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Summer Opera Festival 2021

From the end of the 16th century, Opera was only for the upper classes. Nowadays, it’s on the streets of Krakow—more suitable for such events


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Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19 concerns, many events might be canceled, postponed, or changed into limited versions, sometimes at very short notice. Please check with event organizers directly for the latest updates (view the "External Resources" section below).

The Summer Opera Festival is one of the most anticipated parts of the artistic season. Traditionally, it includes numerous performances held in different parts of the city.

Krakow is rich for concert halls, but true appreciators of opera prefer to visit events that take place at the Arcaded Courtyard of the Royal Castle on Wawel Hill.

Every year, this place attracts a colourful crowd of music lovers. Not only opera-lovers will be glad to attend this event. There are also performances for ballet fans.

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