Opera Krakowska

Entertainment & Arts

Europe, Poland, Krakow

The Opera Krakowska (Kraków Opera), located at Lubicz 48 Street in Kraków, Poland, was founded in 1954. The company stages 200 performances each year, including ballet, operettas and musicals for the young, with an audience occupancy rate of 98%. The Krakow Opera's main repertoire includes both international and Polish operatic classics, reaffirming its status as one of the country's leading opera companies. The long list of names of renowned artists associated with it includes conductors such as Kazimierz Kord, Robert Satanowski, Jan Latham-Koenig and Aurelio Canonici; set designers such as Tadeusz Kantor, Lidia Zamkow, Józef Szajna, Krystyna Zachwatowicz; and a plethora of singers, many of whom began their careers there, including Teresa Żylis-Gara and Wiesław Ochman.