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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:
Gary Dauberman's "Annabelle Comes Home" with Mckenna Grace, Madison Iseman, and Latie Sarife. Michael Dowsey's "Stuber" with Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista. Jon Watts's "Spider-Man: Far from Home" with Tom Holland, Zendaya, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Art Aster's "Midsommar" with Florence Pugh, Jack Reynon, and Will Poulter. Fred Wolf's "Drunk Parents" with Salma Hayek, Alec Baldwin, and Joe Manganiello. Tate Taylor's "Ma" with Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers, and Juliette Lewis. Lars Klevberg's "Child's Play" with Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, and Mark Hamill. Simon Kindberg's "Dark Phoenix" with Sophie Turner, James McAvoy, and Jessica Chastain.
British/American: Danny Boyle's "Yesterday" with Homesh Patel, Lili James, and Joel Fry.
French: Luc Besson's "Anna" with Dasha Luss, Helen Mirren, and Luke Evans.
Polish/Dutch: Pawel Borowski's "Ja teraz klamie" with Maja Ostaszewska, Rafal Mackowiak, and Agata Buzek.

 

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Krakow Events in July 2019.

/Further below please find Krakow's selected events in August 2019/

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

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The 24th Summer Jazz Festival in Krakow takes place June 28th through July 28th with multiple concerts every night.

