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Krakow Events in October 2021.

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

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October 1st, Friday: Classic music concert features Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra rendering Darius Milhaud’s Le Boeuf sur le toit op. 58, Wojciech Widlak’s Symfonia jednego dnia for symphonic orchestra in memoriam K.K. Baczynski, and Maurice Ravel’s Bolero in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Poland’s pianist Martyna Zakrzewska gives a recital titled ESOTERIC CHORDS playing Barbara Buczek’s Sonata breve for piano (1968), Variations for piano (1968), Eidos IV for piano (1991), Intermezzo for piano (1992), Les accords esoeteriques for piano (1991) and Boguslaw Schaeffer’s Two pieces (1960), Free Composition, Punkty wyjscia (1960) in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm.
Concert NOT SO EARLY MUSIC features Polish Radio Choir rendering Pawel Szymanski’s  Phylakterion for vocals and percussion instruments (2011), Agata Zubel’s Madrigals for 5 voices (2015), Pawel Mykietyn’s Choral and canon, lyrics Leyla Daryoush (2020), and Pawe; Szymanski’s In paradisum motet for a male choir (1995) in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 9:30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Jacques Offenbach’s “Orpheus in the Underworld” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland’s accordionist Marcin Wyrostek performs tangos with his Corazon band in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 7 pm.
October 2nd, Saturday: Classic music concert features Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra rendering Darius Milhaud’s Le Boeuf sur le toit op. 58, Wojciech Widlak’s Symfonia jednego dnia for symphonic orchestra in memoriam K.K. Baczynski, and Maurice Ravel’s Bolero in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Concert of contemporary classic music titled LEM: THE LACONIC EXPRESSION OF MODERNITY features Poland’s proMODERN vocal sextet performing Nina Fukuoka’s fever dream made manifest (2021), Andrzej Karalow’s out of the light of the two suns a phantasmagorical city appears (2021, world premiere), Zofia Dowgiallo’s Lubie (2021, world premiere), and Cezary Duchnowski’s Z doskonalej prozni (2021, world premiere) in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 6 pm.
Concert of contemporary classic music called SUMMA LEMMOLOGIAE features Poland’s soprano Joanna Freszel and Spoldzielnia Muzyczna ensemble rendering Piotr Peszat’s Musikalisches Opfer #2 for solo cello, chamber ensemble, live electronics and live video (2021, world premiere), Mikolaj Laskowski’s Fiasco for ensemble and electronics, Zaneta Rydzewska’s to my stars for 12 instruments (2021), and Aleksander Nowak’s Lo firgai: Mask - Monodrama for soprano and chamber instrumental ensemble (2021)  in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 9 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Jacques Offenbach’s “Orpheus in the Underworld” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN). zs
Poland’s rock band Cree performs in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 8 pm.
Ukraine’s National Classic Ballet performs Tchaikovsky's 'Swan Lake' in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 6 pm.
October 3rd, Sunday: Concert MATURITY features Poland’s Ensemble Kompopolex plus Marek Choloniewski performing La Monte Young’s Composition 1960 #7 (1960), Neo Hulcker’s we speak for trio (2019), Pauline Oliveros’s Rock Piece (1979), Kelley Sheenan’s #00f6 for video controlled with MIDI keyboard (2020), La Monte Young’s Composition 1960 #13 (to Richard Huelsenbeck), Carola Bauckholt’s Gerausche (1992), Marta Sniady’s c_ut|e #2 for trio (2017), Marek Choloniewski’s Assemblages for specific artists (1975), Ole Hubner’s trauma und zwischenraum 3 for a trio (2021, world premiere), and La Monte Young’s Composition 1960 #10 (to Bob Morris) in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 4 pm.
