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Add date: Tuesday, 21 February 2017
The next two concerts as part of the VANITAS programming of the 14th edition of the Misteria Paschalia Festival will bring great emotions. They will be evoked by two different Baroque religious works, written by composers from Italy and Germany, which we will hear on Holy Wednesday and Holy Thursday.Vanitas – the musical faces of transience
Add date: Tuesday, 14 February 2017
The main programming of the 14th edition of the Misteria Paschalia Festival is called Vanitas (Futility). The theme of futility, recalling the famous quotation from the Ecclesiastes (“vanitas vanitatum et omnia vanitas”) and the related fascination with death and transience have constantly appeared in music, art and literature, both medieval and Baroque.
Add date: Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Misteria Paschalia, one of the most famous European early music festivals, will be held in a new, expanded format this year. The 14th edition (10-17 April 2017) was prepared under the supervision of the eminent French conductor and instrumentalist Vincent Dumestre, founder of the famous Le Poème Harmonique ensemble. During Holy Week, music lovers will hear masterpieces of European early music, which will be presented in Krakow by the most famous ensembles, conductors and soloists, mainly from France.14. Misteria Paschalia – Destination France!
Add date: Thursday, 1 December 2016
Stars of early music in world premieres, two parallel programmes, a stage version of an oratorio, artistic debuts and finally prestigious international partnerships and new concert venues – that’s the summary of the forthcoming 14th Misteria Paschalia festival, one of the most recognisable European festivals of early music. Join us in Kraków between 10 and 17 April 2017.
Add date: Thursday, 24 November 2016
When the concert performance of the opera Hercules in Thermodon by Antonio Vivaldi inaugurated Opera Rara in January 2009, nobody expected the metamorphosis that would be undergone by this cycle. Now, after nearly eight years, we are proud to announce the birth of the Opera Rara festival – a cohesive and condensed series of events and a full-blooded festival showing various faces of the opera and highlighting its important social and artistic role.