July 21st, Sunday: Clarinetist Oscar Arguelles, bassoonist Carles Cristobal, horn player Jairo Gimeno Veses, violinist Zofia Wojniakiewicz, violist Jacek Dumanowski, cellist Konrad Gorka, and bassist Michal Skiba play Ludwig van Beethoven’s septet in E flat major op. 20 in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 4 pm (free admission).
Krakow’s Trio dell Arco of violinists Bozena Kirkov and Paulina Grzybek plus bassist Mateusz Grzybek play music by J.S. Bach, A. Corelli, F. Schubert, J. Massenet, F. Chopin, and P. Mascagni in Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert Two In The Mirror features Poland’s pianist Vladislav Sendecki and Germany’s drummer Jurgen Spiegel in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's jazz trio, Tercet Kamili Drabek, perform in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Open-air concert of traditional jazz features Krakow’s Jazz Band Ball Orchestra with the USA’s singer Stanley Breckenridge next to the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Open-air pop concert features Krakow’s Groovehot band at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church at 3 pm (free admission)
July 22nd, Monday: USA’s singer Stanley Breckenridge and Krakow’s Jazz Band Ball Orchestra perform traditional jazz in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert Artisena features Poland’s pianist Joachim Mencel in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
July 23rd, Tuesday: Poland’s organist Hanna Dys and violinist Maria Perucka render Georg Friedrich Handel’s Sonata in  A major op.12 no. 5, Johann Sebastian Bach’s Vater unser im Himmelreich BWV 683 and Prelude in G major BWV 668, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Romance in G major op. 40, Feliks Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s Allegro in D minor, Robert Schumann’s Studien fuer den Pedalflugel op. 56 No. 4 Innig and No. 5 Nicht zu schnell, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Meditation op.42 no. 3 in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
UK’s soprano Rebecca Bottone sings Benjamin Britten’s On This Island, Michael Head’s Over the Rim of the Moon, Frank Bridge’s Songs from Tagore, Malcolm Williamson’s From a Child’s Garden, and Stanislaw Moniuszko’s songs in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 7 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Krakow's Boba Jazz Band performs swing music in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz jam session takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9.30 pm.
July 24th, Wednesday: Poland’s alto Ilona Szczepanska sings Johannes Brahms’s Vier ernste Gesange op. 121 nos. 1-4, Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Slowiczek and O sama nie wiem plus George Gershwin’s The Man I Love, Summertime, I Got Rhythm, Soon, and Our Love Is Here to Stay in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 11 am (free admission).
Jazz concert KOMEDA AHEAD features the UK’s vibraphonist Christopher Dell and Poland’s Oles Brothers duo in Alchemia club, 5 Estery street, at 8 pm.
Krakow’s jazz bass guitarist Krzysztof Scieranski plays solo in Pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland’s Kajetan Galas & Malgorzata Zuber Quartet in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
July 25th, Thursday: Poland’s jazz vocalist Grazyna Auguscik and Brazil’s singer-guitarist Paulinho Garcia perform in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's Krzysztof Scieranski Band play jazz rock in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
July 26th, Friday: Poland’s organist Roman Perucki and flutist Lukasz Dlugosz render Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Sonata in E major BWV 1035 and Wachet auf ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645, Christoph Willibald Gluck’s Aria Che faro senza Euridice, Marco Enrico Bossi’s Intermezzo Lirico, Chaminade Cecile’s Meditation, Friedrich Wilhelm Markull’s Sonata Nun danket alle Gott (Allegro moderato, Andantino, Vivace Finale), and Johann Sebastian Bach’s toccata and fugue in D minor BWV 565 in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s jazz vocalist Aga Zaryan gives a recital in Piwnica pod Baranami cellar club, 27 Rynek Glowny central square, at 9 pm.
