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New Audience Limits

Dear Sirs and/ or Madams,In line with the guidelines of the Ministry of Health applicable as of 1 December 2021, please be informed that: Show moreShow more Show more

“Mozart and Salieri” and “Sir Twardowski”: After the Premières

On 20 and 21 November, the new staging of N. Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Mozart and Salieri” was presented. A week later, on 26, 27 and 28 of November, we celebrated the first ballet première of the season - L. ‏Różycki’s “Sir Twardowski.” Show moreShow more Show more

Press Conference Before the Opening Nights: “Mozart and Salieri” and “Sir Twardowski”

On Thursday 18 November, a press conference with the representatives of the mass media was held at the Mezzanine in the Kraków Opera. The subject matter of the conference were the upcoming premières in the Opera: “Mozart and Salieri” by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Ludomir Różycki’s ballet, “Sir Twardowski.” Show moreShow more Show more

Orpheus in the Underworld - after the premiere

On 30th September our theatre hosted the premiere of Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld, directed by Włodzimierz Nurkowski. The performance, originally planned for March last year, and postponed several times due to the pandemic, faced a happy ending. Show moreShow more Show more

A press conference before the premiere of Orpheus in the Underworld

It was on 28th September, Tuesday that a press briefing with the participation of media representatives was held on the mezzanine of our Theatre. The subject of the conference was the upcoming premiere of operetta Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach. The backstage of the preparations for the performance was discussed by Włodzimierz Nurkowski (director), Tomasz Tokarczyk (music director), Violetta Suska (author of choreography and stage movement), Marcelina Beucher (Soloist - E Show moreShow more Show more

“Bel Canto: The Joy of Singing”: The Kraków Opera to Celebrate the Ryszard Karczykowski Jubilee

Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi... fragments of best-known works of the masters of Italian opera, performed by excellent Soloists and the Orchestra and Choir of the Kraków Opera, will be presented at the stage at ul. Lubicz during the “Bel Canto: The Joy of Singing” gala on 6 November at 6.30 p.m. The special guest at the performance will be Ryszard Karczykowski, a brilliant tenor and artistic director of the Kraków Opera between 2003 and 2006 who celebrates the 60th anniversary of hi Show moreShow more Show more

Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa’s “Wanda”: After the Première

The opera relies on Norwid’s mystery play and the première performance was the highlight of the Year of Cyprian Kamil Norwid, established by the Sejm of the Republic of Poland. The performance was repeated on 11 September. Show moreShow more Show more

Farewell to Teresa Żylis-Gara

Her lyric soprano with a beautiful timbre and great dramatic potential, her acting talent and a passion for music have won the love of audiences at major stages around the world, among others in London’s Covent Garden, Milanese La Scala, Vienna Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and Teatro Real in Madrid. For sixteen years, Teresa Żylis-Gara was a soloist at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Bogusław Kaczyński wrote that “she was one of the most excellent and mos Show moreShow more Show more

World Première of Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa’s “Wanda” to Celebrate the Year of Norwid

In the Year of Cyprian Kamil Norwid, Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne and the Kraków Opera, together with the Polskie Radio Programme II and the Wawel Royal Castle, have prepared the world première of Joanna Wnuk-Nazarowa’s opera, “Wanda”, based on the mystery play by Cyprian Kamil Norwid. Show moreShow more Show more

Farewell To Bogusława Czosnowska

It is with great sadness that we received the news about Bogusława Czosnowska's death. Show moreShow more Show more

Break in the activity of The Krakow Opera Box Office

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The summary of the 2020/2021 season

We ended the 67th artistic season of the Kraków Opera with a performance of Tosca by Giacomo Puccini. This title has been permanently included in the repertoire of our Theatre, reliably attracting Kraków audiences for years – those were performances no. 122 and 123! The symbolic return to what is familiar is also an expression of hope for a permanent return to "normal" in the upcoming months. However, the past season, so difficult for cultural institutions, was not fruitless. Before we focus on Show moreShow more Show more