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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:
Roland Emmerich's "Independence Day: Resurgence" with Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum. Whit Stillman's "Love or Frienship" with Kate Beckinsale, Chloe Sevigny, and Xavier Samuel. Duncan Jones's "Warcraft" with Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, and Ben Foster. Thea Sharrock's "Me before You" with Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, and Janet McTeer. James Bobin's "Alice through the Looking Glass" with Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, and Anne Hathaway. Dave Green's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" with Megan Fox, Stephen Amell, and Will Arnet.  
British/French/American: James Watkins's "Bastille Day" with Idris Elba, Richard Madden, and Charlotte Le Bon.
French: Julie Delpy's "Lolo" with Julie Delpy, Dany Boon, and Vincent Lacoste. Kheiron's "Nous trois ou rien" with Kheiron, Leila Bekhti, and Gerard Darmon.
Polish: Artur Urbanski's "Ojciec" with Artur Urbanski, Karolina Porcari, and Zygmunt Malanowicz. Kuba Czekaj's "Baby Bump" with Kacper Olszewski, Agnieszka Podsiadlik, and Caryl Swift. Dariusz Regucki's "Bog w Krakowie" with Rafal Zawierucha, Kamila Baar-Kochanska, and Karolina Chapko.   

Krakow events

Krakow Events in July 2016.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in August 2016/

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

July 1st, Friday: Krakow's Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with conductor and violinist Dmitry Sitkovetsky render R. Shchedrin's 'Russian Photographs' for string orchestra, F. Chopin's prelude in D flat major op. 28, P.I. Tchaikovsky's 'Souvenir d’un lieu cher' for violin and orchestra and 'Souvenir de Florence' (concert version for string orchestra) in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland's flautist Lukasz Dlugosz plus Krakow's Beethoven Academy Orchestra with conductor Piotr Sulkowski render W.A. Mozart's 'Eine kleine Nachtmusic' KV 525 and divertimento in D major KV 136, S. Mercadante's flute concerto in E minor op. 57, A. Vivaldi's 'La tempesta di mare' flute concerto in F major RV 433 and 'Il gardellino' flute concerto in D major RV 428 in the Barbakan barbican behind the Brama Florianska gate in the end of Florianska street at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis production of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' play with music by F. Mendelssohn takes place in the Muzeum Inzynierii Miejskiej museum, 15 sw. Wawrzynca street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland's Vehemence Quartet play jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces its “Operetta, My Love…!” show in the old gasworks of Zaklad Polskiej Spolki Gazownictwa, 16 Gazowa street, at 8 pm (admission 130 PLN).
Israel's Diwan Saz band performs world music with Rabbi David Menachem, singers Lubna Salame and Muhammad Gadir in the Synagoga Tempel synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 6 pm (admission 100 PLN).
Poland's rock'n'roll band, Manchiz, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Krakow's MLDVA dj band spins with Turkish-born musician Cinar Timur on a boat moored at Bulwar Kurlandzki embankment (near the Kladka Bernatka footbridge) at 8 pm (free admission).
An international dj sound system (USA's djs Hectic, Walter and Naduve, Israel's djs Shlomi Zidan, Galo, Santos Barakos, Dani Vak and Lior Ainnes, Poland's djs Tomasz Jurecki and Grzegorz Dabek) spin on a boat moored at 16 Podgorska street at 10 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Poland's Magda Brudzinska Klezmer Trio perform klezmer songs and tunes in the Synagoga Wysoka synagogue, 38 Jozefa street, at 6 pm (admission 60 PLN).
July 2nd, Saturday:
Russia's violinist Dmitry Sitkovetsky plus chamber ensemble of the Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra render F. Mendelssohn's octet in E flat major op. 20 and J.S. Bach's 'Goldberg Variations' in the Krakow National Museum’s Galeria Sztuki Polskiej XIX Wieku gallery in the Cloth Hall, 1-3 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow's young pianists Piotr Jaworski, Dominika Grzybacz, Krzysztof Augustyn, and Micha³ Chrobak play music by J.S. Bach, L. van Beethoven, F. Chopin, F. Liszt, M. Mussorgsky and J. Zarebski in the arcaded courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle from 10 am to 2 pm (free admission).
