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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:
Alan Taylor's "Terminator: Genisys" with Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke. and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Colin Trevorrow's "Jurassic World" with Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Irrfan Khan. David Gordon Green's "Manglehorn" with Al Pacino, Holly HUnter, and Chris Messina. George Tillman's "The Longest Ride" with Scott Eastemwood, Britt Robertson, and Alan Alda. Brad Peyton's "San Andreas" with Dwayne Johnson, Paul Giamatti, and Alexandra Daddario. Brad Bird's "Tomorrowland" with George Clonney, Britt Robertson, and Hugh Laurie. Paul Feig's "Spy" with Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne, and Jason Statham.
Dutch/Polish: Urszula Antoniak's "Nude Area" with Sammy Boonstra and Imaan Hammam.
French: Thomas Cailley's "Les combattants" with Adele Haenel, Kevin Azais, and Antoine Laurent. Cedric Jimenez's "La French" with Jean Dujardin and Gilles Lellouche.
German: Christian Petzold's "Phoenix" with Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, and Nina Kunzendorf.
Spanish/French: Carlos Vermut's "Magical Girl" with Luis Bermejo, Barbara Lennie, and Jose Sacristan.   

Krakow events

Krakow Events in July 2015.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in August 2015/

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

International Street Theater Festival takes place July 9th through July 12th with over 80 alfresco performances on the Old Town's squares and in other public spaces.

