyna Sobocinska sings Nina Simon’s
songs in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek
Glowny central square, at 8 pm (admission 35 PLN).
August 25th, Friday: Poland’s Kwartet Ostinato
quartet play music by W. Barwinski, L. van
Beethoven, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, and M. Skoryk
in Aula Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street,
at 5 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Concert Dialogue of Souls features
Spain's Jordi Savall and Greece’s Dimitri Psonis in
the Kosciol sw. Katarzyny Aleksandryjskiej church
(the Augustinian Abbey), 7 Augustianska street, at
7:30 pm (admission 80 PLN).
USA’s avant-garde percussionists Joey Baron and
Robyn Schulkowsky perform their music in the
Akademia Muzyczna conservatory, 43 sw. Tomasza
street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Poland’s pop acts Bunga Band, Michal Wojcik, and
Joanna Markowska perform in the Dworek
Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street,
at 8 pm (free admission).
August 26th, Saturday: Concert Motets, 500
Years of Reformation features Poland’s Octava
Ensemble vocal octet in the Kosciol sw. Marcina
church, 58 Grodzka street, at 5 pm (admission 40
Poland’s Trio Krakowskie of violinist Wieslaw Kwasny,
cellist Aleksandra Lignar, and pianist Jacek
Tosik-Warszawiak play music by Ludwig van Beethoven,
Johannes Brahms, and Andrzej Panufnik in Aula
Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 7:30
pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s violinist Hanna Pozorska, cellist Krzysztof
Michalski, and pianists Andrzej Siarkiewicz and
Grzegorz Mania play music by J.S. Bach, D.
Shostakovich, A. Khachaturian, J.S. Bach, G. Cassado,
P. Tchaikovsky, and D. Popper in Centrum Kultury
Zydowskiej (Jewish Culture Center), 17 Meiselsa
street and Plac Nowy square, at 7 pm (free
Poland’s band, We Watch Clouds, performs screamo
punk rock in Warsztat club, 9a Zablocie street, at 8
Poland’s accordionist Marcin Wyrostek and his Music
& Dance Show ensemble perform in the ICE Krakow
Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte
Casino street, at 8 pm (admission 120 PLN.
Berlin’s Lion's Den Sound System spins dub all night
long in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, from
August 27th, Sunday:
Krakow’s Chor Kameralny Parafraza chamber choir
sing music by E. Elgar, G. Holst, and B. Britten in
Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at
4 pm (free admission).
Poland’s mezzo-soprano Ewa Menaszek and
soprano Joanna Wojcik plus pianists Karolina Lindert
and Aleksandra Dabek perform music by C. Guastavino,
A. Ginastera, M. K. Oginski, M. Karlowicz, W.
Zelenski, L. Rozycki, and A. Copland in Aula
Florianka concert hall, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm
(admission 10 PLN).
Krakow’s organist Marek Stefanski and soprano
Elzbieta Towarnicka perform music by D. Buxtehude,
J.S. Bach, J.A. Maklakiewicz, T.W. Maklakiewicz, L.
Skoczylas, J.G. Rheinberger, and G.A. Merkel in the
Tyniec Abbey, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm
(admission 20 PLN).
Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis renders J. Haydn’s
quartet in B major Sunrise, J.
Brahms’ quartet in A minor, and A. Webern’s Langsamer
Satz in the Willa Decjusza culture centre, 17 A
28 Lipca 1943 roku street, at 6 pm (admission 20
Poland’s flutist Lukasz Dlugosz and Orkiestra
Amadeus orchestra play music by Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart, Saverio Mercadante, and Antonin Dvorak in
Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 7 pm (free
Poland’s soprano Ewelina Szybilska and baritone
Michal Kutnik plus Orkiestra Straussowska OBLIGATO
orchestra perform Strauss’ music at Muzeum Zup
Krakowskich, 8 Zamkowa street in Wieliczka, at 8 pm.
