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Program of the 2016 'Music in Old Cracow'  (Muzyka w Starym Krakowie) Festival of Classical Music.
August 15th to August 31st

Note: things keep changing, so take into account, please, that the following program is liable to alterations. 

August 15, Monday

Hour

Event Venue
7:30 p.m. The opening concert of the 41st Music in Old Krakow Festival features Russia's pianist Grigorij Sokolov playing music by R. Schumann and F. Chopin.   Krakow
 Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street.
 

August 16, Tuesday

Hour

Event Venue
5:00 p.m. The Academia Quartet of Krakow's young musicians play music by D. Shostakovich, A. Dvorák, M. Skoryk, A. Webern, and H. Wolf.   Krakow
Aula Florianka at 8 Basztowa street.
7:30 p.m. Poland's harpsichordist Elzbieta Stefanska and cellist Bartosz Koziak play music by J.S. Bach, and C.Ph.E. Bach.  Krakow
Krakow National Museum’s Galeria Sztuki Polskiej XIX Wieku art gallery in the Cloth Hall, 1-3 Rynek Glowny central square. 

August 17, Wednesday

Hour

Event Venue
5:00 p.m. Krakow's cellist Aleksandra Lignar and pianist Piotr Jaworski play music by F.Chopin and D. Shostakovich.  Krakow
Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street. 
7:30 p.m.


or


8:15 p.m.
UK's Onyx Brass quintet play music by C. Monteverdi, J. Dowland, H. Purcell, T. Jackson, A. Gabrieli, X. Montsalvatge, A. Holborne, E. Carter, and T. Tallis.   Krakow
courtyard of the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Maius, 15 Jagiellonska street (weather permitting).

or

Kosciol Karmelitow, 19 Karmelicka street
 

August 18, Thursday

Hour

Event Venue
7:30 p.m. Poland's sopranos Joanna Stawarska and Agnieszka Kaluzna, tenor Zygmunt Magiera , basses Marcin Wrobel, and Jerzy Butryn plus The Royal Rorantists ensemble and the Collegium Zielenski chamber choir perform Polish classical music of the 15th, the 16th, the 17th, and the 18th centuries. Krakow
Kosciol sw. Katarzyny church, 7 Augustianska street and Skaleczna street.
 
 

August 19, Friday

Hour

Event Venue
5:00 p.m. The Polish Chamber Choir and the Schola Cantorum Gedanensis chamber choir with conductor Jan Lukaszewski perform A. Hakenberger's 'Polychoral Motets'.  Krakow
Skalka Sanctuary’s church, 15 Skaleczna street. 
8:00 p.m. Norway's Cikada String Quartet plus soprano Elisabeth Holmertz and pianist Kenneth Karlsson performs music by C. Bauckholt, R. Berstad, G. Pesson, H. Lachenmann, and R. Schumann. Krakow
Aula Florianka at 8 Basztowa street. 
 

August 20, Saturday

Hour

Event Venue
5:00 p.m. Concert of classical music features Krakow's young singers - soprano Karolina Filus, mezzo-soprano Daria Proszek, and countertenor Rafal Tomkiewicz - plus pianist Marta Molodynska-Wheeler Krakow
Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street. 
8:15 p.m. The Czech Ensemble Baroque render A. J. N. Brosmann's 'Vesperae solemnes in C' and A. Masat's 'Missa S: Attalae Abbat, Te Deum laudamuss.   Krakow
Bazylika Bozego Ciala church, 26 Bozego Ciala street and Plac Wolnics square.
 

August 21, Sunday

Hour

Event Venue
5:00 p.m. Krakow's soprano Elzbieta Towarnicka sings J.S. Bach's 'Geistliche Lieder'.  Krakow
Kosciol sw. Marcina church (the Evangelical Parish of the Augsburg Confession), 58 Grodzka street. 
7:30 p.m. Poland's flutist Lukasz Dlugosz plus Slovakia's Statny Komorny Orchester Zilina orchestra aka Slovak Sinfonietta with conductor Pawel Przytocki render J. Cikker's 'Spomienky' ('The Memories'), W.A. Mozart's flute concerto no. 1 in G major K. 313, and J. Haydn's 'London' symphony no. 104.  Krakow
Tempel Synagogue, 24 Miodowa street..
 
 

August 22, Monday

Hour

Event Venue
8:30 p.m. Spain's viola da gamba player Jordi Savall plays music by M. Marais, T. Hume, and J. Dowland . Krakow
Kosciol sw. Bernardyna church of the Bernadine monastery at 2 Bernadynska street. 

August 23, Tuesday

Hour

Event Venue
5:00 p.m. Krakow's Duo Appassionato of young pianists Klara Kaj and Dominika Grzybacz play music by F. Schubert, M. Ravel, C. Saint-Saens, W.A. Mozart, F. Chopin, and E. Grieg.  Krakow
Aula Florianka, 8 Basztowa street.. 
9:00 p.m. France's Ensemble Gilles Binchois performs medieval music. Wieliczka
the Chapel of St Kinga of the Wieliczka Salt Mine, 10 Danilowicza street. 

