Poland’s 19th Summer Organ Festival

St Mary's Basillica, Krakow
St Mary’s Basillica, Krakow

Poland’s 19th Summer Organ Festival gets underway in Krakow this month.  Musicians from all over the world will appear at the six-week event performing in a number of historical churches throughout the city.

The Basilica Pauline, the Church of the Holy Cross and St Mary’s Church are among the venues hosting performances.  Organised by the Centre of Culture and the Krakow Academy of Music, the weekly programme will feature an array of world-class organists including Krakow’s very own Luke Nicholas Mateja, Germany’s Gehard Gnann and Italian Matteo Messori.

Since 1991 the annual event has grown to become one of the most important in the city’s packed cultural calendar and it will be the perfect backdrop to warm summer evenings in Poland’s capital of culture.

Performances start on 2 July lasting until 13 August with tickets priced at between 15 and 25 PLN.

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