Jazz concert features European Art Ensemble of
saxophonists Leszek Zadlo and Wilhelm Scheer,
pianist Wojtek Groborz, bassist Tolek Lisiecki, and
drummer Wieslaw Jamiol in the Dworek Bialopradnicki
culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free
Open-air concert features Poland’s NiPU pop band
next to the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture
centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm (free
Poland’s pop band, Pan Srubka i Orkiestra
Taneczna, performs alfresco in Planty gardens next
to Teatr Slowackiego playhouse at 3 pm (free
August 28th, Monday:
Poland’s harpsichordists Elzbieta Stefanska,
Mariko Kato, Anna Huszczo, and Joanna Solecka plus
the festival orchestra play Johann Sebastian Bach’s
music in the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre,
1 sw. Ducha square, at 7:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
August 29th, Tuesday: Classical music concert
features Poland’s organist Witold Zalewski and
sopranos Ludmila Staron and Klaudia Romek with
organist Marek Pawelek in Kosciol Mariacki church at
Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm.
Czech Ensemble Baroque performs Claudio
Monteverdi’s music in Kosciol sw. sw. Piotra i Pawla
church, 52 Grodzka street, at 7:30 pm (admission 40
Concert of classical music features Krakow’s
organist Witold Zalewski plus sopranos Ludmila
Staron and Klaudia Romek in Kosciol Mariacki church
at Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm (free
August 30, Wednesday: Krakow’s pianist Milena
Kedra, violinist Katarzyna Bialowolska, violist
Janusz Pisarski, cellist Barbara Lypik-Sobaniec, and
bassist Grzegorz Frankowski play Zygmunt Noskowski’s
piano quartet in D minor op. 8, Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart’s piano quartet in G minor KV 478, and Jozef
Nowakowski’s piano quintet in E flat major op. 17 in
the Palac Biskupa Erazma Ciolka museum, 17 Kanonicza
street, at 6:30 pm.
Concert The Singing of the Ancient Church
features Russia’s Optina Pustyn choir in the Kosciol
sw. Franciszka z Asyzu church (the Franciscan
monastery), 5 Wszystkich Swietych square, at 8:15
(admission 60 PLN).
August 31st, Thursday: Norway’s Trondheim
Baroque Orchestra and Vox Nidrosiensis vocal
ensemble perform music by Dietrich Buxtehude, Pierre
Verdier, Kaspar Forster, Christian Geist, and
Vincenzo Albrici in the Kosciol sw. Katarzyny
Aleksandryjskiej church (the Augustinian Abbey), 7
Augustianska street, at 7:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).
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September 2017 entertainment events in Krakow.
September 1st, Friday: 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 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Rock bands, Austria’s Stilborn and Poland’s Upon the
Gears, perform hardcore in Warsztat club, 9a
Zablocie street, at 8 pm (admission 15 PLN).
September 2nd, Saturday:
Semifinals of EuroVolley Poland 2017 men’s
volleyball championship are played in Tauron Arena
Krakow, Lema street, one at 5:30 pm and another 8:30
September 3rd, Sunday:
Krakow’s harpsichordist Bogumila Gilbert-Studnicka,
soprano Magda Miziolek, and tenor Andrzej Gorniak
perform J.S. Bach‘s cantata BWV 4 (So feiern wir
das hohe Fest) and Bist du bei mir BWV
508, J. Podbielski‘s prelude for solo harpsichord,
M. Zebrowski‘s Magnificat (a selection), G.B.
Pergolesi’s Mentre l‘erbetta aria, G.B.
Paisiello‘s Saper bramate aria, and W.A.
Mozart‘s Das Veilchen KV 476, Ridente la
calma KV 152, Ah, perdona aria KV 621,
An Chloe KV 524, Neue guerre d‘amore aria
KV 51, and La ci darem la mano aria KV 527 in
the History Museum’s Krzysztofory palace, 35 Rynek
Glowny central square, at noon.
UK’s pop rock band, Mike + The Mechanics,
performs in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17
Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm
(admission from 199 PLN up).
The final of EuroVolley Poland 2017 men’s
volleyball championship is played in Tauron Arena
Krakow, Lema street, at 8:30 pm, preceded by the
bronze medal match at 5:30 pm.
September 4th, Monday: Poland’s pianist Robert
Maciejowski plays Tchaikovsky’s nocturne op. 19 no.
4 and Variations in F major op. 19 no. 6 plus
Chopin’s Etude in E minor op. 25 no 5, Mazurkas op.