Krakow's young Szymon Nehring plus the CORda Cracovia Orchestra with conductor Antoni Wit render F. Chopin's piano concerto in E minor op. 11, L. van Beethoven's symphony no. 7 in A major op. 92 and a new piece by Z. Dowgiallo in the arcaded courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis production of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' play with music by F. Mendelssohn takes place in the Muzeum Inzynierii Miejskiej museum, 15 sw. Wawrzynca street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
UK’s rock legend, Black Sabbath band with vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, perform in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 6 pm (admission 399 PLN).
Poland's jazz rock band, Little Egoists, performs in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
Poland's Mazowsze Song and Dance Company performs village tunes and dances in the Muzeum Zup Krakowskich museum (the Zamek Zupny castle), Wieliczka, 8 Zamkowa street, at 7 pm (admission 60 PLN).
The main concert of the 26th Jewish Culture Festival takes place in Szeroka street at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland's male pop singer-songwriter Mieczyslaw Szczesniak plus the Krzysztof Herdzin Trio perform songs by John Lennon, Marvin Gay and Stevie Wonder among others alfresco at Scena Przy Pompie site next to the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 4 sw. Ducha square, at 8:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Krakow's dj Kjatek spins in the Cheder cafe, 36 Jozefa street, at 10 am (free admission).
July 3rd, Sunday: Krakow's Archi String Quartet play music by J.S. Bach, G.F. Handel, W.A. Mozart, J. Haydn, F. Chopin, G. Puccini and G. Bizet in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland's Gruppo di Tempera wind quintet, Cordes Classiques quartet, and Malawski Trio plus the National Symphony Orchestra of Polish Radio trombone quartet perform music by W.A. Mozart, Beethoven, F. Schubert, A. Dvorak, B. Martinu, C. Debussy, J. Ibert, F. Poulenc, D. Milhaud, A. Tansman, J. Francaix, G. Gershwin, I. Berlin, T. Morley, I. Luis, D. Arbitage, and T. Pederson in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Krakow's organist Arkadiusz Bialic and violinist Jadwiga Bialic render J.S. Bach's prelude and fugue in A minor BWV 543, A. Vivaldi's concerto no. 2 in G minor op. 8 RV 315 (from 'Le quattro stagionii'), J.G.Rheinberger's 'Abendlied' and "Elegie' (from 'The Suite' for violin and organ op. 150), F. Kreisler's 'Prelude and Allegro in the Style of Pugnani', and F.-A. Guilmant's sonata in D minor no. 1 op. 42 in the Benedictine Abbey of Tyniec, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Krakow's jazzmen perform traditional jazz in cafes and clubs at the Old Town's central square from noon till 4 pm.
'New Orleans' Parade' starts at 5 pm from the barbican (Barbakan) behind the Brama Florianska gate and proceeds down Florianska street to the Old Town's central Rynek Glowny square followed by an open-air concert.
Jazz concert features Poland's singer Ida Zalewska and Kuba Pluzek Quartet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
Poland's klezmer pianist, composer and conductor Leopold Kozlowski performs Jewish songs with his friends - singers Marta Bizon, Kamila Klimczak, Renata Wierczynska and Andrzej Rog, violinist Halina Jarczyk, accordionist Holubowski, pianists Olek Brzezinski, Jacek Bylica and Michal Wierba - in the Synagoga Tempel synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 6 pm (admission 150 PLN).
Israel's female singer Totemo sings in the Cheder cafe, 36 Jozefa street, at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
An open-air concert features world music at Scena Przy Pompie site next to the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 4 sw. Ducha square, at 8:30 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Israel's Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company performs 'If at All' show in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 8 pm (admission 100 PLN).