Concert ARDITTI QUARTET 47 1/2 ANNIVERSARY features Switzerland’s Arditti Quartet rendering Gyorgy Ligeti’s Quartet No. 2 (1968), Olga Neuwirth’s in the realms of the unreal (2009), Rebecca Saunders’s Fletch (2012), Iannis Xenakis’s Tetras (1983), Hilda Paredes’s Hacia und Bitacora Capilar (2014), and Helmut Lachenmann’s Quartet No. 3 Grido (2000-01) in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Jacques Offenbach’s “Orpheus in the Underworld” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
October 8th, Friday: Poland’s soprano Katarzyna Guran, alto Aleksandra Kalicka, tenor Bartlomiej Chorazy, and bass Wojciech Tabis plus Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir render Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem in D minor KV 626 in Bazylika OO. Franciszkanow church, 4 Franciszkanska street and Planty gardens, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces “A Midsummer Night's Dream” ballet with Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
October 10th, Sunday:
Poland’s sopranos Aldona Bartnik and Jolanta Kowalska-Pawlikowska, alto Ewa Wolak, tenor Maciej Gocman, and bass Jarosław Brek plus Krakow Academy of Music Baroque Orchestra and Krakow Philharmonic Choir render Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in H minor BWV 232 in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Venezuela’s male soprano Samuel Marino and Poland’s Capella Cracoviensis ensemble perform Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate, XXIX Symfonia A-dur, Ah, lo previdi, and Voi avete un cor fedele in Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street,, at 6 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Concert Color Café features Poland’s singing actor Michal Bajor performing French and Italian pop songs in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces “A Midsummer Night's Dream” ballet with Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
October 11th, Monday:
Singers Ewa Tracz, Natalia Plonka, Viktor Yankovskyi, Oskar Jasinski, Ewa Lopocz, Stanislaw Napierala, and Patryk Wyborski plus Poland’s Silesia Philharmonic Choir, pianist Grzegorz Biegas, and string quintet render Wladyslaw Lubomirski’s Die liebe Unschuld operetta in Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegorzecka street, at 7 pm.
October 12th, Tuesday:
Baritone Viktor Yankovskyi sings classic songs by Grzegorz Fitelberg, Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, Apolinary Szeluto, Ludomir Rozycki, Wladyslaw Lubomirski, and Karol Szymanowski in Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegorzecka street, at 7 pm.
October 13th, Wednesday:
Poland’s pianist Piotr Salajczyk gives a recital playing Frederic Chopin’s Ballade in F major op. 38, Wladyslaw Lubomirski’s Idylla, Edward Lubomirski’s Taniec wschodni, Kazimierz Lubomirski’s Wspomnienie Warszawy, Wladyslaw Zelenski’s Reverie op. 48, Karol Szymanowski’s Szecherezada op. 34 and Mazurki op. 50 nos 1 & 16, Mieczyslaw Karlowicz’s Chant de mai, and Juliusz Zarebski’s Grande Polonaise op. 6 in Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegorzecka street, at 6 pm.
October 14th, Thursday:
Ukraine’s Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra render Władysław Zelenski’s Janek in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Poland’s pianist Grzegorz Biegas, violinists Malgorzata Wasiucionek and Oriana Masterak, violist Maria Shetty, and cellist Beata Urbanek-Kalinowska render Witold Frimann’s piano quintet (world premiere) and Ludomir Rozycki’s piano quintet  op. 35 in Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegorzecka street, at 7 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland's Maciej Kitajewski Trio in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s singing actress Stanislawa Celinska hives a recital of pop songs in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm.
October 15th, Friday:
Classic music concert features Macedonia’s pianist Marija Gjoshevska and Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra rendering Sergei Rachmaninoff’s piano concerto no. 2 in C minor op. 18 and Max Reger’s Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart op. 13 in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Classical music concert features Poland’s singers Zuzanna Kuliszewska, Justyna Bluj, and Joanna Swieszek performing Wladyslaw Zelenski’s songs in Teatr Variete playhouse, 71 Grzegorzecka street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" comic opera in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Krakow’s indie rock band, Smingus, performs in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 30 PLN). 
