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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:
David Dobkin's "The Judge" with Robert Downey Junior, Robert Duvall, and Vera Farminga. Gary Shore's "Dracula Untold" with Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, and Dominic Cooper. Michael Hoffman's "The Best of Me" with Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, and Luke Bracey. David Fincher's "Gone Girl" with Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, and Carrie Coon. Antoine Fuqua's "The Equalizer" with Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas, and Chloe Grace Moretz. Abel Ferrara's "Welcome to New York" with Gerard Depardieu, Jacqueline Bisset, and Pamela Afesi. R.J. Cutler's "If I Stay" with Chloe Grace Moretz, Jamie Blackley, and Mirelle Enos.       
British: Jon S, Baird's "Filth" with James McAvoy, Eddie Marsen, and Shirley Henderson.
Canadian: Xavier Dolan's "Mommy" with Anne Dorval, Antoine-Olivier Pilon, and Suzanne Clement.
French:
Audrey Dana's "Sous les jupes des filles" with Isabelle Adjani, Vanessa Paradis, and Laetia Casta. Guillaume Nicloux's "L'enlevement de Michel Houellebecq" with Michel Houellebecq, Mathieu Nicourt, and Maxime Lefrancois.
Polish: Lukasz Palkowski's "Bogowie" with Tomasz Kot, Piotr Glowacki, and Szymon Piotr Warszawski. Michal Otlowski's "Jeziorak" with Jowita Budnik, Lukasz Simlat, and Sebastian Fabijanski.
 

Krakow events

Krakow Events in October 2014.

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

See other Krakow events in 2014 and 2015

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

October 24th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Steve Ellery plus violinist Pawel Wajrak, cellists Jacek Kociuban and Michal Dabek, and bassists Wlodzimierz Gazdeczka and Duszan Korczakowski render Antonio Vivaldi’s concerto for two cellos in g minor RV 531, Henryk Wieniawski’s violin concerto no. 2 in d minor op. 22, Giovanni Bottesini’s concerto for two double basses in G major, and Wojciech Kilar’s Orawa in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly', in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's pianists Mariola Cieniawa-Puchala and Martyna Zakrzewska plus Messages string quartet play Andrzej Panufnik's "Pentasonata" for piano, "Reflections" for piano and string quartet no. 2 "Messages", and Mieczyslaw Weinberg's string quartet no. 2 op. 3/145 in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Poland's pop band Raz Dwa Trzy performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 8 pm (admission 50 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).
Poland’s duo of accordionist Tomasz Drabina and jazz violinist Mateusz Pliniewicz play tangos in Grodek restaurant, 4 Na Grodku street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Denmark's electronic, indie pop and rock band, Blue Foundation performs in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 8 pm (admission 100 PLN).
Poland's band, Fair Weather Friends, performs in Forum Przestrzenie, 28 Konopnickiej street, at 8 pm.
October 25th, Saturday: Poland's soprano Jolanta Kowalska, flautists Agata Igras-Sawicka, Agata Kielar- Dlugosz, Monika Fratczak and Natalia Jarzabek, cellists Adam Krzeszowiec, Jan Kalinowski and Adam Wozniak, clarinetist Karol Sikora, bass clarinetist Dariusz Glogowski, oboist Dawid Szot, bassoonist Kamil Stelmach, and Georgia's clarinetist Levan Tskhadadze perform Igor Stravinsky's "Tree pieces for clarinet solo", Marta Ptaszynska's "Light breaks where no sun shines" for solo flute, Andrzej Panufnik's "Five Polish Peseant Songs" and "Kwintet Akademicki" for flute, oboe, two clarinets and bassoon, Iannis Xenakis' "Charisma" for clarinet and cello, Gyorgy Ligeti's "Sonata for solo cello", "The Dialogo - Adagio, rubato, cantabile", and "Capriccio - Presto con slancio", and Andrzej Panufnik's "Triangles" in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 6 pm (free admission).
