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Events canceled until the 18th of April!

According to the decision of the Prime Minister on April 7 regarding the extension of the applicable restrictions until April 18 this year, all performances and workshops planned for this time with the participation of the audience are canceled, ie "Carmen" (11/04), "Tosca" (16/04 and 18/04), "Meetings at the Opera. Matinées." (18/04).Tickets purchased online will be automatically refunded. In the case of tickets purchased stationary, the Opera Box Office will refund them on the spot Show moreShow more Show more

The Tales of Hoffmann online

The Tales of Hoffmann is a fantasy opera composed by Offenbach in 1877-1880. The core of the libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré is three short stories by E.T.A. Hoffmann, i.e. The Sandman, Advisor Crespel and New Year's Eve Adventures. The tripartite structure of the libretto is reflected in the presence of three types of women embodying various types of operas - the French bouffe, romantic German and sensual Italian one. The main character is Hoffmann himself Show moreShow more Show more

Adam Sadzik, an Artist of the Kraków Opera Choir has passed away

It is with great sadness that we received the news of the death of Adam Sadzik, a Choir Artist and Actor, who worked at the Kraków Opera as a Choir Artist in the group of basses for over twenty years, from 1990 to 2013. Within the last few years, he played supporting roles in productions staged in our theatre by such creators, as Michał Znaniecki, Laco Adamik and others. We will remember him for his roles in such performances as, among others, The Gypsy Princess directed Show moreShow more Show more

Krzysztof Penderecki in memoriam

“It is on Monday evening that we want to recall the staging of The Devils of Loudun directed by Laco Adamik. We will devote this evening to the memory of this outstanding composer and, above all, our friend” Bogusław Nowak, Executive Director. On the first anniversary of Krzysztof Penderecki's death (29.03) we invite you to watch the recording of the performance from 2014. The broadcast will take place on Play Kraków at 6.30 pm.  Show moreShow more Show more

The Devils of Loudun in honour of Krzysztof Penderecki

The Devils of Loudun is the first opera in Krzysztof Penderecki's output, inspired by Aldous Huxley's novel The Devils of Loudun and John Whiting's drama The Devils. It has enjoyed constant interest of directors since its first staging in Hamburg in 1969. It is a work “stretched between a liturgical rite, mystery play, oratorio, musical drama and contemporary Expressionist theatre” says Daniel Cichy. The libretto created by the composer addresses possession Show moreShow more Show more

Cancellation of performances!

Ladies and Gentlemen,due to the COVID-19 cases within our artists, and concerns about the safety of our Audience and Artists, we decided to cancel the show "Madama Butterfly" scheduled for tomorrow (19.03). Show moreShow more Show more

Così fan tutte – after the premiere

"This is only the fourth staging of Così fan tutte in the post-war history of the Krakow Opera. Charming though Mozart's work may be, it is simply difficult, and it must be produced excellently for the audience and viewers to truly enjoy it (...)Yesterday I was going to the Opera hoping that was what would happen, because it had been Jerzy Stuhr that dealt with the direction of the Mozart's masterpiece. This is his third production on Krakow’s opera stage. He gave us beautiful, humor Show moreShow more Show more


We regret to inform you that due to the unexpected epidemic situation, we have to to cancel W. A. Mozart's "Cosi fan tutte" performance scheduled for today (14th of March), with a view to the safety and health of our audience and the artists of our theater. Show moreShow more Show more

The premiere of Così fan tutte by Mozart!

“This opera glistens like a wonderful bubble with the colours of a buffoonery, parody, genuine and feigned feeling. All these are enhanced by the colour of pure beauty” wrote Alfred Einstein, Mozart's biographer. Show moreShow more Show more

Changes in the repertoire for February and March

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, In connection with the extension of the existing restrictions announced by the Polish government on January 28 the Krakow Opera Management introduces the following changes to the repertoire. Show moreShow more Show more

Changes in the repertoire for January

In connection with the decision of the Polish Government announced on 11 January 2021 to extend the existing safety rules related to the current epidemic situation until January 31, the Krakow Opera Management introduces the following changes to the repertoire. Show moreShow more Show more


Anyone who would like to see it again or have not been able to watch "The Nutcracker" live broadcast will have a chance to catch up. Show moreShow more Show more