October 16th, Saturday:
Classic music concert features Macedonia’s pianist Marija Gjoshevska and Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra rendering Sergei Rachmaninoff’s piano concerto no. 2 in C minor op. 18 and Max Reger’s Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Mozart op. 13 in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" comic opera in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's Fortet quintet perform Latin jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
October 17th, Sunday: Pianist Yarosław Myszko and Orkiestra Filharmonii Slaskiej orchestra with conductor Volodymyr Syvokhip play Mieczyslaw Karlowicz’s Rapsodia litewska op. 5, Sergey Lyapunov Rhapsody on Ukrainian Themes for piano and orchestra op. 28, and Grzegorz Fitelberg’s Polish Rhapsody op. 25 in Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" comic opera in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
October 18th, Monday: Poland’s flutist Iwona Glinka and Cyprus’s pianist Vicky Stylianou play Astor Piazzolla’s tangos plus Krzysztof Penderecki’s Three Miniatures for Clarinet and Piano, Alkis Baltas’s Greece, Piotr Grella-Mozejko’s Kinneret for flute and piano, and Michail Travlos’s Progressions for solo flute in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Jazz-funk jam session takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
October 19th, Tuesday: Poland’s pianists Karolina Kisiak and Kinga Kaczmarczyk render Maurice Ravel’s Ma Mere l’Oye, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s sonata in C major KV 521, and Franz Schubert’s Fantasia in F minor op. 103 D 904, followed by trio of violinist Natalia Orszak, cellist Monika Wursten, and pianist Marian Michalski rendering Anton Arenski’s piano trio no. 1 in D minor op. 32 and Adam Walacinski’s Cinque episodi in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland's Playing Family sextet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
October 20th, Wednesday: Poland’s lutenist Anna Wiktoria Swoboda and flutist Katarzyna Czubek play Nicola Matteis’s suite in D minor, Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger’s Praeludio, Shaun Rigney’s Kapsberger Walks into the Wight, Roman Turovsky’s Passacaglia Chromatica, Johann Schop’s Lachrimae Pavan, Roderik de Man’s Plainte, Francesco Corbetta’s Caprice de Chaconne, Willem Jeths’s The Conspiracy of CC, Francesco Corbetta’s Chaconne Do majeur, Giovanni Girolamo Kapsberger’s Toccata L'arpeggiata, and Matthew Locke’s suite in E minor from The Consort of Two Parts for Several Friends in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Groove jam session takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
October 21st, Thursday: Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra plus Poland’s violinist Bartlomiej Niziol and tenor Adam Sobierajski render Karol Szymanowski’s etude in B minor op. 4 no. 3, Feliks Janiewicz’s violin concerto no. 5 in E minor, and Karol Szymanowski’s Mandragora op. 42 in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features Poland's Bartlomiej Lesniak Trio in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
October 22nd, Friday: Poland’s pianist Aleksandra Hortensja Dabek plays Anna Zawadzka-Golosz’s i romawiaja z soba struny cztery (world premiere) and Frederic Chopin’s nocturne op. 27 no. 1, ballade in A flat major op. 47, and 24 Preludes op. 28 in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s violinist Bartlomiej Niziol and Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra play Karol Szymanowski’s Etiude in B minor op. 4 no. 3, Feliks Janiewicz’s violin concerto no. 5 in E minor, and Karol Szymanowski’s Mandragora op. 42 in the Wieliczka Salt Mine at 7 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “La boheme” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland's jazz quartet, Hot Swing, play swing music in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 30 PLN).
October 23rd, Saturday:
Baritone Viktor Yankovskyi and Metropolitana de Lisboa orchestra render Stanisław Moniuszko.s Bajka, Janusz’s Aria, and Stanislaw’s Aria, Franciszek Mirecki’s High-priest Aria, Karol Kurpinski’s King Jagiello’s Aria, and Franciszek Mirecki’s symphony in C minor in the Wieliczka Salt Mine at 7 pm.
Concert LESZEK NOWOTARSKI QUARTET – TRIBUTE TO ADDERLEY features Poland’s saxophonist Leszek Nowotarski, pianist Tomasz Bialowolski, bassist Antoni Dabski, and drummer Michal Heller in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (admission 35 PLN).
October 24th, Sunday:
Portugal’s Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa with conductor Pedro Neves plus clarinetist Nuno Silva and Poland’s pianist Piotr Salajczyk render Karol Kurpinski’s Dwie chatki overture and clarinet concerto in B major, Franciszek Mirecki’s Adagio et Allegro Concertans op. 24, and Franz Schubert’s symphony no. 4 in C minor ‘Tragic’ in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Concert Unknown Masterpieces features Poland’s clarinetists Agnieszka Dabrowska-Kras and Piotr Lato plus pianist Wioletta Fluda-Tkaczyk playing music by S. Szczepanowski, G. Faure, and A. Piazzolla in the Willa Decjusza culture centre, 17 A 28 Lipca 1943 roku street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “La boheme” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland's Janusz Nowak Quartet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 25 PLN).
October 25th, Monday: Traditional jazz and swing jam takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
Poland’s Slask company of singers and dancers perform the Polish national and folk music in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 7 pm (admission 150 PLN).