Poland's TWOgether Duo of cellist Magdalena Bojanowicz and accordionist Maciej Frackiewicz play music by  Waclaw of Szamotuly, Kowalska-Lason, Bargielski, Nowak, Janiak, and Kulenty 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 Opera Company produces Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly', in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland’s tenors Jan Zakrzewski and Marcin Kotarba plus Krakow’ss soprano Bozena Kielbinska sing opera and operetta music in Pod Gruszka club, 1 Szczepanska street and Slawkowska street, at 6 pm.
Jazz concert features Krakow Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra and Poland’s We4 ensemble in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Jazz concert features Ida Zalewska and Kuba Pluzek Trio in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's raggamuffin, reggae and dancehall act Jamal and rapper Grubson perform in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 8 pm (admission 56 PLN).
UK's alt pop, synthpop and folk band, Crystal Fighters, performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 7:30 pm (admission 100 PLN).
USA's Nat Osborn Band performs in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's rapper Liroy performs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
UK's record producer and DJ Roni Size spins in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 9 pm (admission 60 PLN).
October 26th, Sunday: Poland's pianist Marek Szlezer and Wroclaw Academy of Music Orchestra with conductor Wojciech Rodek play Andrzej Panufnik's "Piano Concerto" and "The Lullaby" plus Witold Lutoslawski's "Concerto for Orchestra" in Akademia Muzyczna conservatoire, 43 Sw. Tomasza street at Planty gardens, at 6 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s Lutoslawski Quartet play music by Karol Szymanowski, Marcin Markowicz, Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, and Astor Piazzolla in the Kosciol Sw. Anny church, 11 sw. Anny street, at 4:30 pm.
Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, sing Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina's Missa O Rex gloria in Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church, 23 Sw. Krzyza street and Plac Sw. Ducha square, at 7:15 pm.
Poland's soprano Urszula Rojek, organist Pawel Prochwicz and Japan's organist Megumi Otsuka perform classical and contemporary church music in Opactwo oo. Benedyktynow abbey in Tyniec, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Puccini's 'Madama Butterfly', in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland’s jazz quartet, Enigmatic Band, play in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 15 PLN).
Poland’s singers Iwona Tober, Aleksandra Wiwala, Witold Matulka, Tomasz Rak, Lukasz Zaleski, and Tadeusz Szlenkier sing operetta music ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, 5 pm.
UK's progressive rock band Anthema performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 8 pm (admission 129 PLN).
Poland's rock singer Edyta Bartosiewicz performs in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 7 pm (admission 130 PLN).
Poland's rock band, T. Love, performs in Forty Kleparz, 2-4 Kamienna street, at 7 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Poland's alt pop singer Marcelina sings in Gwarek club, 17 Reymonta street, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's folk band Koralova Quartet performs in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's alternative music band Bokka performs in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 6:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Poland's pop singer Jaga Wronska performs French songs in Loch Camelot club, 17 sw. Tomasza street, at 7 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Poland's wind band Wieniawa Orchestra performs in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Novelist and poet James Robertson and Sarah Morrison, Communications Executive at Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust talk the city’s literary heritage at 1 pm, followed by poet Christine de Luca reading poems about Edinburgh at 2 pm and next a discussion of Nick Barley (Director, the Edinburgh International Book Festival) and James McVeigh (Head of Marketing and Innovation, Festivals Edinburgh) and Marion Sinclair (Chief Executive, Publishing Scotland) at 3 pm - in Massolit Books & Café at 4 Felicjanek street (free admission).