59 no. 1 in A minor, no. 2 in A major, and no. 3 in
F sharp minor, Etude in A minor op. 25 no. 11,
and Ballade in F minor op. 52 in the Hungarian
Consulate, 17 Lubicz street, at 7:30 pm (free
September 5th, Tuesday: Germany’s organist Peter
Kofler gives a recital in Kosciol Mariacki church at
Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm.
Spain’s HENRY MENRATH
FUNK JAZZ BAND plays in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska
street, at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).
September 8th, Friday: Classical music concert
features Poland’s organists Marcin Kucharczyk and
Jakub Kapala playing J.S. Bach’s toccata and fugue
in F major BWV 540, L. Vierne’s Carillon de
Westminster, F. Nowowiejski’s Pasterka w
prastarym Kosciele Mariackim w Krakowie op. 31
no. 3, M. Dupre’s Variation sur un Noel, and
W.A. Mozart’s Sonata in D major for four hands
KV 381 in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny
central square at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Poland’s jazz violinist and saxophonist Micha³
Urbaniak and his Urbanator ensemble perform in
Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego avenue,
at 8 pm (admission 190 PLN).
UK’s indie rock band, The Pineapple Thief, plus
drummer Gavin Harrison perform in Kwadrat club, 1
Skarzynskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 110 PLN).
September 9th, Saturday: An array of Krakow’s
pop acts perform in Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1
Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street, at 6 pm.
An array of Poland’s DJs spin alfresco at
Stadion KS Korona stadium, 12a Parkowa street, from
1 pm (admission 35 PLN).
September 11th, Monday: Brazil’s female rock
band, Nervosa, performs thrash metal - Nervosa
Agony Tour - in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow
street, at 7 pm (admission 60 PLN).
September 12th, Tuesday: Classical music concert
features Poland’s organist Krzysztof Michalek and
Flores Rosarum vocal ensemble in Kosciol Mariacki
church at Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm.
September 15th, Friday: Poland’s rock bands
Ciryam, WOTUM, AnimaUmbra, Lose Control, Overflow,
Gain, and Wszem Wobec perform in ZetPeTe club, 10
Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm.
September 16th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic
Orchestra with conductor Massimiliano Caldi plus
organist Hanna Dys render Mieczyslaw Surzynski’s
organ concerto in G minor op. 35 and Felix
Mendelssohn’s symphony no. 5 in D minor op. 107 ”The
Reformation” in Kosciol sw. Katarzyny church,
7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 7 pm.
September 17th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company’s
soloists sing operetta duets in Opera House, 48
Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 80 PLN).
September 18th, Monday: UK’s singer-songwriter
Fink performs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego
street, at 8 pm (admission 79 PLN).
September 19th, Tuesday: London’s Alex Hitchcock
Quintet play mainstream jazz in Piec'Art club, 12
Szewska street, at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).
September 20th, Wednesday: Finland’s rock band,
Wintersun, performs symphonic death metal in Kwadrat
club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 90
September 21st, Thursday: France’s guitarist
Farid Ben Miles plays jazz inspired by world music
in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9 pm
(admission 20 PLN).
Pop concert features Poland’s singer Kayah and
Serbia’s Goran Bregovic in Hala TS Wisla sports
hall, 22 Reymonta street, at 7 pm (admission 149
Two bands, Sweden’s Yuri Gagarin and Poland’s
Strange Clouds, perform psych rock in Warsztat club,
9a Zablocie street, at 8 pm.
September 22nd, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic
Orchestra and Choir with conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe
plus Poland’s soprano Anna Mikolajczyk-Niewiedzial
and mezzo-soprano Jadwiga Rappe render Gustav
Mahler’s symphony no. 2 in C minor „Resurrection”
in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1
Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at
Poland’s rock bands Weedpecker, Spaceslug, O.D.R.A,
and SINOPTIK perform sludge and stoner in ZetPeTe
club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 6 pm (admission
Krakow’s pop singer Ola Maurer gives a recital
in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny
central square, at 8 pm.
September 23rd, Saturday:
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with
conductor Charles Olivieri-Munroe plus
Poland’s soprano Anna Mikolajczyk-Niewiedzial and
mezzo-soprano Jadwiga Rappe render Gustav Mahler’s
symphony no. 2 in C minor „Resurrection” in
Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka
street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
UK’s pop rock band, Room 94, performs in
Zascianek club, 4 Rostafinskiego street, at 7 pm
(admission 65 PLN).