October 26th, Tuesday: Austria’s Trio Immersio play Ludwig van Beethoven’s piano trio in E flat major op. 70 no. 2 and Arnold Schonberg’s Verklarte Nacht op. 4 fo piano trio in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland's Just Jazz quintet play Dixieland jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (free admission).
October 27th, Wednesday: Concert Back to the Roots features Krakow’s Jazz Band Ball Orchestra, Boba Jazz Band, and Old Metropolitan Band performing traditional jazz in Malopolski Ogrod Sztuki, 12 Rajska street, at 7 pm (admission 90 PLN).
Jazz jam session features Krakow’s Just Jazz quintet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 10 pm.
October 28th, Thursday: Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis Choir perform Orlando di Lasso’s Da pacem Domine, Levavi oculos meos, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina’s Virgo prudentissima, Tomas Luis de Victoria’s Ave Regina caelorum, Robert Schumann’s  Vier Doppelchorige Gesange, and Arvo Part’s Nunc dimittis,  Most Holy Mother of God, The Deer's Cry in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Concert Laboratorium After Fifty features Krakow’s jazz rock band Laboratorium plus Poland’s vocalist Rasm Al-Mashan, violinist Adam Baldych, vibraphonist Bernard Maseli, and drummer Slawomir Berny in the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 Jana Pawla II avenue, at 8 pm (admission 90 PLN).
Concert Tribute to Hans Zimmer, Ennio Morricone, John Williams features cinematic music performed by Polish soloists, orchestra and choir in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 7 pm (admission 249 PLN).
Poland's jazz quartet of saxophonist Marcin Kaletka, guitarist Gabriel Niedziela, bassist Piotr Poludniak, and drummer Grzegorz Palka play in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Jazz jam session features Poland’s Bartek Lesniak Trio in the Piwnica Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 10 pm.
October 29th, Friday: Soprano Urska Arlic Gololicic, tenor Pavel Kolgatin, and bass Jaroslaw Brek plus Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Sascha Goetzel render Karol Kurpinski’s Two Cottages opera overture and clarinet concerto in B major, Franciszek Mirecki’s Adagio et Allegro Concertans op. 24 for piano and orchestra, and Franz Schubert’s symphony no. 4 in C minor ‘Tragic’ in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Concert All Souls Star features Poland’s Marcin Masecki Jazz Trio and Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis ensemble in the Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street,, at 8 pm (admission 135 PLN).
Jazz jam session features Krakow’s Groborz Trio in the U Muniaka club, 3 Florianska street, at 10 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
October 30th, Saturday:
Krakow’s organist Dariusz Bakowski-Kois and his students Bartlomiej Maziarz, Jakub Kapala, Stanislaw Hrynkiewicz, and Marcin Kucharczyk play Marcel Dupre’s prelude and fugue in H major op. 7 no. 1 (1912), Variations sur un Noel op. 20 (1922), Variations Adeste fideles (1929), Vision op. 44 (1947), Psaume XVIII Celi enarrant gloriam Dei op. 47 (1949), and Sortie op. 62/III (1965) in the Bazylika oo. Jezuitow church, 26 Kopernika street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert Story of Polish Jazz - Second Edition features Poland’s saxophonist Jan Ptaszyn Wroblewski, violinist Krzesimir Debski, saxophonist Henryk Miskiewicz, drummer Adam Czerwinski, bassist Antoni Debski, guitarist Marek Napiorkowski, trumpeter Piotr Schmidt, saxophonist Piotr Baron, pianist Aga Derlak, Bzyk and Guzik WU-HAE hiphop act, and singer Aga Zaryan in the Teatr Slowackiego playhouse, 1 Plac Sw. Ducha square and Szpitalna street, at 8 pm (admission 135 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Pawel Palcowski Quintet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm (admission 40 PLN).
Jazz jam session features Poland’s Tomasz Grzegorski Quartet in the in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 10 pm.
October 31st, Sunday:
Soprano Urska Arlic Gololicic, tenor Pavel Kolgatin, and bass Jaroslaw Brek plus Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir with conductor Sascha Goetzel render Karol Kurpinski’s Two Cottages opera overture and clarinet concerto in B major, Franciszek Mirecki’s Adagio et Allegro Concertans op. 24 for piano and orchestra, and Franz Schubert’s symphony no. 4 in C minor ‘Tragic’ in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Concert Imany: Voodoo Cello features France’s pop-soul singer Imany in the Jagiellonian University’s Auditorium Maximum, 35 Krupnicza street, at 7 pm (tickets from 139 PLN).