October 27th, Monday: Poland's soprano Sylwia Olszynska, mezzo-soprano Wiktoria Zawistowska, pianist Ewelina Markiel, violinist Maciej Lulek and cellist Barbara Lypik-Sobaniec perform Antonín Dvorak's "Poetic Tone Pictures" Op. 85 (selected pieces), "Moravian Duets" op. 32 (selected pieces), and "The Piano Trio No. 4" in E Minor, Op. 90 (also called "Dumky") in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Charity concert features Poland's pop singers Justyna Steczkowska, Sebastian Karpiel-Bulecka, Jerzy Polomski, Jacek Zielinski and Andrzej Jacek Zielinski, oboist Mariusz Pedzialek, singer-songwriter Grzegorz Turnau, pianists Renata Zelobowska-Orzechowska and Janusz Sent, and singing actress Justyna Sienczyllo, in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Groove jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
October 28th, Tuesday:
Czech Republic’s pianist Radoslav Kvapil plays music by Jan Hugo Vorisek, Antonin Dvorak, Bedrich Smetana, Leos Janacek, and Bohuslav Martinu in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features Switzerland’s VEIN Trio of pianist Michael Arbenz, bassist Thomas Lahns, and drummer Florian Arbenz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 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).
October 29th, Wednesday:
Poland's pianists Mateusz Zubik, Mikolaj Winiarski, Krzysztof Augustyn, Piotr Rozanski and violinist Maria Slawek perform Leos Janacek's "In the Mists", and "Violin Sonata" among others in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Italy’s jazz pianist Andrea Cavallo plays solo in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Blues-rock jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
October 30th, Thursday: The Netherlands' pianist Bram Buitenkant and Krakow's young pianists play Bohuslav Martinu's "Okna do zahrady", "Jaro v zahrade", "Motyli a rajky", and "The Eight Preludes" plus Vitezslav Novak's "Songs of Winter Nights", op. 30, in Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Fred Apke's musical show "Teresica - Una Pasion", based on Spanish Renaissance songs, in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Italy’s jazz pianist Andrea Cavallo plays solo in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Poland's trio of pianist Piotr Wylezol, bassist Max Mucha, and drummer Krzysztof Dziedzic play jazz standards in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's band Workaholic performs blues-rock  in Piwnica Pod Baranami club,  27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
October 31st, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir plus soloist singers soprano Marta Boberska, alto Ewa Marciniec, tenor Aleksander Kunach, and bass Jarosław Brek render Pawel Lukaszewski’s Requiem and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem in d minor KV 626 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 p.m.
Krakow Opera Company produces Fred Apke's musical show "Teresica - Una Pasion", based on Spanish Renaissance songs, in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 35 PLN).
Krakow’s jazz pianist Kuba Pluzek plays solo in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Canada's electro-industrial band Front Line Assembly performs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 8 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Poland's Gruff! band performs fusion and blues in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 20 PLN).

  • 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. 

November 2014 entertainment events in Krakow.

November 1st, Saturday, All Souls Day: Jazz concert features The Thing trio of Sweden’s saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, Norway’s bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love plus USA’s saxophonist Ken Vandermark, bassist Kent Kessler, and drummer Hamid Drake in Manggha Museum, 26 Konopnickiej street, at 8 pm (admission 80 PLN).
New York’s Metropolitan Opera’s production of Georges Bizet's "Carmen" is transmitted live in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 5:45 pm.
November 2nd, Sunday:
Krakow's vocal octet, Octava Ensemble, sing Tomas Luis de Victoria's Requiem in Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church, 23 Sw. Krzyza street and Plac Sw. Ducha square, at 7:15 pm.
Krakow’s jazz pianist Kuba Pluzek plays solo in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
November 3rd, Monday:
Jazz concert features The Parker, Parker, Prucnal Trio of Poland’s saxophonist Bartek Prucnal plus USA’s bassist Mike Parker and drummer Frank Parker in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Jazz Holy Mass takes place in Kosciol Dominikanow church, 12 Stolarska street at Plac Dominikanski square, at 7:30 pm (free admission).
November 4th, Tuesday:
Poland’s bass-baritone Tomasz Konieczny sings songs by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Richard Strauss in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
Canada's star jazz pop singer Michael Buble performs in Krakow Arena at Lema street (admission 805 PLN).
Jazz concert features The Parker, Parker, Prucnal Trio of Poland’s saxophonist Bartek Prucnal plus USA’s bassist Mike Parker and drummer Frank Parker in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 15 PLN).