August 24, Wednesday

Hour

Event Venue
7:30 p.m. Ukraine's clarinetist Vasil Borecky and soprano Marianna Laba plus the Lviv Virtuosos Chamber Orchestra with conductor Serhey Burko perform music by the Mozart family.   Krakow
Bazylika Najswietszego Serca Pana Jezusa church (the Jesuit monastery), 26 Kopernika street.  
     

August 25, Thursday

Hour

Event Venue
8:15 p.m. Hungary's Kodaly Quartet of violinists Attila Falvay and Ferenc Bargo, violist Janos Fejervari, and cellist Gyorgy Eder render W.A. Mozart's string quartet no. 22 in B flat major K. 589, B. Bartok's string quartet no. 4, and L. van Beethoven's string quartet no. 14 in C sharp minor Op. 13.  Krakow
the cloister of the Franciscan Monastery, 5 Plac Wszystkich Swietych square.
   

August 26, Friday 

Hour

Event Venue
5:00 p.m. Krakow's Triplum male vocal quartet of countertenor Lukasz Dulewicz, tenor Piotr Piwko, baritone Maciej Michalik, and bass Mariusz Zarzycki sing King David's Psalter.  Krakow
Kosciol sw. Marka church, 10 Slawkowska street and sw. Marka street. 
7:30 p.m. The Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra with Italy's Russian-born conductor and violinist Sergey Krylov render A. Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' Op.8, M. de Falla's suite for violin and strings, P. Sarasate's 'Romanza andaluza', 'Introduzione e Tarantella' and 'Carmen'.  Krakow
Teatr im. Juliusza Slowackiego theatre, 1 sw. Ducha square at Szpitalna street.
   

August 27, Saturday

Hour

Event Venue
7:30 p.m. Krakow's Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra with Russia's conductor and cellist Ivan Monighetti render J.Haydn's cello concerto no. 1 in C major Hob. VIIb/1, W.A. Mozart's 'Serenata notturna' in D major KV 239, and J. Haydn's cello concerto no. 2 in D major Hob. VIIb/2.   Krakow
Kosciol sw. sw. Piotra i Pawla church, 52 Grodzka street.   

August 28, Sunday

Hour

Event Venue
5:00 p.m. Poland's oboist Marek Mleczko, harpsichordist Marek Toporowski, and cellist Zdzislaw Lapinski play music by G.Ph. Telemann, G.F. Handel, B. Britten, J.S. Bach, S. Gubaidulina, and A. Vivaldi Krakow
the aula of the Jagiellonian University’s Collegium Maius, 15 Jagiellonska street and Sw. Anny street. 
8:15 p.m. Romania's Tronos Choir sing the Romanian Orthodox church music.  Krakow
Kosciol sw. Franciszka z Asyzu church of the Franciscan monastery, 5 Wszystkich Swietych square and Franciszkanska street.
   

August 29, Monday

Hour

Event Venue
8:30 p.m. Poland's soprano Aleksandra Zamojska , tenor Krzysztof Kozarek, bass Jerzy Butryn , oboist Marek Mleczko, and harpsichordist Agnieszka Kaczmarek-Bialic plus the Collegium Zielenski chamber choir and the 41st Music in Old Krakow festival orchestra perform music by A. Matsudaira, W. Lutoslawski, and F. Schubert.   Krakow
Bazylika Swietej Trojcy church of the Dominican monastery, 12 Stolarska street and Plac Dominikanski square.  

August 30, Tuesday

Hour

Event Venue
7:30 p.m. Krakow's organist Andrzej Bialko plays J.S. Bach’s music. Krakow
Kosciol sw. Bernardyna church of the Bernadine monastery at 2 Bernadynska street. 
 

August 31, Wednesday

Hour

Event Venue
7:30 p.m. Krakow's pianists Krzysztof Ksiazek and Szymon Nehring plus the Krakow Philharmocnic Orchestra with conductor Tadeusz Strugala render M.K. Oginski's 'Polonaise', F.Chopin's piano concerto no. 2 in F minor Op. 21, M. Karlowicz's serenade for string orchestra op. 2, and F. Chopin's piano concerto no. 1 in E minor Op. 11. Krakow
Filharmonia Krakowska concert hall, 1 Zwierzyniecka street and Straszewskiego street. 
  • Festival 'Music in Old Krakow' ('Muzyka w Starym Krakowie' in Polish) is organized by a local foundation called Fundacja Capella Cracoviensis, phone number (+48) 123414439, email festiwal@mwsk.pl Website www.mwsk.eu

Booking 
subscription, and accreditation inquires: 1 Zwierzyniecka Street,
phone:
(+48) 124214566.
Also by email at bilety@mwsk.pl

Tickets
Box office in the Fliharmonia hall at 1 Zwierzyniecka street
or
Culture Information Center at 2 Sw. Jana Street.


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