Italy’s rock band, Infected, performs metal in
Apoteka Pub, 24 Meiselsa street, at 8 pm (admission
September 24th, Sunday: Krakow’s organist
Andrzej Bialko gives a recital in the Kosciol sw.
Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free
Poland’s soprano Krystyna Tyburowska and tenor Jan
Zakrzewski plus Orkiestra Straussowska OBLIGATO
orchestra perform Strauss’ music at Muzeum Zup
Krakowskich, 8 Zamkowa street in Wieliczka, at 8 pm.
Show Wild Hunt Live features Poland’s band
Percival Schuttenbach and Teatr AVATAR company of
thespians plus visual effects in Kijow.Centrum
playhouse, 34 Krasinskiego avenue, at 8 pm.
September 26th, Tuesday: Concert Four by
Two features pianist Lubomyr Melnyk and tubist
Melvyn Poore playing Lubomyr Melnyk’s The Voice
of Trees, Mexico’s electronica act Murcof
aka Fernando Corona and France’s pianist Vanessa
Wagner performing John Cage’s In a Landscape,
Arvo Part’s Variations for the Healing of
Arinushka, Aphex Twin’s April 14th,
Gyorgy Ligeti’s Musica Ricercata no2, Erik
Satie’s Gnossienne no3, Morton Feldman’s
Piano Piece 1952, Valentyn Silvestrov’s
Farewell, O World, O Earth, John Adams’s
China Gates, and Philip Glass’s Metamorphosis
2, Poland’s pianist Malgorzata
Walentynowicz and Germany’s vocalist Frauke Aulbert
rendering Pierre Jodlowski’s Serie Rose,
Johannes Kreidler’s London, Jennifer Walshe’s
(your name here), Brigitta Muntendorf’s
Public Privacy #ARIA, Juliana Hodkinson’s &
Niels Ronsholdt’s new piece, Erwin Schulhoff’s
Sonata Erotica, and Laurie Anderson’s Langue
D’Amour, and finally Poland’s Bardo duo of
vocalist Barbara Kinga Majewska and pianist Bartek
Wasik in the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture
centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 7 pm.
September 27th, Wednesday: Concert of
contemporary classical music features France’s
Dedalus Ensemble and Muzzix Ensemble perform Moondog
Madrigals - Round the World of Sound 1: Madrigaux,
Invocation, Bells are Ringing, What´s the Most
Exciting Thing, All is loneliness, Stamping Ground,
Why spend a dark night with you?, Coffee Beans, Down
is up, Theme, Nero´s Expedition, With my wealth,
Maybe, Bird’s Lament, Imagine, Behold, Sparrows,
Heimdall Fanfare, Witch of Endor, Be a Hobo, Trees
against the Sky - in Teatr Ludowy playhouse, 34
os. Teatralne, at 7 pm.
Concert A Night from the Past features USA’s
S.E.M. Ensemble and pianist Joseph Kubera rendering
Julius Eastman’s Macle, Petr Kotik’s There
is Singularly Nothing, Julius Eastman’s Joy
Boy, Piano 2, and Our Father, and
John Cage’s Song Books I, II in Teatr Laznia
Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 9 pm.
September 28th, Thursday: Poland’s Kwartet
Slaski string quartet play Karol Szymanowski’s
string quartet no. 2 op. 56 and Henryk Mikolaj
Gorecki string quartet no. 3 op. 67 „…songs are
sung” in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1
Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at
to Moondog features France’s Cabaret
Contemporain ensemble plus Sweden’s vocalists Linda
Olah and Isabel Sörling followed by Poland’s
guitarist Raphael Roginski and singer Natalia
Przybysz in Cricoteka museum, 2 Nadwislanska street,
at 7 pm.
Concert called Drone features France’s
l’Orchestre de Nouvelles Creations, Experimentations
et Improvisation Musicales (ONCEIM) orchestra with
conductor Frederic Blondy, and guitarists Stephen
O’Malley and Oren Ambarchi performing Eliane
Radigue’s Occam Ocean, Alvin Lucier’s
Criss-Cross, Iancu Dumitrescu’s South Pole,
and Stephen O’Malley’s Gruides in Muzeum
Inzynierii Miejskiej museum, 15 sw. Wawrzynca
street, at 7 pm.
