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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: 
Matt Reeves's "Dawn of the  Planet of the Apes" with Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, and Keri Russell. Trish Shie's "Step Up: All in" with Alyson Stoner, Briana Evigan, and Ryan Guzman. James DeMonaco's "The Purge: Anarchy" with Zach Gilford, Kiele Sanchez, and Frank Grillo. Scott Derrickson's "Deliver Us from Evil" with Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez, and Olivia Munn. John Carney's "Begin Again" with Keira Knightly, Mark Ruffalo, and Adam Levine. Doug Liman's "Edge of Tomorrow" with Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, and Bill Paxton. Robert Stromberg's "Maleficent" with Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, and Sherito Copley. Seth MacFarlane's "A Million Ways to Die in the West" with Seth MacFarlane, Cherlize Theron, and Amanda Seyfried. Bryan Singer's "X-Men: Days of Future Past" with Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, and James McAvoy. 
British/Irish: Lenny Abrahamson's "Frank" with Domhnall Gleeson, Michael Fassbender, and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
French: Lisa Azuelos's "Une rencontre" with Sophie Marceau, Francois Cluzet, and Lisa Azuelos.
French/American: 
Guillaume Canet's
"Blood Ties" with Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, and Mila Kunis.
French/Belgian: Dany Boon's "Supercondriaque" with Dany Boon, Kad Merad, and Alice Pol.       

Krakow events

Krakow Events in July 2014.

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

See other Krakow events in 2014

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

July 25th, Friday: Percussion concert features music by Ptaszynska, Stockhausen, and Davila in Akademia Muzyczna conservatoire, 43 Sw. Tomasza street at Planty gardens, at 7 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Jazz pianists, Germany’s Florian Weber and Poland’s Vladyslav Sendeck, play solo in Palac Pod Baranami, 27 Rynek Glowny, at 7 pm.
Jazz concert features Chile’s Novas Trio in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Krakow band, NajemnicY, performs blues and rock in Mile Stone Jazz Club (Qubus hotel), 6 Nadwislanska street, at 9 pm (free admission).
Poland's pop singer Magda Bieronska gives a recital in Srodmiejski Osrodek Kultury, 2 Mikolajska street, at 7 pm (admission 10 PLN).
July 26th, Saturday:
Germany’s Akademie fr alte Musik Berlin play Bach’s music in Kosciol Sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 6 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's drummer Tomasz Arnold and pianist Gajusz Keska perform music by J. Dowland, F. Chopin, and I. Xenakis on the Dziedziniec Batorego yard between the Wawel Cathedral and the Royal Castle at 7.30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Chamber Opera produces Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s comic opera La serva padrona in its playhouse, 15 Miodowa street, at 7 pm.
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 Fortet septet play Latin jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s MaBaSa trio of vibraphonist Bernard Maseli, bassist Michal Baranski, and Solis in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland’s Palka/Mika Quartet play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Poland's band, Que Passa, performs Latin jazz in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland's band, Krecia Robota, performs blues, folk, and rock and roll in Mile Stone Jazz Club (Qubus hotel), 6 Nadwislaska street, at 9 pm (free admission).
Poland's hardcore-punk band Mojapolowa, d-beat punk band Garota, hardcore-punk band Elizabeth Fritzl and punk band Anomalia perform in Kawiarnia Naukowa, 16 Dajwor, at 8 pm (admission 10 PLN).
July 27th, Sunday: Poland’s Scandicus early music ensemble performs Cantigas de Santa Maria in Kosciol Sw. Jozefa church, Rynek Podgorski square and Zamoyskiego street, at 4 p.m. (free admission).
Poland's organist Michal Bialko and Tyniec Benedictine monks perform music by J.S. Bach, F. Schmidt, O. Messiaen in Tyniec Abbey, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Poland's mezzo-soprano Beata Wardak, tenor Leszek Swidzinski 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 soprano Agnieszka Kuk, tenor Tomasz Kuk, and baritone Jan Migala perform the most beautiful arias of opera and operetta in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
