The jazz giant Herbie Hancock, the Grammy-awarded Robert Glasper Trio, a prestigious guitar competition, the star-studded Jazz Night… And that’s just some of the attractions of the 20th Summer Jazz Festival at Piwnica Pod Baranami. Plenty of anniversary fun!
The concerts of classical music are held at St. Peter and Paul’s Church.
Chamber Orchestra of St Maurice and soloists present classical music concert in the Baroque scenery of the Bernardine Church.
Orchestra of the City of Krakow presents the most beautiful works of world-famous masters, from Baroque to contemporary music: Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, Morricone, Williams.
Organ concert of the most popular works of the greatest composers: J.S. Bach, F.G. Haendel, Ch.M. Widor performed at a beautiful, Baroque Church of St Peter and Paul.
Dominik Przygodzki – a man with broad horizons. Architect, co-creator of designs for the redevelopment of the Main Market Square, the Rynek Underground and New Sukiennice, propagator of the Critical Mass cycling event in Kraków, creator of many corporate brands, and more recently designer.
The programme spanning these two points will also have room for the presentation of outstanding personalities from the world of popular music, whose ambitions far exceed its limits, as well as the unveiling of artistic possibilities inherent in the creative reinterpretation of classical pieces by experimental artists.
On 25 and 26 August, you’ll be amazed to discover how many Polish girls sing perfectly in Spanish!
Court dance, theatre and music performed against the antique background of the City's historic buildings is surely one of the best attractions Cracow has to offer to tourists, residents, lovers of court culture and audiences of all ages.
Jonathan Franzen – one of the most important American novelists, Hooman Majd – a cult Iranian-American writer, Wiesław Myśliwski – the double winner of the Nike Literary Prize, and Hanna Krall – a legendary Polish reporter are the first guests of the 7th Conrad Festival.
One of the longest-running and most important music events in Poland – the “Music in Old Cracow” Festival – celebrates its anniversary!
Ahead us are two days filled with concerts, exhibitions, lectures and guided walks, intertwining Hebrew psalms, Lemko melodies, Romanesque architecture, Sephardic traditions and Russian Orthodox songs.
From the dinar of Bolesław Chrobry minted on the occasion of the Congress of Gniezno in the year 1000, through early Polish banknotes from the era of the Kościuszko Uprising, to contemporary currency we will see on the permanent exhibition at the European Centre of Polish Numismatics.
Jazz in city squares, loungers on the boulevards – let’s make the most of the summer!