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Watch an exclusive documentary of the Piramo e Tisbe concert!
Add date: Tuesday, 9 February 2016

The unhappy story of a pair of lovers
Add date: Friday, 29 January 2016

The new year has begun, bringing with it the return of the Opera Rara cycle, which has come back not only with new music, but with new energy. In the opening of the new opera season, we heard Johann Adolf Hasse’s exceptional work Piramo e Tisbe. The opera was presented to the audience gathered in the Theatrical Hall of the ICE Kraków Congress Centre by Krakow favourite, prominent violinist and conductor Fabio Biondi with his ensemble, Europa Galante. Appearing beside them was a trio of excellent soloists: famous American mezzosoprano Vivica Genaux, one of the main stars of Italian opera Desirée Rancatore, as well as one of the most promising tenors of the young generation, Italian Emanuele D’Aguanno.

The Polish premiere of Pergolesi’s Adriano in Siria in March in Krakow
Add date: Friday, 22 January 2016

After the phenomenally received performance at the Royal Opera in Versailles, it’s time for Krakow! The Jan Tomasz Adamus-led, internationally renowned Capella Cracoviensis will perform a concert version of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s opera seria, Adriano in Siria (Hadrian in Syria). The Krakow orchestra, specialised in historical performances, will be accompanied by one of the best soloists in the world – the outstanding countertenor Franco Fagioli, who is at the height of his abilities – and alto Romina Basso, well-known in Krakow. Performing alongside them will be Artem Krutko, Juan Sancho, Dilyara Idrisova and Keri Fuge. The Polish premiere of the Neapolitan master’s work will take place on the 3rd of March at 7:00 PM in the Theatrical Hall of the ICE Kraków Congress Centre.

Marcin Świątkiewicz - the winner of Polityka's Passport in the classical music category
Add date: Wednesday, 13 January 2016

His musical sensitivity and erudition, dazzling interpretations, and versatility which allows him to be an outstanding soloist and a valued member of Baroque ensembles in Poland and abroad have earned Marcin Świątkiewicz the Paszport Polityki (Polityka's Passport) award in the classical music category. Congratulations!

A story of unlucky lovers opens the Opera Rara 2016 season
Add date: Tuesday, 5 January 2016

A favourite of Krakow audiences, renowned violinist and conductor Fabio Biondi will return to the City of Kings with his Europa Galante ensemble and wonderful soloists. Together, the artists will present one of the greatest musical accomplishments of Johann Adolf Hasse, the two-act opera Piramo e Tisbe. We invite you to join us for this special evening at 8:00 PM on the 28th of January, at the ICE Kraków Congress Centre.