USA’s quartet of guitarist Mike Stern, saxophonist Bill Evans, bassist Tom Kennedy, and drummer Denis Chambers play jazz-rock fusion in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego avenue, at 8 pm.
Poland's Slawek Jaskulke Trio play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Pawel Kaczmarczyk Project in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland’s jazz duo of guitarist Szymon Mika and pianist Mateusz Palka play in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Open-air pop concert features Poland’s Gosia Markowska Band in Park Tysiaclecia at 11 am (free admission).
Poland's pop singer Beata Malczewska gives a recital in Loch Camelot 17 sw. Tomasza street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland's pop band, Ryszardy, performs in front of the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury, 232 Jana Pawla II street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Show of historical dances features France’s three ensembles Compagnie Outre Mesure, Ensemble Donaires, and Compagnie RenaiDanse in PWST playhouse, 21 Straszewskiego street, at 7 p.m.
July 28th, Monday:
Open-air show Le petit Velours features France’s Robin Joly performing Renaissance music and poetry in the gardens of Villa Decius, 28 Lipca street, at 7 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland’s New Bone quintet in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland’s Tone Raw jazz quartet play in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Funky and groove jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
July 29th, Tuesday:
Poland's pianist Rozalia Kierc gives an open-air recital in Barbakan (barbican) behind Brama Florianska Gate at the end of Florianska street at 8 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland’s Leszek Kulakowski Quartet with trumpeter Jerzy Malek in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland’s Mateusz Szczypka Trio play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
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).
Young Stage jazz concert features Poland’s jazz vocalist Kaja Karaplios in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7 pm.
France's screamo band I Am A Curse and Brazilia's band Under Bad Eyes perform in Kawiarnia Naukowa, 16 Dajwor street, at 7 pm (admission 12 PLN).
Open-air show of historical dances takes place in the gardens of Villa Decius, 28 Lipca street, at 7 pm.
July 30th, Wednesday:
Poland's pianist Pawel Albinski gives a recital in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features Krakow’s Max Klezmer Band in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's jazz quintet, Old Swing Cafe, perform swing music in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Young Stage jazz concert features Poland’s jazz vocalist Kaja Karaplios in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7 pm.
Acoustic blues and fusion jazz jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
Poland's Cracow Brass Quintet performs alfresco in Barbakan (barbican) behind Brama Florianska Gate at the end of Florianska street at 8 pm.
Russia's thrash and crossover band Siberian Meat Grinder, Poland's hardcore-punk and groove metal band Dealer and speed thrash metal and crossover band Tester Gier perform in Fabryka, 23 Zablocie street, at 7 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Sweden's hardcore-punk band Beyond Pink and Poland's Pussz Terror punk trio perform in Kawiarnia Naukowa, 16 Dajwor street, at 8 pm (admission 12 PLN).
Open-air show of historical dances takes place in the gardens of Villa Decius, 28 Lipca street, at 7 pm.
July 31st, Thursday: Poland's soprano Iwona Socha, tenor Andrzej Lampert and Festival Orchestra with conductor Piotr Sulkowski perform alfresco in Barbakan (barbican) behind Brama Florianska Gate at the end of Florianska street at 8 pm.
Poland’s guitarist Adam Zalas gives recital in Kosciol Sw. Idziego church, 65 Grodzka street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Jazz concert features Austria’s Mario Rom’s Interzone in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's Mateusz Pliniewcz Quartet of violinist Mateusz Pliniewcz, pianist Nikola Kolodziejczyk, bassist Marcin Jadach, and drummer Szymon Madej play jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Jazz concert Zbigniew Czarniecki & friends takes place in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Open-air show of historical dances takes place in the gardens of Villa Decius, 28 Lipca street, at 7 pm.