July 4th, Monday: Krakow's Sinfonietta Cracovia chamber musicians with conductor Jurek Dybal render I. Stravinsky's music to 'The Soldier's Tale' theatrical work with the text by C.F. Ramuz read by actor Wojciech Pszoniak in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 7:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland's Wojciech Karolak Trio in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Krakow’s band, Kreszendo, perform fusion music in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
July 5th, Tuesday:
Poland's soprano Iwona Sobotka plus Krakow's Capella Cracoviensis early music ensemble and Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with conductors Jan Tomasz Adamus and Jurek Dybal render K. Penderecki's 'Three Pieces in Old Style', P. Glass's 'Company' string quartet no. 2, R. Vaughan Williams's 'The Fantasie on Thomas Tallis' for two orchestras and string quartet, J.S. Bach's orchestra suite no. 3 and 'Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen' cantata among others in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
USA’s Polish born jazz singer Grazyna Auguscik and Krakow’s accordionist Jaroslaw Bester perform in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's jazz quartet, Adam Kawonczyk Kwartet, play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
A concert of Jewish songs takes place in the Centrum Kultury i Turystyki culture centre, Wieliczka, 6 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
July 6th, Wednesday:
The Krakow Philharmonics Vocal Ensemble sings The Best Broadway Songs in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow’s Marek Balata Band plays jazz in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's New Bone quintet play jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
A concert of operatic music features Poland's soprano Krystyna Tyburowska, tenor Jan Wilga and pianist Jerzy Sobenko in the Turowka Hotel, Wieliczka, 1 Stefana Zeromskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Poland's singing actor Dariusz Kordek performs pop songs of the 1920th and 1930th among others in the Cafe Caroline cafe, 4 Glowackiego street, at 5:45 pm.
July 7th, Thursday:
Poland's organist Andrzej Chorosinski gives a recital commemorating the 1050th anniversary of the Christening of Poland in the Bazylika Najswietszego Serca Pana Jezusa church, 26 Kopernika street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features USA’s saxophonist and flutist Dave Liebman with Switzerland’s Vein Trio in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's Maciej Fortuna Band plays jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
Krakow’s band, Sushee, performs folk jazz in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
Krakow's Cracovia Danza early dance ensemble performs 'Balet o Kawie' show to music by J.S. Bach in the Sztygarowka house, Wieliczka, 2 Dembowskiego street, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
July 8th, Friday: Poland's organist Elzbieta Karolak gives a recital commemorating the 1050th anniversary of the Christening of Poland in the Bazylika Najswietszej Marii Panny church (the Carmelite Abbey - oo. Karmelitow na Piasku), 19 Karmelicka street, at 8 pm (free admission).
The renowned London Concert Choir, led by Mark Forkgen, performs church music by the European composers from the 16th century to the present including Gorecki, Britten, Bruckner, Parry, Tchaikovsky and Monteverdi - in the Kosciol sw. Anny church, 11 sw. Anny street, at 6 pm (free admission).
The renowned London Concert Choir, with Mark Forkgen’s piano accompaniment, perform a programme of popular blues and jazz songs including such favourites as Ain’t Misbehavin’, I Got Rhythm, Over the Rainbow, Summertime, and excerpts from Will Todd’s Mass in Blue on courtyard of the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Maius, 15 Jagiellonska street and sw. Anny street, at 7:15 pm (free admission).
Poland’s jazz pianist Wlodzimierz Nahorny gives a recital in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 8 pm.
Krakow’s Adam Pieronczyk Trio plays jazz in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's Stanislaw Slowinski Kwintet plays jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
Krakow’s jazz singer-pianist Jurka Bozyka gives a recital in in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 11 pm.
Krakow's 'slow' rock band, Chill-e-motion, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Warsaw's Polish Theatre production of 'Cygan w Polskim. Zycie Jest Piosenka' show takes place in the Kopalnia Soli Wieliczka salt mine, Wieliczka, 10 Danilowicza street, at 7 pm (admission 120 PLN).
July 9th, Saturday: Poland's organist Krzysztof Urbaniak gives a recital commemorating the 1050th anniversary of the Christening of Poland in the Kosciol sw. Krzyza church, 23 sw. Krzyza street (eastern part of sw. Ducha square), at 7 pm (free admission).
The renowned London Concert Choir, led by Mark Forkgen, performs church music by the European composers from the 16th century to the present including Gorecki, Britten, Bruckner, Parry, Tchaikovsky and Monteverdi – in Kosciol Mariacki church (St Mary's), 5 Mariacki square at Rynek Glowny central square, at 7:15 pm (free admission).
The final concert of the Summer Music Festival'16 features Italy's opera singers performing arias and Neapolitan songs in Rynek Gorny square in Wieliczka at 7:30 pm (free admission).