Poland's Marian Pawlik Quartet play jazz in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Turkey’s electronic music acts, MLDVA and Cinar Timur, performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert of dance music features Krakow’s Kmita Swing big band at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church from 7 pm to 9:30 pm (free admission).
July 27th, Saturday: Poland’s Malawski Trio of violinist Maciej Lulek, cellist Barbara Lypik-Sobaniec, and pianist Slawomir Cierpik play music by Wolfgang Amadeusz Mozart, Artur Malawski, and Adam Walacinski in the Wawel Royal Castle’s Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard next to the cathedra at 7:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Krakow’s Laboratorium jazz rock band and guest jazzmen perform in the courtyard of Palac Pod Baranami, 27 Rynek Glowny, at 8 pm.
Jazz concert features Poland’s Gabriel Niedziela Project in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
July 28th, Sunday: Concert Ave Maria in Music features the Czech Republic’s soprano Marina Vyskvorkina and pianist Svetlana Melnikova performing music by A. Vivaldi,  G. Caccini,  L. Luzzi , P. Mascagni, J. Massenet , and G. Verdi  in Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Jazz concert features EGM Trio of the USA’s drummer Peter Erskine and bassist Eddie Gomez plus Italy’s pianist Dado Moroni in the Muzeum Sztuki i Techniki Japonskiej Manggha museum, 26 Konoponickiej street, at 8 pm (admission 120 PLN).
Poland’s Ensemble C2D2K plays Dmitri Shostakovich’s quartet no. 5 op. 92 and Johannes Brahms’s quintet in G major op. 111 in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland‘s organist Artur Szczerbinin and percussionist Tomasz Sobaniec render Wojciech Widlak’s Psalm for solo marimba, Evelyn Glennie‘s A Little Prayer for solo marimba, Adolf Friedrich Hesse’s prelude and fugue in D minor, Johannes Brahms‘s Herzlich tut mich verlangen op. 122 no. 10, Dieterich Buxtehude‘s Ciaconna e-moll BuxWV 160, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy‘s Sonata in A major op. 65 no. 3, Dieterich Buxtehude‘s Komm, Heiliger Geist Bux WV 199, Tomasz Sobaniec‘s Hiroshima for marimba and percussion, and Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Toccata in E major BWV 566  in Tyniec Abbey, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Jazz concert features Poland’s Katarzyna Pietrzko Trio in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 pm.
Open-air concert features Krakow’s Preizol Band performing blues rock next to in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm (free admission).
Open-air pop concert features Krakow’s singer-songwriter Basia Stępniak-Wilk and her band at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church at 3 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert features Poland’s SMEREK folk band performs traditional music of the Carpathian Mountains next to the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
July 29th, Monday: Jam session takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
July 30th, Tuesday:
Poland’s organist Bogdan Narloch and trumpeter Roman Gryn render Jeremiah Clarke’s The Prince of Denmark's March, Johann Sebastian Bach’s / Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in D major BWV 972 (Allegro-Larghetto-Allegro), Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s prelude and fugue in D minor op. 37 no.3, Henry Purcell’s The Queen's Dolour, Jan z Lublina’s Rex, Taniec królewski, Mieczyslaw Surzynski’s Capriccio in F sharp major op. 36, Frederic Chopin’s Etude op. 10 no. 3, Luigi Spohr’s Offertorio, and Karol Kurpinski’s Cavatina in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland’s bass Jacek Ozimkowski sings music by Richard Wagner and Stanislaw Moniuszko in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 7 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Poland's Just Jazz quintet play swing music in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).
July 31st, Wednesday: Poland’s bass Piotr Kwinta sings Ludwig van Beethoven‘s Lieder von Gellert op. 48 and Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Na skrzydlach piesni in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 11 am (free admission).
Jam session takes place in Harris Piano Jazz Bar, 28 Rynek Glowny (Grand Square), at 9:30 p.m. (free admission).