Jazz concert features Jacek Pelc Musical Bridges trio with vocalist Agnieszka Hekiert followed by Mag Balay Group in the Wieliczka Salt Mine's Komora Warszawa underground chamber at 6:30 pm.
November 5th, Wednesday:
Krakow Academy of Music Baroque Orchestra performs music by Pietro Antonio Locatelli in Bazylika sw. Franciszka z Asyzu (oo. Franciszkanow) basilica, 5 Wszystkich Swietych street, at 7:30 pm.
UK's pop star Elton John performs in Krakow Arena, Lema street, at 7:30 pm (admission 495 PLN).
Krakow’s pianist Wojtek Groborz plays jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm.
USA's doom metal band Saint Vitus, UK's heavy metal band Orange Goblin, and Poland's stoner and doom metal band Belzebong perform in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 7 pm (admission 85 PLN).
November 6th, Thursday: Poland’s jazz pianist Adam Makowicz plays in Jewish Culture Center, 17 Meiselsa street and Plac Nowy square, at 6 pm.
Canada’s Parc X trio perform jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 25 PLN).
Poland's jazz trio, KALIFONIA, play in Piwnica Pod Baranami club,  27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's acts Krol, Lilly Hates Roses Duo, and folk-singer Sasha Boole perform in Zaczek, 3 Maja street, at 7:30 (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's bands Furia, Witchmaster, The Worshiper, and rock act ROGI aka Bartek Rogalewicz perform in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 7 pm (admission 45 PLN).
November 7th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with Germany’s conductor Christoph Altstaedt plus Canada’s pianist Serhiy Salov render Felix Mendelssohn’s  Hebrides overture, Camille Saint-Saens’s piano concerto no. 2 in g minor op. 22, and Felix Mendelssohn’s symphony no. 3 in a minor op. 56 Scottish in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30 pm.
Canada’s Parc X trio perform jazz in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 p.m. (admission 25 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s singer Marianna Wroblewska with pianist Wlodzimierz Nahorny followed by Krakow’s New Bone quintet in Pod Jaszczurami club, 8 Rynek Glowny central square, at 8 pm.
Poland’s rockers Jan Borysewicz and Pawel Kukiz perform in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 Krasinskiego avenue, at 8 pm (admission 130 PLN).
Poland's pop singer Gabriela Kulka gives a recital in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 8 pm.
November 8th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with Germany’s conductor Christoph Altstaedt plus Canada’s pianist Serhiy Salov render Felix Mendelssohn’s  Hebrides overture, Camille Saint-Saens’s piano concerto no. 2 in g minor op. 22, and Felix Mendelssohn’s symphony no. 3 in a minor op. 56 Scottish in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Gioachino Rossini's "Cinderella" ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Australia's electronica act Chet Faker performs in Studio Kreatywnej Wspolpracy, 2/2 Krolewska street, at 8 pm (admission 70 PLN).
Poland's alt pop act Co-Sovel performs in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's rock band, Blindead, performs sludge-doom metal in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 7 pm (admission 45 PLN).
November 9th, Sunday: Jazz concert features USA’s trio of guitarist John Abercrombie, organist Gary Versace, and drummer Adam Nussbaum followed by Electric Shepard quintet of Yemen’s vocalist Rasm Al-Mashan plus Poland’s saxophonist Marek Stryszowski, vibraphonist Bernard Maseli, bassist Krzysztof Scieranski, and drummer Slawek Berny in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 6 pm.
Jazz concert features Vart att veta om Herr K. free improvising duo  of Norway’s saxophonist Karl Hjalmar Nyberg and Sweden’s drummer Andreas Skor Winther in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9: pm (admission 15 PLN).
Finland's singer-songwriter Tarja Turunen performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 8 pm (admission  PLN).