Poland's pianist Piotr Kosinski, cellist Krzysztof Sadlowski, violists Ewa Szczepanska-Chwast, Karolina Stasiowska, violinists Blazej Kociuban, Krzysztof Katana, Malgorzata Wasiucionek and Agnieszka Bugla play music by R. Schumann, W. Zelenski and B. Bartok in the Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Jazz concert features USA’s trumpeter Michael „Patches” Stewart and his band in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland's singer Malgorzata Zuber and Organ Spot trio in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Krakow's popular male singer-songwriter Grzegorz Turnau gives an alfresco recital at Scena Przy Pompie site next to the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 4 sw. Ducha square, at 8:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).
July 10th, Sunday: The renowned London Concert Choir, with Mark Forkgen’s piano accompaniment, perform a programme of popular blues and jazz songs including such favourites as Ain’t Misbehavin’, I Got Rhythm, Over the Rainbow, and Summertime plus excerpts from Will Todd’s Mass in Blue in the Wieliczka Salt Mine at 3 pm (free admission).
Krakow's Antarja Quartet play music by J. Haydn and F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
The Polish Radio Choir plus Poland’s clarinetist Pawel Mykietyn perform Pawel Mykietyn’s music in the Willa Decjusza culture centre, 17 A 28 Lipca 1943 roku street, at 7 pm (admission 10 PLN).
Ireland’s St Muredach’s Schola Cantorum choir sings during Holy Mass foillowed by a concert of Irish and other music in the Kosciol sw. sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52a Grodzka street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland’s jazz pianist Vladislav Adzik Sendecki gives a recital in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm.
Poland's singer Dorota Miskiewicz and guitarist Marek Napiorkowski perform smooth jazz in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland's Mr Krime Live Band in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Krakow's popular female singing actress Katarzyna Groniec gives an alfresco recital of the 1970s pop songs with words by Agnieszka Osiecka at Scena Przy Pompie site next to the Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 4 sw. Ducha square, at 8:30 pm (admission 50 PLN).
July 11th, Monday: Poland’s Marek Napiorkowski Trio play jazz in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's Michal Wierba Trio play jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
July 12th, Tuesday:
Sweden’s band, Dixieland Society, performs traditional jazz in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland's rapper Escubei plus Tomasz Nowak Quartet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Poland’s young jazz guitarists play in Krakow Radio Hall, 22 Slowackiego avenue, at 8 pm.
July 13th, Wednesday:
Poland’s accordionist Klaudiusz Baran, violinist Pawel Wajrak, and guitarist Michal Nagy play classical music in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Poland’s Jan Ptaszyn Wroblewski Quartet play mainstream jazz in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features USA’s Israeli born drummer Ziv Ravitz and Poland's Szymon Mika Trio in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
July 14th, Thursday:
Japan's organist Mariko Takei gives a recital commemorating the 1050th anniversary of the Christening of Poland in Skalka's Sanctuary, 15 Skaleczna street, at 8:15 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features Poland’s vibraphonist Bernard Maseli and bassist Michal Baranski in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's Kinga Glyk Trio perform jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Krakow’s Klaudia Walencik Quartet perform jazz in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
July 15th, Friday: Jazz concert features Italy’s bassist Maurizio Rolli plus Poland’s drummer Jacek Pelc and saxophonist Maciej Sikala in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
France’s jazz quartet of Mario Stanchev, Michael Perez, Herve Czak, and Yves Nahon play in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features France’s Patrick Mullie Quintet of Alain Bugelli, Christophe Motury, Fabrice Castelani, and Jean Marc Caron in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Krakow’s jazz singer-pianist Jurka Bozyka gives a recital in in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 11 pm.
Krakow's folk blues trio, Hard Times, perform in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
July 16th, Saturday:
Krakow's guitar quartet of Michal Nagy, Petr Saidl, Martin Wesely, and Martin Schwarz play music by D. Scarlatti, R. Schumann, K. Szymanowski in the Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
The Netherlands’ Marnix Bustra Band performs jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Italy’s bassist Maurizio Rolli play jazz with Poland’s drummer Jacek Pelc and saxophonist Maciej Sikala in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz night starts at 7 pm with numerous concert on the squares of the Old Town and at Krakow clubs (free admission).
New York's Metropolitan Opera production of G. Donizetti's 'L'elisir d'amore' opera is transmitted live in Kijow. Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 6 pm (admission 45 PLN).