July 1st, Wednesday: Poland's harpsichordist Elzbieta Stefanska and Japan's harpsichordist Mariko Kato play music by J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konopnickiej street, at 7 pm (free admission).
USA's pianist Kevin Kenner and Poland's violinist Pawel Wajrak plus the PiazzoForte Quintet play F. Schubert's sonata for violin and piano in D major D 384 and "The Trout" piano quintet in A major D 677 op, 114 plus E. Grieg's violin sonata in C minor op. 45 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Verdi’s “La Traviata” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland’s jazz quartet of pianist Szymon Wojcinski, trumpeter Maurycy Wojcinski, bassist Ksawery Wojcinski, and drummer Krzysztof Szmanda play in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).
USA's rock band, Elysian Fields, performs in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 9:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland’s band, Alte Zachen, performs Jewish music in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 7 pm.
Israel’s vocalist Shai Tsabari and the Future Orchestra plus singer-songwriter Ahuva Ozeri perform Jewish music in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 10 pm.
Jam session features Israel’s alt pop act Kutiman and Poland’s Alte Zachen band in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street and Plac Nowy square, at midnight.
July 2nd, Thursday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Verdi’s “La Traviata” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Israel’s percussionist Shlomo Bar and Habrera Hativeet band performs Jewish music in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 7 pm.
Israel’s electronic indie pop band, Garden City Movement, performs at Dajwor street behind the Old Synagogue at 8:30 pm (open-air).
Israel’s Kutiman Orchestra performs Jewish music in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 10 pm.
Krakow's band, Folk For Freaks, performs world music in the Teatr Zalezny theatre, 1 Kanonicza street, at 7 pm.
Jam session features Israel’s vocalist Shai Tsabari and percussionist Shlomo Bar in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street and Plac Nowy square, at midnight.
July 3rd, Friday:
USA’s clarinetist David Krakauer and his band, Ancestral Groove, perform klezmer music in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 6 pm.
Israel’s vocalist Shai Tsabari and the Future Orchestra perform Jewish music in the garden of Klubokawiarnia Mleczarnia café, 17 Meiselsa street, at 6:30 pm.
Tea Dance Party with USA’s Steve Weintraub and Festival Yiddish Dance Band takes place on Plac Wolnica square at 7 pm (free admission).
Israel’s Bemet electronica duo play free jazz in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street and Plac Nowy square, at 11 pm.
Poland's bands Pora Wiatru, Be Water My Friend, Time For Funk, Eye Of Void, Structure Of Reason, S.T.O.R.M., White Matter, Sund Dance and East Flow perform in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 7 pm (admission 25 PLN).
Poland's rock'n'roll band, Cinemon, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
July 4th, Saturday:
Poland's young pianist Radoslaw Gozdzikowski, Eligiusz Skoczylas, Szymon Nehring and Pawel Motyczynski play music by F. Chopin, M. Ravel and C. Debussy in courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 10 am (free admission).
Poland's violinist Maria Slawek, cellist Andrzej Bauer and pianist Mariola Cieniawa plus the Orkiestra CORda Cracovia orchestra with conductor Tadeusz Strugala perform Karol Kurpinski's polonaise for orchestra and Ludwig van Beethoven's triple concerto for violin, cello, piano and orchestra op. 56 among others in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 8 pm.
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis music ensemble and mixed symphonic choir render J.S. Bach's symphony in G minor 6 / 6, C. P.E. Bach's symphony in C major, J. Haydn's "Trauer" symphony no. 44 in E minor and W.A. Mozart's symphony no. 25 in G minor in the Teatr Hothaus playhouse 29 Babinskiego street, at 11 am (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Christoph Willibald Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Soloists, choir, ballet company and orchestra of the Gliwice Musical Theatre perform G. Rossini's "The Barber of Seville" in the Muzeum Zup Krakowskich Wieliczka museum, 8 Zamkowa street, at 7:30 pm.
Open-air concert features Poland's veteran crooner Zbigniew Wodecki next to the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 1 sw. Ducha square, at 8:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Poland's rock duo, Dogs In Trees, performs in Piekny Pies night club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Open-air Shalom concert of the Jewish Culture Festival takes place on Szeroka street at 6 pm.
July 5th, Sunday:
Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, sing early music in Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church, 23 Sw. Krzyza street and Plac Sw. Ducha square, at 7:15 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Christoph Willibald Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's Oktoich choir with conductor Father Grzegorz Cebulski perform liturgical Orthodox hymns in in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland's pianist Waldemar Malicki with his band perform in the Kopalnia Soli Wieliczka salt mine, 10 Danilowicza street, at 6 pm.
Poland’s band, Workaholic, performs blues rock in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Krakow's singer-songwriter Basia Stepniak-Wilk with a band perform in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Concert Leopold Kozlowski and Friends features an array of Poland’s pop acts in Synagoga Tempel synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 6 pm.
Israel’s indie folk band, Lola Marsh, performs in Cheder Cafe, 36 Jozefa street, at 8 pm.
Poland's folk band, Praslowianki, performs Slavic songs in the Nowochuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla, at 6 pm (free admission).
July 6th, Monday:
Poland's singing actor Janusz Zbiegiel sings Jacques Brel's songs in the Turowka Hotel in Wieliczka, 1 Zeromskiego street, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
July 7th, Tuesday:
Poland's soprano Michalina Bienkiewicz sings R. Schumann's "A Woman's love and life" and R. Strauss' "Madchenblumen" in BAL cafe, 9 Slusarska street, at 9 pm (admission 10 PLN).
France's hurdy-gurdy player Valentin Clastrier plays in the Zydowskie Muzeum Galicja museum, 18 Dajwor street, at 9 pm.
Poland's punk rock band, Kryzys, performs in Piekny Pies night club, 9 Bozego Ciala street, at 8 pm.
July 8th, Wednesday:
Krakow's Musica Graziosa early music ensemble plays piece of M. Marais' "Pieces de Viole, Livre II", piece of G. F. Handel's "Water Music", piece of J. S. Bach's orchestra suite no. 2 in B minor, A. Vivaldi's cello sonata no. 6 in B major and "Summer" violin concerto in G minor, plus some A. Piazzolla's tangos in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s sopranos Wioletta Chodowicz and Marzena Lubaszka, baritones Luka Zeman and Michal Partyka, basses Ryszard Kalus and Sebastian Szumski plus the Polish Radio Choir and Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis orchestra render Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Halka opera (concert version) the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 1 sw. Ducha square, at 7 pm (admission 100 PLN).
India tabla player Zakir Hussain and flautist Rakesh Chaurasia play North India's classcial music in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 8 pm.
Dance show "I Have a Dream" features the Gliwice Musical Theatre company in the Centrum Edukacyjno-Rekreacyjne "Solne Miasto" educational and recreational centre in Wieliczka, 15 Kosciuszki street, at 7:30 pm.
July 9th, Thursday:
Poland’s Ensemble Peregrina performs the Polish medieval music in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 8 pm (admission 75 PLN).
Poland’s Apprentice jazz trio of pianist Franciszek Raczkowski, bassist Pawel Wszolek, and drummer Piotr Budniak play in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Open-air concert features Krakow's top singer-songwriter Grzegorz Turnau next to the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 1 sw. Ducha square, at 8:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Columbia's band, Meridian Brothers, performs experimental Latino music in the Stara Zajezdnia restaurant, 12 sw. Wawrzynca street, at 11 pm.
France's musician Jacky Molard with his quartet play in the Muzeum Inzynierii Miejskiej museum, 15 Wawrzynca street, at 7 pm.
Poland's folk singer Hanka Rybka performs on Plac im. T. Kosciuszki square in Wieliczka at 6:30 pm (free admission).
July 10th, Friday:
Poland’s TWOgether Duo of accordionist Maciej Frackiewicz and cellist Magdalena Bojanowicz plus Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia chamber orchestra with conductor Bassem Akiki render D. Przybylski’s Red, Yellow, Red. Hommage to Mark Rothko, M. Chyrzynski’s Ukiyo-e, W. Kilar’s Orawa, and M. Majkusiak’s Rhythm Games in the Radio Krakow hall, 22 al. Slowackiego, at 8 pm (admission 75 PLN).
Poland's violinist Bogdan Kierejsza with a band perform the Violin Symphony Show in the Muzeum Zup Krakowskich in Wieliczka museum, 10 Danilowicza street, at 6 pm.
Finland's accordionist Maria Kalaniemi and pianist Timo Alakotili play in the Kosciol sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street, at 7:30 pm.
Congo's band, Mbongwana, performs world music in the Stara Zajezdnia restaurant, 12 sw. Wawrzynca street, at 10:30 pm.
Krakow's singer-songwriter Wojciech Budzyn performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
July 11th, Saturday:
Italy’s pianist Alberto Nos plays Chopin’s Variations in B major op. 12, Scherzo no. 2 op. 31, Prelude op. 28 no. 15, Ballade no. 4 op. 52, Nokturne op. 48 no. 1, and Sonata no. 3 op. 58 in the Jagiellonian University's Collegium Novum, 24 Golebia street at Planty gardens, at noon (admission 50 PLN).
Poland's soprano Katarzyna Oles-Blacha, mezzo-soprano Monika Korybalska, tenor Krzysztof Kozarek, bass-baritone Jacek Ozimkowski and pianist Piotr Rozanski perform music by W.A. Mozart, S. Moniuszko, G. Verdi and G. Rossini in courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7:30 pm.
Open-air concert features Poland's singing actor Andrzej Grabowski next to the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 1 sw. Ducha square, at 8:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Spain's diatonic accordionist Kepa Junkera plays in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 7 pm.
Entertainers of the Roma Musical Theatre plus the Obligato Orchestra with conductor Jerzy Sobenko perform songs from musicals on Rynek Glowny central square at 7:30 pm.
The Ivory Coast's musician Manuo Gallo and her Manuo Gallo Groove Orchestra perform on Plac Wolnica square at 10 pm.
July 12th, Sunday:
Poland's Cantata Academy Choir of Krakow Technical University with conductor Marta Stos perform music by M. Gomulka, H.M. Gorecki, O. Gjeilo, D. Hogan, W. Kilar, A. Part and J. Swider in in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland’s soprano Anna Budzynska and pianist Laura Sobolewska perform songs by V. Tomasek, V. Lisinski, W. Zeleński, A. Dvorak, and E. Fabianska-Jelinskia in the Jagiellonian University's Collegium Novum, 24 Golebia street at Planty gardens, at 7 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Krakow's vocalist Lidia Jazgar with Galicja band performs poetry set to music in the Nowochuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland's folk band, Praslowianki, performs Slavic songs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert features Krakow's pop singer Agnieszka Grochowicz performing songs with lyrics by Agnieszka Osiecka and Seweryn Krajewski’s music next to the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 1 sw. Ducha square, at 8:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
July 13th, Monday:
UK’s rock star Mark Knopfler performs songs from his new album “Tracker” in Krakow Arena at Lema street (admission 210 PLN).
July 14th, Tuesday: Poland's alto Helena Poczykowska, violist Mariusz Grochowski and pianist Weronika Krowka perform R. Schumann's "Liederkreis", C. Schumann's " Liebst du um Schonheit", "Warum willst du and're fragen", "Ihr Bildnis", "Volkslied", "Sie liebten sich beide", "Die gute Nacht, die ich dir sagen" and J. Brahms' "Two Songs For Alto, Viola And Piano" in BAL cafe, 9 Slusarska street, at 9 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Krakow’s Paceline 4 jazz quartet of pianist Wojtek Groborz, saxophonist Marcin Slusarczyk, bassist Wojtek Szwugier, and drummer Wojtek Szwugier play in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).
July 15th, Wednesday: Cracow Clarinet Quartet plays a piece of W.A. Mozart's "Magic Flute" opera, G. Bizet's "March of the Smugglers" and "The Aragonaise" from "Carmen" opera, B. Bartok's "Romanian Folk Dances", F. Mendelssohn's "A Song Without Words", a piece of Ph. Leloup's "Les voyages d'un clarinettiste", P. Harvey's "Quartet For Three Clarinets And Bass Clarnet”, P.M. Dubois' Clarinet Quartet, J. Czerny's "The Suite" and H. Wiberny's "Ulla in Africa" in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow’s guitarist-singer Peter J. Birch performs blues in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9 pm.
July 16th, Thursday: Poland’s Il Giardino d’Amore ensemble performs the Baroque music by John of Lublin, B. Pekiel, M. Zielenski, W. Dlugoraj, D. Cato, G.G. Gorczycki, and M. Mielczewski in the Kosciol sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street, at 8 pm (admission 75 PLN).
July 17th, Friday: Poland’s violinist Agata Szymczewska and Grzegorz Skrobinski render K. Szymanowski’s The Source of Aretuza, I.J. Paderewski’s Melody, Sonata in A minor, M. Markowicz’s Sonata, and H. Wieniawski’s The Legend and Polonaise in D major in the Jagiellonian University's Collegium Novum, 24 Golebia street at Planty gardens, at 6 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Czech Republic’s pianist Ivo Kahanek and the Krakow Philharmonics String Quartet render I.F. Dobrzynski’s string quartet in E minor op. 7 and F. Chopin’s piano concerto no. 2 in F minor in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konopnickiej street, at 8:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Krakow's rock band, Kurtyna Siemiradzkiego, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