Poland’s Soul Finger trio perform blues and funk music in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm (admission 25 PLN).

November 2021 entertainment events in Krakow.

November 2nd, Tuesday: Krakow’s organist Marcin Szelest and his students Artur Szczerbinin, Piotr Michalik, Marcin Surdziel, and Adam Zajac play Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck’s Toccata SwWV 285, Fantasia SwWV 261, Paduana Lachrymae SwWV 328, Balleth del granduca SwWV 319, Unter den Linden grune SwWV 325, Toccata SwWV 288, Psalm 23 Mein Huter und mein Hirt SwWV 310, Von der Fortuna werd ich getrieben SwWV 320, Da pacem Domine in diebus nostris SwWV 302, and Fantasia Ut re mi fa sol la SwWV 263 in Kosciol sw. Krzyza church, sw. Krzyza street and Plac sw. Ducha square, at 7 pm (free admission).
Georgia’s Rustavi company of singers and dancers perform the Georgian national and folk music in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7:30 pm (admission from 125 PLN).
November 3rd, Wednesday:
Krakow’s organist Wacław Golonka plays Georg Friedrich Handel’s Sinfonia from Saul oratorio HWV 53, Johann Kaspar Kerll’s Passacaglia, Johann Pachelbel’s Ciacona in d, Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis’s fuga in C sharp major, Marian Sawa’s Fantazja nordycka, Peter Eben’s Partita, and Dmitri Dianov’s Tarantella in the Skalka Sanctuary’s church, 15 Skaleczna street, at 8 pm (free admission).
USA’s rock band Larkin Poe performs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 6 pm.
November 4th, Thursday:
Belgium’s organist Peter Van de Velde plays Paul de Maleingreau’s suite op. 14, Leon Jongen’s In memoriam regis, and Camille Jacquemin’s organ symphony in H minor in the Bazylika oo. Karmelitow Carmelite church, 19 Karmelicka street, at 8 pm (free admission).
November 5th, Friday:
Poland’s organist Elzbieta Karolak plays Feliks Nowowiejski’s organ symphony no. 4 in D minor op. 45 no. 4 and In Paradisum op. 61 in the basilica of the Divine Mercy Sanctuary, 3 Siostry Faustyny street, at 7 pm (free admission).
India’s German born singer Deva Premal performs accompanied by Miten in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 7 pm (tickets from 120 PLN).
Poland’s reggae act, Pablopavo i Ludziki performs in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 7 pm (admission 60 PLN).
November 6th, Saturday:
Estonia’s organist Ines Maidre plays Rudolf Tobias’s 12 Chorale Preludes (1914), Nun ruhen alle Walder (1914), fugue in D minor (1905), and Peeter Suda’s fugue in F minor (1910), basso ostinato (1914), Ave Maria (1914), Pastorale (1920), prelude and fugue in G minor (1920), and Scherzino (1917) in the Bazylika oo. Jezuitow church, 26 Kopernika street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini's 'Tosca' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
November 7th, Sunday: Poland’s organist Marek Fronc plays Gerard Bunk’s Einleitung, Variationen und Fuge uber ein Altniderlandisches Volkslied in D minor op. 31, Elegie in H minor  op. 28 no. 3, Adagio in D flat major  op. 28 no. 4, Canzone in G major op. 54 no. 7, and Passacaglia in A minor  op. 40 in the Bazylika Bozego Ciala church, 26 Bozego Ciala street and sw. Wawrzynca street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Giacomo Puccini's 'Tosca' in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
November 8th, Monday: Poland’s violinist Aleksandra Honcel-Banek and organist Bartlomiej Banek play Johann Sebastian Bach’s prelude and fugue in E flat major BWV 552, Tomaso Albinoni’s Adagio in G minor, Georg Böhm’s Vater unser im Himmelreich, Tomaso Antonio Vitali’s Chaconne in g, and Mieczyslaw Surzynski’s Improvisations on Holy God Theme op. 38 in the Skalka Sanctuary’s church, 15 Skaleczna street, at 8 pm (free admission).