July 17th, Sunday: Krakow's organist Michal Kocot and cellist Jan Kalinowski render M. Brosig's fantasia in D minor, M. Durufle's 'Prelude et Fugue sur le nom d’Alain’ op. 7, W.A. Mozart's andante in F major KV 616, J.S. Bach's prelude and fugue in G major BWV 541 and suite no. 3 for solo cello in major BWV 1009 in the Benedictine Abbey of Tyniec, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Austria’s David Helbock Trio play jazz in Krakow Radio Hall, 22 Slowackiego avenue, at 8 pm.
Poland's Liarman band of guitarist Lukasz Gaszler and Spanish-born mezzo-soprano and musician Susana Raso perform folk and early music in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
France’s jazz quartet of Mario Stanchev, Michael Perez, Herve Czak, and Yves Nahon performs in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Jazz concert features The Netherlands’ Marnix Busstra Band in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
July 18th, Monday:
Poland's jazz quintet, F.O.U.R.S. Collective, of saxophonist Staszek Plewniak, trumpeter Piotr Schmidt, pianist Michal Salamon, bassist Kuba Dworak, and drummer Piotr Budniak play in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Australia’s blues singer and guitarist Bill Neal performs in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
July 19th, Tuesday:
Poland’s jazz quintet, Piotr Baron Kwintet, play in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's jazz quartet, Mateusz Palka/ Szymon Mika Kwartet, play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
July 20th, Wednesday:
Poland’s flutist Magdalena Di Blasi, oboist Monika Sek, clarinetist Michal Poniznik, bassoonist Wojciech Krawiec, and French horn player Marek Gumiela play classical music by Mozart, Debussy, Rossini, and Faure in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
USA’s singer Stanley Breckenbridge and Krakow’s Jazz Band Ball Orchestra perform traditional jazz in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz rock concert features Poland's Piotr Schmidt Electric Group and guitarist Antymos Apostolis in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
July 21st, Thursday:
Italy's organist Alessandro Bianchi gives a recital commemorating the 1050th anniversary of the Christening of Poland in the Bazylika Najswietszego Serca Pana Jezusa church (the Jesuit Abbey), 26 Kopernika street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features Poland’ Marita Alban Juarez Band and pianist Pawel Kaczmarczyk in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's jazz quartet, High Definition, play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
Krakow’s Subway Trio perform jazz in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
July 22nd, Friday: USA’s jazz fusion quartet, Yellowjackets, perform in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 8 pm (admission 100 PLN).
Poland’s Krzysztof Scieranski New Quartet play jazz in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland's Piotr Wylezol Trio in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Krakow’s jazz singer-pianist Jurka Bozyka gives a recital in in Pracownia Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 11 pm.
Krakow's alt pop rock band, Selkie & Lighthouse Keepers, aka Salk, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Poland's Magda Brudzinska Klezmer Trio performs klezmer songs and tunes in the Synagoga Wysoka synagogue, 38 Jozefa street, at 6 pm (admission 60 PLN).
July 23rd, Saturday:
Poland’s violinist Katarzyna Bialowolska, pianist Weronika Krowka, and French horn player Pawel Dziewonski play classical music by Debussy, Gershwin, Gemrot, and Brahms in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow's piano duo of Tamara Granat and Adrian Kreda play music by W.A. Mozart, F. Chopin and J. Zarebski in the Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Jazz concert Adam Baldych Night takes place on the courtyard of Palac Pod Baranami, 27 Rynek Glowny, at 8 pm
The Netherlands’ Wojtek Justyna Trio performs jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
July 24th, Sunday: Slovakia's Karmel Choir sing national and folk songs and church music in the Kosciol oo. Redemtorystow church (the Redemptorists Abbbey), 52 Zamoyskiego street, at 1 pm (free admission).
July 27th, Wednesday: Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, and Cracow Royal Singers choir perform Krzysztof Borek’s Missa Te Deum Laudamus in the Kosciol sw. sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52a Grodzka street, at 11 am (free admission).
July 29th, Friday: Poland's Magda Brudzinska Klezmer Trio performs klezmer songs and tunes in the Synagoga Wysoka synagogue, 38 Jozefa street, at 6 pm (admission 60 PLN).

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August 2016 entertainment events in Krakow.