July 18th, Saturday: Bulgaria’s pianist Ludmil Angelov plays F. Chopin’s Prelude in C minor op. 45, Sonata in B minor op. 35, and mazurkas op. 17 no. 4, op. 24 no. 2, and op. 6 no. 2 plus J. Zarebski’s Polonaise op. 6, A. Michalowski’s mazurkas op. 31 no. 1, op. 16, and op. 17, and M. Moszkowski‘s Etiudes op. 64 in the Jagiellonian University's Collegium Novum, 24 Golebia street at Planty gardens, at noon (admission 50 PLN).
Poland’s soprano Anna Patrys, mezzo-soprano Anna Lubanska, Slovakia’s tenor Ondrej Saling, and bass Adam Palka plus the Krakow Philharmonic Choir and Warsaw’s Sinfonia Varsovia orchestra render Wojciech Kilar Te Deum and Krzysztof Penderecki’s Te Deum in the Kosciol sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street, at 8 pm (admission 75 PLN).
Poland's pianist Marcin Koziak plays music by F. Chopin and F. Liszt in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7:30 pm.
USA's soul and jazz vocalist and pianist Karen Edwards with her trio perform soul, jazz and gospel hits in the Nowochuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla, at 6 pm (free admission).
July 19th, Sunday:
Poland's organist Marek Stefanski and Moldavia's panpipes player Dimitru Harea play music by F. Schubert, P. Tchaikovsky, G. Sviridov, G. Zamfir, V. Vavilov and E. Morricone in in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Krakow's band, Samech, performs world music in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Australia’s singer-songwriter Cash Savage and The Last Drinks band perform country and blues music in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9 pm (admission 20 PLN).
July 21st, Tuesday: Poland's bass Sebastian Szumski sings R. Vaughan Williams' "Songs Of Travel", J. Brahms' "Four Serious Songs" and G. Mahler's "I Am Lost To The World” in BAL cafe, 9 Slusarska street, at 9 pm (admission 10 PLN).
USA’s famed jazz pianist Herbie Hancock plays solo in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (admission 200 PLN).
July 22nd, Wednesday: Poland's violinists Joanna Konarzewska and Jadwiga Bialic, violist Marta Czepielowska, cellist Michal Dabek and clarinettist Michal Poniznik render W.A. Mozart's string quartet in C major KV 465 aka "Dissonance Quartet" and J. Brahms' clarinet quintet in B minor op 115 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
UK's Oxfordshire County Youth Orchestra plays in the Nowochuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla, at 6 pm (free admission).
July 23rd, Thursday: Poland’s Beethoven Academy Orchestra with conductor Jacek Kaspszyk render M. Wajnberg’s Polish Melodies op. 47/2 and symphonu no. 4 plus P. Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet overture  in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
July 24th, Friday: Krakow's band, Oferau + Zora, performs world music in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
July 25th, Saturday: Poland's mezzo-soprano Katarzyna Suska and pianist Maciej Zagorski perform music by F. Schubert, F. Hensel and K. Szymanowski in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7:30 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 pop acts Skubas, Julia Marcell, and xxanaxx perform on Plac Wielkiej Armii Napol;eona square by the Wawel Castle at 6 pm (free admission).
July 26th, Sunday: Poland's ensemble, Diverssimento, plays music by V. Monti, S. Bechet, M. Brochet, R. Matarasso, G. Boulestreau, E. Hendrikx, G. Handel and K. Weill in in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
New York’s Metropolitan Opera production of G. Donizetti's "The Daughter of the Regiment" is screened in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 5 pm.
Krakow's singer Anna Treter with Od Slowa Do Slowa band perform in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow's singing actor Artur Gotz gives a recital in the Nowochuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla, at 6 pm (free admission).
July 28th, Tuesday: Poland’s pianist Szymon Nehring gives a recital of Chopin’s music in Barbakan barbican behind Brama Florianska gate tower at the end of Florianska street at 8 pm.
July 29th, Wednesday: Poland's flautist Krzysztof Kawula and pianist Kristina Kutnik render J. Mouquet's "La Flute de Pan", R. Wilson's "Carmen Fantasy", F. Doppler's "The Hungarian Pastoral Fantasy" and G. Briccialdi's "The Carnival of Venice" in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow Wind Quintet play music by Handel, Mozart, and Gershwin in Barbakan barbican behind Brama Florianska gate tower at the end of Florianska street at 8 pm.
July 30th, Thursday: Krakow’s Cracofonia String Quartet play music by Beethoven, Ravel, and Piazzolla in Barbakan barbican behind Brama Florianska gate tower at the end of Florianska street at 8 pm.
July 31st, Friday:
Poland’s Primuz Chamber Orchestra play Bach’s Brandenburg concerto no. 3 in Barbakan barbican behind Brama Florianska gate tower at the end of Florianska street at 8 pm.
Krakow's band, Moribunda, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).