August 2019 entertainment events in Krakow.

Music in Old Cracow festival takes place August 15th through August 31st with daily concerts of classical music in Krakow's historic churches and other venues.

Folk Art Fair in Krakow goes on in Rynek Glowny central square from August 8th thru August 25th with stalls selling assorted village crafts and arts plus live performances of traditional folk music.

August 1st, Thursday: USA’s organist Gail Archer, Poland’s organist Marek Pawelek and soprano Jolanta Kowalska-Pawlikowska render Marcin Jozef Zebrowski’s Suscepit Israel from Magnificat, Johann Sebastian Bach’s Quia respexit from Magnificat BWV 243, Antonio da Cabezon’s Diferencias sobre el canto llano del Caballero, Girolamo Cavazzoni’s Ricercar, Heinrich Scheidemann’s Praeludium in d, George Friedrich Händel’s Haec est Regina HWV 235, Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck’s Est-ce Mars, Joseph Haydn’s Salve Regina in E majorHob XXIIIb part 1, Girolamo Frescobaldi’s Capriccio sopra il cucho, Vincenzo Bellini’s Salve Regina, Dieterich Buxtehude’s Pareludium in g BuxWV 163, Cesar Franck’s Ave Maria, and Charles Gounod’s Ave Maria in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
August 2nd, Friday:
Poland’s JANKA electronic music act performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert of dance music features Krakow’s Kmita Swing big band at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church from 7 pm to 9:30 pm (free admission).
August 3rd, Saturday:
USA’s pianist Kevin Kenner plays music by Frederic Chopin, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, and Karol Szymanowski in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
August 4th, Sunday:
Clarinetist Oscar Arguelles, bassoonist Josep Casadell, horn player Dominika Stencel, violinists Robert Bachara and Zofia Wojniakiewicz, violist Mariusz Grochowski, cellist Konrad Gorka, and bassist Michal Skiba play Franz Schubert‘s octet in F major in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 4 pm (free admission).
Krakow’s Zoriana Grzybowska performs modern church songs in Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Open-air pop concert features Krakow’s singer Ola Maurer at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church at 3 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert features Poland’s electronic music act, D-MOL Neo Tango Electro, performing tangos next to the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert features Krakow’s pop acts Adam Grzanka, Lajosz, Mish-Mash Band, and Flue next to in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 5th, Monday:
USA’s rock band, Of Mice & Men, performs post hardcore / metalcore in ZetPeTe club, 10 Dolnych Mlynow street, at 7 pm (admission 100 PLN).
August 6th, Tuesday: Poland’s organist Elzbieta Karolak and oboist Tomasz Gubanski render Johann Sebastian Bach’s Sinfonia from cnatata Ich stehe mit einem Fuss im Grabe BWV 156, Dietrich Buxtehude’s prelude, fugue and ciacona in C major BuxWV 137, Tomaso Albinoni’s concerto in C major for oboe and organ op. 7 no. 12 (Allegro, Adagio, Allegro), Johann Sebastian Bach’s Komm Gott, Schopfer, Heiliger Geist BWV 667, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Fantasia in D minor KV 397, Gabriel Faure’s Piece, Romance sans paroles op. 17 no. 3, and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’s Sonata no. 5 in D major op. 65 (Andante,  Andante con moto, Allegro maestoso) in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
UK’s tenor James Geer sings music by Henry Purcell, Joseph Holbrooke, Gustav Holst, Gerald Finzi, Peter Warlock, Roger Quilter, Frank Bridge, Stanisław Moniuszko, and Benjamin Britten in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 7 pm (admission 20 PLN).
Slovakia’s Le Nouve Musiche early music ensemble performs music by Claudio Monteverdi and his contemporaries in Tyniec Abbey, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 8:30 pm (free admission).
August 7th, Wednesday: Poland’s tenor Piotr Szewczyk sings music by Stanisław Moniuszko, Władyslaw Zelenski, Jan Gall, Mieczyslaw Karlowicz, Jerzy Gablenz, Feliks Nowowiejski, and Ignacy Jan Paderewski  in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 11 am (free admission).
August 8th, Thursday: Belgium’s Graindelavoix vocal ensemble sings Orlando di Lasso’s psalms in the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, 5 Plac Wszystkich Swietych square, at 8:00 pm (free admission).