Poland’s pop singers Justyna Steczkowska, Andrzej
Piaseczny, Krzysztof Cugowski, Janusz Radek, Mietek
Szczesniak, and Krzysztof Kiljanski plus Polska
Orkiestra Muzyki Filmowej orchestra perform
cinematic music from Hollywood blockbusters in
Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 7 pm (tickets
September 29th, Friday: Poland’s soprano Olga
Pasiecznik sings Karol Szymanowski’s songs and songs
by Ukrainian composers in Filharmonia Krakowska
concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and
Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company
produces Pyotr Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin'
in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm
(admission 120 PLN).
Concert Mad Honkies / Crazy Nigger features
UK’s Apartment House ensemble playing George
Brecht’s Symphony No. 5, Robert Piotrowicz’s
new piece, and Julius Eastman’s Stay on It
and Hail Mary in Teatr Ludowy playhouse, 34
os. Teatralne, at 7 pm.
Concert Essence features UK’s Arditti Quartet
plus Ireland’s vocalist Jennifer Walshe rendering
Julius Eastman’s Evil Nigger, Horatiu
Radulescu’s Infinite to Be Cannot Be Infinite,
and Jennifer Walshe’s Everything Is Important
in Teatr Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 9
September 30th, Saturday: Krakow
Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Gabriel Chmura
perform Karol Szymanowski’s Variations in B minor
op. 3, Mandragora op. 42, and symphony no. 2
in B major op. 19 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert
hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego
street, at 7:30 pm.
Soley/ DMK/ AsiKIDS features Poland’s singer Asi
Mina aka Joanna Bronislawska and a children string
quartet perform Efterklang’s Natural Tune and
Full Moon, Soley’s Pretty Face and
I’ll Drown, Asi Mina’s Metka and
Substytuty plus two songs of Bogota’s DMK band
in Cricoteka museum, 2 Nadwislanska street, at noon.
Concert called Femenine features UK’s
Apartment House ensemble playing Julius Eastman’s
Femenine and Buddha in Muzeum Inzynierii
Miejskiej museum, 15 sw. Wawrzynca street, at 1 pm.
Concert of contemporary classical music features
Romanian Spectralism features Hyperion
International Ensemble performing music by Iancu
Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram in Teatr Laznia Nowa
playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 6 pm.
Concert Post Indie Classical features
Poland’s Spoldzielnia Muzyczna Contemporary Ensemble
performing brand-new pieces by Faith Coloccia, Aaron
Turner, Toby Driver, Aidan Baker, Mika Ratto, Jussi
Lehtisalo, and Pawel Kulczynski in the Nowohuckie
Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla
II, at 8 pm.
Concert Tribute to Metallica features
Ukraine’s band, Scream INC, performing covers of
Metallica songs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego
street, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Events in Krakow in October 2017 and beyond
Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow
Most Valuable. The
Princes Czartoryski Collection.
Roughly 350 exhibits from Krakow’s famed
Museum, including some of the most valuable
items, e.g. Rembrandt’s ‘Landscape with the Good
Samaritan’. A cross-section of the Czartoryski
collections, the show contains not only works of
art but also antiquities, memorabilia connected with
great men and Polish history, documents, and ancient
Arsenal building at 8 Pijarska street, till April
A bold attempt to define the true Polish national identity
through works of art, varied memorabilia, artifacts, etc.
Main building of the
in Krakow at 1, 3 Maja street till January 7th, 2018.
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
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).
More on Krakow's festivals
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.
on Krakow's music
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.
More on Krakow theaters
There is no shortage of places to drink, eat, and stay merry late into the night
More on Krakow nightlife
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
International Biennial of
Architecture, the International Graphic Art
Triennial, and the Krakow Film Festival.
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Museums in Krakow
Krakow boasts the best collections in Poland, and some
of its treasures are the envy of every museum in the
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Opera in Krakow
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
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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.
the Krakow folk traditions
Krakow Food Festivals
Krakow opera program
Krakow Philharmonics program
Krakow is Poland's
tourist Mecca, and also a gateway to many other must-see sites in
There are over 26,000 Krakow beds to choose from.