August 2015 entertainment events in Krakow.

August 1st, Saturday: Poland's cellists Krzysztof Sadlowski, Aleksandra Lelek, violists Ewa Szczepanska-Chwast, Jan Snakowski, violinists Blazej Kociuban, Malgorzata Wasiucionek, Agnieszka Bugla, Krzysztof Katana and pianist Piotr Kosinski play music by F. Mendelssohn in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7:30 pm.
August 2nd, Sunday:
Poland's flautist Maja Minecka and guitarist Mateusz Puter play music by M. Giuliani, J. Ibert, M. Machado and F.C. Tavolaro in in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Concert of operatic arias takes place in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 5th, Wednesday:
Poland’s mezzo-soprano Miranda Golebiowska-Exner sings music by Mozart, Gounod, Moniuszko, Chopin, Niewiadomski, Lutoslawski, Tchaikovsky, Schumann, Schubert, and Obradors in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
August 7th, Friday:
Krakow's band, Kapelanka, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 8th, Saturday:
Poland's cellist Aleksandra Lelek and accordionist Maciej Zimka play music by F. Servais and K. Szymanowski in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7:30 pm.
August 9th, Sunday:
Poland's ensemble, Z harfą w tle, performs music by H. Purcell, J.S. Bach, A. Vivaldi, W. Croft, F.J. Nadermann and J. Massenet in in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland's band, The Enamorada, performs in the Nowochuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 10th, Monday:
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis music ensemble performs music by Monteverdi, Fontana, and Frescobaldi in Kosciol Niepokalanego Poczecia Najswietszej Panny Marii, 19 Kopernika street, at 8 pm.
August 12th, Wednesday:
Krakow Philharmonic Wind Quintet render A. Liadov’s Eight Russian Songs op. 58 and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s harpsichordist Marcin Swiatkiewicz plays music by Frescobldi, Froberger, and Couperin in Kosciol Niepokalanego Poczecia Najswietszej Panny Marii, 19 Kopernika street, at 8 pm.
August 14th, Friday:
Poland’s harpsichordist Marcin Swiatkiewicz and Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis music ensemble perform music by Dowland, Monteverdi, and Gomolka in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 8 pm
Poland's band, Time For Funk, performs funk music in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 15th, Saturday, Assumption Day:
Opening concert of the Music in Old Cracow festival feature Poland’s early music ensemble, Collegium Zielenski, plus Pueri Cantores Sancti Nicolai boys choir at the Wawel Royal Cathedral at 7:30 pm.
Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, sing early music in Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church, 23 Sw. Krzyza street and Plac Sw. Ducha square, at 7:15 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).
August 16th, Sunday: Krakow’s young pianists Szymon Nehring and Krzysztof Ksiazek play Chopin’s music in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
Chamber opera ensemble produce D. Bortniansky’s “Sokil” (The Falcon), the 18th-century Ukrainian opera, on the courtyard of the Krakow National Museum’s Bishop Ciolek Palace, 17 Kanonicza street, at 8 pm.
Poland's guitarist Patryk Filipowicz plays Marian songs in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
New York’s Metropolitan Opera production of G. Verdi's "Aida" is screened in Kijów.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 5 pm.
Krakow's Boba Jazz Band plays traditional jazz in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Krakow's rock band, Latajace Talerze, performs in the Nowochuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 17th, Monday: Berlin’s Philharmonia Quartett play music by Mozart, Schubert, and Beethoven in the cloister of the Franciscan Monastery, 5 Plac Wszystkich Swietych, at 8 pm.
August 18th, Tuesday:
Armenia’s St Geghard Monaster Vocal Ensemble sings Armenian sacred music in Kosciol Sw. Sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52 Grodzka street, at 7:30 pm.
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
August 19th, Wednesday: Krakow’s French horn player Adam Kozłowski, violinists Pawel Wajrak and Jerzy Mikuliszak, violist Elzbieta Gromada, and cellist Jacek Kociuban play musiuc by W.A. Mozart, G.Ph. Telemann, A. Cooke, E. Morricone, and J. Horner among other in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Ukraine’s Trembita Choir sings church music in the Bazylika OO. Franciszkanow (the Franciscan Basilica), Franciszkanska street, at 8:15 pm.
August 20th, Thursday: Italy’s Gomalan Brass Quintet play music by Gabrieli, Verdi, Puccini, Morricone and others on the courtyard of the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Maius, 15 Jagiellonska street, at 7 pm or in the case of bad weather at Kosciol Karmelitow, 19 Karmelicka street, at 8:15 pm.
Concert of classical music features young talents in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
August 21st, Friday:
Ukraine’s violinist Oleg Kaskiv and Lviv Virtuosos chamber orchestra play music by Rossini, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, and Tchaikovsky in Kosciol Jezuitow church, 26 Kopernika street, at 7:45 pm.
Krakow's band, Vladimirska, performs world music in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 22nd, Saturday:
Concert of classical music features Ukraine’s young talents of the Lviv Music Academy in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 5 pm.