UK’s Wakefield Cathedral Choir plus orgaists Thomas Moore and James Bowstead tender Jacques-Nicolas Lemmens’s Fanfare, Hubert Parry’s I Was Glad. Charles Villiers Stanford‘s Beati quorum via, Cesar Franck‘s Panis Angelicus, Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Bleib bei uns, Cesar Franck’s prelude, fugue, and variations in H minor, Louis Vierne’s Lied, William Byrd’s Ave verum corpus, and George Friderik Handel’s Zadok the Priest in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 8 pm (admission 30 PLN).
August 9th, Friday: Poland’s FORTET ensemble performs Latin jazz in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 10th, Saturday: Concert Cor di memoria features Corsica’s Tavagna ensemble performing traditional church music in the Bazylika oo. Jezuitow church, 26 Kopernika street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Ukraine’s clarinetist Oleh Malovichko and Poland’s pianist Radosław Gozdzikowski play music by Frederic Chopin, Charles-Marie Widor, Witold Lutoslawski, and Marcel Chyrzynski in the Wawel Royal Castle’s Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard next to the cathedra at 7:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
August 11th, Sunday: Krakow’s soprano Malgorzata Sznajder-Dziechciowska, mezzo-soprano Anna Gajdzik-Krzyzanowska, and organist Joanna Krzaszcz perform church music by G.B. Pergolesi, W.A. Mozart, and J.S. Bach in Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Clarinetists Ronald Sebesta and Tomasz Dobrzanski, horn players Dominika Stencel and Marek Kuc plus bassoonist Szymon Jozefowski play Christoph Schimpke’s Parthia in B, Antonio Rosetti’s Parthia in Es, Marsch von Kosciuszko, fragments of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Chrysogonus Zech’s Cassatio ex D, and Josef Puschmann’s Parthia in Es in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland‘s organist Marek Stefanski, Organum choir, and Ricercar ensemble render Dieterich Buxtehude’s Partita in F major BuxWV 238, Johann Ludwig Krebs’s choral prelude Sei gegruesset Jesu guetig and choral fantasy and fugue in G major, Andrzej Rohaczewski’s Canzon a'4, Grzegorz Gerwazy Gorczycki’s In virtute tua, Nunc dimittis, Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Litania Ostrobramska parts 2 and 4, and Feliks Nowowiejski’s symphony in G minor op. 45 no. 2 part 1 Preludio festivo in Tyniec Abbey, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Open-air concert features Stanislaw Moniuszko’s music at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church at 3 pm (free admission),
Open-air concert features Krakow’s QUE PASSA band performing flamenco fusion next to the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert features Krakow’s pop singer Lidię Jazgar with her band next to in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 12th, Monday: Concert Nordic Psalms features trio of Sweden’s vocalist Anna Maria Friman, Italy’s lutenist Marco Ambrosini and harpsichordist Catalina Vicens in the Skalka sanctuary’s church, Skaleczna street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 13th, Tuesday: The Netherlands’ Ensemble Barocum performs biblical cantatas in the Skalka sanctuary’s church, Skaleczna street, at 8 pm (free admission).
August 14th, Wednesday:
Concert Angels and People features Russia’s Sirin Ensemble performing traditional church music in Kosciol Mariacki church at Rynek Glowny central square at 8:30 pm (free admission).
August 15th, Thursday: Poland’s organist Michal Bialko plays Johann Sebastian Bach’s music in Kosciol sw. Bernardyna church, 2 Bernardynska street, at 8 pm.
August 16th, Friday: Poland’s Cracow Woodwind Quintet play music by Joseph Haydn, Alexander von Zemlinsky, Szymon Godziemba-Trytek, Wojciech Kilar, Franz Danzi, and Ferenc Farkas in the courtyard of the Jagiellonian University’s Nowodworski Collegium, 12 Sw. Anny street, at 7:30 pm (in the case of rain the concert takes place in the Kosciol OO. Karmelitow church, 19 Karmelicka street, at 8 pm).
Kraków Live Festival 2019 features pop acts DJ Snake, Macklemore, Ski Mask the Slump God, and Krzysztof Zalewski among others in Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego (Polish Aviation Museum), 39 Jana Pawla II avenue.
Poland’s female rocker MARTA ZALEWSKAperforms in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert of dance music features Krakow’s Kmita Swing big band at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church from 7 pm to 9:30 pm (free admission).
August 17th, Saturday: Ukraine’s guitarist Dmytro Holovenko plays music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Mauro Giuliani, Joaquín Rodrigo, and Roland Dyens in Old Synagogue, 24 Szeroka street, at 7:30 pm.
