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Here it is! Watch an exclusive documentary of the Adriano in Siria concert!
Add date: Thursday, 10 March 2016

From Versailles to Krakow – the triumph of Capella Cracoviensis
Add date: Friday, 4 March 2016

Lovers of Baroque opera did not have to wait long for another concert in the Opera Rara cycle. After the January presentation of the opera by Hasse came the long-awaited Polish premiere of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s Adriano in Siria. It was highly anticipated for many reasons, one of which was the triumphant December performance of Pergolesi’s work at the famous Royal Opera at Versailles by Capella Cracoviensis, led by Jan Tomasz Adamus, with outstanding soloists, including leading Argentine countertenor Franco Fagioli, Italian mezzo-soprano Romina Basso and Spanish tenor Juan Sancho. A recording of Adriano in Siria, made in Krakow in August last year with the same line-up of artists, will be released soon by the prestigious London-based Decca label.

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.