Poland's singer-songwriter Julia Marcell performs in Fabryka club, 23 Zablocie street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Gioachino Rossini's "Cinderella" ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
November 10th, Monday: Jazz concert features Vart att veta om Herr K. free improvising duo  of Norway’s saxophonist Karl Hjalmar Nyberg and Sweden’s drummer Andreas Skor Winther in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9: pm (admission 15 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Gioachino Rossini's "Cinderella" ballet in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
UK's pop band Red Box performs in Rotunda club, 1 Oleandry street, at 8 pm (admission 80 PLN).
November 12th, Wednesday: Switzerland’s band, Vendredi Soir Swing, with guitarist-singer Valentin Baumgartner perform gypsy swing in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Jazz concert PERCH HEN BROCK & RAIN features The Netherlands’ saxophonist Ab Baars and violist Ig Henneman, Denmark’s saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock and USA’s drummer Tom Rainey in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
November 13th, Thursday: Jazz trio of Germany’s saxophonist Peter Brotzmann, USA’s vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz, and UK’s drummer Steve Noble play in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Switzerland’s guitarist-singer Valentin Baumgartner performs gypsy swing with his band Vendredi Soir Swing in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
November 14th, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with Poland’s violinist Krzysztof Smietana play Benjamin Britten’s variations on the theme of Franka Bridge op. 10 for string orchestra, Andrzej Panufnik’s violin concerto and Joseph Haydn’s Symphony no. 104 in D major Hob.I:104 London in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7.30  pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Bizet's "Carmen" in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
November 15th, Saturday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra with Poland’s violinist Krzysztof Smietana play Benjamin Britten’s variations on the theme of Franka Bridge op. 10 for string orchestra, Andrzej Panufnik’s violin concerto and Joseph Haydn’s Symphony no. 104 in D major Hob.I:104 London in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6  pm.
Jazz concert KAZE features Japan’s pianist Satoko Fujii and trumpeter Natsuki Tamura plus France’s trumpeter Christian Pruvost and drummer Peter Orins in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
November 16th, Sunday: Poland’s Kwartet Slaski string quartet plus violist Piotr Reichert and cellist Arkadiusz Dobrowolski play Karol Szymanowski’s string quartet no. 2 op. 56, Andrzej Panufnik’s string quartet no. 2 Messages, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Grande Sestetto Concertante KV 364 ed. Christopher Hogwood in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6  pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Bizet's "Carmen" in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
South Korea’s pianist and composer Yiruma performs in ICE Krakow congress center, Monte Casino street.
Concert of avant garde music features Fishes & Scorpions, Adam Simmons and David Brown " in Akademia Muzyczna conservatoire, 43 Sw. Tomasza street at Planty gardens, at 6 pm (free admission).
Concert of avant garde music features Sweden’s Sound Quartet, Paul Pignon, and Thomas Bjelkeborn in Bunkier Sztuki art gallery, 3a Plac Szczepanski square at Planty gardens, at 8 pm (free admission).
November 17th, Monday: Jazz concert features Poland’s trio of flutist Dominik Strycharski, bassist Ksawery Wojcinski, and drummer Pawel Szpura in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
November 18th, Tuesday: Jazz concert BARRY GUY BLUE SHROUD ORCHESTRA features Greece’s vocalist Savina Yannatou, France’s tuba player Michel Godard, Ireland’s guitarist Ben Dwyer, Spain’s pianist Agusti Fernandez, Norway’s saxophonist Torben Snekkestad, Germany’s saxophonist Michael Niesemann, Sweden’s saxophonist Per Texas Johansson, USA’s trumpeter Peter Evans, Germany’s saxophonist Julius Gabriel, Switzerland’s violinist Maya Homburger, France’s violist Fanny Paccoud, Switzerland’s percussionist Lucas Niggli, France’s percussionist Ramon Lopez, and Switzerland’s bassist Barry Guy in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Ukraine's Virski National Ballet performs in Filharmonia Krakowska, 1 Zwierzyniecka street at 7 pm.