Krakow’s organist Andrzej Bialko plays Bach’s music in Kosciol Sw. Anny church, 11 Sw. Anny street, at 8:15 pm.
Krakow's Orkiestra CORda Cracovia orchestra with conductor Maciej Koczur perform music by G. Rossini and E. Grieg in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow Philharmonic Male Vocal Octet sing the Polish pop songs of the 20th century in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
August 23rd, Sunday:
France’s Ensemble Organum performs Gregorian chants in the Tyniec Benedictine Abbey at 4 pm.
Poland's Noro Lim ensemble performs its own pieces in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission)
Krakow's string quartet, Marlena Quartet, plays in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland’s trio of violinist Jascha Lieberman, cellist Lukasz Pawlikowski, and accordionist Konrad Ligas play Jewish music in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 7:30 pm.
August 24th, Monday:
Poland’s violinist Krzysztof Jakowicz plays Bach’s music in Kosciol Sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 7:30 pm.
August 25th, Tuesday: Concert of classical music features Krakow’s Cracow Double Reed Trio in Polska Akademia Umiejetnosci, 17 Slawkowska street and Sw. Marka street, at 7 pm.
Concert “Violetta Live” features Martina Stoessel and other cast of Disney’s Violetta soap opera plus dancers in in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 7 pm (admission 330 PLN).
August 26th, Wednesday: Russia’s piano virtuoso Grigory Sokolov plays music by Bach, Beethoven, and Schubert in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis and actor Jan Peszek render Brahms’s Liebeslieder Waltzer - Ein Deutsches Requiem in Cricoteka museum, 2 Nadwislanska street, at 8 pm.
Concert “Violetta Live” features Martina Stoessel and other cast of Disney’s Violetta soap opera plus dancers in in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 7 pm (admission 330 PLN).
August 27th, Thursday: Poland’s cellists Bartosz Kozak and Magdalena Bojanowicz plus guitarist Aleksander Wilgos play Boccherini’s sonatas in Kosciol OO. Pijarow church, 2 Pijarska street and sw. Jana street, at 7 pm.
August 28th, Friday:
Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia chamber orchestra with Finland’s conductor Jaakko Kuusisto play Sibelius’ music on the courtyard of the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Maius, 15 Jagiellonska street, at 7 pm or in the case of bad weather at Kosciol Karmelitow, 19 Karmelicka street, at 8:15 pm.
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis and actor Jan Peszek render Brahms’s Liebeslieder Waltzer - Ein Deutsches Requiem in Cricoteka museum, 2 Nadwislanska street, at 8 pm.
Poland's rock band, S.T.O.R.M., performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 29th, Saturday:
The Music in Old Cracow Festival Orchestra plus Poland’s violinist Kaja Danczowska, harpsichordist Elzbieta Stefanska, flutist Kazimierz Moszynski, and oboist Arkadiusz Krupa play Bach’s music in the Krakow National Museum's Sukiennice Gallery (Cloth Hall, upstairs) in the middle of the Rynek Glowny central square at 7:30 pm.
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis and actor Jan Peszek render Brahms’s Liebeslieder Waltzer - Ein Deutsches Requiem in Cricoteka museum, 2 Nadwislanska street, at 8 pm.
Australia's pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk plus the Orkiestra CORda Cracovia orchestra with conductor Tadeusz Strugala render Mieczyslaw Karlowicz's "Serenade for Strings" op 2 and Robert Schumann's piano concerto in A minor op. 54 in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7 pm.
August 30th, Sunday:
Russia’s cellist Ivan Monighetti plus a wind ensemble play music by Bujarski, Mozart, and Gulda in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow’s violinist Kaja Danczowska, percussionist Ryszard Haba, and pianist Justyna Danczowska play music by V. Scharafyan, D.P. Jones, N. Wright Shirley, A. Piazzolla, and F. Say in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow's rock band, Pora Wiatru, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland's singer-songwriter Michal Konstrata and pianist Piotr Kajetan Matczuk perform Jacek Kaczmarski's songs in the Nowochuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 31st, Monday:
Krakow’s Beethoven Academy Orchestra with conductor Krzysztof Penderecki plus Poland’s soprano Iwona Hossa, alto Agnieszka Rehlis, and bass Piotr Nowacki render Penderecki’s Dies illa and Dvorak’s symphony no. 8 in Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 7 pm.

Events in Krakow in September 2015 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

Ottomania. The Ottoman Orient in the Art of Renaissance.

Over 150 works by the Western artists of the 16th and the 17th centuries - great masters such as Durer, Memling, Bellini, Tintoretto, and Veronese among them - illustrate the Renaissance Europe’s fascination with the Turks and the Ottoman empire. The show, its exhibits borrowed from Europe’s major museums as well as private collections, is a joint venture of the Krakow National Museum and Brussels’ Palais des Beaux-Arts (BOZAR)..
National Museum in Krakow, the Main Hall at 1, 3 Maja street from June 26th through September 9th, 2015.


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

 

 
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