November 9th, Tuesday: The Netherlands’ organist Jochem Schuurman plays Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck’s Psalm 140 and Toccata 9 toni SwWV 296, Georg Bohm’s Nun bitten wir den Heil'gen Geist, Praeludium in F, Matthias Weckmann’s Fuga in d, Dietrich Buxtehude’s Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ BuxWV 196 and Toccata in F BuxWV 156 in Kosciol sw. Krzyza church, sw. Krzyza street and Plac sw. Ducha square, at 7 pm (free admission).
November 10th, Wednesday: Poland’s pop act Kortez performs - Kwadro Tour - performs in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm (tickets from 159 PLN).
November 11th, Thursday, Independence Day: Concert of the Polish patriotic songs takes place in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at noon (admission 40 PLN).
Krakow’s singer-songwriter Leszek Wójtowicz gives a recital in Piwnica Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 7 pm.
November 12th, Friday: Poland’s veteran rock bands IRA, Sztywny Pal Azji, BIG CYC, Chlopcy z Placu Broni, and Roze Europy perform in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 6 pm (tickets 149 PLN).
November 13th, Saturday: Krakow Opera Company produces Stanislaw Moniuszko’s “The Haunted Manor” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Il Divo vocal quartet sing in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8:30 pm (tickets from 185 PLN to 699  PLN).
November 14th, Sunday: Concert of the Polish chamber music features Poland’s violinists Pawel Wajrak and Justyna Dybek-Boczek, violist Anna Migdal-Chojecka, cellist Franciszek Pall, bassist Duszan Korczakowski, and pianist Ewelina Panocha playing music by A. Katski and B. Duranowski in the Willa Decjusza culture centre, 17 A 28 Lipca 1943 roku street, at 5 pm (free admission).
Krakow Opera Company produces Stanislaw Moniuszko’s “The Haunted Manor” in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland’s singer-songwriter Sanah performs, Kolonska i szlugi Tour, in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 7:30 pm.
Poland’s poip singer Vito Bambino aka Mateusz Dopieralski performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 7 pm (admission 99 PLN).
November 16th, Tuesday: Poland’s pop singer Andrzej Piaseczny gives a recital in the Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 8 pm (admission from 109 PLN).
November 17th, Wednesday: UK’s Bars & Melody pop duo perform - Sadboi Tour - in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 6 pm (tickets from 99 PLN).
November 20th, Saturday: Krakow Opera Company produces Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Mozart and Salieri' chamber opera in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Poland’s veteran rock band, Kult, performs in Studio club, 4 Budryka street, at 7 pm (admission 129 PLN). 
November 21st, Sunday:  Krakow Opera Company produces Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Mozart and Salieri' chamber opera in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
November 24th, Wednesday:
Concert Queen Symphonic: A Rock Band & Orchestra Experience features the UK’s singers, a rock band, and an orchestra covering Freddie Mercury’s songs in Tauron Arena Krakow, 7 Lema street, at 8 pm (tickets from 149 PLN).
November 26th, Friday:
Concert Bella Italia! features Poland’s soprano Olga Pasiecznik and bass-baritone Robert Gierlach plus Krakow Philharmonics Chamber Orchestra with conductor Nicola Simoni performing Neapolitan arietta and Domenico Cimarosa’s Il maestro di cappella in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Ludomir Rozycki's “Pan Twardowski” ballet  in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN)..
November 27th, Saturday: Concert Bella Italia! features Poland’s soprano Olga Pasiecznik and bass-baritone Robert Gierlach plus Krakow Philharmonics Chamber Orchestra with conductor Nicola Simoni performing Neapolitan arietta and Domenico Cimarosa’s Il maestro di cappella in the Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street, at 6 pm.
Krakow Opera Company produces Ludomir Rozycki's “Pan Twardowski” ballet  in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN)..
November 28th, Sunday:
Krakow Opera Company produces Ludomir Rozycki's “Pan Twardowski” ballet  in Opera House, 48 Lubicz street, at 6:30 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Germany’s pop band, Original Enigma Voices, performs in the ICE Krakow Congress Center, 17 Konopnickiej street and Monte Casino street, at 6 pm (admission from 169 PLN).
Poland’s rock band Luxtorpeda performs in Kwadrat club, 1 Skarzynskiego street, at 7 pm (admission 70 PLN).

Events in Krakow in December 2021 and beyond


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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