THE 49TH JAN KIEPURA FESTIVAL

8-15 August 2015

More than 350 artists from all over Poland, including popular soloists, four orchestras, a choir and ballet ensembles, will participate in the 49th Jan Kiepura Festival in Krynica-Zdrój, which begins on 8 August 2015.

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THE FAIR HELEN

11, 13 September 2015

Rudolf Zioło has moved the action some 150 years forward, into the democratic Poland of today.

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LA BOHEME

25, 26, 27 September and 2, 3, 4 October 2015

This is a story of a colourful life of the 19th century Parisian Bohemia, four artists-friends and tragic love intertwined with a deeply moving music by Puccini.

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    News

    Summary of the Artistic Season 2014/2015

    Yet another artistic season at the Krakow Opera was brought to an end. Its beginning was marked by the celebrations of the Jubilee 60th anniversary of the Krakow Opera. It culminated with the awarding of the Cracoviae Merenti Medal to the Krakow Opera, which is the highest...   more »

    Visit the 49th Jan Kiepura Festival in Krynica-Zdrój

    More than 350 artists from all over Poland, including popular soloists, four orchestras, a choir and ballet ensembles, will participate in the 49th Jan Kiepura Festival in Krynica-Zdrój, which begins on 8 August 2015. Eight major concerts were scheduled, including two performances and one big...   more »

    Holiday break at the Krakow Opera

    Dear Sir / Madame! Please be advised that the Krakow Opera Box Office at Lubicz 48 is closed from 8th of July 2015. You can book (including electronically) and buy tickets for performances in the 2015/2016 season from 17th of August 2015. You are welcome to join us!   more »

    The 19th Krakow Opera Summer Festival came to an end!

    The performances of ‘Orpheus and Eurydice’ by Ch. W. Gluck concluded the 19th Krakow Opera Summer Festival, which took place from 14 June to 5 July. This year’s edition was rich in artistic events, including open-air events held in the enchanting scenery of the Arcade Courtyard at the Wawel...   more »

    AWARDS FOR ARTISTS – CONGRATULATIONS!

    President Bronisław Komorowski decorated with state distinctions a group of artists and patrons of culture. We were very pleased to hear that Piotr Beczała and Mariusz Kwiecień have been awarded. For his special achievements in artistic work and activity and in promoting Polish...   more »

    Piotr Beczała for the first time in Krakow - magnificent concert at the Wawel Castle!

    Music lovers have long awaited this night. The Sunday concert “World Opera Arias” (28 June 2015), starring Piotr Beczała, was the first performance of the world-acknowledged tenor in Krakow. The Arcade Courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle resounded to arias...   more »

    THUNDEROUS APPLAUSE AT ‘GRAND PAS…!’ BALLET GALA

    The ‘Grand Pas..!’ ballet gala (26 June 2015) was an evening full of true stars. As part of the Summer Festival, the Krakow audience could for the sixth time now admire the most outstanding dancers – soloists of the greatest ballet theatres and ensembles in Europe. The international...   more »

    Cracoviae Merenti Medal for the Krakow Opera

    We are happy to announce that the Krakow Opera has been honoured with the highest distinction awarded by the City of Krakow – Bronze “Cracoviae Merenti” Medal. The Mayor of Krakow Jacek Majchrowski handed it to Mr Bogusław Nowak, the Director of the Krakow Opera employees...   more »

    ‘Mefistofele’ in Norway

    Standing ovations concluded the performances of A. Boito’s ‘Mefistofele’ held on the stage of Olavshalle in Trondheim. The Norwegian premiere took place on 7 June, and the second staging on 9 June 2015. Performances featuring Polish and Norwegian soloists....   more »