November 19th, Wednesday: Poland’s Trio Cracovia play Ludwig van Beethoven’s Trio in c minor op. 1 no. 3 and Andrzej Panufnik’s Trio op. 1 in the Jagiellonian University's Collegium Novum, 24 Golebia street at Planty gardens, at 7 p.m.
Jazz concert BARRY GUY BLUE SHROUD ORCHESTRA features Greece’s vocalist Savina Yannatou, France’s tuba player Michel Godard, Ireland’s guitarist Ben Dwyer, Spain’s pianist Agusti Fernandez, Norway’s saxophonist Torben Snekkestad, Germany’s saxophonist Michael Niesemann, Sweden’s saxophonist Per Texas Johansson, USA’s trumpeter Peter Evans, Germany’s saxophonist Julius Gabriel, Switzerland’s violinist Maya Homburger, France’s violist Fanny Paccoud, Switzerland’s percussionist Lucas Niggli, France’s percussionist Ramon Lopez, and Switzerland’s bassist Barry Guy in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces its children's show, 'The Forest Book', in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 10 am and again at noon.
November 20th, Thursday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plus Poland’s flutist Magdalena Di Blasi, oboist Mariusz Pedzialek, and saxophonist Alina Mleczko render Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Cosí fan tutte overture, Arthur Honneger’s Danse de la Chevre, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s oboe concerto in C major KV 314, Alexandr Glazunov’s concerto for saxophone and string orchestra op. 109, and Paul Dukas’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
USA's rock guitarist Slash, once Guns N'Roses, plus vocalist Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators band perform in Krakow Arena at Lema street (admission 370 PLN).
Concert Inside Drumming of percussion music takes place in Akademia Muzyczna conservatoire, 43 Sw. Tomasza street at Planty gardens, at 7 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Concert of avant garde music features CIME/PSeME in Bunkier Sztuki art gallery, 3a Plac Szczepanski square at Planty gardens, at 8 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert BARRY GUY BLUE SHROUD ORCHESTRA features Greece’s vocalist Savina Yannatou, France’s tuba player Michel Godard, Ireland’s guitarist Ben Dwyer, Spain’s pianist Agusti Fernandez, Norway’s saxophonist Torben Snekkestad, Germany’s saxophonist Michael Niesemann, Sweden’s saxophonist Per Texas Johansson, USA’s trumpeter Peter Evans, Germany’s saxophonist Julius Gabriel, Switzerland’s violinist Maya Homburger, France’s violist Fanny Paccoud, Switzerland’s percussionist Lucas Niggli, France’s percussionist Ramon Lopez, and Switzerland’s bassist Barry Guy in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces its children's show, 'The Forest Book', in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 10 am and again at noon.
November 21st, Friday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plus Poland’s flutist Magdalena Di Blasi, oboist Mariusz Pedzialek, and saxophonist Alina Mleczko render Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Cosí fan tutte overture, Arthur Honneger’s Danse de la Chevre, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s oboe concerto in C major KV 314, Alexandr Glazunov’s concerto for saxophone and string orchestra op. 109, and Paul Dukas’s The Sorcerer’s Apprentice in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Giuseppe Verdi's 'La Traviata' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Jazz concert BARRY GUY BLUE SHROUD ORCHESTRA features Greece’s vocalist Savina Yannatou, France’s tuba player Michel Godard, Ireland’s guitarist Ben Dwyer, Spain’s pianist Agusti Fernandez, Norway’s saxophonist Torben Snekkestad, Germany’s saxophonist Michael Niesemann, Sweden’s saxophonist Per Texas Johansson, USA’s trumpeter Peter Evans, Germany’s saxophonist Julius Gabriel, Switzerland’s violinist Maya Homburger, France’s violist Fanny Paccoud, Switzerland’s percussionist Lucas Niggli, France’s percussionist Ramon Lopez, and Switzerland’s bassist Barry Guy in Akademia Muzyczna conservatoire, 43 Sw. Tomasza street at Planty gardens,, at 8 pm (admission 80 PLN).