Poland’s pianist Mariola Cieniawa and Cordes Classiques string quartet render Stanisław Moniuszko’s string quartet no. 1in D minor and Frederic Chopin’s piano concerto in E minor version with a string quartet in the Wawel Royal Castle’s Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard next to the cathedra at 7:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
Kraków Live Festival 2019 features pop acts Post Malone, Years & Years, Calvin Harris, Masego, and PRO8L3M among others in Muzeum Lotnictwa Polskiego (Polish Aviation Museum), 39 Jana Pawla II avenue.
August 18th, Sunday: Spain’s Spanish Brass ensemble plays music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Giuseppe Verdi, Victor Ewald, Mariano Mores, Carlos Gardel, Osmar Maderna, Ramon Cardo, Pascual Piqueras, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and Chick Corea in the courtyard of the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Maius, 15 Jagiellonska street and Sw. Anny street, at 7:30 pm (in the case of rain the concert takes place in the Kosciol OO. Karmelitow church, 19 Karmelicka street, at 8 pm).
Krakow’s organist Urszula Jasiecka-Bury and violinist Marek Polanski play music by J.S. Bach, A. Corelli, F.A. Duranowski, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, J. Rheinberger, and M. Surzynski in Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert features Poland’s Crazy Accordion Trio next to the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Open-air pop concert features Krakow’s acts at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church at 3 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert features Krakow’s pop singer Agata Slazyk next to in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 19th, Monday: Poland’s pianist Jakub Kuszlik plays music by Ludwig van Beethoven, Robert Schumann, Johann Sebastian Bach, Frederic Chopin, Claude Debussy, and Ferruccio Busoni in Panstwowa Szkola Muzyczna II st. im. W. Zelenskiego music school, 9 Basztowa street, at 7:30 pm.
August 20th, Tuesday: Poland’s violinist Krzysztof Jakowicz plays music by Georg Philipp Telemann and Johann Sebastian Bach in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 7:30 pm.
August 21st, Wednesday: Ukraine's Lviv Virtuosos Chamber Orchestra with conductor Serhey Burko and Hungary’s flutist Janos Balint play music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Edward Elgar, Franz Xaver Mozart, and Ottorino Respighi in the Bazylika Najswietszego Serca Pana Jezusa church (the Jesuit monastery), 26 Kopernika street, at 7:30 pm.
August 22nd, Thursday: Poland’s duo of cellists Magdalena Bojanowicz and Bartosz Koziak play music by Jean Baptiste Barriere, Joseph Haydn, Jacques Offenbach, and David Popper in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 7:30 pm.
Krakow’s Capella Cracoviensis orchestra performs J. Haydn’s symphony no. 34 in D minor, symphony no. 35 in B major, and symphony no. 36 in E sharp major plus W.A. Mozart’s bassoon concerto in B major KV191 with Spain’s bassoonist Javier Zafra in Laznia Nowa playhouse, 25 os. Szkolne, at 7 pm (admission 30 PLN).
August 23rd, Friday: Georgia’s Monastery of the Thirteen Syrian Fathers Choir sings the music of the Syriac Church in the Kosciol sw. Franciszka z Asyzu church (the Franciscan monastery), 5 Wszystkich Swietych square and Franciszkanska street, at 8:15 pm.
Poland’s singer-songwriter WERONIKA BOINSKA performs in the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 8 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert of dance music features Krakow’s Kmita Swing big band at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church from 7 pm to 9:30 pm (free admission).
August 24th, Saturday:
Poland’s flutist Sandra Siudak and violinist Magdalena Turek play music by Georg Philipp Telemann, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Claude Debussy, Eugene Bozza, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Johann Sebastian Bach, Grazyna Bacewicz, Niccolo Paganini, and Eugene Ysaye in the Kosciol ss. Norbertanek church, 88 Kosciuszki street, at 8 pm.
Poland’s violinist Aleksandra Kuls, cellist Bartosz Koziak, and pianist Marcin Koziak play music by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and Karol Szymanowski in the Wawel Royal Castle’s Dziedziniec Batorego courtyard next to the cathedra at 7:30 pm (admission 60 PLN).
August 25th, Sunday: Krakow’s quartet of flutists Magdalena Di Blasi, Maria Grominska, Joanna Tabaczek-Socha, and Agnieszka Pietrzyk play music by J.S. Bach, C. Debussy, H. Purcell, Camille Saint-Saens, G.F. Handel, J. Dowland, and L. Gianella in Kosciol sw. Jozefa church, 2 Zamoyskiego street, at 4 pm (free admission).
