KrakowMon Apr 10th 2017 to Mon Apr 17th 2017
Krakow, Krakow - various venuesKrakow https://www.myguidekrakow.com/events/misteria-paschalia VISIT WEBSITE
Another edition of 'Misteria Paschalia', a festival with already established reputation among music lovers, attanding the festival annually. Today, Misteria Paschalia is one of the most important European festivals dedicated to early music. The consequently built image, carefully thought out programme, cohesive idea of presenting music connected to the Holy Week and Easter, performed by acknowledged masters and outstanding interpreters of the historical trend.
This year the festival takes on a new, expanded and harmonious formula, introducing a programme focused on different cultural circles and aesthetics distinctive of performing early music. The first chapter of the new format takes us to France. During the Holy Week, masterpieces of French and European early music are presented by ensembles, conductors and soloists from France and across Europe. Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of the City of Kraków, invited Vincent Dumestre, the acclaimed French conductor and founder and artistic director of the ensemble Le Poème Harmonique to perform during the Misteria Paschalia festival once again. The 14th festival also marks the start of a prestigious collaboration with the acclaimed and world-famous French music TV channel Mezzo.
Tickets and festival passes to the festival concerts will be available for purchase from Monday (5th of December) from via www.eventim.pl and in InfoKraków tourist information points: at ul. św. Jana 2, at the Wyspiański Pavilion (Pl. Wszystkich Świętych 2), in Sukiennice (Rynek Główny 1/3) at Powiśle 11, at ul. Szpitalna 25, at św. Józefa 7 and in ICE Kraków Congress Centre (ul. Marii Konopnickiej 17). Tickets to each event cost from 21 to 120 PLN, and festival passes cost from 50 to 650 PLN.