  • 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. 

August 2014 entertainment events in Krakow.

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

August 1st, Friday: Poland's Janusz Wawrowski Trio perform alfresco in Barbakan (barbican) behind Brama Florianska Gate at the end of Florianska street at 8 pm.
Jazz concert features Stephen Riley, Piotr Wojtasik, Piotr Wylezol, Adam Kowalewski, Lukasz Zyta, and Atom String Quartet with pianist Vladislav Sendecki on the courtyard of Palac Pod Baranami, 27 Rynek Glowny, at 8 pm.
Jazz concert features The Blessed Beat trio of Slovakia’s guitarist David Kollar plus Italy’s trumpeter Paolo Raineri and drummer Simone Cavina in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Poland's blues band, Cheap Tobacco, performs in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
August 2nd, Saturday:
Krakow Chamber Opera produces Stabat Mater based on church music by Antonio Vivaldi and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi in its playhouse, 15 Miodowa street, at 8 pm.
USA’s jazz trombonist Luke Malewicz performs with his Polish quartet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's Krakow Street Band performs blues in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow's singer-songwriter Agata Slazyk gives recital in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7 pm.
Gala concert of Cracovia Danza festival of historical dances takes place on the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, at 8 pm.
August 3rd, Sunday:
Poland’s early music ensemble, Ad libitum, performs music by Handel, Boccherini, Vivaldi, Brotons, Giordani, and Bragato in Kosciol Sw. Jozefa church, Rynek Podgorski square and Zamoyskiego street, at 4 p.m. (free admission).
Krakow's guitarist Michal Kaniewski gives recital in Malwa club, 6 Dobrego Pasterza street, at 7 p.m.
Poland's Peter Gabriel Duo of trumpeter Piotr Schmidt and guitarist Gabriel Niedziela play jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Krakow's singer-songwriter Leszek Wojtowicz gives recital in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Krakow Chamber Opera produces musical show 'Chatskele, Chatskele!' based on traditional Jewish songs in its playhouse, 15 Miodowa street, at 7 p.m.
Krakow’s band, Banshee, performs Celtic tunes in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow's Bracia Bross duo perform hiphop in front of the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury, 232 Jana Pawla II street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland’s Intrada early music ensemble and Cracovia Danza Court Ballet perform their “Ballet de la musique” show of historical dances on the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, at 8 pm.
August 4th, 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).
Traditional jazz and swing jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
August 5th, Tuesday: Poland's Cellostrada cello quintet performs Balkan and film music in Palac Krzysztofory palace, 35 Rynek Glowny central square, at 6.30 pm.
Krakow's jazz quintet, Hi-Five, performs standards in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
August 6th, Wednesday: Krakow's singer-songwriter Piotr ‘Kuba’ Kubowicz gives recital in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7 pm.
The Gang Bang Band jazz jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
August 7th, Thursday: Poland's Capella Cracoviensis performs Orlandus Lassus' Lagrime di San Pietro in Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 9 pm (free admission).
Poland’s guitarist Adam Zalas gives recital in Kosciol Sw. Idziego church, 65 Grodzka street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
UK's composer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist David O'Dowda with bass player Christopher Brown perform in Piec Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9.30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s quartet of guitarist Mateusz Szczypka, saxophonist  Marcin Kaletka, bassist Michal Kapczuk, and drummer Grzegorz Maslowski in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Krakow's pop singer Kamila Klimczak gives recital in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
London’s National Theatre’ staging of Alan Ayckbourn’s "A Small Family Business" is screened in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 Krasinskiego street, at 8 pm.
August 8th, Friday: Jazz concert Zbigniew Czarniecki & friends takes place in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Krakow's blues band, Krecia Robota, perform in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Krakow's pop singer Ewa Wnuk Krzyzanowska gives recital in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
August 9th, Saturday: Poland's soprano Ewa Majcherczyk, baritone Dawid Biwo and pianist Pawel Kubica perform music by W.A. Mozart, G. Donizetti, S. Moniuszko on the Dziedziniec Batorego yard between the Wawel Cathedral and the Royal Castle at 7.30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Germany’s Akademie Westfalen orchestra with conductor Krzysztof Penderecki perform Krzysztof Penderecki’s music in Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 8 pm.
Jazz concert Zbigniew Czarniecki & friends takes place in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Poland's band, Fabryka Zabawek, performs funk and soul music in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow's pop singer Tamara Kalinowska gives recital in Piwnica Pod Baranami club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7 pm.
August 10th, Sunday: Poland’s soprano Joanna Trafas and organist Cyprian Jagiello perform music by G. Caccini, G.F. Handel, J.S. Bach, M. Lorenc, G. Faure, Ch. Gounod, J. Alain, J.K. Pawluskiewicz, and W.A. Mozart plus spirituals in Kosciol Sw. Jozefa church, Rynek Podgorski square and Zamoyskiego street, at 4 p.m. (free admission).
Poland's organist Jozef Serafin, Szumiacy Jesion Academy Choir and Sta Allegro City Choir with conductor Robert Wajler perform music by J.S. Bach, N. Bruhns, E. Morricone, M. Leontovych, A. Ramirez, M. Haydn, Z. Kodaly, D. Bortnianski, H. Villa-Lobos, and J.A. Alain in Tyniec Abbey, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Russian's pianist Irina Krasavina gives a recital in Dom Polonii house, 14 Rynek Glowny central square, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow Chamber Opera produces adolescent Mozart‘s singspiel „Bastien und Bastienne“ in its playhouse, 15 Miodowa street, at 7 pm.