Poland‘s organist Tomasz Soczek and Finesis Trio render Nicolaus Bruhns’s Praeludium in e, Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto in A minor BWV 593, Joseph Haydn’s Flotenuhrstücke no. 2 in C major, no. 3 in C major, no. 13 in F major, and no. 30 in G major, Georg Friedrich Handel’s Spanish Cantata No se emendera jamas HWV 140 for soprano, guitar, and harpsichord, Jose Bragato’s Ave Maria Andina for soprano, guitar, and harpsichord, Giovanni Stefani’s Vuestra belleza, senora, Anonimo’s Todo eres contradicciones, Sebastian Duron’s Abril floreciente, Gabriel Bataille’s El baxel esta en la playa, Marco Enrico Bossi’s Piece heroique op. 128, Jehan Alain’s Variations sur un theme de Clement Jannequin, and Louis Vierne’s Toccata in B minor op. 53 no. 6 in Tyniec Abbey, 37 Benedyktynska street, at 4 pm (admission 30 PLN).
Poland's Royal Rorantists choir and organist Michal Bialko perform early sacred music in Kosciol sw. Barbary church (next to Basilica of Saint Mary), Plac Mariacki square at 7:30 pm.
Open-air concert features Krakow’s pop singer Urszula Makosz and her band performing traditional Jewish songs in Yiddish, Hebrew, and Ladino next to the Dworek Bialopradnicki culture center, 2 Papiernicza street, at 7 pm (free admission).
Open-air concert features Krakow’s singer Francois Martineau singing French songs at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church at 3 pm (free admission),.
Open-air concert features Krakow’s singer-songwriter Leszek Wojtowicz next to in Nowohuckie Centrum Kultury culture centre, 232 al. Jana Pawla II, at 6 pm (free admission).
August 26th, Monday: France’s harpsichordist Pierre Hantai plays music by William Byrd and Johann Sebastian Bach in the Kosciol sw. Marcina church, 58 Grodzka street, at 7:30 pm.
August 27th, Tuesday: Concert The Music of New Spain features Poland’s Festival Orchestra and Collegium Zielenski ensemble performing music by Ignacio de Jerusalem and other early Mexican composers in Kosciol sw. Bernardyna church, 2 Bernardynska street, at 8 pm.
August 28th, Wednesday: Poland’s Camerata Polonia chamber orchestra and soprano Alina Mazur perform music by Carl Stamitz, Alessandro Scarlatti, Giovanni Paisiello, Giulio Caccini, Giuseppe Giordani, Antonio Caldara, Francesco Durante, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Christoph Willibald Gluck, and Stanislaw Moryto in Kosciol sw. sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52 Grodzka street, at 7:30 pm.
August 29th, Thursday: Concert Trade Winds features California’s Chanticleer male choir singing music by Gesualdo, Monteverdi, Grieg, Parry, and others in Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street, at 7:30 pm.
August 30th, Friday: Concert Faith of our Fathers features California’s Chanticleer male choir singing sacred music in the Kosciol sw. Franciszka z Asyzu church (the Franciscan monastery), 5 Wszystkich Swietych square and Franciszkanska street, at 8:15 pm.
Open-air concert of dance music features Krakow’s Sempre band at Planty gardens opposite Kosciol Sw. Krzyza church from 7 pm to 9:30 pm (free admission).
August 31st, Saturday: UK’s cellist Steven Isserlis and Krakow’s Sinfonietta Cracovia chamber orchestra play music by Luigi Boccherini, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Joseph Haydn in Kosciol sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street, at 7:30 pm.
Poland’s soprano Katarzyna Oles-Blacha, mezzo-soprano Wanda Franek, tenor Tomasz Kuk, and bass Przemyslaw Firek plus CORda Cracovia orchestra perform Stanislaw Moniuszko’s Conte d’hiver, Halka opera overture, opera arias and duets, the highlander dances from Halka opera, and Mazur from Halka opera in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle at 7 pm (admission 60 PLN).

Events in Krakow in September 2019 and beyond

Some Worthwhile Temporary Exhibitions in Krakow

The Power of Nature. Henry Moore in Poland.

 The National Museum in Krakow shows Henry Moore’s sculptures at its four branches features: his monumental works in the open air as well as smaller ones indoors. They are exhibited in the Main Building (Gmach Glowny) at 1, 3 Maja street, Europeum at Plac Sikorskiego square, the Szolayski House at Plac Szczepanski square, and The Czapski Museum at 12 Pilsudskiego street. Henry Moore is often referred to as “arguably the greatest sculptor of the 20th century” and till the end of June one may see his works free of charge in Krakow, yet the scattered exhibition requires a good amount of walking.
Krakow National Museum's various branches till June 30th, 2019.


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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