August 3rd, Wednesday: The Krakow Philharmonics String Quartet play the American music by Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Samuel Barber in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
August 5th, Friday:
Krakow's Lord Bemol jazz duo perform in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 6th, Saturday:
Krakow's soprano Katarzyna Oles-Blacha and baritone Stanislaw Kufluk sing hits of opera and operetta music in the Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
New York's Metropolitan Opera production of G. Puccini's 'La Boheme' opera is transmitted live in Kijow. Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 6 pm (admission 45 PLN).
August 7th, Sunday:
Krakow's lyric coloratura soprano Yuliya Poromar sings church music in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Krakow's organist Tadeusz Barylski and guitarist Milosz Maczynski render J.S. Bach's passacaglia in C minor BWV 582, J. Dowland's 'Lachme Pavan', S.L. Weiss' capriccio, J.K. Mertz's elegie, M. Surzynski's elegie in F flat minor op. 30 and F. Liszt's 'Fantasia and Fugue on Bach' in the Benedictine Abbey of Tyniec, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 15 PLN).
August 10th, Wednesday:
Concert of classical music features Poland’s Marimba Quartet in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
August 12th, Friday:
Krakow's blues band, Levi, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 13th, Saturday:
Krakow's clarinet duo of Andrzej Godek and Barbara Borowicz plus pianist Mariola Cieniawa play music by B.H. Crusell, E. Cavallini, A. Ponchielli, F. Schubert and F. Mendelssohn in the Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
August 14th, Sunday:
Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, sing Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina’s Missa Assumpta est Maria in the Kosciol sw. Krzyza church, sw. Ducha square, at 7:15 pm (free admission).
Poland's organist Jakub Choros plays music by F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, F. Nowowiejski, C. Franck and A. Guilmant in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
August 17th, Wednesday:
Poland’s Kwartet Obocorde quartet play classical music by Mozart, Arnold, Ituralde, and Piazzolla in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
August 19th, Friday:
Krakow Live Festival features international pop acts the grounds of the Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego museum, 39 al. Jana Pawla II.
Krakow's funk and soul band, The Fuse, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 20th, Saturday: Poland’s soprano Bernarda Grembowiec and mezzo-soprano Elzbieta Krol-Dryja sing opera and operetta favorites in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow's young pianist Krzysztof Ksiazek plays music by R. Schumann and F. Chopin in the Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Live Festival features international pop acts the grounds of the Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego museum, 39 al. Jana Pawla II.
August 21st, Sunday:
Krakow's soprano Blanka Dembosz, cellist Lukasz Laxy and organist Michal Bialko perform music by J.S. Bach and C. Bazylik in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Krakow's organist Paulina Pokorny, harpsichordists Anna Huszczo and Joanna Solecka render J.S. Bach's prelude and fugue in E minor BWV 548 G. Bohm's 'Vater unser im Himmelreich' chorale prelude, J.L. Krebs concerto in A minor for two harpsichords, L. Boccherini's fandango for two harpsichords and O. Messiaen's 'L’Ascension' in the Benedictine Abbey of Tyniec, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 15 PLN).
August 26th, Friday:
Krakow's dream pop and soft rock band, Rycerzyki, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture centre, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 27th, Saturday:
Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis orchestra and choir render Beethoven’s each and every symphony, i.e. symphonies numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, from 11 am to 10pm (admission 180 PLN).
Krakow's flautist Lukasz Dlugosz and harpist Malgorzata Zalewska plus the CORda Cracovia Orchestra with conductor Lukasz Borowicz render B. Bartok's divertimento for strings,  W.A. Mozart's 'Serenata Notturna' in D major KV 239 and concerto for flute, harp, and orchestra in C major KV 299 in the arcaded courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle, 5 Wawel, at 7 pm (admission 40 PLN).
August 28th, Sunday: Poland's ClaveDuo harpsichord duo of Anna Huszczo and Joanna Solecka play music by B. Pasquini, E. McLean, G. le Roux, L. Boccherini and W. Byrd in the Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).

Events in Krakow in September 2016 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

Maria Mater Misericordiae.

Nearly 100 works, mostly by old masters, showing the Blessed Virgin Mary have been brought from all over Europe for an exhibition meant as sideshow to the World Youth Day in Krakow. Featured artists include such greats as Donatello, Giotto, Mantegna, Memling, Rubens, Zurbaran, and Durer.
The Krakow National Museum's main hall at 1, 3 Maja street and Mickiewicza avenue till October 9th, 2016.


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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