November 22nd, Saturday: Russia’s pianist Nikolay Demidenko plays Michail Glinka’s Notturno in f minor La Separation, Felix Blumenfeld’s Notturno-Fantasia in E major op. 20, Frederic Chopin’s nokturnes in c minor op. 48 no. 1, in f sharp minor op. 48 no. 2, in E flat major op. 55 no. 2, and in c sharp major, and Ferenz Liszt’s ballade no. 1 in D sharp major S. 170 and sonata in h minor S. 178 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Jazz duo of USA’s saxophonist Ken Vandermark and Switzerland’s bassist Barry Guy play in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Concert of avant garde music features France’s Mathius Shadow-Sky in Akademia Muzyczna conservatoire, 43 Sw. Tomasza street at Planty gardens, at 7 pm (free admission).
Concert of avant garde music features China’s Zhang Xiaofu in Bunkier Sztuki art gallery, 3a Plac Szczepanski square at Planty gardens, at 8 pm (free admission).
November 23rd, Sunday: Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with conductors Krzysztof Penderecki and Jurek Dybaland Spain’s harpist Xavier de Maistre plus dancers Agnieszka Fertala and Paulina Jaksim perform Krzysztof Penderecki’s Entrata, Anaklasis, Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, and Antonin Dvorak’s symphony no. 9 in E minor From the New World in ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street at Monte Casino street, at 6 pm (admission 50 PLN).
Krakow Opera Company produces Giuseppe Verdi's 'La Traviata' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
New York’s Metropolitan Opera’s production of Gioachino Rossini's "The Barber of Seville" is transmitted live in Kijow.Centrum playhouse, 34 al. Krasinskiego, at 6 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland’s clarinetist Waclaw Zimpel with Japan’s vocalist and koto player Michiyo Yagi, and percussionist Tamaya Honda in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street at Plac Nowy square, at 8 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Concert of avant garde music features Poland’s Anna Stachurska, flutist Daria Binkowski, Anna Stachurska, clarinetist Michal Osowski, and Michal Kostrzewa in Akademia Muzyczna conservatoire, 43 Sw. Tomasza street at Planty gardens, at 6 pm (free admission).
Concert of avant garde music features Germany’s blackhole-factory, Snake River Dream, and London’s Ryan Jordan in Bunkier Sztuki art gallery, 3a Plac Szczepanski square at Planty gardens, at 8 pm (free admission).
Krakow's Kroke trio perform jazzy music inspired by traditional Jewish tunes in Jewish Culture Center, 17 Meiselsa street and Plac Nowy square, at 6 pm.
November 26th, Wednesday: Krakow Opera Company produces its children's show, 'The Forest Book', in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 10 am and again at noon.
November 27th, Thursday: Switzerland’s jazz quartet, Orioxy, performs in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
November 28th, Friday: Krakow Opera Company produces Sergei Prokofiev's 'The Love for Three Oranges' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Jazz concert features Switzerland’s Orioxy quartet in Piec'Art club, 12 Szewska street, at 9:30 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and plus Poland’s violinist Bartlomiej Niziol render November 29th, Saturday: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s violin concerto no. 5 V in A major KV 219 plus Gustav Holst’s Planets op. 32 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces its children's show, 'The Forest Book', in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 5.30 pm.
November 30th, Sunday: Krakow Opera Company produces Sergei Prokofiev's 'The Love for Three Oranges' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Hungary’s Budapest Strauss Ballet and Orchestra perform their Valses de Vienne show in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 3 pm.

Events in Krakow in December 2014 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

Olga Boznanska.

Oeuvre, life and inspirations of Poland's arguably best female painter. Native of Krakow, Olga Boznanska (b. 1865, d. 1940) moved to Paris in 1898 and proved pretty successful internationally as attested by a series of awards. The exhibition shows some 180 of her paintings plus works of other artists of the period.
National Museum in Krakow, the Main Hall at 1, 3 Maja street, October 25th through February 1st, 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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