Poland’s jazz trio, Miedzy Udami, perform gypsy swing music in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 8:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's singer and songwriter Paulina Bisztyga gives a recital in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 12th, Tuesday: Krakow Philharmonic Woodwind Quintet play music by Mozart, Rossini, Bizet, and Bock in Palac Krzysztofory palace, 35 Rynek Glowny central square, at 6.30 pm.
Poland’s Raczkowski, Wszolek, Budniak Trio play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
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 13th, Wednesday: Poland’s Raczkowski, Wszolek, Budniak Trio play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Acoustic blues and fusion jazz jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
August 14th, Thursday: Poland's Capella Cracoviensis performs Asprilio Pacelli's motets Iustorum anima, Regnum mundi, and Veni sponsa Christi), Franciszek Lilius' Missa brevissima, Marco Scacchi's madrigals Questa nova Angioletta, Ah dolente partita, Voi volete ch'io mora, Chi la mia luce estinse, and O come sei gentile, and Giacomo Carissimi's Jephte in Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 9 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features Poland's keyboardist Kajetan Galas and his trio, Organ Spot, in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland’s Marcin Kaletka Quintet play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
August 15th, Friday, the Assumption Day: Russia’s piano virtuoso Grigory Sokolov plays Frederic Chopin’s sonata in h minor op. 58 and mazurkas in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street, at 7:30 pm.
Poland’s violinist Maria Slawek and pianist Piotr Rozanski play music by Mahler, Schumann, Wajnberg, Tchaikovsky, and Schubert in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm.
Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, sing Cristobal de Morales' Missa de Beata Virgine in Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church, 23 Sw. Krzyza street and Plac Sw. Ducha square, at 7:15 pm.
Jazz concert features quartet of Poland’s saxophonist Janusz Muniak, pianist Pawel Kaczmarczyk, bassist Wojciech Pulcyn, and Slovenia’s drummer Gasper Bartoncelj in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s Marcin Kaletka Quintet play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
August 16th, Saturday:
Poland’s violinist Magdalena Filipczak and pianist Anton Lachowski play music by Bach, Prokofiev, Britten, and Richard Strauss in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 8 pm.
Krakow Wind Quintet performs music by W.A. Mozart, A. Malawski, M. Stachowski, and F. Poulenc on the Dziedziniec Batorego yard between the Wawel Cathedral and the Royal Castle at 7.30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Concert of classical music features young talents in Polska Akademia Umiejetnosci, 17 Slawkowska street and Sw. Marka street, at 5 p.m.
Poland’s Tomasz Mucha Trio play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
August 17th, Sunday:
Krakow’s Haslo choir and organist Marek Stefanski perform music by M. Gomolka, A. Chlondowski, Waclaw of Szamotuly, A.G. Merkel, and Ch. Gounod in Kosciol Sw. Jozefa church, Rynek Podgorski square and Zamoyskiego street, at 4 p.m. (free admission).
Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia chamber orchestra plays music by Skoryk, Kozarenko, Chyrzynski, and Karlowicz on the courtyard of the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Maius, 15 Jagiellonska street, at 7:30 pm or in the case of bad weather at Kosciol Karmelitow, 19 Karmelicka street, at 8 pm.
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
Poland’s Tomasz Mucha Trio play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Krakow's pop singer Anna Treter performs in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 18th, Monday:
Norway’s Cikada Ensemble play Liza Lima - Winding Bodies: 3 Knots in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 8 pm.
August 19th, Tuesday:
Ukraine’s pianist Myroslaw Andrij Dragan, Lviv Virtuosos ensemble, and Gloria choir render Franz Xaver Mozart’s overture, piano concerto, Der erste Fruhligstag, and Festchor in Kosciol Jezuitow church, 26 Kopernika street, at 7:30 pm.
Poland's Mozart Flute Quartet play music by Mozart, Debussy, and Jacob in Palac Krzysztofory palace, 35 Rynek Glowny central square, at 6.30 pm.
English National Opera production of Benjamin Britten's "Peter Grimes" is screened in Multikino playhouse, 128 Dobrego Pasterza street, at 7 pm (admission 35 PLN).
August 20th, Wednesday:
UK’s soprano Emma Kirby and USA’s bass profondo Joel Frederiksen plus lutenist Michal Gondko and viola da gamba player Domen Marineie perform music by John Dowland and Franz Schubert in the Krakow National Museum's Sukiennice Gallery (Cloth Hall, upstairs) in the middle of the Rynek Glowny central square at 7:30 pm.
August 21st, Thursday:
Ukraine’s vocal ensemble, A Cappella Leopolis, and Poland’s Starck Compagnay early music wind ensemble perform Baroque music of eastern Poland in Kosciol Bernardynow, 2 Bernardynska street and Stradomska street, at 8 pm.
Poland's Capella Cracoviensis performs Tomas Luis de Victoria's Officium defunctorum, Johann Sebastian Bach's Komm, Jesu, komm, and Waclaw of Szamotuly's Juz si zmierzcha in Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 9 pm (free admission).
Poland’s guitarist Adam Zalas gives recital in Kosciol Sw. Idziego church, 65 Grodzka street, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s Palka/Mika Quartet play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
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 Palka/Mika Quartet play jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 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 Pathtique, 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.
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 Sokol Orkestar wind band plays traditional Balkan music in Dworek Bialopradnicki, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
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:
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.
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.
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).
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).
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 p.m.
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).
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 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).
Krakow Chamber Opera produces children play “The Nutcrakcer and the Mouse King” in its playhouse, 15 Miodowa street, at 6 p.m.

Events in Krakow in September 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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