ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE

4, 5 July 2015

The opera’s libretto is based on the Greek myth. Eurydice, wife of a Thracian singer Orpheus, is bitten by a viper and dies. The opera’s libretto is based on the Greek myth. Eurydice, wife of a Thracian singer Orpheus, is bitten by a viper and dies.

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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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    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 level of the Krakow...   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 »

    The Emotional Premiere

    On 29 and 30 May 2015, the stage of the Krakow Opera saw a premiere of a ballet show entitled ‘Emotions’. Composed of four separate choreographic miniatures, the show presents a shared theme of emotions expressed through the language of dance. Full of tension and expression...   more »

    Rossini’s ‘Petite MesseSolennelle’has rung 101 metres below ground

    Glimmer of crystalline chandeliers, masterpieceshewn in blocks of salt, and the music of Rossini. On the Friday night of 15 May 2015, the Krakow Opera had the honor of hosting an extraordinary event. The unique interior of Saint Kinga’s Chapel in the Wieliczka Salt...   more »